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2019 Geneva motor show debuts list [updated]

12 October 2018

It might be five months away but already some OEMs have named world premieres for next year's Geneva motor show.


2018 Paris motor show - world debuts list

3 October 2018

Vehicles which made their global debuts at the 2018 edition of the Paris Mondial de l'Automobile are named below.


Chengdu motor show world debuts list

3 September 2018

SAIC, General Motors and the Volkswagen Group revealed the most important new and future models at this year's Chengdu motor show. Below is a list of vehicle world debuts. A trending return towards C segment sedans and the addition of wagons (see Hyundai) continues.


BEIJING MOTOR SHOW - Final world debuts list

8 May 2018

Multiple brands revealed concept, prototype and production model world premieres during the press preview days of AutoChina 2018. The show has just closed its doors to the public.

Latest interviews


INTERVIEW: SEAT executive committee chairman Juergen Stackmann

10 October 2013

Soon to clock up six months as head of SEAT, Jürgen Stackmann talks brand performance, plans for China and future products with just-auto.com. Glenn Brooks reports.


INTERVIEW: Agromash Holdings on PSA partnership in Kazakhstan

26 March 2013

PSA Peugeot Citroen recently inked a partnership with Agromash Holding, for the assembly and distribution of the French automaker's passenger cars and LCVs in Kazakhstan. Simon Warburton was in contact with the trailer and agricultural machinery manufacturer based in the huge country on Russia's southern border.


Q&A with Falken Tire

6 March 2013

Last year, Japanese manufacturer Falken released five new tyres, developed three new OEM partnerships and continued its involvement in motorsport with the Nürburgring 24 Hours. Continuing just-auto's series of interviews with major tyre makers, Matthew Beecham talked with Falken's UK and Ireland Director, Matt Smith to take stock on the company's business.


INTERVIEW: Wolfgang Durheimer, member of the board of management for technical development, Audi AG

4 December 2012

Less than 100 days into his new job, Wolfgang Durheimer strides purposefully into the meeting room, carrying a bulging briefcase, his face wreathed in a smile, greeting each of us with a firm handshake and friendly “hello”.

Latest news


VW Group China 9M 2018 sales up 5%

16 October 2018

Volkswagen Group China has announced the deliveries for the first nine months of 2018: with its Chinese joint venture partners, SAIC Volkswagen and FAW Volkswagen, the Group delivered 3.04m (2.90m, +5.0%) vehicles to customers in mainland China and Hong Kong, including 137,600 imported vehicles.


just-auto Plus only VW Group global sales plunge 18.1% in September 2018

15 October 2018

The Volkswagen Group delivered fewer vehicles in September, as expected, due to the changeover to the new WLTP test procedure: a total of 827,700 vehicles were handed over to customers worldwide, a decrease of 18.1%. The drop in Western Europe, where WLTP came...


Skoda January to September 2018 global sales up 7.8%

12 October 2018

Skoda delivered 939,100 vehicles to customers worldwide in the first nine months of the year, exceeding the previous year’s result by 7.8%.


just-auto Plus only VW speeding up the shift to e-mobility

5 October 2018

Individual mobility is on the threshold of a new era: Electric drivetrains and digitisation are set to bring about the most fundamental change the car industry has ever seen. The sales volume of battery electric cars (BEVs) rose by 60% in the past year and...


Skoda signs agreement for 'urban mobility services'

26 September 2018

VW Group-owned Skoda, the city of Prague and the Faculty of Transportation Sciences at the Czech Technical University in Prague, say they will implement initiatives for sustainable urban mobility.


just-auto Plus only Skoda upgrades its range of CNG vehicles

25 September 2018

Skoda is upgrading its range of eco-friendly CNG vehicles. The Skoda Octavia G-TEC now boasts a new, more powerful 1.5 TSI engine with an output of 96 kW (130 PS). Exclusively available with a Combi body and the Active, Ambition or Style equipment lines, the...


just-auto Plus only Skoda Auto to expand its data centre in Mlada Boleslav

20 September 2018

Skoda Auto is expanding the data centre at its headquarters in Mladá Boleslav into the largest privately owned computing and data storage centre in the Czech Republic. Once the expansion is completed, the data centre will have a computing capacity of 15...


just-auto Plus only VW Group global sales up 6.8% in August 2018

17 September 2018

August was a successful month for the Volkswagen Group: Group brands delivered a total of 875,300 vehicles to customers, a rise of 6.8%. Europe was the region with the strongest growth: 327,700 vehicles were handed over to customers there, an increase of 21.0%...


just-auto Plus only VW Group signs new contracts with European importers

14 September 2018

The Audi, Skoda, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles and Volkswagen Passenger Cars brands, together with their partners from ten European importers, signed the new importer contracts in Wolfsburg this week. Contracts with the Group’s own companies in a...


just-auto Plus only Skoda global sales up 6.6% in August 2018

14 September 2018

Global demand for Skoda models continues to rise: In August, the Czech brand delivered 91,800 vehicles to customers, exceeding the previous year's result by 6.6% (August 2017: 86,100 vehicles). Skoda achieved particularly high growth rates in Russia...


Skoda opens new innovation hub in Czech Republic

12 September 2018

With the motto ‘Ready for the Future’, Skoda has inaugurated its new InnoCube innovation area, which is located in a former abbey building near Malda Boleslav.


Already? Skoda makes 1m SUVs in nine years

22 August 2018

Skoda has made a million sports utility vehicles nominating the milestone vehicle as a green Karoq.


