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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.

Škoda: best year to year result in its history
21.March 2018

ŠKODA AUTO delivered 92,800 vehicles to customers worldwide in February, an increase of 14.3% compared to the same period of the previous year (February 2017: 81,200 vehicles), and the best February result in its 123-year history.

Self-driving Uber kills Arizona woman
21.March 2018

An autonomous Uber car killed a woman in the street in Arizona, police said, in what appears to be the first reported fatal crash involving a self-driving vehicle and a pedestrian in the US.

Skoda Auto: the best February in history
13.March 2018

Czech carmaker Škoda delivered 92,800 vehicles to its customers worldwide in February 2018, up 14.3% from the same period last year (February 2017: 81,200 vehicles).

Volvo sponsored the Lion Evening
13.March 2018

In the Dvořák Hall of the Prague Rudolfinum, the prestigious Awards of the Czech Film and Television Academy for the year 2017 were awarded on March 10, 2018. Volvo Car Czech Republic was a partner of the festive evening.

20 candidates to PR manager of the Year
11.March 2018

Since January, Automakers magazine has been organizing a poll on best media service of the Czech Association of Automobile Importers in 2017, in collaboration with both journalist clubs. The vote was closed on February 28, 2018. Who was nominated?

QHERO project has more than 300 students
11.March 2018

More than three hundred students joined the QHERO project launched in November last year by Porsche Czech Republic to support schools and students of automotive focus.

Trump threatens to tax European auto imports
5.March 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump kept up pressure on trading partners, threatening European automakers with a tax on imports if the European Union retaliates against his plan to impose tariffs on aluminum and steel.

Autobond Group sponsors Baník Ostrava
4.March 2018

Thirty new Toyotas have been used by FC Baník Ostrava football club. The cars were provided in cooperation with the AUTOBOND dealer group, who became the club’s new partner.

Audi Ski Team congratulates to Ester
4.March 2018

Ester Ledecká enrolled with a sensational gain of two gold medals in two different disciplines in the history of winter sports. To her success, as well as a longtime member of the Audi Ski Team, Ondrej Bank, who worked with her in the Alpine disciplines, contributed as an assistant to one of Esther’s trainers.

Rolling Stones at Harley’s celebrations in Prague
4.March 2018

Celebrations of the 115th Anniversary of Harley-Davidson will start on July 4, 2018 in Prague by the Rolling Stones concert. The legends are going to Prague. The British band Rolling Stones will play in Prague for the fifth time, this time in Letňany.