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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

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