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Latest insights


Geneva motor show world debuts - Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 & S Coupe

19 February 2020

Daimler has announced two more world premieres for the Geneva motor, this time for Mercedes-AMG. Meanwhile, Hyundai Motor Europe has released official images of the next i20.


Enyaq and other Skoda future models

18 February 2020

A record sales year in Europe wasn't quite enough to push Škoda Auto towards another new worldwide record in 2019. Still, considering how the Chinese market crumbled, global deliveries of 1.24 million vehicles was by no means a poor result. With 2020 being the first full year for a new generation of the Octavia plus the arrival of various PHEVs and EVs, the brand is well placed heading into the next decade.


2020 India Auto Expo - the world debuts

5 February 2020

The following vehicles were world premieres at the New Delhi Auto Expo.


ANALYSIS - Skoda joins B-SUV segment with Kamiq

22 January 2020

Even with the downturn in China, 2019 was a strong year for Skoda, the company delivering 1.24m vehicles. The Octavia is a long way ahead of all other models but the brand's SUVs are performing very well too, with the Kamiq off to a good start in all European markets.

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 Enyaq: Skoda confirms the name of its first all-electric SUV

13 February 2020

Enyaq is the name of ŠKODA’s first electric SUV based on the Volkswagen Group’s Modular Electrification Toolkit (MEB). With its first all-electric SUV, ŠKODA is establishing a new naming convention that combines the ‘E’...


Skoda confirms nameplate for first electric SUV

12 February 2020

Enyaq is the name of Skoda's first electric SUV based on the Volkswagen Group’s Modular Electrification Toolkit (MEB).


just-auto Plus only ŠKODA is expanding access to Connect services

29 January 2020

ŠKODA Connect can now also be used via Google Home and enables data and information about a ŠKODA vehicle to be queried in English. The Czech brand has also expanded the functions of ŠKODA Connect Alexa Skill. In addition, the latest...


Skoda hits 2019 production record

27 January 2020

In 2019, Skoda produced over 900,000 vehicles at its Czech plants in Mladá Boleslav and Kvasiny for the first time in its history.


VW's WeShare expanding in Europe

23 January 2020

WeShare, Volkswagen and Skoda’s free-floating car sharing service, is to expand into seven further cities in Germany and other European countries in 2020.


just-auto Plus only ŠKODA delivers 1.24 million vehicles in 2019

14 January 2020

ŠKODA delivered 1.24 million vehicles to customers around the world in 2019. This is the sixth time in a row that the manufacturer has delivered more than one million vehicles. Overall, the result is 0.9% below last year’s level (2018: 1.25...


Skoda to show first 'India 2.0' concept

19 December 2019

With the premiere of the Vision IN at Auto Expo 2020 in New Delhi (5 to 12 February 2020), Skoda says it presents an outlook of its SUV future in India.


just-auto Plus only Innovative lighting technology for maximum safety: SKODA utilises LED headlights

4 December 2019

The darker months present motorists with additional challenges. Thanks to LED technology, ŠKODA drivers can drive safely even in poor light and weather conditions in the autumn and winter. Following the flagship SUPERB, the fourth generation of...


just-auto Plus only The new KAMIQ GT: The fifth ŠKODA SUV for the Chinese market premieres at the Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition

26 November 2019

ŠKODA is expanding its SUV family in China: the new ŠKODA KAMIQ GT is the brand’s second coupé SUV, and – like the larger ŠKODA KODIAQ GT – is only available in China. In what is its biggest single market in the...


A year after WLTP, VW enjoys sales boost in October

19 November 2019

Volkswagen Group delivered 949,800 vehicles worldwide in October, a year on year boost to sales of 12.2%.


just-auto Plus only Skoda increases sales revenue and operating profit in first nine months of 2019

5 November 2019

ŠKODA delivered 913,700 vehicles in the first nine months of 2019. Compared to the same period last year, deliveries declined by 2.7%, primarily due to the current development of the Chinese car market as a whole. In the other markets, ŠKODA...


Skoda uses Seebo's predictive quality solution

4 November 2019

Artificial Intelligence provider, Seebo, has announced a new cooperation with Škoda.


just-auto Plus only The new Skoda Octavia: the brand’s icon makes great strides in terms of technology and design

30 October 2019

The OCTAVIA is the heart and engine of the ŠKODA brand, an icon and the top volume model. And just in time for the 60th anniversary of its start of production, the Czech manufacturer is introducing the latest edition of its bestseller. The fourth...


Skoda deliveries slip in 2019 due to China decline

17 October 2019

VW-Group brand Skoda says it delivered 913,700 vehicles to customers worldwide in the first three quarters of 2019, 2.7% down on the same period last year.


just-auto Plus only Volkswagen Group India consolidates into a new entity: ŠKODA AUTO Volkswagen India Private Limited

8 October 2019

The merger of three former Volkswagen Group entities is an important milestone in the ‘INDIA 2.0’ project. The merged entity will be referred to as ‘ŠKODA AUTO Volkswagen India Private Limited’ (SAVWIPL). The entity will be led...


