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ANDREAS WARMS UP IN -30°C ŠKODA RUN

ŠKODA UK Motorsport driver Andreas Mikkelsen has successfully completed his second and final pre-season warm-up event by battling through -30°C temperatures and driving with frozen toes to finish 5th on Rally Finnskog. Three weeks after winning the Mountain Rally, Andreas and co-driver Ola Fløene (who celebrated his 43th birthday on 1 February) were back in […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday February 6, 2012

ŠKODA OCTAVIA GREEN E LINE: E-MOBILITY UNDER EVERYDAY CONDITIONS

Endurance testing in ten electric cars based on ŠKODA Octavia in full swing Practical testing at Prague airport Octavia Green E Line fine-tuning Delivery to external partners set for late March 2012 Mladá Boleslav, February 3nd, 2012 – ŠKODA is engaged in intensive tests of its electric vehicle fleet based on ten ŠKODA Octavia Green […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday February 3, 2012

ŠKODA CELEBRATES: 14 MILLION VEHICLES PRODUCED

FEBRUARY2012/01 Laurin & Klement’ Superb special edition Impressive growth of the ŠKODA brand Production and sales to grow significantly by 2018 Model expansion in international markets Mladá Boleslav/Kvasiny, January 30, 2012 – ŠKODA has produced its 14-millionth car. The celebratory vehicle rolled off the assembly line at the Czech plant at Kvasiny earlier this week. […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday February 1, 2012

WORLD DEBUT FOR FIVE-DOOR ŠKODA CITIGO

Exhibition debut at 2012 Geneva Motor Show Model line extended into new market segments ŠKODA model offensive is defining element in manufacturer’s Growth Strategy  Mladá Boleslav, January 30th, 2012 – ŠKODA will present the new Citigo subcompact to the public as a five-door version for the first time at the Geneva Auto Salon in early […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday January 30, 2012

SKODA UK SUPPORTS BRITISH RALLYING AND RENEWS OFFICIAL VEHICLE PARTNER DEAL WITH RALLYE SUNSEEKER

After a highly successful joint venture last year, ŠKODA UK will continue as Official Vehicle Partner to Rallye Sunseeker (February 24-25), the opening round of the 2012 MSA British Rally Championship. The highly popular Southern Car Club-organised event, which was voted BRC 2011 ‘Rally of the Year’, takes place in the forests near Bournemouth and […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday January 27, 2012

NEW YEAR BRINGS NEW JOBS, AS ARNOLD CLARK ŠKODA OPENS ITS DOORS IN PAISLEY

Arnold Clark ŠKODA opened its doors this month 22 new members of staff recruited from local area This new year, Arnold Clark ŠKODA on Phoenix Retail Park in Paisley, opened its doors as a full Sales Retailer and Authorised Repairer for ŠKODA vehicles.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday January 18, 2012

ŠKODA STAR SPEEDS TO SNOWY SUCCESS

ŠKODA UK Motorsport driver Andreas Mikkelsen’s 2012 rally season has begun in fine style after he scored victory on the opening round of the Norwegian Rally Championship, the snowy Mountain Rally in Norway. Co-driven by Ola Fløene, the reigning Intercontinental Rally Challenge Champion won the Gol-based event in his IRC title-winning ŠKODA Fabia S2000, which […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday January 16, 2012

ŠKODA GOES FROM STRENGTH TO STRENGTH

2011 worldwide sales up by 15.3% to 879,200 vehicles Deliveries advance in all regions and for all model lines Increased market share in all sales regions – World market share: up by 1.4% Production capacity expanding to accommodate further growth New Citigo and Rapid off to promising start ŠKODA UK posts record UK registrations of […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday January 16, 2012

ANDREAS BEGINS SEASON ON THE MOUNTAIN RALLY

Reigning Intercontinental Rally Challenge Champion Andreas Mikkelsen will have an early pre-season test in his title-winning ŠKODA Fabia S2000 when he contests the Mountain Rally in Norway on Saturday 14 January. Co-driven by Ola Fløene, Andreas will drive his 2011 Rally of Scotland and Cyprus Rally winning Fabia S2000 on the event, which is now […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Saturday January 14, 2012

A HAPPIER NEW YEAR AT YOUR LOCAL ŠKODA SHOWROOM

Pay no VAT on selected models 0% finance on selected models £3,000 discount on ŠKODA Fabia 1.4 SE Free servicing with finance on selected models All offers run until 31 March 2012 Forget the High Street, the best bargains for motorists looking to buy from an award-winning model range this New Year is at a […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday January 10, 2012

RECORDS TUMBLE AS ŠKODA UK TOASTS SUCCESSFUL

2011SIMPLY THE BEST YEAR EVER! ŠKODA UK posts record UK registrations of over 45,000 cars Milestone market share of 2.32% in the UK Fleet sales reach 21,986, breaking through the 2% barrier for the first time ŠKODA UK is celebrating a happy new year after the company recorded its highest annual new car registrations ever […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday January 6, 2012

ŠKODA MOTORSPORT TO ENTER THE 2012 SEASON AT THE JÄNNER RALLY

Both ŠKODA Motorsport’s factory crews, Hänninen/Markkula and Kopecký/Dresler, to appear in the season’s opening event The Jänner Rally is part of the European, Czech and Austrian championships ŠKODA’s ambition is to fight for top ranks again in the new season Mladá Boleslav, 5 January, 2012 –Ready to field both of its factory crews, the ŠKODA […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday January 5, 2012

