Electric cars and product digitization. Škoda’s new boss revealed the cards for the first time

The new Chairman of the Board of Directors of Škoda Auto, Thomas Schäfer, intends to pay special attention to the electrification and digitization of the company’s products. According to him, they are the key to keeping the carmaker attractive to customers. Schäfer stated this in his first letter to employees, which he made available to … Read more

Change in Škoda’s management: When we get angry, we stop the belts, says the trade unionist

The trade unions also criticized the events surrounding Škoda Auto in detail in their weekly, the Škoda Trade Union. According to Povšík, they have certain indications that lead them to think that the carmaker intends to move the production of some important models to Slovakia, to Bratislava. This should apply, for example, to the Superb … Read more

Škoda’s sales fell by almost a third in the first half of the year

In the first half of this year, Škoda Auto’s sales fell by 31.3 percent year on year to 426,700 vehicles. This was announced by the parent company Volkswagen. The car market has been hit hard by the coronavirus crisis this year. In June, however, Škoda Auto’s sales fell by only 16 percent year on year … Read more