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This brand is owned by: Volkswagen Group

Latest insights


Geneva show - son of ex-VW boss to reveal Piech EV

22 February 2019

Global debuts for the Geneva motor show are discussed below. The newest additions to just-auto's lengthening world premieres list are the Peugeot 208 and Cupra Formentor concept plus a different Hispano Suiza from another company with the same name. One of Ferdinand Piëch's sons will also be at the show to reveal an electric sports car prototype which a firm with his surname plans to put into production.


ANALYSIS - Kamiq and other future Skoda models [updated]

14 January 2019

Handsomely profitable and with a record 1.253 million vehicles delivered in 2018, the news only keeps getting better for Škoda. The Czech make has built solid foundations on a small number of category-busting cars, most of which sit outside the size norms of conventional segments and sell in big numbers. Its SUVs are now doing the same and more models on the way.


Hands-On Tech - Skoda Kodiaq

5 December 2018

This month in our Hands-On-Tech (HOT) reporting series*, we put the Skoda Connect system to the test. Taking you through the top-spec connectivity features offered by manufacturers in detail, this HOT report series looks to benchmark the connectivity functionality of each manufacturer based on various test criteria. Skoda’s J-segment crossover impresses with a stylish design and responsive features.


Skoda Octavia Scout - Europe's Outback conquerer

26 November 2018

Subaru, mighty in the US, has only a small following in Europe, so the rarity of the Outback crossover means an opportunity for others. The number one beneficiary is Skoda, the Octavia Scout dominating its segment.

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 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...


Skoda global sales up 4.4% in 2018

11 January 2019

VW Group-owned Skoda has achieved a record number of deliveries for the fifth consecutive year.


just-auto Plus only Skoda UK sells 74,724 vehicles in 2018

11 January 2019

In an overall new car market that fell by 6.83%, Skoda recorded 74,724 registrations in 2018 (2017: 79,758 registrations). The brand’s critically acclaimed Kodiaq and Karoq SUVs enjoyed strong demand throughout 2018. With a combined registrations...


just-auto Plus only VW Group global sales up 1.8% in November 2018

17 December 2018

From January to November, the Volkswagen Group boosted worldwide deliveries by 1.8% to 9.92m vehicles. Despite a tense market environment with stagnating overall markets, a deliveries record for 2018 as a whole is therefore within reach. In November, the...


just-auto Plus only Skoda global sales down 3.9% in November2018

14 December 2018

Skoda continues on course for growth: The car manufacturer delivered 1,148,600 vehicles between January and November – an increase of 5.1% over the same period last year. In November, the company recorded 110,100 deliveries worldwide, a decline of 3.9%...


Audi and Sovac to produce selected models in Algeria

7 December 2018

Audi AG and the longstanding Audi importer Sovac have opened the assembly of three models in Algeria.


VW Group global sales plunge 10% in October

22 November 2018

VW Group global vehicle sales were down 10% in the month of October as it was hit by the impact of WLTP in Europe.


Skoda to build Passat as VW Group reassigns plants

19 November 2018

Volkswagen Groups's supervisory board has approved new 'strategic' plant assignment plans which, it said, "reflects the challenges of the next five years and lays the necessary foundations".


just-auto Plus only VW China investing towards electrification and digitalisation

15 November 2018

Under the headline “New Faces of Mobility”, Volkswagen Group China presented at its Media Workshop an all-encompassing plan for e-mobility, advanced mobility solutions, autonomous driving, and a raft of exciting new products. On the eve of...


just-auto Plus only Skoda global sales down 7.4% in October 2018

15 November 2018

Skoda Auto delivered the millionth vehicle this year in mid-October – earlier than ever before in the company’s history – and had delivered 1,038,500 vehicles to customers by the end of October. Thus, the company has grown by 6.1% compared to...


Skoda opens automated small parts warehouse

14 November 2018

Skoda says it is pressing ahead with the implementation of technologies in line with Industry 4.0 principles and has opened an 'automatic small parts warehouse' at the main plant in Mlada Boleslav.


Skoda looks to double sales in China - report

13 November 2018

VW Group-owned Skoda brand is aiming to double its share of the Chinese car market according to a report in the China Daily newspaper.


Skoda YTD sales up to new record

2 November 2018

From January through to the end of September, Skoda increased its worldwide deliveries to customers by 7.8% year-on-year to a new record of 939,100 vehicles.


just-auto Plus only VW Commercial Vehicles to build Amarok in Algeria

24 October 2018

Working successfully together: Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles and SOVAC expand their partnership in Algeria. In the future, the assembly plant in Relizane (280kms south west of Algiers), where the Caddy is already produced, is set to make the Amarok pick-up as...


just-auto Plus only Skoda produces one million vehicles in 2018

24 October 2018

Skoda Auto has produced its millionth vehicle for 2018 , thereby reaching this milestone two weeks earlier than in 2017. This makes it the fifth year in a row that the number of vehicles produced has reached seven figures. The Skoda Kodiaq and Karoq SUVs as...


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%...

Škoda news

Geneva show - son of ex-VW boss to reveal Piech EV

22 February 2019

Global debuts for the Geneva motor show are discussed below. The newest additions to just-auto's...


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...


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...


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 fo...


Skoda invests in developing EV infrastructure

8 February 2019

Skoda is carrying out tests using more than 300 charging points to optimise charging infrastructu...


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. The opening ceremon...



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