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Škoda Celebrates Superb’s 90th Anniversary and Showcases Past, Present, and Future at Rétromobile Exhibition

(IN BRIEF) Škoda is marking the 90th anniversary of the Superb’s production launch at the Rétromobile exhibition in Paris, featuring a diverse display of historic and contemporary vehicles. Among the highlights are the iconic Škoda Superb from different eras, the … Read the full press release

Škoda Introduces Digital Certificate for Enhanced Transparency in Used Car Sales

(IN BRIEF) Škoda has introduced the Digital Certificate, a digital document that provides verified details about a vehicle’s condition and service history within its warranty period. This certificate compiles data from various sources, including the vehicle’s electronic service book, and … Read the full press release

Škoda Teases Fourth-Generation Superb: Modern Design and Enhanced Features Unveiled

(IN BRIEF) Škoda Auto has unveiled exterior sketches of the fourth-generation Superb, its upcoming ICE flagship model. The new Superb embraces elements of the new Modern Solid design language, featuring sharp lines, dynamic proportions, and upgraded LED Matrix beam headlights … Read the full press release

Škoda Teases Next-Gen Kodiaq SUV with Powerful and Emotive Design Elements

(IN BRIEF) Škoda Auto has offered a sneak peek at the exterior design of the upcoming new-generation Škoda Kodiaq, just one week before its world premiere. The sketches reveal a visually striking and modern SUV, showcasing key features such as … Read the full press release

Škoda’s Pay to Park Service Wins Car Connectivity Award for Price/Performance Ratio

(IN BRIEF) Škoda’s Pay to Park service, developed by Škoda X, the brand’s center for digital services, has been honored with a Car Connectivity Award in the ‘price/performance stars’ category. In a reader poll organized by the German trade magazine … Read the full press release

Škoda’s Superb and Kodiaq Models Ace Rigorous Testing Ahead of World Premieres

(IN BRIEF) Škoda’s upcoming generations of Superb and Kodiaq models have successfully completed an extensive international testing program. Over the course of two years, these vehicles underwent over a million kilometers of testing, exposing them to extreme temperatures ranging from … Read the full press release

Škoda Unveils Fourth-Generation Superb Hatchback with Enhanced Design and Technology

(IN BRIEF) Škoda Auto is set to introduce the latest iteration of its flagship model series, the Superb, showcasing a refined hatchback version alongside the popular Combi estate. The new Superb hatchback features an evolved Škoda design, marked by a … Read the full press release

Škoda Revs Up for 20th Sachsen Classic Rally with a Fleet of Iconic Vintage Models

(IN BRIEF) Škoda Classic team is participating in the 20th Sachsen Classic rally with seven iconic Škoda vehicles built between 1948 and 1988. The rally, known for its focus on regularity and precision rather than speed, starts in Zwickau on … Read the full press release

Lighting the Way: Škoda Introduces Striking Matrix-LED Headlight Upgrades in Scala and Kami

(IN BRIEF) Škoda Auto has released design sketches showcasing the refreshed front end and all-new headlights of the Škoda Scala compact model and Škoda Kamiq city SUV. The Scala’s reshaped headlights now extend to the grille, featuring distinctive daytime running … Read the full press release

Accomplished Journalist Tom Drechsler Takes the Helm of Škoda Auto’s Communication Department

(IN BRIEF) Tom Drechsler has been appointed as the new head of the Communication department at Škoda Auto, starting from July 1. He replaces Ariane Kilian, who is temporarily stepping down due to personal reasons. Drechsler brings extensive experience, having … Read the full press release

Extreme Cold Testing Success: Škoda’s Superb and Kodiaq Models Prove Durability in Arctic Conditions

(IN BRIEF) Škoda Auto has successfully completed cold testing for the next-generation Superb and Kodiaq models in the Arctic Circle. The vehicles were assessed for their performance, quality, and durability in temperatures as low as minus 30 degrees Celsius. The … Read the full press release

Volkswagen, Skoda, SEAT/CUPRA, and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles report positive Q1 performance

(IN BRIEF) Volkswagen Group’s volume brands, Volkswagen, Škoda, SEAT/CUPRA, and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, have published a quarterly report for the first time, showing their positive performance in the first quarter of 2023. The report reflects a doubling of operating profit … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Group informa un impresionante crecimiento en la entrega de vehículos eléctricos en el primer trimestre de 2023

(NOTICIA EN BREVE) En el primer trimestre de 2023, el Grupo Volkswagen entregó 141.000 vehículos eléctricos (BEV), un aumento del 42 % en comparación con el mismo período de 2022. Europa fue el principal contribuyente a este crecimiento, con un … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Group Reports Impressive Q1 2023 Electric Vehicle Delivery Growth

(IN BRIEF) In the first quarter of 2023, Volkswagen Group delivered 141,000 electric vehicles (BEVs), an increase of 42% compared to the same period in 2022. Europe was the main contributor to this growth, with a 68% increase in deliveries. … Read the full press release

