News & Press Releases

Best June results in ŠKODA’s history: 87,400 units. ŠKODA’s European market share grew to 4.1% in June. ŠKODA vigorously pursues model campaign in second half of year. Eight new or revised ŠKODA models in 2013 alone.
Third round of the current season of the Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC), ŠKODA leads both the drivers’ and the constructors’ championship.
Certificate with information on the history of the vehicle available for owners. Service from the ŠKODA company archives in Mladá Boleslav
Winners receive Bohemian crystal sculptures. 2013 - ŠKODA becomes the tenth time official sponsor of the Tour de France. Fleet of 250 ŠKODAs deployed, including the new Superb as the ‘Red Car’ and many new Octavias.
First ŠKODA hatchback in the high-volume compact segment. Dynamic and fresh for young customer groups. Panoramic glass roof and prolonged rear window. World premiere at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2013.
The brand’s multimedial world of experience
ŠKODA has started the production of new gas engines at its main plant in Mladá Boleslav. The maximum production capacity for the 1.2 l and 1.4 l TSI versions of the EA211 series amounts to 2,200 units per day. The direct injection engines will be used in models by the brands ŠKODA, Audi, Seat and Volkswagen. The advantages of the new engines: less weight, fuel consumption and emissions.
​‘Heart of the brand‘ sets standards in compact segment. New Octavia offers middle-class qualities at compact-car price. Benchmark in terms of room for occupants and their baggage. Refined appearance: clear, precise and timeless design. ​Top safety package: new assistance systems. Powerful and efficient engines: 89 g/km CO2 a new best. Innovative comfort and infotainment systems. Functionality: ‚Simply Clever‘ solutions make life in the car easier.
 The European Commission acknowledges the carmaker ŠKODA, for their exemplary attitude towards older employees. As part of a European project, ŠKODA’s Seniority Project achieved second place in the category ‘Workplaces for People of All Ages’. This was the first time that ŠKODA was awarded the prize and is yet another success in the ‘The Most Responsible Company in the Czech Republic 2012’ competition, in which ŠKODA had previously won the ‘Most Senior Friendly Company’ category.
Worldwide deliveries grow 1.2 per cent to almost 78,000 (year ago: 77,000). Worldwide sales grow by 7.2 per cent from January through October 2012 to a new record high of 795,100. Strong growth in China and Russia continues.