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.

Eighth SKODA Student Car takes shape

In the ŠKODA Design department, the vocational students started off by producing the first drafts and sketches of their dream car with great enthusiasm and creativity.Jiří Hadaščok, Exterior Design Coordinator at ŠKODA AUTO gave the vocational studen...

Pub: Oct 25, 2021 by J. Doe
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One million trees: SKODA AUTO reaches milestone with

Representatives of ŠKODA AUTO, the city of Mladá Boleslav as well as the partnership foundation ([‘Nadace__partnerství’]) were present when the millionth tree – an English oak – was planted in the Three Emperors Park in Mladá Boleslav. Over the coming ...

Pub: Oct 24, 2021 by J. Doe
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‘Best Design Innovation 2021’: SKODA FABIA wins the ‘Autonis’

At 4,108 millimetres, the small car exceeds the four-metre mark for the first time and thus offers passengers even more space. Dynamic proportions, ŠKODA’s signature crystalline elements, such as the sharply contoured front headlights and rear lights, as ...

Pub: Oct 23, 2021 by J. Doe
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SKODA FABIA shortlisted for European AUTOBEST award

The European AUTOBEST organisation was founded in 2000 and has been awarding its annual trophies since 2001. The current jury is composed of 32 journalists representing 32 European countries. Jury members each select three favourite vehicles from the year’...

Pub: Oct 22, 2021 by J. Doe
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RallyRACC Rally de España: SKODA driver Andreas Mikkelsen wins WRC2 Drivers’ title*

It’s super weird to win the WRC2 Drivers’ title while sitting in the service park. Still, it’s an incredible feeling to take overall victory against such a tough competition. The season went perfect, my ŠKODA FABIA Rally2 evo was reliable all the way, Mik...

Pub: Oct 22, 2021 by J. Doe
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SKODA AUTO takes on worldwide responsibility for Volkswagen Group’s MQB-A0 Global Platform

Based on this, the Group’s volume brands – Volkswagen and ŠKODA – can quickly deliver products to customers that are unique in the volume segment. As a brand with significant expertise in entry-level mobility, ŠKODA is ideally positioned to assume worldw...

Pub: Oct 21, 2021 by J. Doe
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RallyRACC Rally de España: SKODA privateers fight for championship points in WRC2 and WRC3

For Andreas Mikkelsen, the 2021 season could be his most successful in terms of titles.Together with co-driver Jiří Hovorka, he conquered second place overall at the wheel of a ŠKODA FABIA Rally2 evo. “I am happy that I can compete on top level for the ...

Pub: Oct 21, 2021 by J. Doe
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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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