Skoda Auto as, the Czech unit of Volkswagen AG, increased production 62.1% to 43,235 in January 2001 from 26,675 in January 2000, according to provisional data provided to just-auto.com.












































































Skoda Production – January
Model Body Platform
January 2000

January 2001

% Change
Fabia hatchback AO4
3,936

11,431

190.4
Fabia Combi station wagon AO4
0

8,427

Felicia hatchback Favorit
7,949

4,390

-44.8
Felicia Combi station wagon Favorit
2,469

962

-61.0
Felicia Pick-Up pickup Favorit
1,644

2,024

23.1
Felicia Van van Favorit
56

0

-100.0
Octavia sedan A4
6,187

10,059

62.6
Octavia Combi station wagon A4
4,434

5,942

34.0

TOTAL

26,675

43,235

62.1

SOURCE just-auto.com

Skoda, based northeast of Prague in Mlada Boleslav, plans to make 470,000 vehicles this year, up 4.2% on last year.


In 2000 versus 1999, output grew 21.4% to 450,910 from 371,430.












































































Skoda Production – 2000
Model Body Platform
1999

2000

% Change
Fabia hatchback AO4
3,883

161,078

4048.3
Fabia Combi station wagon AO4
0

14,702

Felicia hatchback Favorit
151,895

71,954

-52.6
Felicia Combi station wagon Favorit
45,527

26,081

-42.7
Felicia Pick-Up pickup Favorit
21,972

22,865

4.1
Felicia Van van Favorit
1,306

440

-66.3
Octavia sedan A4
90,176

92,411

2.5
Octavia Combi station wagon A4
56,671

61,379

8.3

TOTAL

371,430

450,910

21.4

SOURCE just-auto.com



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