Volkswagen’s Slovak Unit to Start Companywide Vacation July 18

July 14 (Bloomberg) -- The Slovak unit of Volkswagen AG will hold companywide vacation between July 18 and July 31, the automaker said today in a statement.

During the break, the factory in the Slovak capital, Bratislava, will still continue preparations for serial production of the so-called new small family cars, which is scheduled to begin later this year, according to the statement.

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