The event on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the start of car production in Sarajevo was held in Vogosca settlement during the weekend.
The inauguration ceremony was held at Volkswagen Sarajevo in Vogosca, and hosts were Malik Sisic from the company, Mirsad Jasarspahic from the Federation of BiH Economic Chamber and Edin Smajic, the mayor of Vogosca municipality.
During the event, it was announced that an initiative started from the opening of a tech ical museum in this factory, where the vehicles that were produced were exhibited, as well as the cars assembled from 1998 to 2008.
After the defile, the vehicles produced in TAS were exhibited in the square in front of the Cultural and Sport Center in Vogosca. The exhibition lasted two days.
The 50th anniversary celebration was held in the framework of “Vogosca’s Days”.
With its “Think Blue Factory” initiative, the Volkswagen brand has set itself clear targets for the environmentally sustainable positioning of all its plants. By 2018, the aim is to reduce the environmental impact of all Volkswagen plants by 25 percent. Specifically, this means 25 % lower energy and water consumption, waste volumes and emissions at all plants.
In January 2009, Volkswagen Sarajevo was one of the first companies in the metal-working industry of Bosnia and Herzegovina to be awarded an environmental permit. This is a mandatory certificate that demonstrates that companies operate in accordance with the environmental regulations laid down by the state. In 2011 Volkswagen Sarajevo received an ISO 14001 Certificate for its environmental management system in November 2012.