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This plasma coating process will now be used to produce the EVO three-cylinder engines from the EA211 series, reducing internal friction

Skoda adds plasma coating line at Mladá Boleslav

2020-09-21T12:37:00+01:00By AMS

The process provides a low-friction, plasma coating for the cylinders on Skoda’s new EA211-series 1.0 TSI petrol engines

Changes to the production line include modifying the technologies for transporting parts to cater for the weight of all-electric vehicles

Skoda completes Enyaq iV production line at Mladá Boleslav

2020-09-08T10:10:00+01:00By AMS

The updated production line can now build vehicles using both MEB and MQB platforms

Skoda production record 2019

Production records set at Skoda’s domestic plants

2020-01-24T16:49:00+00:00By Gareth Price, Ian Henry

As it marks the 125th anniversary of the company, Skoda is chalking up record-breaking output

Skoda Superb IV production - Kvasiny

The wider scope of Skoda

2020-01-24T16:36:00+00:00By Ian Henry

With new products and an expanding production network, Skoda is managing to achieve greater influence and standing despite the challenges of a changing market

Skoda Superb iV at Kvasiny

Skoda starts Superb iV production at Kvasiny

2019-09-19T13:52:00+01:00By AMS

Skoda has started making its first electrified vehicle at the Kvasiny plant

Skoda PHEV battery at Czech Republic - Batteries for hybrid vehicles in the Volkswagen Group are being made at Mladá Boleslav

Skoda starts battery production for VW Group

2019-09-12T10:05:00+01:00By AMS

Czech Republic - Batteries for hybrid vehicles in the Volkswagen Group are being made at Skoda’s Mladá Boleslav factory

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Skoda Mladá Boleslav paintshop

2019-08-22T08:59:00+01:00By AMS

Construction of the new Skoda paintshop at its Mladá Boleslav plant began in August 2018. It has the capacity to produce 168,000 lacquered bodies per year. 

Skoda Fabia

Skoda hits 1m milestone in 2018

2018-10-19T16:11:45+01:00By Michael Nash

Czech Republic - The company recently produced its millionth vehicle in 2018 alone, two weeks earlier than it hit the same milestone in 2017. It also marks the fifth consecutive year that Skoda has made over a million vehicles.

Skoda Kodiaq

Skoda makes 250,000th Kodiaq

2018-09-27T15:41:01+01:00By AMS

Czech Republic - The OEM has hit the milestone after delivering over 100,000 units of the Kodiaq SUV to customers between January and August 2018.

Pavel Richter

Skoda announces head of 'India 2.0'

2018-09-21T11:29:44+01:00By AMS

India - Pavel Richter has been named production technical director of the Skoda-led 'India 2.0' project - an initiative launched by the Volkswagen Group back in July 2018 with the primary goal of developing and producing models specifically for the Indian market. Richter will be responsible for production of all ...

Škoda Karoq SUV production

Skoda produces 1m SUVs

2018-08-21T13:01:57+01:00By AMS

Czech Republic - The OEM has announced that it has made 1m SUVs, suggesting that the milestone reflects its continued success in the segment which began with the launch of the Skoda Yeti back in 2009.

Skoda Fabia

Skoda starts making updated Fabia

2018-08-10T17:05:47+01:00By AMS

Czech Republic - The OEM is now making the updated third-generation Fabia at its plant in Mladá Boleslav, which is situated in the Central Bohemian Region of the country. Michael Oeljeklaus, Skoda's board member for production and logistics, hopes that the model's success will continue.

Skoda Karoq Kvasiny

Skoda updates three factories

2018-07-27T11:19:04+01:00By AMS

Czech Republic - The OEM has used the summer shutdown period to carry out several updates and maintenance works at three of its plants. It has also taken steps to improve infrastructure in order to relieve congestion around one of the sites.

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Skoda opens competence centre

2018-05-11T17:09:16+01:00By AMS

Czech Republic - The new competence centre is situated at the OEM's production site in Kvasiny, where it makes around 1,000 of the Superb and Kodiaq models per day. It cost €13.5m (US$16.13m) to build, and allows the company to carry out testing and quality assessment alongside logistics training and ...

Skoda Karoq Mlado B

Skoda takes Karoq to second line

2018-01-17T09:27:32+00:00By aladmin

Gurpratap Boparai

Gurpratap Boparai to lead Skoda India

2018-01-12T19:15:19+00:00By AMS

India – As of 2 April 2018, Gurpratap Boparai will be the managing director of Skoda Auto India. Boparai, who was most recently CEO of Fiat India Automobile, will be reporting directly to Škoda CEO Bernhard Maier.

Paintshop, Skoda Mlada Boleslav

Skoda starts building new paintshop

2017-12-04T16:10:50+00:00By aladmin

Czech Republic – The facility at Mladá Boleslav is being developed at a cost of €214.5m ($253.8m) and will have capacity for 600 vehicle bodies per day, bringing the onsite total to 2,700 units including the existing paintshop. Operations are due to begin by mid-2019.

20m units, Skoda

Skoda hits 20m-unit milestone

2017-09-27T14:29:13+01:00By aladmin

Czech Republic – The OEM’s 20-millionth vehicle, a Karoq, rolled off the assembly line at Kvasiny more than a century after car production began at the main plant, Mladá Boleslav. The new Karoq will be launched in late October.

Mladá Boleslav

Skoda presses ahead

2017-05-23T13:10:29+01:00By Joanne Perry

Not content with installing the first PXL technology in the VW Group, Skoda has now opened a second servo-mechanical line which is capable of producing large aluminum components. AMS went to see it in actionMladá – or “Young” – Boleslav seems an ironic name for a city where even the ...

PXL II, Skoda Mladá Boleslav

Skoda's new press at Mladá Boleslav

2017-05-08T10:03:34+01:00By aladmin

Czech Republic – The servo-mechanical line, installed in a new, 11,600 sq.m hall at a total cost of 86.4m ($94.8m), began full production in March after successfully completing a trial period in February. PXL II can make up to 23,000 parts per day for multiple models, and Skoda says this ...

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