Mitsubishi Electric's new plant in Czech Republic to produce motors and inverters for Electric Motor Vehicles

The new plant will support expansion of electric motor vehicle business in Europe

TOKYO, March 6, 2019 – Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) announced today that it would start construction of a new plant on the premises of its subsidiary Mitsubishi Electric Automotive Czech s.r.o (MEAC) in Slaný, Czech Republic. The new factory will enable MEAC to increase its mass production of motor and inverter systems for electric vehicles, such as the company’s integrated starter-generator (ISG) systems for 48V hybrid vehicles*, which are expected to see rapid growth in demand, especially in Europe.

Aiming to expand the scale of its automotive equipment business, Mitsubishi Electric is developing a range of advanced automotive products by applying its extensive proprietary technologies in the fields of power electronics, vehicle integration control and high-density coil winding for motors.


Outline of MEAC New Plant


Slaný, Czech Republic

Building Area

Single story and total floor space of 9,880 m2


Production of motors and inverters for electric-motor vehicles


1,200 million JPY

Start of Operation

April 2020

Environmental Measures

LED lighting, Mitsubishi Electric-brand refrigerant/water combined air conditioning system (adoption of low GWP refrigerant/compliance with European environmental standard)


About MEAC


Shigeru Shiroyama




Politickych veznu 1564 274 01, Slaný, Czech Republic

Investment Ratio

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation 90% Mitsubishi Electric Europe, B.V. 10%


350,000,000 CZK

Main products

Production and sales of ISG motors, alternators, starter motors, electric powersteering motors and control units

(as of the end of January 2019)

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