Skoda 420: El coche de 90 años que cambió la industria del automóvil

(NOTICIA EN BREVE) Skoda está celebrando el 90 aniversario del lanzamiento de su automóvil popular progresivo, el Skoda 420. El automóvil se lanzó en abril de 1933 y fue el primero en utilizar un concepto con un marco de chasis … Read the full press release

Skoda 420: The 90-year-old car that changed the automobile industry

(IN BRIEF) Skoda is celebrating the 90th anniversary of the launch of its progressive people’s car, the Skoda 420. The car was launched in April 1933 and was the first to use a concept with a backbone chassis frame and … Read the full press release

Škoda Leverages the Metaverse to Expand its Reach to Younger Demographics

The VR platform is called Škodaverse and brings together the company’s WEB3 activities along with eMobility, Gaming and NFT Collectibles (PRESS RELEASE) MLADÁ BOLESLAV, 20-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — ŠKODA AUTO, one of the world’s oldest car makers and Czech Republic … Read the full press release

Experience e-mobility and create a custom avatar in the Škodaverse, the new Metaverse project from Škoda Auto

(PRESS RELEASE) MLADÁ BOLESLAV, 19-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — ŠKODA AUTO, one of the world’s oldest car makers and Czech Republic largest private company part of Volkswagen Group, is taking a step into the future with its new project, the Škodaverse, in … Read the full press release

Experimente la movilidad eléctrica y cree un avatar personalizado en Škodaverse, el nuevo proyecto Metaverse de Škoda Auto

(COMUNICADO DE PRENSA) MLADÁ BOLESLAV, 19-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — ŠKODA AUTO, uno de los fabricantes de automóviles más antiguos del mundo y la empresa privada más grande de la República Checa que forma parte del Grupo Volkswagen, está dando un paso … Read the full press release

Thomas Schäfer to succeed Thomas Schmall as Chairman of the Board of Directors of SEAT S.A.

(PRESS RELEASE) MARTORELL, 1-Jul-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — SEAT S.A., a Spanish car manufacturer part of Volkswagen Group, has announced the succession of Thomas Schmall by Thomas Schäfer as the Chairman of the company’s Board of Directors. Schäfer, CEO of Volkswagen … Read the full press release

Thomas Schäfer wird Nachfolger von Thomas Schmall als Vorsitzender des Board of Directors der SEAT S.A.

(PRESSEMITTEILUNG) MARTORELL, 1-Jul-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — SEAT S.A., ein zum Volkswagen Konzern gehörender spanischer Automobilhersteller, hat die Nachfolge bekannt gegeben von Thomas Schmall durch Thomas Schäfer als Vorstandsvorsitzenden der Gesellschaft. Schäfer, CEO der Marke Volkswagen, wird die Position zum 8. … Read the full press release

Red Dot Award for striking design, spaciousness and balanced package for the new ŠKODA FABIA, the brand’s third award since 2008

ŠKODA FABIA wins Red Dot Award for the third time after 2008 and 2015 17th Red Dot Award in total for a ŠKODA model Sporty exterior and spacious interior impress the jury International experts evaluate multiple criteria, including functionality, ergonomics … Read the full press release

Red Dot Award per il design sorprendente, la spaziosità e il pacchetto equilibrato per la nuova ŠKODA FABIA, il terzo premio del marchio dal 2008

ŠKODA FABIA vince il Red Dot Award per la terza volta dopo il 2008 e il 2015 17° Red Dot Award in totale per un modello ŠKODA Esterno sportivo e interni spaziosi impressionano la giuria Esperti internazionali valutano molteplici criteri, … Read the full press release

ŠKODA AUTO and IT holding Etnetera Group form a joint venture for the delivery of the next-generation software for the era of electromobility

ŠKODA AUTO launches joint venture Green:Code with IT holding Etnetera Group Green:Code’s goal: To optimise the user experience for ŠKODA customers and to deliver next-generation software for the era of electromobility The new company will be hiring up to 200 … 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’s new all-electric SUV to debut on 1 September in Prague

Silhouette offers a foretaste of the new all-electric SUV from ŠKODA ENYAQ iV is ŠKODA’s first model based on the Volkswagen Group’s Modular Electrification Toolkit (MEB) (PRESS RELEASE) MLADÁ BOLESLAV, 22-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Czech automobile manufacturer ŠKODA, part of … 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 CEO Bernhard Maier received the ‘Eurostar’ award for ‘CEO of the Year’

Industry Magazine Automotive News Europe awards ‘Eurostar’ award for ŠKODA CEO’s outstanding achievements Award recognizes dynamic sales growth, excellent business results and attractive new models from ŠKODA under Maier’s leadership Bernhard Maier: “This prize belongs to all ŠKODA employees” MLADA … Read the full press release

ŠKODA to present a second new variant of the compact SUV KAROQ at the Paris Motor Show 2018 in October

2.0 TSI with 140 kW (190 hp): The most powerful petrol engine in the series Sports bumpers, 18-inch alloy wheels and sports seats as standard World premiere at the Paris Motor Show 2018 Mladá Boleslav, 07-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With … 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

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

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

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

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

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