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Latest insights


Frankfurt IAA world debuts list - F40 BMW 1 Series

16 May 2019

The next generation BMW 1 Series five-door hatchback will be revealed at a preview event on 27 May and have its public premiere at the Frankfurt motor show in September.


New Scout helps make Karoq number one Skoda SUV

9 May 2019

July will mark the second anniversary of Karoq production so to maintain the sales momentum, Škoda continues to add variants to the range. The most recent one is the Scout, which unlike competitors such as the Peugeot 3008, offers all-wheel drive.


ANALYSIS - Skoda Kodiaq vRS

30 April 2019

It's now easy to spend more than forty thousand pounds on a Škoda. Should anyone do that though? When the vehicle in question is the Kodiaq vRS, the answer is yes, but with qualifications.


Skoda SUV concept world debut at Shenzhen show

23 April 2019

Škoda is the first brand to announce a world premiere for China's next major motor show, which takes place in June.

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


just-auto Plus only Skoda global sales down 10.5% in April 2019

16 May 2019

Skoda delivered 95,900 vehicles to customers in April. Compared to the same period last year, deliveries fell by 10.5% (April 2018: 107,100 vehicles). Nevertheless, Skoda has made gains in Europe, increasing its deliveries in Switzerland (+36.4%), Croatia...


Revised Skoda Superb features full LED headlights

15 May 2019

The updated Skoda Superb is the first Skoda production car to feature full LED Matrix headlights and dynamic lighting functions, the VW Group-owned brand says.


just-auto Plus only Skoda revenue up 8.2% to EUR4,920m in Q1 2019

8 May 2019

Operating profit remains high at EUR410m (US$459m), as does the operating return on sales of 8.3%. Investments in tangible assets increased by 74.3% compared to the same period of the previous year – Skoda Auto is investing heavily and expanding its...


Porsche Romania to build 77 fast charging stations by 2021

24 April 2019

Porsche Romania, the VW group distributor and Romania's largest car importer, will invest in the country's EV charging infrastructure with dealer partners.


Skoda establishes new DigiLab in China

17 April 2019

Skoda has founded another spin-off of its innovation workshop in Beijing, called Skoda Auto DigiLab China, which is networking with the local start-up community to collaborate on projects.


just-auto Plus only Skoda Auto reaches 22 million production milestone

16 April 2019

The 22 millionth Skoda vehicle was produced. The milestone vehicle, a Skoda Kodiaq GT in Velvet Red, rolled off the production line at the SAIC Volkswagen plant in Changsha. This Sunday, the vehicle will be presented at the ‘Skoda Day’ which is...


just-auto Plus only VW Group China sales down 6.3% in Q1 2019

15 April 2019

Volkswagen Group China announced deliveries for the first quarter of 2019: together with its two Chinese joint ventures, SAIC Volkswagen and FAW-Volkswagen, the Group delivered over 946,600 (1,010,600, (-)6.3%) vehicles in the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong,...


just-auto Plus only Skoda global sales drops 2.9% in Q1 2019

12 April 2019

Skoda Auto delivered 307,600 vehicles worldwide in the first quarter of the year. The Czech carmaker’s deliveries are slightly below the previous year’s level (January to March 2018: 316,700 vehicles, (-)2.9%). However, the company increased its...


just-auto Plus only VW Group to merge all its passenger car entities in India

4 April 2019

The Volkswagen Group has announced its intent to merge its three Indian subsidiaries: Volkswagen India (VWIPL), Volkswagen Group Sales India (NSC) and Skoda Auto India (SAIPL). The merger has been considered and approved by the Boards of the three companies in...


just-auto Plus only Skoda launches eMobility pilot project in the Czech Republic

4 April 2019

The year 2019 is a very special in Skoda’s 124-year history: The traditional Czech car manufacturer is entering the era of e-mobility with the all-electric Skoda Citigo and the Skoda Superb with plug-in hybrid drive. As part of a pilot project, Skoda is...


just-auto Plus only Skoda rolls off its 500,000th third-generation Superb at Kvasiny plant

25 March 2019

The 500,000th third-generation Skoda Superb rolled off the production line in Kvasiny. The Superb’s heritage dates back to the 1930s. The Skoda flagship ushered in a new era for the brand when its production started in March 2015 – with this...


just-auto Plus only Skoda Octavia completes 60 successful years

25 March 2019

The Skoda Octavia, the brand’s most successful model in the UK and a multi-million seller around the world, celebrates another remarkable milestone in 2019 – the 60th anniversary of its introduction. Originally designed to bring affordable and...


Skoda worldwide sales up 4.4% in 2018

21 March 2019

Skoda Auto set another record in 2018, the VW Group-owned brand delivering 1,253,700 vehicles, up 4.4%.


just-auto Plus only Skoda to push eMobility in 2019

21 March 2019

Skoda is entering the era of eMobility in 2019, starting with the all-electric version of the Citigo and the Superb with plug-in hybrid drive. Skoda is also rigorously pressing ahead with the implementation of its 2025 Strategy in terms of digitalisation....


just-auto Plus only VW Group February 2018 sales drop 1.8%

18 March 2019

In February, the Volkswagen Group handed 724,400 vehicles over to customers throughout the world, corresponding to a fall of 1.8% compared with February 2018. Volkswagen developed better than the overall world market, which continues to shrink, and the Group...


