KIA, SlovakiaYear: 2006
Location: KIA Motors, Slovakia
Automotive industry is the new symbol of Slovakia. Massive investments of Volkswagen, Peugeot Citroën, and Kia Motors boosted Slovak economy with one of the highest gross domestic product growth rate in the EU (9.8%) in 2006. Slovakia produces highest per capita car production in the world. On the photo: 310 ultra modern robots in the welding automation system of the Kia Motors Slovakia close to Žilina.