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Škoda Auto produces over 888,000 automobiles worldwide in 2023

Škoda Auto produces over 888,000 automobiles worldwide in 2023


espite main challenges, Škoda Auto produced greater than 888,000 Škoda vehicles final 12 months

In 2023, Škoda Auto manufactured over 781,000 automobiles at its Czech vegetation, and its worldwide amenities contributed an extra 107,000 items. The corporate’s scope of manufacturing was not restricted to automobiles; it manufactured key parts, together with PHEV and MEB battery methods, axles, and engines, which additionally put in in different Volkswagen Group manufacturers’ automobiles. Moreover, Škoda Auto made strategic advances in its internationalisation technique in 2023: The model entered the Vietnamese market in September and started preparations in mid-October for resuming manufacturing in Kazakhstan.

“Over the previous 12 months, we’ve got produced greater than 888,000 Škoda automobiles globally, demonstrating our potential to adapt rapidly and flexibly to a dynamically altering and geopolitically difficult setting. This achievement displays our dedication to our clients, our model, and the Group. Our latest new market entries and the addition of native manufacturing amenities are key steps in increasing our international manufacturing capacities. I want to thank all my colleagues for his or her nice dedication and teamwork.”

Andreas Dick, Škoda Auto Board Member for Manufacturing and Logistics

Manufacturing within the Czech Republic

In 2023, Škoda Auto manufactured roughly 556,000 items of the Fabia, Scala, Octavia, Octavia iV, Kamiq, Enyaq and Enyaq Coupé sequence in Mladá Boleslav. This facility additionally produced 349,021 MQ100 and MQ200 handbook transmissions, 1,736,815 axles and 469,935 EA211 engines, that are additionally put in in different Volkswagen Group manufacturers’ automobiles. Moreover, the positioning manufactured 165,606 battery methods for MEB automobiles and 147,625 battery methods for plug-in hybrid fashions. With a second meeting line commissioned in December 2023, the power’s capability is ready to extend by 50% to 1,500 items a day.

The Kvasiny plant additionally contributed considerably, producing a complete of 225,000 items of the Karoq, Kodiaq, Very good, and Very good iV fashions in 2023. Key highlights of the 12 months included the disclosing of the second-generation Kodiaq in October and the world premiere of the fourth-generation Very good in November. The model’s ICE flagship will proceed to be out there in each hatchback and Combi property physique types.

In Vrchlabí, Škoda Auto’s manufacturing targeted on DQ200 automated direct-shift transmissions, with a complete of 686,066 items manufactured. These transmissions are integral not solely to Škoda’s fashions but additionally to automobiles throughout the Volkswagen Group.

Worldwide manufacturing amenities

On the Volkswagen facility in Bratislava, Škoda Auto’s manufacturing included over 36,000 items of the Karoq SUV and the preliminary items of the brand new Very good era. The corporate was chargeable for your entire improvement of each the Škoda Very good and Volkswagen Passat, that are manufactured on the identical manufacturing line in Bratislava. This initiative is a part of the Beta+ challenge, aimed toward leveraging synergies within the manufacturing community and additional boosting effectivity. By transferring the manufacturing of the Very good to Bratislava, the carmaker is creating capability for added items of the Octavia on the Kvasiny plant from the summer season of 2024 onwards. Moreover, the transfer will enable extra battery-electric automobiles to be constructed on the Mladá Boleslav plant.

On the Ukrainian plant in Solomonovo, 2,580 Škoda vehicles have been assembled final 12 months from semi-knocked-down (SKD) kits imported from Czech manufacturing vegetation. The potential for rising manufacturing volumes on the Solomonovo facility is contingent on the evolving conflict scenario in Ukraine.

Throughout the 4 Chinese language factories in Changsha (Kodiaq and Kodiaq GT), Nanjing (Kamiq, Kamiq GT and Very good), Ningbo (Octavia, Octavia Professional and Karoq) and Yizheng (Fast), the Czech automobile producer constructed roughly 18,500 automobiles in 2023.

Internationalisation technique: coming into new markets and constructing synergies

Škoda Auto successfully superior its internationalisation technique all through 2023. The Pune manufacturing unit in India produced nearly 48,000 items of the domestically developed Kushaq and Slavia fashions. Moreover, the Aurangabad plant contributed roughly 4,400 items, encompassing the Very good, Octavia, and Kodiaq fashions. In whole, Škoda Auto’s Indian amenities produced over 52,000 automobiles.
The corporate is actively looking for to achieve extra clients in India whereas additionally increasing its worldwide market presence. Consistent with this goal, Škoda Auto opened a brand new Elements Expedition Centre in Pune in October 2023. This can function a logistics hub for completely-knocked-down (CKD) kits of the Kushaq and Slavia fashions manufactured in India, beginning this 12 months.

In December final 12 months, the Indian Elements Expedition Centre achieved a major milestone by being the primary in India to obtain the Indian Inexperienced Constructing Council’s platinum certificates for inexperienced constructing. The certification underscores the power’s adherence to inexperienced constructing rules, specializing in water conservation, power effectivity, pure useful resource preservation, waste discount, and creating more healthy areas for staff. These efforts align with Škoda Auto’s company technique for a sustainable future.

From Pune, the CKD kits are set to be exported to Vietnam, reflecting Škoda Auto’s growth into that market in September 2023. Vietnam is a part of the ASEAN area the place Škoda Auto strategically leads the Model Group Core and goals to maximise development for the Volkswagen Group.

Škoda Auto’s re-entry into Kazakhstan in October 2023 marks one other important step in its internationalisation efforts, contributing to the corporate’s objective of increasing its international presence.


Škoda Auto’s manufacturing in 2023 (*rounded figures)

Autos 888,000*
Engines 469,935
Axles 1,736,355
PHEV battery methods 147,625
MEB battery methods 165,606
Transmissions 1,035,087
DQ200 686,066
MQ200, MQ100 349,021




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