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Skoda sales up 4 percent in March

Skoda sales up 4 percent in March

Many brands have reported quarterly record sales numbers so far and Skoda makes no exception, with its best first quarter and best March in the company’s history. The Czech brand owned by Volkswagen managed to draw 276,600 customers between January and March of this year, which is 4.3 percent more […]

Skoda to invest €2 billion in its Chinese operations

Skoda to invest €2 billion in its Chinese operations

Volkswagen’s Czech division plans to strengthen its presence in China and to double the sale volume, by investing another 2 billion euros in its biggest single market. The Czech automaker is relying on China to keep its sales figures as high as possible, as the world’s biggest auto market is […]

Skoda produced one million third-generation Octavias

Skoda produced one million third-generation Octavias

Octavia, the best-selling model of Skoda’s lineup, is in its third-generation and the Czech brand announced the production reached one million models. Octavia has emerged in Skoda’s lineup two decades ago and has rapidly become the brand’s most-wanted car, being produced in five million units in total since 1996. Now […]

Good financial results for Skoda, despite a tough 2015

Good financial results for Skoda, despite a tough 2015

The Czech brand announced it increased its profit last year, despite a quite challenging year because of slower than expected sales. Skoda sold more than 1 million cars for the second time in its history last year, increasing its global deliveries by 1.8 percent. “2015 was a good year. Despite […]

Skoda sales up 3.6% last month

Skoda sales up 3.6% last month

VW’s Czech division reported it had the best February ever in terms of global sales, due to a strong demand in Western Europe and China. Skoda had a rough sales momentum during the last months of last year because of a slower pace in the Eastern European markets, where the […]

Guide to the 86th Geneva Motor Show

Guide to the 86th Geneva Motor Show

The 2016 edition of the Swiss event is upon us and this will serve as your ultimate guide to all the news and novelties that automakers have planned. We have here arranged in alphabetical order all important novelties from the carmakers, including concepts. All makes and models are in alphabetical […]

Skoda to offer wireless data transfer tech

Skoda to offer wireless data transfer tech

No more cables to connect your phone to the car’s infotainment system, as Skoda will fit its models with wireless technology. The Czech brand presented at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona a new way of linking smartphones with car’s infotainment system. The feature is an update of Skoda’s […]

One million DSG gearboxes built by Skoda so far

One million DSG gearboxes built by Skoda so far

The high demand for Volkswagen’s DGS transmissions pushed Skoda’s Vrchlabi plant in the Czech Republic to build 1 million gearboxes in just over 3 years. Volkswagen’s DQ200 dual-clutch transmission is quite an important unit for the Group’s models and the capacity production is rising each year at Skoda’s Vrchlabi plant […]