Skoda

Skoda

ŠKODA AUTO is a Czech automobile manufacturer founded in 1895 as Laurin & Klement. In 1925 Škoda was acquired by the industrial conglomerate Škoda Works. In 2000 Škoda became a wholly owned subsidiary of the Volkswagen Group.

SKODA AUTO to become a non-smoking company

ŠKODA AUTO made the decision to build a smoke-free working environment in close cooperation with its social partner, the KOVO Trade Union, and the Company is thus positioning itself as a responsible and health-conscious employer.ŠKODA AUTO has long been ...

Pub: Aug 1, 2021 by J. Doe
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Strong first half of the year: SKODA AUTO significantly increases operating profit and revenue

Klaus-Dieter Schürmann, ŠKODA AUTO Board Member for Finance and IT, adds: Our efficiency programme is bearing fruit. Thanks to tight cost control and further optimisation measures, especially in sales, we were able to significantly increase our operating...

Pub: Aug 1, 2021 by J. Doe
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The SKODA FABIA: Best-in-class for aerodynamics

The result of the aerodynamics development for the all-new ŠKODA FABIA is a drag coefficient of cd = 0.28, with the fourth generation considerably undercutting its immediate predecessor (cd = 0.32) while at the same time establishing a new benchmark for t...

Pub: Jul 31, 2021 by J. Doe
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SKODA F3, Type 992 (1964): European-class Formula racing car

In terms of engines, affordable 500 cm3 single-cylinder motorbike engines were used, which subsequently became widely adopted. However, by the end of the 1950s, the more modern Formula Junior with series-produced four-cylinder engines under 1,100 cm3 displ...

Pub: Jul 30, 2021 by J. Doe
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SKODA AUTO wins special award – Excellent Start-up of New Paint Shop

The award will be presented at the 15th Automotive Lean Production Congress, taking place on 3 and 4 November at the ŠKODA Museum in Mladá Boleslav. The Automotive Lean Production Awards are presented each year by the industry journal AUTOMOBIL PRODUKTIO...

Pub: Jul 29, 2021 by J. Doe
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Maximum safety: SKODA electric vehicles just as safe as models with internal combustion engines

Ideal design: ŠKODA ENYAQ iV battery pack installed in the underbody for crash safety Only in the unlikely event of damage or deformation to the energy storage unit can the battery cells ignite. To reduce this risk, the battery pack in the ŠKODA ENYAQ ...

Pub: Jul 28, 2021 by J. Doe
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SKODA 1101 ‘Tudor’ (1946): History of a talented all-rounder

The vehicle’s modern design was based on a rigid and relatively light central tube frame with all-round independent suspension. A ground clearance of 200 mm, together with the robust chassis design, ensured that the ŠKODA performed well even on light terr...

Pub: Jul 28, 2021 by J. Doe
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Oliver Stefani: “The all-new FABIA looks considerably more dynamic and grown-up”

Oliver Stefani: The all-new FABIA looks considerably more dynamic and grown-up than its predecessors. It is a contemporary and elegant car that evokes more emotions with its new proportions and lines.What would you say are the design highlights of the ne...

Pub: Jul 24, 2021 by J. Doe
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SKODA 1100 OHC (1957): The beautiful dream of Le Mans

The drivetrain of the ŠKODA 1100 OHC was a longitudinally-mounted four-cylinder in-line engine with double ignition and two camshafts located in the cylinder head.The independent wheel suspension also played an important role; while a trapezoidal wishbone...

Pub: Jul 22, 2021 by J. Doe
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SKODA AUTO has produced eight million MQ200 manual gearboxes at the Mladá Boleslav site

383,000 units of the manual five- or six-speed transmission ran off the production line in Mladá Boleslav last year alone, and the daily production volume is currently around 1,900 units.In addition to assembling the MQ100 and the MQ200 in Mladá Boleslav...

Pub: Jul 22, 2021 by J. Doe
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Winner of the 108th Tour de France Tadej Pogačar presented with crystal glass trophy by SKODA AUTO

Over a distance of 3.414 kilometres in 21 stages through France as well as the principality of Andorra, Tadej Pogačar triumphed as the best rider in the overall standings and received his crystal glass trophy.As the official main partner of the Tour de Fr...

Pub: Jul 21, 2021 by J. Doe
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SKODA AUTO wins seven titles in ‘Company Car of the Year 2021’ competition

The ŠKODA OCTAVIA comes out on top as the best imported fleet vehicle in the compact class for the eleventh time in its category.With victories in the import rankings for the mid-size class and the mid-size plug-in hybrid class, the ŠKODA SUPERB and SUPE...

Pub: Jul 21, 2021 by J. Doe
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SKODA crews win WRC2 and WRC3 at Rally Estonia

Mikkelsen and co-driver Fløene survived a heart-stopping moment, when their ŠKODA FABIA Rally2 evo landed heavily on its nose after a jump. During the second leg, Østberg fought back, but Mikkelsen always had an answer, cleverly managing his lead.On the f...

Pub: Jul 20, 2021 by J. Doe
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SKODA Design creates trophies for the winners of the Tour de France 2021

Employees of the Czech crystal manufacturer Lasvit bring ŠKODA AUTO’s designs to life and sculpt true works of art.ŠKODA AUTO is the official main and vehicle partner of the world’s biggest cycling event for the 18th time. The Czech car manufacturer is p...

Pub: Jul 14, 2021 by J. Doe
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Rally Estonia: SKODA driver Andreas Mikkelsen wants to strengthen lead in WRC2 category

Andreas Mikkelsen: These two events were a good warm-up for Rally Estonia with its fast and smooth gravel stages. I finished second overall in 2019, when the rally was held as a promotional event. I missed to drive the event last year when it was a round o...

Pub: Jul 14, 2021 by J. Doe
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