Škoda Auto: virtually 780,000 automobiles produced worldwide in 2022

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In opposition to the backdrop of a number of world crises, Škoda Auto managed to supply virtually 780,000 automobiles at its world manufacturing websites in 2022, together with virtually 56,000 at its Indian vegetation alone. As well as, the corporate has manufactured our bodies and quite a few elements – comparable to MEB battery techniques, engines, axles, gearboxes and high-voltage traction batteries which are additionally put in in automobiles of different Group manufacturers.

“It’s because of the extraordinary efforts of our sturdy crew that we have been capable of produce virtually 780,000 Škoda automobiles 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 will probably be pushing additional forward with electrification and have clearly outlined our purpose: By 2030, all our three Czech vegetation will probably be producing E-components or E-vehicles.”

Michael Oeljeklaus, Škoda Auto Board Member for Manufacturing and Logistics

Round 415,000 automobiles rolled off the manufacturing traces in Mladá Boleslav in 2022

In 2022, Škoda Auto produced round 415,000 automobiles from the Škoda Fabia, Scala, Octavia, Octavia iV, Kamiq, Enyaq iV and Enyaq Coupé iV sequence at its foremost 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 techniques for the Volkswagen Group’s MEB automobiles have additionally been manufactured in Mladá Boleslav. Investments within the newly constructed manufacturing line whole round 130 million euros. The battery techniques are utilized in Škoda, Volkswagen, Audi and SEAT fashions. Škoda Auto plans to launch one other meeting line in 2023. This step will enhance the entire capability by greater than 340% to 1,500 battery techniques a day.

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

On the Kvasiny website, Škoda Auto produced a complete of 221,000 models of the Škoda Very good, Very good Combi and Very good iV mannequin sequence in addition to the Kodiaq and Karoq SUVs.

On the element plant in Vrchlabí, Škoda Auto constructed 538,000 models of the DQ200 computerized 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 automobiles of different Group manufacturers. The state-of-the-art manufacturing facility has been Škoda Auto’s first CO2-neutral manufacturing website worldwide for the reason that finish of 2020. It operates in accordance with Business 4.0 ideas, using ground-breaking applied sciences within the automotive business.

 

Different manufacturing websites in Europe

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

Leveraging the potential in Asia

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

Throughout the identical interval, the carmaker constructed virtually 56,000 automobiles at its Indian vegetation in Pune (Škoda Kushaq and Slavia) and Aurangabad (Škoda Octavia, Kodiaq and Very good). The Aurangabad plant makes use of 100% ‘inexperienced’ vitality and is on observe 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 consumers on the subcontinent as a part of the INDIA 2.0 undertaking. The Škoda Slavia and Kushaq are primarily based on the MQB-A0-IN platform, particularly developed for the Indian market. From 2024, Škoda Auto will probably 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 automobile producer is thus underlining the strategic significance of India for its additional improvement 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 because of the 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

SOURCE: Škoda

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