Skoda Auto produced ten millionth car

Skoda company celebrates. It produced 10,000,000th car in a history. First car was made in year 1905. Speed of produce is rapidly raising. First five millions was made durin 86 years, the following only in 15 years. The chief of Skoda expects, that another ten millions would take only twenty years.

Skoda Auto has its origin in Bohemia in years, when Czech Republic was only a piece of Austria-Hungary territory. First models of cars was made in numbers of hundreds. Most cars of similar type were made in communistic era. It were models from Skoda 105 to Skoda 120 built betwwen year 1976 and 1990 and their number was over two millions.

One million cars reached models from new era: Favorit, Felicia, Octavia and Fabia. A little bit older Octavia in two types- normal and combi- is still very popular, it is produced more than Fabia. Octavia Combi Elegance 2.0 Tdi was the ten millionth car.

Skoda produces cars in Czech Republic – towns Mlada Boleslav, Vrchlabi, Kvasiny- Kazachstan, China and Russia. Cars produced in present time are models of cars Octavia in many versions, Fabia, Superb and as a brand new car Roomster. In 2009 the Skoda will start a production of a new car: an off road named Yeti.

Official sites of Skoda Auto are here.

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