Skoda Auto is the premium automobile manufacturer from Europe. In Indian market, the company has already introduced 12 luxury models. Skoda Superb and Skoda Laura are the few to be named. The cars of Skoda Auto are popularly known for their stylish looks and well built exteriors. The company acquires approximately one-fourth of the market share in India in luxury cars. Woth the launch of Skoda Fabia
, the company has entered the hatchback car market of India also.
Segment and Brands
||Mladá Boleslav, Czech Republic
|Year of Establishment
||1895 as Laurin & Klement (in India in 2001)
|Registered & Head Office
Five Star Industrial Area, Shendra
Aurangabad - 431 201
Tel.: +(91)-(240)-6631111/ 222/ 333
Fax: +(91)-(240)-6631299, 6631199
Skoda Auto is a part of the international Volkswagen Group, one of the premium automobile manufacturers in Europe. Skoda entered the Indian market in November 16, 2001. The company invested in a plant at Shendra, outskirts of Aurangabad, the only manufacturing facility of the company outside Europe. The brand Skoda Auto is known for its stylish looks, well built exterior and its constant endeavor to introduce modern technologies.
Till date Skoda Auto has introduced twelve luxury models in the Indian market including Skoda Superb and Skoda Laura. In 2005, the company achieved more than 25% market in the luxury segment. In the same year, it had set up a network of 41 dealerships equipped with 35 facilities spread across the country. The total sale was close to 27,000.
In 2006, Skoda Auto in India received awards like 'Most Technologically Advanced Car' for Skoda Laura and 'Best Variant' for Skoda Superb Turbo Diesel from CNBC-TV18 AUTOCAR AUTO. It also received 'Executive Car of the Year' award from NDTV PROFIT CAR INDIA and 'Automotive Technology of the Year' award from OVERDRIVE, both for Skoda Laura.