German group Eberspaecher to build EV parts plant in Bulgaria
German automotive supplier Eberspaecher is setting up a subsidiary in Bulgaria and will build a factory for electrical heaters for electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid models in Ruse city.
The plant, to be completed by the late summer of 2023, will be located on an area of some 80,000 sqm in Ruse’s Industrial Zone Slatina and will produce both low-voltage and high-voltage heaters as well as electronic control units. Eberspaecher Bulgaria will start production in a temporary location as early as January 2023.
The company will initially employ about 150 staff at the site, with plans to increase headcount to 500 in the coming years.