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First Škoda Kushaq rolls of the production line at the Pune plant

2021-06-15T10:10:00+01:00By AMS

The Kushaq is the first series-produced model to be manufactured locally in India as part of the INDIA 2.0 project. The SUV is based on the MQB-A0-IN version of the Modular Transverse Toolkit developed specifically for the Indian market.

VW ID.3 production dresden battery pack

EV battery supply chains on the move

2021-06-08T13:34:00+01:00By Illya Verpraet, Daniel Harrison

As electric vehicles become serious business for OEMs, they are reassessing their battery supply and manufacturing bases, putting their eggs in multiple baskets and taking more control of the process.


Škoda accelerates expansion of its production automation

2021-05-21T15:37:00+01:00By AMS

The OEM has developed a smart handling system at its Vrchlabí plant for the pick-and-place robots handling forged transmission shafts

Toyota rescue

How the European automotive industry aims to build back semiconductor and chip supply

2021-05-04T10:25:00+01:00By Namrita Chow

OEMs, suppliers and EU officials are considering how best to develop Europe’s semiconductor manufacturing to mitigate current and future shortages, but the broad gaps at many levels – including for older, larger chips – mean there will be no magic bullet

ŠKODA AUTO currently produces the ŠKODA KODIAQ and ŠKODA KAROQ SUVs as well as the SUPERB and the SUPERB iV plug-in hybrid at its Kvasiny plant

Skoda gains additional capacity within VW’s production network

2020-11-13T16:46:00+00:00By AMS

Production of the next-generation Superb will be relocated from Kvasiny to Bratislava in Slovakia in 2023, to free up capacity in the Czech plant required for the brand’s plans for growth

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


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.

Skoda competency centre Kvasiny copy

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

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