Category Archives: Czech Republic

Press Releases & News from Czech Republic distributed via EuropaWire

The ŠKODA AUTO Kvasiny plant to undergo the most comprehensive modernization and expansion in its history; annual production will increase to more than 300,000 units

ŠKODA AUTO Kvasiny plant opens multifunctional competence centre Testing and quality centre, logistics centre, storage areas for pre-series vehicles and event hall in one facility Production capacity set to rise to more than 300,000 vehicles per year KVASINY,  Czech Republic, … Read the full press release

The fifth concept car created by students at the ŠKODA Vocational School named ŠKODA SUNROQ

The name perfectly captures the summer appeal of the cabriolet concept based on the compact SUV ŠKODA KAROQ Social media survey: ŠKODA customers and fans submitted hundreds of suggestions for the 2018 student’s car naming 23 students at the ŠKODA … Read the full press release

Škoda Transportation acquires remaining 25% of Transtech; becomes the 100% owner of the only Scandinavian manufacturer of rolling stock in Finland

The Škoda Transportation Group became the 100% owner of the only Scandinavian manufacturer of rolling stock in Finland, the Transtech company. The majority stake in Transtech was purchased by Škoda in August 2015. The agreement to buy the remaining 25 … Read the full press release

European Commission and Europa Nostra announce the winners of the 2018 EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards

BRUSSELS/ THE HAGUE, 17-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The winners of the 2018 EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards, Europe’s top honour in the field, were announced today by the European Commission and Europa Nostra, the leading European heritage … Read the full press release

Anti-rating: No leap of faith here: 15 countries with restrictions on cryptocurrency transactions

Worldcore, an international company that specializes in payment transactions and serves over 300,000 clients in 47 countries, has comprised its own rating of 15 countries where you may encounter problems with cryptocurrency transactions or mining. PRAGUE, 10-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

CEZ Group’s Elevion Group to deliver complete central energy systems for combined electricity, heat, and cold generation for BMW Group’s headquarters and production facilities in Munich

The German Elevion Group, a member of CEZ Group, will deliver complete central energy systems for combined electricity, heat, and cold generation for BMW Group’s headquarters and production facilities in Munich. The delivery should be completed in the second half of … Read the full press release

ZOOM International Introduces GDPR Compliance in 6.3 Release

New Capabilities offer an Industry First—No Additional Product Purchases to Achieve Compliance PRAGUE, 27-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ZOOM International, a leader in call recording, workforce optimization, and compliance software for the omnichannel contact center, today announced support for the European … Read the full press release

World Life Experience is headed to Ljubljana

The lucky participants will be in Ljubljana, Slovenia showing a worldwide audience the wonders of the City, while enjoying hands on involvement with the ZAVOD POVOD Institution, from March 01st to March 11th, 2018. LISBON, Portugal , 28-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

MTG to sell its 95% stake in Nova Broadcasting Group Jsc. in Bulgaria to PPF Group

STOCKHOLM, 21-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — MTG has signed an agreement to sell its 95% shareholding in Nova Broadcasting Group Jsc. (“Nova”) in Bulgaria to PPF Group, the investment company controlled by Petr Kellner. The transaction values 100% of the business at … Read the full press release

ŠKODA OCTAVIA and ŠKODA KAROQ recognised at the ‘Best Cars 2018’ awards

ŠKODA OCTAVIA awarded best imported compact car for the 5th time in a row The new ŠKODA KAROQ is the best import car in the ‘compact SUV / off-road vehicle’ category ŠKODA OCTAVIA the brand’s bestseller worldwide with 419,000 deliveries … Read the full press release

Seven life scientists in Czech Republic, Estonia, Poland, Portugal and Turkey announced recipients of EMBO Installation Grants

HEIDELBERG, 19-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — EMBO announces today seven life scientists as recipients of EMBO Installation Grants. These grants will support the early-career researchers in establishing their independent laboratories in the Czech Republic, Estonia, Poland, Portugal and Turkey. EMBO Installation … Read the full press release

ŠKODA celebrates the most successful year in its motorsport history with a ŠKODA FABIA limited edition

1.4 TSI petrol engine with 92 kW/125 hp output and seven speed DSG gearbox Sportier steering wheel, new exclusive sports seats and sports suspension for even sportier handling and performance Special design elements and optional green 17” alloy wheels typical … Read the full press release

Dassault Systèmes to help I&C Energo transform its engineering services in the European energy sector

European engineering services supplier deploys industry solution experience from Dassault Systèmes’ new streamlined portfolio for Energy, Process & Utilities Improved collaboration, consistent data delivery support and accelerated processes in capital projects Digital transformation of project management and execution is key … Read the full press release

ŠKODA Motorsport to compete at the RallyRACC Catalunya – Rally de España with two ŠKODA FABIA R5

Driving a ŠKODA FABIA R5 Jan Kopecký wants to repeat his last year’s WRC 2 victory at RallyRACC, the Spanish round of the FIA World Rally Championship As part of ŠKODA Motorsport 2015 Finnish Junior Champion Juuso Nordgren will be … Read the full press release