Skoda UK details its facelifted Fabia

20 August 2018

Following the recent start of production in the Czech Republic, Skoda UK has detailed its facelifted Fabia line.


just-auto Plus only VW Group global sales up 10.6% in July 2018

20 August 2018

The Volkswagen Group and its brands continued on their growth path at the start of the second half-year. Deliveries in July rose 10.6% to 908,200 new vehicles. Over 6.4m vehicles have been handed over to customers since the beginning of the year – 7.5%...


Skoda global sales up 14.6% in July

15 August 2018

Skoda made a strong start to the second half of the year, delivering 99,700 vehicles to customers worldwide in July, and exceeding last year’s car deliveries by 14.6% (July 2017: 87,000 vehicles).


Production of revised Skoda Fabia starts

10 August 2018

Skoda says it has given its Fabia model a 'comprehensive facelift' and the first of the revised series has rolled off the production line in Mladá Boleslav.


Skoda invests at Kvasiny ahead of Superb PHEV

9 August 2018

VW-Group owned Skoda is modernising its Kvasiny production site and adding a new 'competence centre'. The car manufacturer now combines a testing and quality centre, a logistics training centre, an event hall and storage areas for pre-series vehicles at the multifunctional facility.


just-auto Plus only Skoda sales revenue up 5.1% to EUR9.06bn in H1 2018

7 August 2018

Skoda Auto remains on the course for success in the first half of 2018. The carmaker increased sales revenue by 5.1% to EUR 9.161bn (US$10.609bn), for the first time surpassing the EUR9bn mark in the first six months of the year. Operating profit of EUR821m...


VW Group China sales up 9.2% in H1

20 July 2018

Volkswagen Group China has announced the first half-year deliveries for 2018: with its two Chinese joint venture partners, SAIC Volkswagen and FAW-Volkswagen, the Group delivered over 1.99m (1.83m, +9.2%) vehicles to customers in mainland China and Hong Kong, including 80,300 imported vehicles.


Skoda global sales surge 11.6% in H1 2018

18 July 2018

In the first six months of this year, Skoda delivered 652,700 vehicles, a record result.


VW systematically expanding its partnerships in China

12 July 2018

Volkswagen Group says it is expanding its successful business relationships in China.


VW Group invests EUR1bn in Skoda-led India project

4 July 2018

VW Group is investing EUR1bn in a project led by Skoda to develop new models for the Indian car market and potentially for export.


VW brands now responsible for regions

22 June 2018

Having recently renamed its Truck & Bus unit TRATON to increase independence and move it "towards capital market readiness", Volkswagen Group announced another structural realignment of its organisation so one lead brand assumes "steering responsibility" for a clearly defined region of the world across the group.


just-auto Plus only VW Group global sales up 6.1% in May 2018

18 June 2018

The Volkswagen Group’s upward trend continues: at 953,400 units, Group deliveries in May were 6.1% higher than the same month last year. More than 4.5m vehicles have been handed over to customers worldwide since the beginning of the year – an...


just-auto Plus only Skoda global sales up 13.4% in May 2018

13 June 2018

Skoda increased its deliveries in May by 13.4% to 112,400 units (May 2017: 99,100 vehicles), marking the best May in the company’s history. Skoda is experiencing strong growth in China (+35.4%) and Russia (+19.8%). A major contribution to the...


just-auto Plus only Skoda Digilab collaborates with 10 Israeli start-ups

31 May 2018

Skoda Auto DigiLab Israel is Skoda Auto’s scout looking for start-ups in Tel Aviv to collaborate on future shared business ideas. At the end of 2017, Skoda Auto founded the joint venture together with the Israeli importer Champion Motors. At the...


just-auto Plus only Yokohama supplies BluEarth tyres for Russian Skoda Kodiaq

29 May 2018

The Yokohama Rubber announced that from April 2018 it has been supplying its BluEarth-A AE-50 tyres to Volkswagen AG subsidiary Skoda for use as original equipment (OE) on the automaker's Kodiaq. The BluEarth-A AE-50 tyres are being supplied in two sizes,...


just-auto Plus only VW Group global sales surge 10.2% in April 2018

21 May 2018

The Volkswagen Group and its brands continued on their growth path in April. At 927,200 units, deliveries by the Group in April were 10.2% higher than the same month last year. Over 3.6m vehicles have been handed over to customers since the beginning of the...


just-auto Plus only Skoda global sales up 10.1% in April 2018

16 May 2018

Skoda can look back on another record month: For the first time in its history, the Czech car manufacturer delivered more than 100,000 vehicles to customers in an April. With 107,100 vehicles, Skoda’s deliveries exceeded those of the same month last year...


Skoda Karoq to also be made in Germany

1 May 2018

Skoda will make some of its Karoq SUV at a Volkswagen plant (Osnabrueck) in Germany due to high volume of orders and upgrades to the Czech lead plant.

Škoda news

VW Group China 9M 2018 sales up 5%

16 October 2018

Volkswagen Group China has announced the deliveries for the first nine months of 2018: with its C...


just-auto Plus only VW Group global sales plunge 18.1% in September 2018

15 October 2018

The Volkswagen Group delivered fewer vehicles in September, as expected, due to the changeover to...


Skoda January to September 2018 global sales up 7.8%

12 October 2018

Skoda delivered 939,100 vehicles to customers worldwide in the first nine months of the year, exc...


2019 Geneva motor show debuts list [updated]

12 October 2018

It might be five months away but already some OEMs have named world premieres for next year's Gen...


just-auto Plus only VW speeding up the shift to e-mobility

5 October 2018

Individual mobility is on the threshold of a new era: Electric drivetrains and digitisation are s...


2018 Paris motor show - world debuts list

3 October 2018

Vehicles which made their global debuts at the 2018 edition of the Paris Mondial de l'Automobile...



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