TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--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.
*Mitsubishi Electric Begins Mass-producing Auto Industry's First Crankshaft ISG System for 48V Hybrid Vehicles (October 26, 2017)

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




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 power-steering motors and control units

(as of the end of January 2019)

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