Volkswagen in talks with PLK on car-battery factory

Published: 11.04.2022 Related countries:  Japan Japan

Volkswagen has started talks with the Plzeň Region (PLK) regarding its intention to build a factory to produce batteries for electric vehicles that should be constructed near Plzeň.

This information was confirmed to ČIANEWS by regional spokeswoman Eva Mertlová. The investment in the production plant should total between EUR 4bn and EUR 5bn; the plant should employ up to 4,000 people. The factory could be built on an airfield with an area of 34 hectares which the Region has marked as a strategic development zone in its zoning plan.