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Skoda Goes after UK Scrappage
Skoda Goes after UK Scrappage

8 May 2009, 15:40 UTC / The UK scrappage scheme, set to come into effect starting May 18 has sent shockwaves of excitement throughout Europe. The success such an incentive had in Germany has made manufacturers on the Old c...

 
Art Student Makes Car ‘Disappear’
Art Student Makes Car ‘Disappear’

6 May 2009, 11:33 UTC / What better way of ditching police, than making your car invisible? A 22-year-old art student from the University of Central Lancashire (UK) set up an amazing car vanishing act by creating the illus...

 
Skoda Posted 28.2 Million Euro Q1 Profit
Skoda Posted 28.2 Million Euro Q1 Profit

30 Apr 2009, 09:49 UTC / The bad economic conditions have not been a deterrent for Czech manufacturer Skoda. The company has posted its financial result for the first quarter of 2009 and things don't look as bad as som...

 
2009 Skoda Octavia RS and Octavia Scout Facelift
2009 Skoda Octavia RS and Octavia Scout Facelift

22 Apr 2009, 09:18 UTC / Czech manufacturer Skoda joins the ranks of those car makers who launch new releases this spring with revised versions of the sport-tuned Octavia RS and Octavia Scout . The facelifted versions boast...

 
Skoda Superb GreenLine For the EU Presidency
Skoda Superb GreenLine For the EU Presidency

6 Apr 2009, 10:49 UTC / Czech manufacturer Skoda takes advantage of the country's role as President of the European Union to promote its flagship environmentally friendly Skoda Superb GreenLines. Twenty-seven vehicles...

 
Skoda Superb Named Car of the Year 2009 In 8 Countries
Skoda Superb Named Car of the Year 2009 In 8 Countries

25 Mar 2009, 17:02 UTC / Skoda Superb received the Car of the Year 2009 award in no less than 8 countries in Europe, the Czech manufacturer proudly announced in a statement today. The car was named the Car of the Year 2009 ...

 
Skoda Puts Southeast Asian Expansion on Hold
Skoda Puts Southeast Asian Expansion on Hold

23 Mar 2009, 14:06 UTC / In such a difficult market, expanding operations in new and unexplored markets is extremely risky, especially when taking into account that investing into new facilities may not bring anything but l...

 
FIA Confirm Non-Turbocharged Engines for WRC
FIA Confirm Non-Turbocharged Engines for WRC

18 Mar 2009, 08:10 UTC / The International Automobile Federation confirmed the introduction of S2000 cars for the 2011 and 2012 seasons of the World Rally Championship, only that the turbocharging will not be allowed. Follo...

 
Skoda Fabia vRS Previewed at Geneva
Skoda Fabia vRS Previewed at Geneva

5 Mar 2009, 16:00 UTC / Together with the already-popular Yeti SUV recently announced by the Czech manufacturer, Skoda also gave us a glimpse into how the next vRS model will look like this week at the Geneva Auto Show. Sk...

 
Skoda Yeti Makes Its Debut at Geneva
Skoda Yeti Makes Its Debut at Geneva

5 Mar 2009, 15:18 UTC / The long-discussed SUV designed by the Czech automaker Skoda was unveiled at the 2009 Geneva Auto Show. The 4.2-meter long, five-door vehicle is said to incorporate the "well-known features of ...

 
Skoda Octavia Scout Trekking in the Great Outback
Skoda Octavia Scout Trekking in the Great Outback

27 Feb 2009, 16:34 UTC / Forty two days were necessary for the Skoda Octavia Scout Wagon to travel 20,285 km in the Australian Outback before coming to a halt at the Melbourne International Motor Show. The endeavor is part ...

 
Skoda Stops Production for First Generation Octavia
Skoda Stops Production for First Generation Octavia

26 Feb 2009, 16:12 UTC / Skoda decided to temporarily stop production of its first generation Octavia due to sales decline in key markets, Autonews reported. Poor results in Russia, Ukraine and Romania forced the Czech manu...

 
Skoda, SEAT to Cut More Costs, Share a Single Office Building
Skoda, SEAT to Cut More Costs, Share a Single Office Building

26 Feb 2009, 08:52 UTC / The economic recession is still making victims in the automotive industry and, even if most automakers around the world already applied massive cost-cutting plans meant to help them cope with the re...

 
Skoda Increases Salaries
Skoda Increases Salaries

17 Feb 2009, 17:19 UTC / As the economic crisis keeps on taking its toll on the entire world and more and more people see their jobs cut, slashed, thrown away, Skoda representatives, together with Metalworkers' Federat...

 
Skoda Fabia Scout Warms Up for Geneva
Skoda Fabia Scout Warms Up for Geneva

16 Feb 2009, 15:37 UTC / It seems like the upcoming Geneva Motor Show is going to be a fairly special event for Czech manufacturer Skoda as the company will debut several new models expected to hit the streets this year. Wh...

 
Weekly Roundup: 02.02.2009 – 06.02.2009
Weekly Roundup: 02.02.2009 – 06.02.2009

8 Feb 2009, 18:29 UTC / If you’ve been reading our news reports, you should know that this week has been mostly about bleak sales forecasts and such. We won’t go through every manufacturer affected by the crisi...

 
First Skoda Yeti Assembled
First Skoda Yeti Assembled

2 Feb 2009, 08:25 UTC / The first VW Tiguan based Skoda Yeti is said to have been assembled at the Kvasiny plant, in the Czech Republic, ekonom.ihned.cz reported. The new 4x4 is a small SUV designed to compete with the Suz...

 
Skoda Goes Airborne in Germany, Lands on Church Roof
Skoda Goes Airborne in Germany, Lands on Church Roof

27 Jan 2009, 10:51 UTC / Residents of the small German settlement Limbach – Oberfrohna, near Chemnitz, woke up to the sounds of sirens, as emergency services rushed to the scene of a somewhat odd accident. The to...

 
Ogier Takes IRC Win at Monte Carlo
Ogier Takes IRC Win at Monte Carlo

26 Jan 2009, 11:23 UTC / Until their alleged comeback into the World Rally Championship in 2010, Peugeot look set to dominate the Intercontinental Rally Challenge this year. There were only Peugeot drivers making the overal...

 
Skoda Announced UK Limited Edition Octavia vRS
Skoda Announced UK Limited Edition Octavia vRS

22 Jan 2009, 12:01 UTC / Skoda today introduced the new Limited Edition Octavia vRS in UK, an all-new series that is said to provide more value at almost the same money offered for a stock Octavia. The 500-unit Limited Seri...