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 […]

Czech car registrations dropped 36% in March as coronavirus spreads

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Czech new passenger car registrations declined by 36% year-on-year to 13,685 in March as dealerships shut down because of the measures taken to reduce the spread of the new coronavirus, the Car Importers’ Association stated on Friday. The drop put first-quarter sales at 50,194, dropping 15.8% from 59,616 a year earlier. Volkswagen‘s Skoda Auto led the market […]