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ŠKODA AUTO’s digitalisation, MQB and MEB vehicles parallel production part of the recognitions the automaker received at AUTOBEST in Barcelona

Europe’s largest independent automotive jury recognises ŠKODA AUTO’s successful development in international markets and innovative concepts in production November 2020 awards ceremony postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic Award winners honoured last Thursday evening in Barcelona (PRESS RELEASE) MLADÁ BOLESKAV, 4-Oct-2021 … Read the full press release

The eighth ŠKODA student car project begins giving vocational students a chance to build their own dream car

25 ŠKODA vocational students have started to work on the ŠKODA student car Annual ŠKODA Academy project has been an important part of training since 2014 Apprentices gain broad understanding of all departments at ŠKODA AUTO (PRESS RELEASE) MLADÁ BOLESLAV, … Read the full press release

Tour de France 2021 trophies for the winners made by ŠKODA Design inspired by Bohemian crystal art

This year’s Tour de France trophy reflects what cycling is all about: Nature, ecology and clean energy Striking design inspired by Bohemian crystal art ŠKODA Design has been creating the Tour de France winners’ trophies since 2011 ŠKODA AUTO official … Read the full press release

ŠKODA AUTO’s main plant in Mladá Boleslav starts the production of the 4th generation ŠKODA FABIA based on VW’s MQB-A0 platform

ŠKODA AUTO has invested 110 million euros in modifying its production lines Fourth-generation ŠKODA FABIA is based on Volkswagen Group’s MQB-A0 platform More than 4.5 million units delivered since the first-generation model was introduced in 1999 Small car from the … Read the full press release

ŠKODA AUTO Sustainability Report 2019/2020: recycling of all disposable waste; CO2-neutral production at Vrchlabí; unbureaucratic help in combating COVID-19

Clearly defined sustainability targets are an integral part of ŠKODA AUTO’s corporate strategy Environment: Material or thermal recycling of all disposable waste generated in the production process; CO2-neutral production at the Vrchlabí site. Social responsibility: Comprehensive measures to support relief … Read the full press release

ŠKODA AUTO names Roland Villinger as head of Corporate and Product Strategy

Roland Villinger will have responsibility for the newly created area of ‘Corporate and Product Strategy’ at ŠKODA AUTO as of 1 June 2021 ‘Corporate Development and Digitalisation’ and ‘Product Strategy and Modular Toolkit Management’ departments to be merged Previous Head … Read the full press release

ŠKODA AUTO supports the fight against COVID-19 pandemic in India with one million euro worth donation

As the Volkswagen Group brand responsible for the region, ŠKODA AUTO donates one million euros to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic in India First part of in-kind and monetary donations is already on their way to the destination Czech car … Read the full press release

COVID-19 ongoing vaccination: ŠKODA AUTO supports Klaudián Hospital in Mladá Boleslav

ŠKODA AUTO is involved in vaccinating its employees against COVID-19 by supporting Klaudián Hospital in Mladá Boleslav To protect employees from coronavirus, ŠKODA implemented over 80 individual measures and restrictions at its plants and offices immediately after the outbreak of … Read the full press release

ŠKODA AUTO marks 30 years of affiliation with Volkswagen Group with special concert featuring the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

Charitable gala evening to support the families of victims of the COVID-19 pandemic Special concert performed by the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra with principal conductor Semjon Bychkov ŠKODA AUTO has been an integral part of the Volkswagen Group since 1991 (PRESS … Read the full press release

ŠKODA AUTO reached impressive production milestone of 13 million current-generation gearboxes

ŠKODA AUTO makes three different types of transmission for Volkswagen Group at its Mladá Boleslav and Vrchlabí sites Production at ŠKODA AUTO is continuously optimised, automated and digitalised in line with Industry 4.0 principles (PRESS RELEASE) MLADÁ BOLESLAV, 20-Aug-2020 — … Read the full press release

ŠKODA automates ordering and supply of components at its Vrchlabí plant

Internet of Things (IoT) technologies enable further automation at the high-tech Vrchlabí site CNC processing lines automatically order parts, supplied by automatic robots that report back for duty with their load carriers Automation of component ordering and supply is yet … Read the full press release

ŠKODA AUTO celebrates grand opening of an automatic small parts warehouse at the main plant in Mladá Boleslav

ŠKODA AUTO has invested around 8 million euros in its small parts warehouse in Mladá Boleslav Robots transport small parts from the automatic warehouse to the assembly line High level of automation increases the efficiency of processes in production logistics … Read the full press release

Milestone: ŠKODA AUTO’s Mladá Boleslav plant built its seven millionth MQ 200 gearbox since the plant began manufacturing the transmissions

ŠKODA AUTO is currently investing 65 million euros in stepping up gearbox production ŠKODA AUTO’s manufacturing of transmissions plays a key role in Volkswagen Group’s production network Gearbox production is consistently centred on the principles of Industry 4.0 MLADÁ BOLESLAV, … Read the full press release

ŠKODA AUTO and Volkswagen Group to confront the dynamics of the Indian car market with ‘INDIA 2.0’ project

Volkswagen Group is investing one billion euros in the implementation of the project Together, ŠKODA AUTO and Volkswagen will develop new models in the A0 segment for the Indian market The first model to appear as part of the project … Read the full press release

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

ŠKODA AUTO achieves yet another sales record: sold over 1 million vehicles in 2015

In the company’s 120th year, ŠKODA AUTO achieved a new sales record for the second year in a row, selling over 1 million vehicles. Mladá Boleslav, 13-1-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The brand’s global deliveries in their jubilee year increased 1.8% to … Read the full press release

China’s Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli with Chinese Transport Minister Yang Chuantang visit ŠKODA AUTO at Mladá Boleslav

Important visitors from China: Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli, Transport Minister Yang Chuantang and a 65-strong Chinese delegation are hosted by ŠKODA President of the Czech Parliament, Jan Hamáček, accompanies the Chinese guests Programme: talks with the ŠKODA Board of Management and … Read the full press release

ŠKODA AUTO names Stefan Büscher as the new head of Marketing

Mladá Boleslav, 4-8-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Stefan Büscher (46) is to take over as the new head of Marketing at ŠKODA AUTO on 1 October, 2014. He succeeds Thomas Owsianski (47), who is Executive Director for ŠKODA’s Marketing and Sales at … Read the full press release

ŠKODA AUTO sold 247,200 vehicles in Q1 2014, 12.1% up over the same period last year

Record quarter: ŠKODA delivers 247,200 vehicles to customers in the first three months (January to March 2013: 220,400; up 12.1%) Record March: 96,100 deliveries, up 14.6% Growth with new models; ŠKODA grows by 17% in Europe in the first quarter Western-European … Read the full press release