Tag Archives: ŠKODA

SKODA joins FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championship

Mladá Boleslav, 17-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ŠKODA driver pairing for the FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championship has been decided. Reigning champs Gaurav Gill/Glen Macneall will complete with Norwegians Ole Christian Veiby/Stig Rune Skjaermœn. ​Both teams enter the competition in ŠKODA FABIA R5 run … Read the full press release

Gaurav Gill wins his home race to complete a flawless season for ŠKODA in FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championship (APRC)

Six rounds, six wins: Gaurav Gill wins his home race to complete a flawless season for ŠKODA in the FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) Glenn Macneall takes the Co-Driver title – fifth win in a row for ŠKODA in the … Read the full press release

ŠKODA to establish ideas workshop in Prague

ŠKODA establishes ideas workshop in Prague – pilot phase started Mobility of the future – new mobility services and business models for ŠKODA Digitization and connectivity important pillars of ŠKODA Strategy 2025 Mladá Boleslav, 25-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — ŠKODA is … Read the full press release

Series production of ŠKODA’s new large SUV model KODIAQ begins in Kvasiny plant

Extensive expansion and modernization of manufacturing facilities for production launch in Kvasiny Seventh series expands ŠKODA’s portfolio in a strongly growing segment Michael Oeljeklaus: “Production launch is an emotional moment for the entire company.” Mladá Boleslav/Kvasiny, 21-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Launch … Read the full press release

ŠKODA reports its best first half-year ever: deliveries up 4.6% to 569,400 vehicles

Best first half-year ever: 569,400 deliveries (up 4.6%) Best June of all time: 98,800 deliveries (up 4.4%) International success: ŠKODA grows in China, Europe and Russia Success models: FABIA, SUPERB and YETI double-digit sales increase Mladá Boleslav, 28-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

ŠKODA designers explain what moves, drives and inspires them in four YouTube videos

Mladá Boleslav, 17-Feb-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — ​Available online: First of four design films on ŠKODA’s YouTube channel. ŠKODA designers explain what moves, drives and inspires them ​ŠKODA is carrying over their new emotive design language into the SUV segment. The SUV … Read the full press release

ŠKODA to showcase its SUV vision at the 2016 Geneva International Motor Show

Outlook: ŠKODA VisionS shows the future of ŠKODA’s SUV portfolio Presence: Modern, powerful, expressive design language Extremely spacious: Now with three rows of seats and a total length of 4.70 m Mladá Boleslav, 02-Feb-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — ŠKODA communicates their … Read the full press release

ŠKODA is the recipient of the Connected Car Award 2015 in the ‘Pioneer-Award’ category

Mladá Boleslav, 13-1-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — ŠKODA receives ‘Pioneer Award’ for innovative SmartGate system whitch enables access to vehicle data, linking the vehicle to ŠKODA apps. ​ŠKODA has received the Connected Car Award 2015 in the ‘Pioneer-Award’ category for their innovative connectivity … Read the full press release

ŠKODA: 88,500 vehicles delivered to customers worldwide in October 2015; down 2.7% YoY

ŠKODA records growth in Central Europe, India and China European sales of ŠKODA Fabia and ŠKODA Superb increase in double figures Tense market situation in Russia and Eastern Europe persists Mladá Boleslav, 13-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — ŠKODA delivers 88,500 vehicles … Read the full press release

ŠKODA’s passion for expressive design and their new model versions will be at this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA)

Giant: New ŠKODA Superb Combi. Sporty appearance: New ŠKODA Superb SportLine. Over 1,780 km on a single tank: New ŠKODA Superb GreenLine. Racy look: New ŠKODA Rapid Monte Carlo. Bold: New ŠKODA Rapid Spaceback ScoutLine. Horsepower: ŠKODA Octavia RS 230 … Read the full press release

J.D. Power’s 2015 Dependability Study: ŠKODA the most dependable car brand in Great Britain

ŠKODA takes first place in the J.D Power Dependability Study in Great Britain Top overall score for ŠKODA; every ŠKODA model better than the average score; ŠKODA Fabia in third place in the small car category Respondents to the survey … Read the full press release

ŠKODA sends six classic cars at the 13th Sachsen Classic from 13 to 15 August

Mladá Boleslav, 13-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — ŠKODA is sending six classic cars on the scenic route through Saxony – from the 1926 ŠKODA 430 to the ŠKODA 110 R sports coupé. 13th Sachsen Classic from 13 to 15 August: 180 teams, 628 … Read the full press release

ŠKODA: Christopher Froome wins the Tour de France 2015; Czech-crystal victory trophies designed by ŠKODA given to winners

Trophies made of Czech crystal for Tour winners. ŠKODA 12th time official partner of Tour de France. New ŠKODA Superb serves as ‘Red Car’. 250 ŠKODAs serve as shuttle vehicles. 16 million fans along the route, around 1.5 billion TV … Read the full press release

ŠKODA works driver Jan Kopecký (CZ) celebrated his third win in the third event of the Czech Rally Championship (MČR)

​ŠKODA works driver remains unbeaten in the Czech Rally Championship Table leader Kopecký reduces large deficit after tyre damage and wins seven special stages in a row Michal Hrabánek: “Potential of the Fabia R5 proven” Hustopeče, 22-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

EurotaxGlass, CAP, DAT and IBS Automotive confirm the new ŠKODA Superb’s excellent residual value

Four service providers (EurotaxGlass, CAP*, DAT and IBS Automotive) confirm the new ŠKODA Superb’s excellent residual value. Mladá Boleslav, 13-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Seven markets, four residual-value studies, one winner: Just two months before its market launch, the new ŠKODA Superb … Read the full press release

