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Škoda Auto: nearly 780,000 autos produced worldwide in 2022

Towards the backdrop of a number of international crises, Škoda Auto managed to provide nearly 780,000 autos at its international manufacturing websites in 2022, together with nearly 56,000 at its Indian vegetation alone. As well as, the corporate has manufactured our bodies and quite a few elements – resembling MEB battery programs, engines, axles, gearboxes and high-voltage traction batteries which might be additionally put in in autos of different Group manufacturers.

“It’s because of the extraordinary efforts of our robust crew that we have been in a position to produce nearly 780,000 Škoda autos in our manufacturing vegetation worldwide, even below the present, extraordinarily difficult total situations. This achievement impressively proves the excessive resilience and adaptability of our crew and deserves nice recognition. In 2023 we can be pushing additional forward with electrification and have clearly outlined our objective: By 2030, all our three Czech vegetation can be producing E-components or E-vehicles.”

Michael Oeljeklaus, Škoda Auto Board Member for Manufacturing and Logistics

Round 415,000 autos rolled off the manufacturing strains in Mladá Boleslav in 2022

In 2022, Škoda Auto produced round 415,000 autos from the Škoda Fabia, Scala, Octavia, Octavia iV, Kamiq, Enyaq iV and Enyaq Coupé iV sequence at its important plant in Mladá Boleslav. The fashions within the profitable all-electric Enyaq iV household are primarily based on the Volkswagen Group’s Modular Electrification Toolkit (MEB).

Since Could 2022, battery programs for the Volkswagen Group’s MEB autos have additionally been manufactured in Mladá Boleslav. Investments within the newly constructed manufacturing line whole round 130 million euros. The battery programs are utilized in Škoda, Volkswagen, Audi and SEAT fashions. Škoda Auto plans to launch one other meeting line in 2023. This step will improve the whole capability by greater than 340% to 1,500 battery programs a day.

As well as, the corporate produced 366,000 engines, 1,390,000 axles in addition to 356,000 transmissions of the categories MQ100 and MQ200 at its important plant. Škoda Auto reached the milestone of 4 million EA211 engines and manufactured the 15 millionth transmission of the present era throughout all kinds.

On the Kvasiny web site, Škoda Auto produced a complete of 221,000 items of the Škoda Excellent, Excellent Combi and Excellent iV mannequin sequence in addition to the Kodiaq and Karoq SUVs.

On the part plant in Vrchlabí, Škoda Auto constructed 538,000 items of the DQ200 automated direct-shift transmission. By mid-February 2022, the plant had produced the 4 millionth transmission in whole. That is put in within the Czech carmaker’s fashions in addition to in autos of different Group manufacturers. The state-of-the-art manufacturing facility has been Škoda Auto’s first CO2-neutral manufacturing web site worldwide for the reason that finish of 2020. It operates in response to Business 4.0 rules, using ground-breaking applied sciences within the automotive trade.


Different manufacturing websites in Europe

On the plant in Bratislava, the Slovakian capital, Škoda Auto produced 16,000 items of the Škoda Karoq in 2022.

Leveraging the potential in Asia

In 2022, Škoda Auto produced round 42,000 autos at Chinese language vegetation in Changsha (Škoda Kodiaq and Kodiaq GT), Nanjing (Škoda Kamiq, Kamiq GT and Excellent), Ningbo (Škoda Octavia, Octavia Professional and Karoq) and Yizheng (Škoda Fast).

Throughout the identical interval, the carmaker constructed nearly 56,000 autos at its Indian vegetation in Pune (Škoda Kushaq and Slavia) and Aurangabad (Škoda Octavia, Kodiaq and Excellent). The Aurangabad plant makes use of 100% ‘inexperienced’ power and is on monitor to being CO2-neutral by 2025.

The Slavia is the second mannequin Škoda has efficiently launched in India after the Kushaq SUV, which was developed particularly for the wants of shoppers on the subcontinent as a part of the INDIA 2.0 mission. The Škoda Slavia and Kushaq are primarily based on the MQB-A0-IN platform, particularly developed for the Indian market. From 2024, Škoda Auto can be exporting each mannequin sequence in CKD format to Vietnam, the place they are going to be accomplished on the newly constructed CKD meeting plant. The automotive producer is thus underlining the strategic significance of India for its additional growth in Asia and the corporate’s total internationalisation technique.

In February 2022, the Group’s Board of Administration determined to droop manufacturing in and exports to Russia indefinitely as a result of Russian assault on Ukraine. This choice impacts the 2 Russian vegetation in Nizhny Novgorod and Kaluga.

Škoda Auto manufacturing in 2022 (rounded figures)

Automobiles 780,000
Engines 366,000
Axles 1,390,000
Excessive-voltage traction batteries 206,000
Transmissions 894,000
     DQ200 538,000
     MQ100; MQ200 356,000


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