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 […]
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 […]
“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 […]
The first Octavia Combi was launched 60 years ago. Do you know how big her suitcase was? And that she offered bedding?
In July 1961, production of the first Škoda Octavia Combi began in Kvasiny. Did you know that it also offered bedding? AZNP was still working on a more practical version of the Octavia Tudor, the production of which began in 1959, in the 1950s, and the first prototype in a two-color lacquer finish was completed […]
The range of the Octavia model is expanded by the sports-tuned Sportline derivative, known from other models. You can recognize it by the black details of the exterior or the lowered chassis. The fourth-generation Škoda Octavia has been gradually expanding its range since its entry into the market at the turn of 2019 and 2020. […]
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, […]
The Škoda Octavia arrives in a special edition RS 120 years of motorsport. How much does this limit cost?
The Mladá Boleslav carmaker has finally expanded the price list of its bestseller with a limited edition RS 120 years of motorsport. But it’s not cheap fun. This year, Škoda commemorates 120 years since it plunged into the world of motorsport. To celebrate, as is customary, it has prepared a limited edition “120 years of […]
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 […]
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 […]
The long Škoda Octavia Pro for China: See what we’re missing and how much space it offers at the back
One week ago, the Czech carmaker Škoda introduced the new Octavia designed exclusively for the Chinese market. Thanks to the new photos, we can see what it offers in comparison with the European version. Compared to the European version, the Chinese Octavia Pro is mainly 64 millimeters longer, measuring 4,753 mm in length, and the […]