Business expansion
Slovenija; Goriska;
Location of affected unit(s)
Å empeter-Vrtojba and other locations
Manufacture For Transport Equipment
Manufacture Of Motor Vehicles, Trailers And Semi-Trailers
29.31 - Manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment for motor vehicles

150 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
14 December 2022
Employment effect (start)
1 January 2023
Foreseen end date
31 December 2024


Mahle Electric Drives Slovenija (MEDS), the German manufacturer of electric drive systems and mechatronics used in hybrid and electric vehicles, announced the creation of 150 jobs in the next two years. The new jobs positions will be for engineers.

According to CEO Guntham Gaas, the company increased sales in 2022 and expects to grow even more in the years ahead. Europe’s commitment to decarbonisation underpins the development and manufacturing of electric motors for electric vehicles.

MEDS is primarily a manufacturing company as well as one of the twelfth research and development centres within Mahle Group. The centre focuses on the development of e-mobility solutions, both hardware and software. 

Currently, Mahle Electric Drives has 2,500 employees in several Slovenian locations.



Eurofound (2022), Mahle Electric Drives, Business expansion in Slovenia, factsheet number 108094, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/108094.