The company ŠKODA AUTO a.s., headquartered in Mladá Boleslav, is an industrial heavyweight in the Czech Republic and one of the world’s oldest car makers.

Its origins go back to 1895, when Václav Laurin and Václav Klement set up a firm paving the way for more than a century of Czech car production. ŠKODA AUTO currently employs more than 28,300 people. The ŠKODA brand has been part of the VOLKSWAGEN Group for more than 25 years. During this time, ŠKODA AUTO deliveries have increased substantially and its product portfolio has expanded significantly.

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Ever since the automotive industry’s pioneering days, the ŠKODA brand has been turning out cutting-edge technologies and inventions. The joy of mobility and all things technical initially found expression in bicycles, followed by motorcycles and, ultimately, cars.


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Carmaker is making its environmental vision come to fruition by pursuing the Green Future Strategy.
Corporate social responsibility is integral to ŠKODA AUTO’s operations.
Our aim is to manage the company in a reliable, qualified and transparent manner.
Annual report 2015
Annual report 2015
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