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Škoda auto launches series production of the enyaq iv at its main plant in mladá boleslav

ŠKODA AUTO launches series production of the Enyaq iV at its main plant in Mladá Boleslav

Michael Oeljeklaus, ŠKODA AUTO Board Member for Production and Logistics, emphasises: “The Enyaq iV is ŠKODA’s first series-production model that was designed as an all-electric vehicle from the outset. This means our new SUV also places entirely different demands on manufacturing processes and production sequences than models with combustion engines. This is also reflected in the extensive preparation and conversion measures that we ha

electrifying new skoda octavia vrs iv charges

Electrifying new Skoda Octavia vRS iV charges

The first electrified vRS At the heart of the new Octavia vRS – the first vRS to be offered with a plug-in drivetrain – is a petrol and electric power unit fine-tuned to deliver a sporty and engaging driving experience. A 1.4 TSI petrol engine delivers 150PS while a three-phase permanent magnet 85kW electric motor boosts combined power output up to 245PS. Maximum torque output is 400Nm – 30Nm more than the previous Octavia vRS model. The vRS iV is fitted with a 13kWh lithium-ion battery pack which

skoda continues its electric evolution as octavia adds iv plug-in hybrid

Skoda continues its electric evolution as Octavia adds iv plug-in hybrid

ŠKODA is continuing its ambitious electrification programme with the addition of a new iV plug-in hybrid model to its award-winning Octavia range. Using the same petrol/electric drivetrain technology seen in the Superb iV and the Octavia vRS iV, the new Octavia iV is priced from £30,795 OTR and is available in hatch and estate forms. Thanks to its plug-in hybrid drivetrain, the Octavia iV is the most fuel-efficient Octavia ever built wit

skoda loads up with autocar silverware as the new octavia is named best family car 2020

Skoda loads up with Autocar silverware as the new Octavia is named best family car 2020

New for 2020, the Autocar Britain’s Best Car Awards aim to highlight the best options for buyers in a range of categories. Unlike other awards, the Autocar categories are not price or size based and take a broader look at what customers are looking for when buying a new car. The Autocar judges praised the new Octavia for its remarkable practicality, refined driving experience and value for money with Autocar road test editor Matt Saunder

skoda octavia named auto express car of the year

Skoda Octavia named auto express car of the year

The all-new Skoda Octavia has been crowned Auto Express Car of the Year in the UK’s most prestigious new-car awards. The announcement, made this afternoon in an online broadcast, saw the Octavia scoop the coveted title, as well as Compact Family Car of the Year and Estate Car of the Year. Auto Express’ team of expert judges praised the car’s blend of exceptional all-round abilities and outstanding value for money. Steve Fowler, Editor-in-Chief of Auto Express, said: “Since launching in the UK in t

fast four-ward: uk prices and specifications announced for fourth-generation octavia vrs

Fast four-ward: UK prices and specifications announced for fourth-generation Octavia vRS

The Octavia vRS launches with a 245PS 2.0 TSI DSG model with prices starting from £31,495 OTR. Available in both hatch and estate body styles, the launch model is the first of a range of Octavia vRS models set to arrive over the coming months. These will include a manual version of the launch 2.0 TSI 245PS model, a 2.0 TDI 200PS DSG with the option of four-wheel drive and the brand’s first electrified vRS model – a 245PS Octavia vRS iV D

skoda celebrates uk premiere of the new enyaq iv in electric avenue

Skoda celebrates UK premiere of the new Enyaq IV in electric avenue

Famed and named for being one of the first streets in Britain to be lit by electricity, the avenue played host to the car manufacturer’s first all-electric SUV to mark the news that the pre-reservation list for Enyaq iV orders has now opened. The Enyaq iV combines a generous amount of space, emotive design and well-balanced proportions with a sustainable yet fun driving experience. Available in a choice of rear-wheel or four-wheel drive,

Škoda joins forces with parkopedia to help drivers find parking spaces quicker and easier in real time

ŠKODA joins forces with Parkopedia to help drivers find parking spaces quicker and easier in real time

ŠKODA drivers now receive enhanced support in their search for vacant parking spaces. To achieve this, the Czech car manufacturer has concluded a cooperation agreement with Parkopedia, the world’s leading parking service provider. As a result, ŠKODA drivers have access to real-time information on millions of parking spaces throughout Europe, which is displayed via the vehicle’s navigation system or the ŠKODA Connect App. The parking sp

british drivers love to give names to their vehicles - check the names out!

British drivers love to give names to their vehicles - check the names out!

A peculiar survey in the UK reveals that drivers give names to their vehicles. Something more, some Brits admit that they name their beloved car after a family member or a loved one, according to new research conducted by SKODA. The research took participation about 2,000 drivers of which 32 percent revealed that they had named at least one of their vehicles, and a quarter of those 2,000 admitted to naming at least three or more vehicles durin

skoda reveals first details of new octavia lineup!

SKODA reveals first details of new Octavia lineup!

2020 marks the arrival of the fourth-generation Octavia – a fully revised model that is set to continue its role as the main driving force at the heart of SKODA. Ahead of its debut, the Czech manufacturer releases a new set of images and some details about the new family member. Let’s find out more, shall we? Ju

skoda reveals first details of the new octavia lineup

SKODA reveals first details of the new Octavia lineup

With more interior space, even more advanced safety features and revised exterior design, new SKODA Octavia is wider and longer than its predecessors and comes with larger boot and never-before-seen aesthetic components. Now in its fourth generation since the launch in 1996, the lineup remains SKODA’s best-selling mo

skoda celebrates a milestone anniversary! superb has turned 85 years old!

SKODA celebrates a milestone anniversary! Superb has turned 85 years old!

85 years ago, on 22 October 1934, SKODA team unveiled the Superb lineup. The name highlighted the quality and comfort of brand’s new luxurious model, which until then had simply been released under the name S 640. Between 1934 and 1949 there were more than 1,000 first generation Superb vehicles rolled off the production line. And in 2001, the prominent Czeck manufacturer revived the vehicle by implying a contemporary approach towards the drivet