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With passenger car production at 128 vehicles per 1,000 persons, the Czech Republic has maintained its supreme position among world automotive leaders in terms of per-capita output. It is also among the fifteen largest passenger car producers by volume in the world. (OICA, 2017) 

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  • … with 1.35 mil. units the Czech Republic is the biggest producer of passenger cars in the CEE? (AIA, 2017)
  • … 56 out of 100 global top 100 tier-one suppliers have at least one of their locations in the Czech Republic? (CzechInvest, 2017)
  • … the Czech automotive industry has the highest gross value added per employee in the CEE region? (Eurostat, 2017)
  • … 85% of the automotive production is being exported, mainly to European markets? (AIA, 2017)

The Czech automotive industry employs more than 150,000 people and accounts for more than 20% of both Czech manufacturing output and Czech exports (AIA, 2017). The Czech automotive Center of Excellence plays a key role not only in the European but also in the global perspective. Based on the country’s century-long engineering tradition, good infrastructure and skilled workforce, it significantly contributes to automotive manufacturing and R&D. While the country has the capacity and resources to accommodate three major carmakers – Škoda Auto (Volkswagen group), TPCA (Toyota/Groupe PSA joint venture) and Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Czech – and holds excellent business opportunities for suppliers, the Czech Republic is poised to consolidate its position as one of the leading European centers for automotive-related design and R&D activity.

Foreign Investors and Key Players in the Czech Republic

Foreign Investors and Key Players in the Czech Republic Source: CzechInvest, 2017
Lukas PrskavecInvestment Development Manager for Automotive & Future Mobility Lukas.Prskavec@czechinvest.org
Automotive OEMs Automotive OEMs
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Automotive R&D Automotive R&D
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E-mobility E-mobility
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Self-driving vehicles Self-driving vehicles
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BMW Group and Czech government sign Declaration on Cooperation
18/06/2018

BMW Group and Czech government sign Declaration on Cooperation

The document relates to construction of BMW’s new testing centre in the Czech Republic

CzechInvest attends Investing in Innovation forum in London
15/06/2018

CzechInvest attends Investing in Innovation forum in London

Investment opportunities in the area of autonomous driving were presented at the event

Battery Show presents new developments in the area of battery technology
25/05/2018

Battery Show presents new developments in the area of battery technology

Attention was focused particularly on electric and hybrid vehicles at the trade fair in...