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In 1991, ŠKODA was producing the models FAVORIT and the extended version of FORMAN, delivering 172,000 cars to the market per year. Today, 26 years after joining VW, seven model lines bear the ŠKODA brand in a total of 40 variants.

The models FAVORIT and the extended version of FORMAN were soon replaced by FELICIA. Just short of 1.5 million FELICIA cars rolled off the production lines. In 1996, OCTAVIA was introduced as the first vehicle the development of which began after the union with Volkswagen. This car became a bestseller, and the number of cars produced is approaching six million.

MOST CARS OF ONE MODEL:
*AS OF THE END OF MAY 2017

INTERESTING FACTS

 

15 million cars could form a line 66,200 km in length, which is 1.65 times the circumference of the Earth.

 

Today, ŠKODA is making cars at 15 plants all over the world. Vehicles bearing the winged arrow logo are represented on about 100 markets. In 2016, the company delivered 1.1 million cars to its customers.

 
1991
3 plants
Mladá Boleslav, Kvasiny, Vrchlabí (CZ)
 
2016
15 plants
Mladá Boleslav, Kvasiny, Vrchlabí (CZ),
Bratislava (SK), Solomonovo (UA),
Kaluga, Nizhnij Novgorod (RUS), Ust–
Kamenogorsk (KAZ), Aurangabad, Pune
(IND), Antingzhen, Yizheng, Nanjing,
Ningbo, and Changsha (CN)
 
 

PLANTS FURTHEST DISTANT FROM MLADÁ BOLESLAV

 
EMPLOYEES

 

IN 1991: 17,000

IN 2016: > 30,000