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SLOVENIA: New Twingo – from Slovenia to UK

30 Apr 2007 | editorial team

Renault’s new Twingo will arrive in the UK from the autumn. All Twingos are now being built at Renault’s Revoz factory in Novo Mesto, a small town some 40 miles east of the Slovenian capital Ljubljana.

SLOVENIA: New life for an old factory

30 Apr 2007 | editorial team

An investment of about GBP300m and recruiting 700 extra workers has breathed new life into Renault’s Revoz factory in Novo Mesto.

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Magna to build paint shop in Slovenia

18 Oct 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Due to full capacity at its contract manufacturing facility in Graz, Austria, Magna will build a second paint shop 75km away in Maribor/Hoce, Slovenia.

Magna has Plan B if Slovenia plans thwarted

19 Jul 2017 | Simon Warburton

Magna says it is "sure" it will secure approval for its new vehicle assembly plant in Slovenia, although the supplier maintains it has an alternative plan should talks collapse.

Slovenia Magna decision imminent as 3,000 apply already

18 Jul 2017 | Simon Warburton

Slovenia's Ministry of Economy says 3,000 people have already applied for jobs at Magna's potential new plant in the country as the supplier waits on government approval for its site.

Magna waits for new Slovenia plant green light

11 Jul 2017 | Simon Warburton

Slovenia's Ministry of Economy says it is waiting for approval from its Environment counterparts to finally agree the first phase of a Magna plant in the country, which could see nearly 5,000 jobs created.

Magna to build a car plant in Slovenia

20 Mar 2017 | Dave Leggett

Magna has reportedly submitted a plan to build a new car plant in Slovenia capable of building up to 200,000 cars a year.

Cimos starts on Industry 4.0 as takeover by TCH agreed

17 Oct 2016 | Simon Warburton

Cimos Group says it is starting to implement Industry 4.0 philosophy into some of its factories as the mainly vertically-integrated supplier looks to build on its turbocharger component business.

Slovenia packs supplier punch despite size

13 Oct 2016 | Simon Warburton

Slovenia's automotive cluster director believes the country's small size is not a hindrance to sector development as it always co-operated with larger neighbours in the past.

SLOVENIA: Renault’s Revoz plant to lay off 150 in November

6 Oct 2015 | Graeme Roberts

Renault's Revoz plant in Slovenia plans to lay off 150 employees in November due to a lower than expected rise in demand.

SLOVENIA: Revoz union breathes sigh of relief as job cuts impact lessened

22 May 2012 | Simon Warburton

Unions at Renault's Revoz factory in Slovenia say the downsizing to two shifts instead of three 14 days ago, has not had the the devastating impact on the local economy that was first feared.

SLOVENIA: Unions pin hopes on possible Renault 5 successor to soak up job losses

16 Mar 2012 | Simon Warburton

Union sources are pinning their hopes on a possible successor to Twingo production at Renault's Slovenian division, which this week revealed it was axing 330 jobs.

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