Skoda plans 7,000 e-charging points at Czech plants

15 March 2019

VW-Group owned Skoda is planning a big investment in electric charging stations in and around its plants in the Czech Republic. By 2025, it is planning to have installed some 7,000 electric vehicle charge points for use by its employees.


just-auto Plus only Skoda worldwide sales down 2% in February 2019

15 March 2019

Skoda delivered 90,900 vehicles to customers around the world in February. Overall, deliveries are slightly down on the previous year (February 2018: 92,800 vehicles, (-)2.0%) due to the current decline in the Chinese market. In Western Europe, Skoda is up...


just-auto Plus only VW Group brands deliver a solid performance in 2018

12 March 2019

In fiscal year 2018, the Volkswagen Group again benefited from its broad positioning and the sustained solid performance both of its brands and its financial services. Dr Herbert Diess, chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft,...


VW said to have chosen Serbia for new car plant

7 March 2019

Volkswagen is still exploring options for building a new car factory in eastern Europe, and hasn't made any decision yet, Mark Langendorf of the group's communications department said in an interview with Serbian newspaper Blic, according to Romanian media reports.


just-auto Plus only VW Group extends TomTom's deal

6 March 2019

TomTom announced that it has been awarded a multi-year extension to an existing European deal to provide its traffic service to Volkswagen Group car brands. They include Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche, Volkswagen Nutzfahrzeuge, Skoda, Lamborghini and Bentley. In...


just-auto Plus only Skoda presents Vision iV all-electric concept vehicle

6 March 2019

By introducing its first vehicle to be based on Volkswagen Group’s MEB modular electric car platform, Skoda is taking the next step in its journey towards eMobility. The four door crossover coupé impresses with sporty, emotive lines and exudes a...


Skoda Auto Kvasiny plant surpasses 300,000 vehicle production in 2018

27 February 2019

Skoda Auto set a new production record at its Kvasiny plant in 2018


just-auto Plus only Volkswagen group global sales down 1.8% in January 2019

18 February 2019

The Volkswagen Group made a solid start to the new year, delivering 882,200 vehicles to customers worldwide in January, 1.8% down on the same month last year. At the same time, the Group succeeded in winning market shares in a broadly declining world market....


just-auto Plus only Skoda global sales down 1.1% in January 2019

15 February 2019

Skoda delivers 102,600 vehicles to customers worldwide in January. Skoda increased its deliveries, in particular, in Western Europe (41,000 deliveries, +6.2%) and in the growth market of Russia (5,500 deliveries, +23.0%). Overall, deliveries fell slightly by...


just-auto Plus only Skoda Auto starts Scala compact car production at Mlada Boleslav

12 February 2019

With the start of production of the all-new compact car, a new technological chapter has begun for the Czech car manufacturer: the Skoda Scala is the brand’s first model to be based on Volkswagen Group’s MQB-A0 platform. Skoda CEO, Bernhard...


Skoda invests in developing EV infrastructure

8 February 2019

Skoda is carrying out tests using more than 300 charging points to optimise charging infrastructure and charging times ahead of its EV launch this year.


Skoda and Volkswagen open new Technology Centre in Pune, India

21 January 2019

Skoda Auto and Volkswagen have opened a new Technology Centre in Pune, India.


VW Group China delivers over 4.21m units in 2018

14 January 2019

Volkswagen Group China has announced deliveries for 2018 and says that with its Chinese joint venture partners, SAIC Volkswagen and FAW-Volkswagen, the group delivered 4.21m (2017: 4.18m, +0.5%) vehicles to customers in the Chinese Mainland and Hong Kong, including 196,300 imported vehicles.


just-auto Plus only VW Group global sales up 0.9% in 2018

14 January 2019

With 10.83m vehicles delivered throughout the world, 0.9% more than in 2017, the Volkswagen Group set an all-time record. In many markets of the world, South America, Europe, the US and China, both the deliveries and in some cases the market shares of the...


just-auto Plus only Skoda Auto names new board members

14 January 2019

The Supervisory Board elections took place between 12 December 2018 and 4 January 2019. All employees at the automotive company were eligible to vote. The Skoda Auto Supervisory Board members elected by employees, Jaroslav Povsik, chairman of the Kovo Mlada...

Škoda news

Frankfurt IAA world debuts list - F40 BMW 1 Series

16 May 2019

The next generation BMW 1 Series five-door hatchback will be revealed at a preview event on 27 Ma...


just-auto Plus only Skoda global sales down 10.5% in April 2019

16 May 2019

Skoda delivered 95,900 vehicles to customers in April. Compared to the same period last year, del...


Revised Skoda Superb features full LED headlights

15 May 2019

The updated Skoda Superb is the first Skoda production car to feature full LED Matrix headlights...


New Scout helps make Karoq number one Skoda SUV

9 May 2019

July will mark the second anniversary of Karoq production so to maintain the sales momentum, &Sca...


just-auto Plus only Skoda revenue up 8.2% to EUR4,920m in Q1 2019

8 May 2019

Operating profit remains high at EUR410m (US$459m), as does the operating return on sales of 8.3%...


ANALYSIS - Skoda Kodiaq vRS

30 April 2019

It's now easy to spend more than forty thousand pounds on a Škoda. Should anyone do that t...



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