Škoda Auto has had two critical weeks. The key Octavia returns to the line

The most important Octavia model returned to the key M13 production line in Mladá Boleslav last week. The carmaker had to stop its production for a few days two weeks ago due to a lack of semiconductor chips. Thus, only the Enyaq electric model was temporarily produced on the line. It was the first time […]

Layoffs and millions in losses. The damage crisis Auto is affecting the supplier

Škoda is a major customer of many domestic companies, such as Isolitu-Bravo, which manufactures electrical appliances, plastic products and molds. “It’s a big problem, we reduced production by twenty percent due to the decision of Škoda Auto and laid off all twelve agency workers. We had to find another job for another two dozen regular […]

Škoda Auto stopped assembling the Octavia due to a lack of parts

“This is the first time that only a purely electric car has been produced on the assembly line at Škoda Auto,” the trade unionists write in Thursday’s issue of the company weekly Škodovácký odborář. Behind the sentence that gives the impression of success, there is in fact a statement of the deep crisis in which […]

Škoda Auto accelerated production. Octavia spews at a record pace

Such fast production lines in the mentioned hall have run only once so far. This was at a time when it was being tested whether the machines could handle such a pace at all. The trade unionists themselves speak of “crazy speed” and must ensure that there are always enough workers on shifts. “Last weekend, […]

Octavia gets the Sportline version! Sports is mainly at a glance

The fourth generation Octavia is another Škoda that gets a sporty-looking Sportline version. This is the premiere for the best-selling model of the Mladá Boleslav car, the previous three generations did not “know” the Sportline version. The new variant, available for liftback and station wagon, is included in the offer between the Style and RS […]

New Škoda Octavia in Russia: Other engines, eight-speed automatic and lower prices

Škoda is expanding its range of fourth-generation Octavia versions for the Russian market. And it is interesting how much the local offer differs from the Czech one. The Octavia, which is also produced at the Russian plant in Nizhny Novgorod, is currently only available as a liftback in the world’s largest country. Customers have at […]