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Daimler halts truck engine deliveries
9.July 2018

Daimler has temporarily halted deliveries of a truck engine after finding that, in certain driving conditions, its emissions of nitrogen oxide (NOx) could exceed legal limits, the company said on Sunday.

Diesel driving bans: here is the solution!
8.June 2018

In Hamburg, Germany’s first diesel driving ban was introduced on 31.05.2018. For this reason, car drivers have many questions: Is my vehicle affected? How can I avoid the driving ban and how do I reach my destination despite it? The answers are available on the free Green-Zones App.

Goodyear sponsores Czech football
10.May 2018

The Football Association of the Czech Republic has begun working with the world-wide manufacturer of Goodyear tires for at least the next two years. The American Goodyear tire manufacturer has become the official partner of the Czech football team.

Škoda students designed new SUV
7.May 2018

Students from the ŠKODA AUTO Vocational School have demonstrated their design skills this year too. The trainees’ concept car, an open-top ŠKODA KAROQ, is based on the production version of the compact SUV.

Czech government supports BMW Test Center
2.May 2018

Czech government of Andrej Babiš agreed to sign a declaration on strategic cooperation between the Government of the Czech Republic and BMW AG to support the planned construction of a test center in the Sokolov region.

ŠKODA has a new head of marketing
27.April 2018

Marc-Andreas Brinkmann is the new Head of Marketing at ŠKODA AUTO. The 43-year-old has already worked in numerous international leadership roles in marketing and has years of experience in the automotive industry.

BYTON announces cooperation with Chinese FAW
23.April 2018

Right before the start of the 2018 Beijing Motor Show, the intelligent electric vehicle manufacturer, BYTON, and the Chinese automotive manufacturing company, FAW (First Automotive Works), signed a strategic cooperation investment framework agreement.

VW Group appoints Herbert Diess as CEO
13.April 2018

Herbert Diess will take over from Matthias Mueller as CEO of the Volkswagen Group, adding fresh impetus to the company’s efforts to slim down and reorganize the way its 12 brands are managed.

What is the eCall system
3.April 2018

eCall is a system that provides an automated message to the emergency services following a road crash which includes the precise crash location.

Škoda takes part in ‘Earth Hour’
27.March 2018

On 24 March 2018, ŠKODA AUTO took part in the environmental initiative ‘Earth Hour’ for the sixth time in a row. As part of the global event for climate protection organised by the World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF), the company switched off its lights for one hour in 17 areas at its Czech sites.