The Volkswagen Group’s Forum DRIVE opened its doors to the public with exhibition based on the theme of “START – The world of the Volkswagen Group”

Introducing the Volkswagen Group and its brands Focus on the automotive Group’s brand diversity, tradition and visions BERLIN, 4-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — DRIVE is set to open its doors to the public today with an exhibition based on the theme … Read the full press release

ŠKODA AUTO Vocational School ‘trainee car’ project: The Pickup ŠKODA FUNstar to make public debut at the 34th GTI Meeting at Wörthersee, 13 – 16 May 2015

› 23 ŠKODA trainees build sassy pickup based on the ŠKODA Fabia › Vehicle project in close cooperation with the ŠKODA Design department and ŠKODA Production › Premiere at the 34th GTI Meeting at Wörthersee in mid-May Mladá Boleslav, 4-5-2015 … Read the full press release

International Automobile Federation FIA gave the new ŠKODA Fabia R 5 the green light

International Automobile Federation FIA homologates ŠKODA’s new rally car Welsch: “Now we can prove just how good our new rally car is” Successful Fabia production model forms basis for new rally car Mladá Boleslav, 9-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Milestone for ŠKODA: … Read the full press release

ŠKODA produced 1.5 million components (engines and gearboxes) at their Czech plants this year – more than ever before

​› ŠKODA manufactures eight engines and three types of gearbox for ŠKODA cars and other brands in the Volkswagen Group › Modern ŠKODA component manufacturing in Mladá Boleslav and Vrchlabí › 115 years of ŠKODA expertise in development and manufacturing … Read the full press release

ŠKODA launches ŠKODA Octavia 4×4 hatchback

An all-rounder with plenty of space, high functionality and a dynamic design State-of-the-art 4×4 technology based on the Haldex 5 clutch Four engines: 1.6 TDI/77 kW, 2.0 TDI/110 kW, 2.0 TDI/135 kW and 1.8 TSI/132 kW ŠKODA Octavia is a … Read the full press release

Czech car maker ŠKODA made motorsport history by clinching a double title early in the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC)

ŠKODA clinches the manufacturers’ and drivers’ championships early Third consecutive APRC title Czech factory driver Kopecký claims his second continental title after winning the European Rally Championship in 2013 Fifth win for ŠKODA in round five of the season Fabia … Read the full press release

ŠKODA reports increased deliveries, sales revenue and operating profit in the first half of 2014

Record half year: 522,500 deliveries; up 12.5% Sales up 20.3% to six billion euros by the end of June Operating profit increases 74.9% to 425 million euros The most comprehensive model campaign in ŠKODA’s history continues Mladá Boleslav, 4-8-2014 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

ŠKODA announced its best ever June with 94,500 deliveries

Mladá Boleslav, Czech Republic, 16-7-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — First half of 2014: 522,500 deliveries; up 12.5 %. Best June in ŠKODA’s history: 94,500 deliveries; up 8.1 %. ŠKODA Octavia sales increase 47.4 % in Western Europe in the first half. ŠKODA model … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Group delivered 2.40 million vehicles in Q1 2014, 5.8 percent up YoY

929,500 vehicles delivered in March / +7.6 percent* Group Board Member for Sales Christian Klingler: “All in all, first-quarter deliveries very satisfactory. Prospect of return to modest growth on markets in Western Europe.” Wolfsburg, Germany, The Volkswagen Group delivered 2.40 (January-March 2013: 2.27; … Read the full press release

ŠKODA extended Tour de France sponsorship for five more years until 2018

ŠKODA and Tour de France marketers A.S.O. extend successful partnership for another five years  ŠKODA also supports La Vuelta and other cycling classics  Carmaker has been the official Tour de France partner since 2004 ŠKODA’s success story started in 1895 … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Group announced its worldwide deliveries grew 4.7 percent in January – November 2013 YoY

 4.7 percent* increase from January to November 828,600 vehicles delivered in November / +4.3 percent* Group Board Member for Sales Christian Klingler: “Deliveries in November  developed well. Challenges remain.” Wolfsburg, Germany, 17-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Worldwide deliveries by the Volkswagen Group grew … Read the full press release

Škoda Transportation established new subsidiary in Munich called Škoda Transportation Deutschland GmbH

Plzeň, Czech Republic / Munich, Germany, 22-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Škoda Transportation has established a new subsidiary in the German city of Munich called Škoda Transportation Deutschland GmbH. Plzeň Škoda thus confirms that it intends to focus not only on the traditional … Read the full press release

The Czech car manufacturer ŠKODA Auto delivered 685,000 vehicles and reported €7.4 billion sales revenue in the first nine months of 2013

ŠKODA delivered 685,000 vehicles between January and September 2013. Nine-month sales revenue well over seven billion euros. Sound result: operations after third quarter at 371 million euros. Operating profit increases by 8.8% in third quarter. Mladá Boleslav, Czech Republic, 8-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The Czech … Read the full press release

The 4,000,000th ŠKODA Octavia rolled off the production line at the Mladá Boleslav main plant, Czech Republic

• ‘Heart of the brand’ – ŠKODA Octavia – setting new standards in the compact segment for almost 17 years • Millions sold: Best-selling ŠKODA ever • Winner: new ŠKODA Octavia successfully launched • International success model: production in the … Read the full press release

ŠKODA introduced two new sporty special editions to its ŠKODA Fabia model series

26-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — New special editions add appeal to the ŠKODA Fabia model series. ŠKODA Fabia Combi Monte Carlo pays tribute to ŠKODA’s motorsport successes. ŠKODA Fabia Reaction in black-grey features sporty design elements. ŠKODA model campaign with eight new or re-engineered models … Read the full press release