Skoda unveils voice control system for Kamiq and Scala

2 October 2019

Skoda has launched an online-based voice control system for its Kamiq crossover and Scala brands.


just-auto Plus only ŠKODA AUTO: Components for electric Volkswagen Group vehicles

1 October 2019

ŠKODA now produces high-voltage traction batteries for plug-in hybrids based on Volkswagen Group’s MQB platform. Michael Oeljeklaus, ŠKODA AUTO Board Member for Production and Logistics, emphasised, “In November 2017, Volkswagen...


just-auto Plus only ŠKODA AUTO India has redesigned its entire dealer network

27 September 2019

The Czech brand has invested over INR 1,200 million, along with its dealer partners, in the largest rebranding campaign in its history in India. In line with the ‘INDIA 2.0’ project, the corporate architecture, functional interiors, and...


just-auto Plus only Skoda debuts multilingual digital assistant in Kamiq and Scala models

26 September 2019

Skoda is premiering a new Digital Assistant: this new, enhanced voice control system goes by the name of Laura and even understands natural speech. Part of the range-topping Amundsen infotainment system, it is available for the new Kamiq as well as the compact...


just-auto Plus only Skoda rolls off its 250,000th Karoq at Mlada Boleslav plant

23 September 2019

The 250,000th Skoda Karoq rolled off the production line at the Skoda Auto plant in Mlada Boleslav. The milestone model is a 1.0 TSI, 85-kW Karoq in a metallic Black Magic finish. The compact SUV celebrated its world premiere in Stockholm in mid-May 2017;...


Skoda starts production of its first PHEV

20 September 2019

Skoda's first production model to be fitted with plug-in hybrid electric drive - the Skoda iV - has rolled off the production line at its Kvasiny plant.


Skoda starts battery production for VW Group PHEVs

6 September 2019

Skoda has manufactured the first production components for Volkswagen Group plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) at its main plant in Mladá Boleslav.


just-auto Plus only Euro NCAP scores seven new cars five star rating

5 September 2019

Euro NCAP releases the safety ratings of seven car models: Mercedes-Benz’s first electric off-road, the EQC, and their second generation CLA; Skoda’s high-riding Kamiq; the fourth generation SsangYong Korando; BMW’s latest Z4 and the new Audi...


just-auto Plus only Skoda expands Scala series with Monte Carlo variant

3 September 2019

Skoda is expanding its new Scala compact model series by introducing the popular Monte Carlo trim level. It pays homage to the car maker’s successful rally history and uses distinctive black elements and black Skoda lettering at the rear to lend the...


Skoda Scala and Kamiq to offer wireless SmartLink

29 August 2019

Scala and Kamiq are the first Skoda models to offer wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support. 


just-auto Plus only Skoda offers geofencing technology for car-sharing parents

29 August 2019

Over half of 17-24-year-olds rely on their parents financially to keep them driving once they’ve passed their test and car-sharing can be a cost-effective solution. The Skoda Connect app features a geofencing service that enables parents to set an...


Skoda opens new paint shop at Mladá Boleslav plant

23 August 2019

Skoda Auto has opened a new paint shop at its main plant in Mladá Boleslav.


just-auto Plus only Skoda launches new Kamiq SUV

22 August 2019

The Kamiq blends the typical advantages of this segment such as increased ground clearance and a raised seat position with the agility of a compact car and Skoda’s characteristic emotive design. With state-of-the-art assistance and infotainment systems,...


Škoda Auto DigiLab unveils Citymove app

21 August 2019

Škoda Auto DigiLab has unveiled its Citymove app helping users to decide whether or not to leave cars at home.


Skoda July sales rise despite China and India

14 August 2019

Skoda increased its deliveries worldwide in July by 3.1% to 102,700 units (July 2018: 99,700 vehicles), achieving the best July in its history.

Škoda news

Geneva motor show world debuts - Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 & S Coupe

19 February 2020

Daimler has announced two more world premieres for the Geneva motor, this time for Mercedes-AMG....


Enyaq and other Skoda future models

18 February 2020

A record sales year in Europe wasn't quite enough to push Škoda Auto towards another new w...


just-auto Plus only Enyaq: Skoda confirms the name of its first all-electric SUV

13 February 2020

Enyaq is the name of ŠKODA’s first electric SUV based on the Volkswagen Group’...


Skoda confirms nameplate for first electric SUV

12 February 2020

Enyaq is the name of Skoda's first electric SUV based on the Volkswagen Group's Modular E...


2020 India Auto Expo - the world debuts

5 February 2020

The following vehicles were world premieres at the New Delhi Auto Expo. More information abou...


just-auto Plus only ŠKODA is expanding access to Connect services

29 January 2020

ŠKODA Connect can now also be used via Google Home and enables data and information about...



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