Skoda aims to shift some production in Czech Republic

Skoda New Crossover

Volkswagen‘s Czech unit Skoda Auto plans to move production of some high-earning models to other automaker’s plants in other countries, the automaker’s trade union boss said in an article on Thursday. A Skoda spokeswoman refused to comment. Skoda is the central European country’s biggest exporter, but its success has sometimes caused disharmony within Volkswagen, whose […]

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

Images of Skoda Fabia R5

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 […]

Volkswagen’s Skoda unions opposes renewed talks on production moves

Images of Skoda Fabia R5

Trade unions at Volkswagen’s Czech unit Skoda Auto on Thursday declined any idea of shifting some of the production of its premium sedan model Superb to German plants. Talks about moving some production to Volkswagen’s Emden plant have started again under the parent company’s management, the unions stated. “The (unions’) committee categorically declined the possibility […]

Tata, Volkswagen and Skoda Agrees on MoU for joint development projects

Bernhard Maier, CEO of Skoda Auto, Matthias Müller, CEO of Volkswagen AG and Guenter Butschek, CEO & Managing Director of Tata Motors

Tata Motors has announced the finalizing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a long-lasting collaboration with Volkswagen Group and Skoda Auto, to check out tactical alliance opportunity for joint advancement of products. The contract has been signed by Guenter Butschek, CEO & MD of Tata Motors, Matthias Mueller, CEO of Volkswagen AG and Bernhard […]