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The new RAPID 1.0 TSI, new SUPERB and the all-new KAROQ premiere at the first ever ŠKODA AUTO India Virtual Conference

The pioneering ŠKODA AUTO India Virtual Conference witnessed the unveiling of the new RAPID 1.0 TSI, the luxurious new SUPERB as well as the newest member of its SUV family: the all-new KAROQ at a starting price of INR 7.49 lacs, INR 29.99 lacs and INR 24.99 lacs respectively. ŠKODA AUTO India put forth its powertrain and fuel strategy in view of the Bharat Stage 6 emission norms and safety standards while demonstrating a new range of Turbocharged Stratified Injection (or TSI) e...

ŠKODA AUTO DigiLab hosts online ‘COVID-19 Mobility Race’ hackathon to benefit automotive industry

ŠKODA AUTO DigiLab has played host to the global online ‘COVID-19 Mobility Race’ hackathon. The theme of this year’s ideas competition, which took place from 4 to 7 June 2020, set the tone: the event was dedicated to the current challenges facing the automotive industry as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. How can a vehicle be bought and delivered whilst following stringent social distancing measures? What options are there for car buyers to virtually vi...

Škoda Auto India introduces ‘Clever Lease’ solutions

Škoda Auto India introduced a range of innovative and competitive leasing services called 'Clever Lease'. With a gamut of flexible solutions: plain, dry, or wet lease, one can avail monthly rentals for a tenure of 24, 36, 48, and 60 months on the powerful yet efficient Škoda Rapid TSI as well as the luxurious new Škoda Superb. The monthly lease rental for Škoda model range will start at INR 22,580 and cater to retail and corporate customer...

Škoda Auto India partners with Twitter to launch a unique ‘Speed Challenge’ game

Škoda Auto India, in partnership with Twitter India has introduced a unique ‘speed challenge’ game exclusive for the digital audience. The game goes live today and interested participants can log on to https://tweet.octaviarsspeedchallenge.com/ to play this enthralling gripping game. This game promises to replicate the same thrill that is felt while reaching 0-100 in Kmph in just 6.6 seconds in the new Octavia vRS 245.   This first-of-its-ki...

Škoda Auto India inaugurates its maiden 3S dealership facility in North East with SSB Automobiles

With the inauguration of the first dealership facility in Guwahati, Škoda Auto India aims to strengthen its position in Assam and push forward its campaign of establishing a strong foothold in the north eastern markets of India. The new state of the art dealership facility sports the new Corporate Identity and Design as a part of Škoda Auto global redesigning process. The Czech auto manufacturer, under the purview of the ‘INDIA 2.0’ project, will have at le...

Skoda unveils INDIA 2.0 project's first car - Skoda Kushaq

The brand-new ŠKODA KUSHAQ is the first production car as part of the INDIA 2.0 project. Under the lead responsibility of ŠKODA AUTO, Volkswagen Group is investing one billion euros in its model campaign on the Indian subcontinent to strengthen the presence of ŠKODA and Volkswagen there for the long term. The ŠKODA KUSHAQ is based on the MQB-A0-IN, a variant of the modular MQB platform specially adapted by ŠKODA for the Indian market...

Three design sketches offer a first glimpse of the new Škoda Kodiaq

Three design sketches give an initial impression of the new Škoda Kodiaq. The large seven seater marked the commencement of the Czech manufacturer's successful SUV campaign the world over. The new facelifted offering features aesthetical and technological enhancements. The new Škoda Kodiaq will be celebrating its global premiere on 13 April and will make way to the domestic market later this year. The first design sketch showcases the striking fro...

Škoda Auto India commences production of the all new Octavia

Škoda Auto India announced the start of production of the all new Octavia at its production facility in Shendra, Aurangabad. The celebratory Lava Blue vehicle dons the Lauren & Klement badge that pays homage to the founders of the longstanding Czech auto manufacturer as well as its 125 years of rich history and heritage. Slated to be introduced later this month, the latest Škoda offering will build on the Octavia's strong legacy - taking technology, featur...

Škoda Auto India extends warranty and maintenance for customers

Mr. Zac Hollis’ – Brand Director Škoda Auto India, spoke about the company extending its warranty and maintenance services for customers during these critical times. “Our priority at Škoda Auto India is to provide continued support to our customers during such unprecedented times. Hence, we have decided to extend our warranty, Schedule Maintenance Services and SuperCare Maintenance Plans, which were due between April and June, to 31st July, 2021. W...

All-new Škoda Octavia launched in India

Škoda Auto India unveiled the all - new Octavia at an attractive ex-showroom price of INR 25.99 lacs nationwide - taking forward the 'One Nation. One Price.' philosophy. The Octavia marked the beginning of Škoda Auto's model offensive campaign for India two decades ago. The fourth generation, with its timeless design, exquisite interiors, class leading safety, and intelligent connectivity features, pushes the yardstick further. Mr. Zac Hollis, Brand...

Škoda Auto to be present in more than 100 cities in India

Škoda Auto, the Czech Marque, has grown its network presence by almost 15% with the launch of the Kushaq, less than a month ago. This has been enabled by a focused effort on expanding the network, which formed an important part of the Kushaq launch strategy. The brand will be present in more than 100 cities across India by August 2021, and this will be its largest coverage in the country since it entered this market. With this, Škoda Auto India will have more than 170 ...

Škoda Auto sales increase 234% in July

Škoda Auto, the Czech Marque, announced a 234% increase in its July 2021 sales, compared to the same period last year. The company sold 3,080 cars in July 2021, compared to 922 cars sold in July 2020. Sales in June 2021 stood at 734 units, which account for a 320% increase in July 2021 sales over June 2021. As per the company’s strategy, the surge in sales is fuelled by the launch of Kushaq, which will be one of the important growth drivers of the brand going forward. 2021 ...

Škoda Auto India begins deliveries of 1.5L TSI powered Kushaq pan India

Škoda Auto India has started customer deliveries of the newly launched 1.5L TSI-powered Kushaq from today. The Kushaq launched recently on 28 June 2021, has received an overwhelming response from the customers. The 1.5L TSI-powered Kushaq will be available for test drives and sales at all Škoda Auto showrooms across India. The powerful and efficient 1.5L TSI Engine is from the Volkswagen Group's globally acclaimed latest generation EVO series and features the first-i...

Škoda Auto announces 'Compact Workshops': A unique service concept

Škoda Auto India announced a unique initiative - ‘Škoda Compact Workshops’, which aims to enhance customer service experience. Through this, the brand will open 30 new compact workshops across the country by the end of this year. The concept of compact workshops is aimed at expanding the service touchpoints, in line with Škoda Auto India’s focussed customer-centric strategy. Going forward, all sales branches in non-metro locations will ...

Škoda Auto India crosses 10,000 bookings mark for Kushaq

Škoda Auto India has achieved the milestone of 10,000 bookings for the Kushaq. The mid-sized SUV has bolstered the growth for Škoda Auto India. Witnessing an overwhelming demand for the Kushaq, Škoda Auto India will be equipping the automatic Style variants with 6 airbags (both 1.0L and 1.5L) and a Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) at an incremental cost of approximately INR 40,000.  Mr. Zac Hollis, Brand Director – Škoda Auto...