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.

Herbert Diess receives updates on the future of electromobility in the Czech Republic

Herbert Diess, Chairman of the Board of Management of the Volkswagen GroupThomas Schmall, Volkswagen Group Board Member for Technology and the person responsible for battery cells and systemsWe are developing the Czech Republic, our home market, into an el...

Pub: Oct 20, 2021 by J. Doe
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Camouflage wrap for new SKODA SLAVIA is the result of a design contest

By the closing date of 18 August, more than 200 design proposals for the ŠKODA SLAVIA camouflage wrap had been received from all over India. Five designs were shortlisted. The final decision was made by a jury comprising Gurpratap Boparai, Managing Direct...

Pub: Oct 18, 2021 by J. Doe
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New SKODA AUTO saloon for India will be called SLAVIA

After the KUSHAQ SUV presented in spring, the ŠKODA SLAVIA is the Czech manufacturer’s second new model developed specifically for the Indian subcontinent. This is the region where ŠKODA AUTO oversees all Volkswagen Group activities as well as the INDIA ...

Pub: Oct 17, 2021 by J. Doe
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Project launch for the eighth SKODA student car

At the ŠKODA vocational school in Mladá Boleslav, talented up-and-comers have been designing and building a new ŠKODA student car – their very own dream car – under the guidance of their instructors every year since 2014. At the very beginning of the pr...

Pub: Oct 4, 2021 by J. Doe
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Christian Schenk appointed new Board Member for Finance and IT at SKODA AUTO as of 1 October

Christian Schenk will become ŠKODA AUTO’s new Board Member for Finance and IT Klaus-Dieter Schürmann has been Board Member for Finance and IT at ŠKODA AUTO since July 2016. At Volkswagen Financial Services AG, Schürmann was General Manager from 2000 t...

Pub: Oct 2, 2021 by J. Doe
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Rally Finland: Private SKODA FABIA Rally2 evo crews aim for another class win for the Czech brand

Locals Emil Lindholm/Reeta Hämäläinen (ŠKODA FABIA Rally2 evo) had a difficult time in the 2021 WRC3 season. But Emil Lindholm, as brand ambassador supported by ŠKODA Finland, found fresh motivation by finishing the category third at the recent Acropo...

Pub: Oct 1, 2021 by J. Doe
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40 years ago – SKODA 130 RS wins the 1981 European Touring Car Championship

Since 1976, the European Touring Car Championship (ETCC) allowed cars prepared to group 5 and group 2 specifications. While the highly sophisticated – thus very expensive – silhouette group 5 formula soon faded into extinction, the more standard group 2 re...

Pub: Oct 1, 2021 by J. Doe
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First SKODA ENYAQ iV manufactured in Czech Republic presented to National Technical Museum

Karel Ksandr, General Director of the National Technical Museum in Prague explains, “In 1935, when the then Technical Museum of Czechoslovakia was still located in Schwarzenberg Palace at Hradčany, the collection of road vehicles was established thanks to...

Pub: Oct 1, 2021 by J. Doe
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SKODA Motorsport continues to promote young drivers – Dominik Stříteský to debut in FIA World Rally Championship

“Dominik Stříteský is one of the Czech rally talents. We decided to support the next step in his career. He has established himself very quickly as one of the front runners in the domestic championship. However, it is absolutely essential for him to als...

Pub: Sep 28, 2021 by J. Doe
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SKODA AUTO uses eco-materials in its vehicles and is researching biological raw materials

ŠKODA AUTO has already applied for a patent on one material that is ideally suited for use in the interior of its vehicles; the car manufacturer uses a special process to dye sugar beet pulp to create design accents in the interior.ŠKODA AUTO has obtaine...

Pub: Sep 28, 2021 by J. Doe
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New special exhibition at the SKODA Museum: 120 Years of SKODA Motorsport

The past 30 years of motorsport at ŠKODA AUTO are represented by the two rally cars ŠKODA OCTAVIA WRC (2003) and the ŠKODA FABIA R5 (2019). Rounding off the exclusive collection are the ŠKODA 130 RS (1978) and the ŠKODA FABIA S 2000 (2015) from the mu...

Pub: Sep 27, 2021 by J. Doe
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SKODA AUTO invites employees to take part in ‘GreenWeek’

By organising this campaign, the car manufacturer hopes to motivate its employees to participate in activities for lasting, sustainable development, both in their private and professional lives.ŠKODA AUTO combines its ambitious sustainability goals under ...

Pub: Sep 27, 2021 by J. Doe
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Pope Francis travels in SKODA ENYAQ iV during his visit to Slovakia

On Monday, he will be meeting with the Slovakian President and representatives from politics, diplomacy, society and the Church, as well as representatives of the Jewish community.ŠKODA AUTO has launched a dedicated website for the Pope’s visit to Slovaki...

Pub: Sep 27, 2021 by J. Doe
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Motorsport versions of the SKODA FAVORIT (1989): All different – and yet familiar

For tuning purposes, he drove the ŠKODA FAVORIT, which had not yet been officially homologated, at selected rallies in the 1988 Czechoslovak championship. The FAVORIT celebrated a successful debut with the driver teams Křeček/Motl, Sibera/Gross and Berg...

Pub: Sep 10, 2021 by J. Doe
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The flagship celebrates an anniversary: the first generation of the modern SKODA SUPERB turns 20

However, it was the new model with the designation SUPERB that would become the Czech manufacturer’s flagship. Series production began in the spring of 1935, and by 1949 almost 900 units of the ŠKODA SUPERB had rolled off the production line in five varia...

Pub: Sep 10, 2021 by J. Doe
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