FRESH NEW-LOOK SKODA FACTORY COLOUR SCHEME FOR ANDREAS FABIA S2000 IN 2012

Andreas Mikkelsen’s ŠKODA UK Motorsport Fabia S2000 will feature a crisper factory-designed colour scheme in 2012, as he attempts to become the first driver to win back-to-back Intercontinental Rally Challenge driver titles. Co-driven by Ola Fløene, Andreaswill join Jan Kopecký/Pavel Dresler and Juho Hänninen/Mikko Markkula in the three factory-prepared Fabia S2000s that will spearhead ŠKODA’s […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday January 5, 2012

The new year is looking a little brighter for locals

Heritage Automotive Group acquired Loders ŠKODA Yeovil at the end of November The acquisition saved 17 local jobs Heritage ŠKODA Yeovil is now open for trading as a full Sales Retailer and Authorised Repairer The new year is looking a little brighter for locals, as 17 jobs are saved by the acquisition of Loders Motor […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday December 20, 2011

SKODA YETI SCOOPS TWO CLASS WINS IN 4X4 OF THE YEAR AWARDS

ŠKODA is revelling in a double dose of festive cheer after the Yeti was honoured by two respected specialist off-road magazines in their end-of-year awards. They bring the versatile SUV’s trophy haul to six for the year, and with UK sales up a third on 2010 it caps a remarkable 12 months for the Yeti. […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday December 19, 2011

SKODA WANTS TO COMPLETE IRC HAT TRICK IN 2012

The IRC championship remains the priority ŠKODA Motorsport to compete in the European Championship series for the first time The team’s agenda for the Czech rally championship has been extended Hänninen and Kopecký named again as factory drivers The team will enter the new year with a new factory-car design Mladá Boleslav, 16 December, 2011 […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday December 16, 2011

IN NOVEMBER, SKODA CONTINUES TO GROW DYNAMIC

Last year’s sales already exceeded at the end of November Sales grow 16.3 per cent within the first eleven months of 2011 More than 800,000 vehicles sold for the first time Successful first full year of the ŠKODA Growth Strategy Mladá Boleslav, December 15th, 2011 – ŠKODA will set a new sales record in 2011. […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday December 16, 2011

1,500,000TH OCTAVIA II PRODUCED

Second generation Octavia enjoys worldwide success An important pillar of the ŠKODA Growth Strategy Anniversary vehicle is a white Octavia Combi GreenLine Mladá Boleslav, December 13th, 2011 – ŠKODA has built the 1,500,000th Octavia of the second generation. The anniversary vehicle – a white Octavia Combi of the ‘GreenLine’ version – rolled off the assembly […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday December 14, 2011

ŠKODA REVEALS NEW PHOTOS OF ITS STUNNING VISIOND CONCEPT

ŠKODA has released new images of its stunning VisionD concept.  Unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2011, the stylish design offers a clear indication of the future design direction for all future ŠKODA cars. The model is inspired by classic form and design; the long wheelbase and short overhangs are a prerequisite for […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday December 9, 2011

ŠKODA UK AND FIFTH GEAR TV RALLY TO THE CAUSE

ŠKODA UK Motorsport IRC Champion Andreas Mikkelsen drives Vicki Butler-Henderson around Leicestershire The two pro drivers compete in the navigational rally MSA’s Go Motorsport encourages grassroots participation ŠKODA UK Motorsport’s 2011 IRC champion Andreas Mikkelsen has teamed up with Fifth Gear TV’s Vicki Butler-Henderson to put the spotlight on one of the UK’s most affordable […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday December 8, 2011

FIFTH GEAR TV RALLIES TO THE CAUSE

Friday evening’s Fifth Gear motoring programme on Channel 5 television (9 December) will put the spotlight on one of the UK’s most affordable and enjoyable forms of motor sport. Earlier this month one of the show’s well-known presenters, Vicki Butler-Henderson, teamed up with Škoda UK Motorsport’s newly crowned Intercontinental Rally Challenge champion Andreas Mikkelsen to […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday December 5, 2011

ANDREAS COLLECTS IRC DRIVERS TROPHY IN PARIS

Andreas Mikkelsen collected his 2011 Intercontinental Rally Challenge winning drivers’ trophy at the official end of season gala prizegiving ceremony in Paris last night, and revealed that his title winning achievement with ŠKODA UK Motorsport didn’t sink in until a week after the final round in Cyprus. “Straight after Rally Cyprus I went to London […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday December 2, 2011

SKODA SUPERB ESTATE A LEEDS LIFE-SAVER

Emergency medics in Leeds have chosen the ŠKODA Superb Estate to aid their vital work in ferrying human organs for transplant around North Yorkshire. What’s more, the practical and versatile load-lugger has proved such a hit with staff that two doctors bought one each for themselves!

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday November 30, 2011

SKODA UK SETS ALL-TIME REGISTRATIONS RECORD

Beats record 2010 in only 11 months Market share of 2.3% Fleet sales also set new record ŠKODA UK today announced that it has broken its previous registrations record in just 11 months of 2011.  In 2010 ŠKODA UK totalled 41,240 registrations; as of 28 November, UK registrations reached 41,313.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday November 28, 2011

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