These days, the Ministry of the Interior (MV) of the Slovak Republic is supplying 60 new vehicles to the police departments. They should replace worn-out cars removed from the police fleet. TASR was informed about this by Zuzana Eliášová, spokeswoman of the Ministry of the Interior of the Slovak Republic.

“The new cars are intended for regional and district police directorates, the criminal police and the office for the protection of constitutional officials,” explained the Minister of the Interior Roman Mikulec (OĽANO).

The vehicle supplier is KIA Bratislava s.r.o The Ministry of the Interior of the Slovak Republic paid 1.44 million euros for the new carswhile part of the contract also includes regular service inspections lasting five years, or until 150,000 kilometers have been driven.

“The Ministry of the Interior is fulfilling its commitment to reduce the average age of vehicles in the department’s fleet to 6.5 years, as a result of which the costs of repairs will be saved,” explained Tomáš Oparty, State Secretary of the Ministry of the Interior of the Slovak Republic.


This year and last year, 268 used vehicles were scrapped. According to Mikulc, reducing the average age of official vehicles will contribute to the safety of crews in addition to savings in current expenses and will have a positive effect on the level of emissions.

According to the department, an additional 705 vehicles in the electric and plug-in hybrid categories should be added to the fleet of the Ministry of the Interior in 2023, which will be procured and financed as part of the Recovery and Resilience Plan.

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