Skoda has produced 18 million vehicles

Skoda 18 millones de vehículosSkoda carries on producing automobiles since the year 1905. Are far since its beginnings as a manufacturer of bicycle in the austro-Hungarian Empire (today Czech Republic). After more than a century of history behind this brand, now a subsidiary of the Volkswagen Group, achieved an important milestone. You have reached the , 18 million vehicles produced.

The honor of becoming the unit that marks the milestone has had a Skoda Superb Combi white color that has come out of the production line of the plant Kvansiny (Czech Republic). There they waited three responsible of the brand: Bernhard Maier, President of the Board of directors, Michael Oeljeklaus, responsible for Production and Jaroslav Povšík, Chairman of the trade union KOVO.

Skoda Superb Combi

Skoda Superb Combi

Maier, is released from this office recently, he praised the production center saying that “the Kvasiny plant is one of production with a long tradition and an outstanding team. Today we have 18 million reasons to be proud of our workers. Without them, the success of Skoda would be unimaginable”. Michael Oeljeklaus, on the other hand remarked to his work at the local level: “Since 1991, we have invested more than 11,000 million euros in the modernization and expansion of production facilities in the Czech Republic”.

more Specifically, the plant Kvasiny is in an expansion phase and Skoda will invest in it 260 million. It is expected that in the coming years, the annual production is set in 280.000 vehicles and creating more than 1,300 jobs. In addition to the inauguration of the testing room, with 50 new workers will be responsible for the development of a new model that will see the light of here to three years.

Source – Skoda