Škoda achieved record numbers of sales in the past year and prepare 19 new models up to 2020

The signing of Czech origin has been marked in 2017 the best records of its history, establishing a record of sales and profits. Škoda is preparing a total of 19 new models that will arrive to the market by 2020.

1in a little over a decade, the brand name of Czech origin now the property of the Volkswagen Group has managed to become one of the brands general practitioners more relevant in the market. The past year has been the most successful of the story for Škoda and the first few months of 2018 seem to indicate that the records will continue on the rise.

Dver the past year, sales of Škoda climbed 6.6%, with a total of 1.200.500 vehicles delivered to new customers, obtaining at the same time benefits by 1,600 million euros, establishing an increase of 34.6% compared to the previous year.

China has been the largest market for Škoda in 2017, with a total of 325.000 units, followed by Germany (173.300), Czech Republic (95.000), Great Britain (80.100), Poland (66.600), Russia (62.300), France (27.300), Turkey (25.000), Italy (24.700) and Austria (24.300).

Without a doubt, have enriched its range of models with two new crossovers has been one of the main reasons behind the boost in the sales of Škoda and it is for this reason that the manufacturer is already preparing a third model, which will be located in the entry step of the range SUV and that a few days ago, he had his coming-of-age as a prototype at the Geneva Auto show in march 2018.

But this new crossover will not be the only novelty of the Czech brand to the next few years, because as you we had yesterday, Škoda is already preparing the release of version purely electric urban Citigo, will arrive to the market in the coming months.

anyway, the roadmap of Škoda provides the launch of no less than 19 new models that will arrive by 2020, an initiative that will be accompanied by the most comprehensive investment program in the history of the brand, with an investment of close to 2,000 million euros, mainly allocated to mobility services and the technologies necessary for the implementation of a range of electric models and plug-in hybrids.