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 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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Acropolis Rally Greece: SKODA driver Andreas Mikkelsen wants to keep WRC2 title chances alive

Toksport WRT teammate Marco Bulacia from Bolivia is currently third in the WRC2 standings and is looking together with co-driver Marcelo Der Ohannesian (ARG) for another good result. During the last WRC round on gravel they finished third in the category.T...

Pub: Sep 9, 2021 by J. Doe
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SKODA AUTO opens AIM.Lab in collaboration with the Technical University of Ostrava VSB-TUO

Professor Václav Snášel, Rector of VŠB – Technical University of Ostrava explains, “Artificial intelligence is playing an increasingly important role – not only for the end user, but also and especially in industrial manufacturing. That is why we will ...

Pub: Sep 7, 2021 by J. Doe
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SKODA 130 LR (1984): Last motorsport model from Mladá Boleslav with rear-mounted engine

With its rear engine and drivetrain, the ŠKODA 130 LR had a comparatively unconventional design compared to competitors’ models. The only vehicle on the track with a similar technical design was the Porsche 911. At the same time, the aim was to present a ...

Pub: Sep 6, 2021 by J. Doe
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SKODA ENYAQ iV and SKODA SUPERB COMBI win six awards in “Family Cars of the Year” readers’ poll

For each segment, one overall and one import winner were chosen in the categories Design, Technology and Value for Money.The all-electric ŠKODA ENYAQ iV made its readers’ choice debut in the price segment up to 25,000 euros. As with all electric vehicles,...

Pub: Sep 3, 2021 by J. Doe
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A legend celebrates its 25th anniversary: Four generations of the brand’s bestseller, the SKODA OCTAVIA

In 1996, ŠKODA AUTO presented its first compact class model after being integrated into the Volkswagen Group. The traditional name OCTAVIA was used as the model designation. Between 1959 and 1971, more than 280,000 units of this legendary model series rol...

Pub: Sep 2, 2021 by J. Doe
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SKODA AUTO becomes a smoke-free company today

Effective as of today, designated smoking areas have been abolished across all ŠKODA AUTO sites. The measures taken to create a smoke-free company have been developed in collaboration with the KOVO trade union, with the goal of making the working environm...

Pub: Sep 1, 2021 by J. Doe
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All SKODA podium at European and Czech Championship round Barum Czech Rally Zlín

Agrotec ŠKODA Rally Team’s Jan Kopecký and co-driver Jan Hloušek (ŠKODA FABIA Rally2 evo) were leading after the first leg which was a real challenge for the crews. On the second special stage, he lost after a jump the control over his ŠKODA FABIA Ral...

Pub: Aug 30, 2021 by J. Doe
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SKODA AUTO manufactures 100,000th iV vehicle

By 2030, ŠKODA will expand its product portfolio with at least three more all-electric models, which will be under the ENYAQ iV in terms of price and size.ŠKODA AUTO ushered in the era of electromobility back in September 2019 with the production of the ...

Pub: Aug 30, 2021 by J. Doe
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