Skoda

Skoda may outsource non-core services

July 3, 2015 06:15 CET

Skoda says it is examining whether to outsource certain parts of its non-manufacturing business such as peripheral services, and has initiated negotiations with local unions over such a move....
Read More »

ANE's July e-magazine goes live Monday

July 3, 2015 06:01 CET

The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly e-magazine goes live on Monday, July 6. This month's edition looks at why Skoda's rising sales and profits both help and hinder its parent, VW Group....
Read More »

Europe's car output may grow as China costs rise, VW exec says

June 29, 2015 12:12 CET

Automakers are returning some production to Europe from China as its cost advantage weakens, providing an opportunity for central European nations to attract investments, Martin Jahn, managing director of VW Group Fleet International, said....
Read More »

VW Group to be revamped into 4 holding companies, reports say

June 15, 2015 09:46 CET

Volkswagen's corporate structure will be reorganized into a decentralized system with four holding companies for the group's brands, reports said. VW Group's 12 brands include Porsche, Bentley and Audi as well as the volume marques VW, Skoda and Seat....
Read More »

Czech car industry revenue rises 15% to new record in 2014

June 12, 2015 21:05 CET

The Czech car sector's revenue rose 15 percent to a record 991 billion crowns ($41 billion) in 2014, the country's Automotive Industry Association (AutoSAP) said, helped by a big increase in overall local production by automakers such as Skoda, Hyundai, Toyota and PSA....
Read More »

Skoda fined 1.77 million euros for margin fixing

May 29, 2015 12:01 CET

Skoda has been fined 1.77 million euros for margin fixing with distributors in 2011 and 2012....
Read More »

Skoda, unions agree on 3.5% wage hike

April 24, 2015 13:10 CET

Skoda has reached an agreement with workers on a 3.5 percent wage hike, the carmaker's main union group said. Unions threatened to strike last week after seeking a higher deal than the 3 percent offered by the automaker....
Read More »

Skoda unions issue strike threat over pay demands

April 9, 2015 12:53 CET

Unions at Skoda, Volkswagen's Czech unit, warned that they may strike after rejecting the company's offer for a 3 percent pay rise....
Read More »

Skoda CEO Vahland urges Czech euro adoption when Greek crisis ebbs

March 16, 2015 21:17 CET

The Czech Republic will benefit from adopting the euro and should join the monetary union after the Greek debt crisis calms down, Skoda CEO Winfried Vahland said. Skoda is the country's largest industrial company and the country's main exporter....
Read More »

Skoda profit jumps 46% in 2014 on record sales

March 16, 2015 14:39 CET

Skoda raised net profit by 46 percent to 665 million euros in 2014 after selling more than 1 million cars for the first time in its history....
Read More »

Skoda's 2018 sales goal at risk on Russia slump

March 11, 2015 06:01 CET

Skoda may need an extra year to reach its target of selling 1.5 million vehicles annually because of Russia's slumping car market, sales chief Werner Eichhorn told Automotive News Europe. The current deadline is 2018....
Read More »

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

Sportier Skoda Fabia keeps its functionality

Feb. 20, 2015 06:01 CET

The new Skoda Fabia highlights how the fast-growing Czech value brand is adding a touch of style to its cars. With its sharp edges and clear lines, the third-generation Fabia looks more dynamic and sportier than its predecessor while the car’s practical features have been enhanced....
Read More »

2015 GENEVA AUTO SHOW

Skoda upgrades Superb flagship

Feb. 17, 2015 20:33 CET

Skoda released details and pictures of its latest Superb flagship, claiming the midsize model is the best car it has ever made. The Superb is an important image carrier for the brand....
Read More »

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

Check out the ANE e-magazine for February

Feb. 2, 2015 06:01 CET

The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly e-magazine is ready for you to view. This month's edition looks at Europe's big 2014 sales winners and explains why 2015 is off to a positive start....
Read More »

ANE's February e-magazine goes live Monday

Jan. 30, 2015 06:01 CET

The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly e-magazine goes live on Monday, Feb. 2. This month's edition looks at Europe's big 2014 sales winners and explains why 2015 is off to a positive start....
Read More »

VW brand sales down 2% in December on 'challenging' conditions

Jan. 9, 2015 13:06 CET

Volkswagen Group said sales at its VW brand fell 2 percent in December because of "challenging market conditions." Full-year deliveries rose 3 percent to a record 6.1 million....
Read More »

Skoda shifts new Superb flagship upscale

Dec. 12, 2014 10:13 CET

Skoda will launch the third generation of its Superb flagship in mid-2015 after the midsize sedan debuts at the Geneva auto show in March. Skoda said the new Superb has shifted to the upper end of its segment....
Read More »

Skoda expects record 1 million sales in 2014

Dec. 8, 2014 14:52 CET

Skoda expects to sell a record 1 million vehicles this year on surging sales in China and stable business in Europe after global volume through November reached 955,300. Year-to-date sales already have exceeded Skoda's 2013 volume....
Read More »

Skoda's '18 sales goal tougher to hit on Russia slump

Nov. 28, 2014 06:01 CET

A severe slump in Russian car demand is making it harder for Skoda to meet its 2018 vehicle sales target. Skoda also must decide whether to reduce its investment budget for the country to protect overall profitability, a top executive said....
Read More »

VW brand sales fall on Latin America, Russia

Nov. 11, 2014 11:23 CET

Volkswagen said sales of its core passenger-car brand slipped 0.4 percent in October to 517,400 vehicles, weighed down by declines in Latin America and Russia....
Read More »

Skoda denies report on investment curb in India

Sept. 26, 2014 16:01 CET

Skoda says it remains committed to its Indian operations after a report suggested that the automaker may cut investments in the market over concerns about the country's business environment....
Read More »

Skoda to invest 450 million euros to expand Czech plant

Sept. 24, 2014 10:56 CET

Skoda will invest 450 million euros in its Czech plant in Kvasiny, a local news agency quoted a senior company executive as saying. The plant, which builds the Yeti compact crossover, also will build Seat's forthcoming SUV....
Read More »

Hyundai seeks boost from sporty 3-door i20

Sept. 14, 2014 06:01 CET

Hyundai hopes that a sporty three-door coupe version of its i20 will give it a boost in Europe's key subcompact segment, where the automaker's current-generation offerings have lagged behind competitors....
Read More »

2014 PARIS AUTO SHOW

Skoda releases images of the new Fabia

Aug. 21, 2014 15:21 CET

Skoda has released images of its new Fabia subcompact, which will launch in Europe early next year after debuting at the Paris auto show in October....
Read More »

Skoda sales rise 19% in July

Aug. 13, 2014 10:25 CET

Skoda said today its global sales in July rose 19 percent to 82,800 units, the most ever for that month and biggest monthly increase so far this year....
Read More »

 
Newsletters & Alerts
  • Sample
  • Sample
  • Sample
  • Sample
Most Read