Czech Republic

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 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.

Czech Golden Eye Poll has 12 finalists
6.February 2018

The Golden Eye for the Best Picture of the 2017 Season of the Motorized Sport Competition has recorded a record 280 photos. The Pozitif Publishing Agency announced 12 finalists.

SDA: CR is catching up with debt in fleet renewal
8.January 2018

The secretary of the Association of Automobile Importers Josef Pokorný commented on ČT 24 about the development of vehicle registrations in 2017. What did car sales mean for a new record?

Benzina trains its staff at filling stations
31.October 2017

Benzina, the Czech Republic’s largest filling station network and part of te Unipetrol Group, started to train its business partners and their service staff attending the filling stations. A special minibus rebuilt into a small lecture hall has been designed for this purpose. The coaches can therefore train the staff directly at filling stations.

Česká pojišťovna celebrates its 190th anniversary
27.October 2017

Česká pojišťovna celebrates the 190th anniversary of its founding. Its history was passed by prominent statesmen, outstanding personalities of Czech culture and aristocrats. The company has suffered many regimes, war conflicts, sovereigns and presidents, and has experienced a number of events.

The CR has produced nearly 950,000 vehicles
20.September 2017

A total of  945,780 motor vehicles were produced in the Czech Republic this year, AutoSAP reported. The passenger cars approached the millionth border (940,536). An extra year-on-year increase was recorded in the manufacture of trucks (+ 40%). More buses were produced than in the same period last year.

Czech police have no money to buy Tucsons
23.August 2017

Hyundai Motor Czech has signed an agreement with the Ministry of Interior to supply police cars. In total, more than 800 Tucson cars were to be delivered to the Police of the Czech Republic. According to the latest news, however, the contract may not be as big as it was signed.