Winners of Global Education Innovation Award

Global Education Network Europe announces the winners of the Global Education Innovation Award 2017 Dublin, Ireland, 29-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — GENE – Global Education Network Europe – wishes to recognise the importance of innovation in Global Education through its Global … Read the full press release

Skanska to invest in 12,000 square meters office building in Prague, Czech Republic

STOCKHOLM, 19-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska invests EUR 27M, about SEK 260M in the office project Praga Studios in Prague, Czech Republic. The seven-floor building will offer a total leasable area of about 12,000 square meters. Praga Studios is located in … Read the full press release

The ŠKODA FAVORIT hatchback was introduced 30 years ago on 16 September 1987

Mladá Boleslav, 18-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ​30 years ago, ŠKODA entered a new era with the introduction of the modern FAVORIT hatchback.​ The premiere on 16 September 1987 at the International Engineering Fair in Brno marked a turning point for the … Read the full press release

Sika enhances its presence in the Czech market with acquisition of leading manufacturer of waterproofing and roofing systems KVK Holding

ZUG, 06-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika has agreed to acquire KVK Holding a.s, headquartered in Prague, Czech Republic, a leading manufacturer of waterproofing and roofing systems as well as a wide range of mortar products. KVK generated sales of CHF 42 … Read the full press release

The BMW S 1000 RR racers reigned on the Horiče street circuit in the Czech Republic

The BMW S 1000 RR racers reigned on the Horiče street circuit in the Czech Republic; at the penultimate round of the 2017 International Road Racing Championship (IRRC), they celebrated a double top-six lockout. Marek Červený won both races, with … Read the full press release

Jan Kopecký and Pavel Dresler secured their sixth consecutive win of the 2017 season for ŠKODA

Jan Kopecký, co-driver Pavel Dresler and the ŠKODA FABIA R5 are undefeated in Czech Rally Championship (MČR) since April 2015, victorious on all 16 rallies they participated After a thrilling fight Kopecký/Dresler added Barum Czech Rally Zlín to winning streak … Read the full press release

Skanska sold the office building Five in Prague, Czech Republic to a real estate fund

STOCKHOLM, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has sold the office building Five in Prague, Czech Republic, to a real estate fund managed by TRIUVA Kapitalverwaltungsgesellschaft for EUR 50M, about SEK 480M. The transaction will be recorded by Skanska Commercial Development Europe … Read the full press release

ŠKODA students designed and built electric buggy called ŠKODA ELEMENT

22 ŠKODA students from nine different professional fields have designed and built the fourth apprentice car since 2014. The electric buggy’s name is ŠKODA ELEMENT. MLADA BOLESLAV, 20-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Every year, students from ŠKODA design and build a … Read the full press release

Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) approves ten new loans worth EUR 810 million for social projects

NICOSIA, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (16 June 2017), at its meeting held in Nicosia, the Administrative Council of the Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) approved ten new loans worth € 810 million. This brings the total amount approved for … Read the full press release

ŠKODA’s Kvasiny plant in the Czech Republic rolls out one millionth SUPERB

Mladá Boleslav, 02-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ŠKODA has produced the one millionth SUPERB. The milestone vehicle, a top-of-the-range Laurin & Klement saloon, left the production line at ŠKODA’s Kvasiny plant in the Czech Republic. ​The current third generation has made a … Read the full press release

ŠKODA launches new compact SUV ŠKODA KAROQ

Mladá Boleslav, 02-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The name KAROQ and its spelling originate from the language of the Alutiiq, an indigenous tribe who live on an island off the southern coast of Alaska. ​For the name of the new compact SUV, … Read the full press release

MTG Sells 50% Of Their Shareholding in FTV Prima Holding to Denemo Media

STOCKHOLM, 01-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MTG has completed the sale of its 50% shareholding in FTV Prima Holding to Denemo Media for a total cash consideration of EUR 116 million (approximately SEK 1,110 million). Previously announced sale of Czech TV holding … Read the full press release

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

The ŠKODA Motorsport enters the FIA World Rally Championship in 2018 with ŠKODA KODIAQ WRC

ŠKODA Motorsport is entering a new category in the FIA World Rally Championship The successful FABIA R5 will be joined by the KODIAQ WRC destined for the new WRC SUV class The KODIAQ WRC will premiere at the 2018 Rally … Read the full press release

Škoda Transportation further invests into its ancillary plants to meet demands on efficient and environmentally-sound production

Škoda Transportation has invested around 80 million Czech crowns in the ancillary plants at Škoda factory premises in Plzeň. The investment was mainly aiming at increasing production capacities and boosting efficiency in the production of new trams, locomotives and trains. Opening … Read the full press release

L’équipe française remporte le prix paneuropéen Farming by Satellite

Le lauréat du 3ème Prix Farming by Satellite visant à promouvoir le recours aux technologies satellitaires dans le domaine de l’agriculture, a été désigné le lundi 23 janvier à l’occasion de l’International Green Week de Berlin. La gagnante toutes catégories … Read the full press release