Skoda’s first-half deliveries decline 31%, sees steady markets ahead

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Skoda Auto sees signs of recovery following first-half deliveries saw a 31% decline amid coronavirus lockdown measures, the Czech automaker owned by Volkswagen stated on Friday. The automaker, a bellwether for the Czech economy which contracted by a record 10.7% year-on-year in the second quarter, stated it expected worldwide markets to stabilize gradually as long […]

Karoq, Kodiaq, and Superb get new generation Skoda infotainment

Karoq, Kodiaq and Superb get new generation SKODA infotainment

New infotainment systems are being introduced into ŠKODA’s flagship Superb along with its Karoq and Kodiaq SUVs as part of model year updates. They are based on Volkswagen Group’s third-generation modular infotainment matrix and provide not only the Laura digital voice assistant but a range of other online features as well – including Internet radio […]

Skoda workers donate money for PPE kits, ventilators to Indian hospital

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Workers of automobile company Skoda Auto Volkswagen, India, which operates a plant in Aurangabad, contributed a day’s salary and raised Rs 1.2 crore ($158,751). The amount was used to donate 1,388 personal protective equipment (PPE), five ventilators and five multi-paramonitors to Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) for Covid-19 management. GMCH Aurangabad is the only state-run committed to fight […]

Skoda extends Czech factory outages to April 14

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Czech automaker Skoda Auto, part of the Volkswagen Group, will increase stoppage at its domestic plants to April 14, thus modifying their original return date of April 6, the automaker said. Skoda is the country’s largest exporter and halted production on March 18 as part of measures to deal with the spread of the coronavirus that has many countries of Europe […]

Skoda’s January deliveries drops 1.1 percent year-on-year to 102,600 cars

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Skoda Auto, the Czech unit of Volkswagen, stated on Thursday its worldwide deliveries fell 1.1 percent in January to 102,600 cars. “The main reason behind this trend is the overall decline in the passenger car markets of China and Central Europe,” Skoda stated. Deliveries in China fell 11.7 percent and central European deliveries dropped 11.6 […]

Skoda Auto’s October deliveries dropped 7.4 percent year-on-year

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Deliveries of Volkswagen‘s Skoda Auto cars dropped 7.4 percent in October, mostly in European markets because of conversions to conform to the Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test (WLTP) anti-pollution regulations. Skoda recently opted to split its creative AOR duties between two agencies, Los Angeles based OPTIMIST and Germany-based thjnk. Skoda stated on Thursday that its […]

Volkswagen’s Skoda Auto May deliveries increased 13 percent

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Global deliveries by Volkswagen‘s Czech automaker Skoda Auto increased 13.4 percent year-on-year in May, posting the best-ever result for the month due to double-digit expansion in China and Russia. Skoda stated it delivered 112,400 vehicles in May. Deliveries in western Europe, its largest regional market in the month, increased 3.3 percent and by 1.8 percent […]