Where is Skoda From?
Skoda has quickly risen in popularity in the UK. It is now one of the best mid-range brands available thanks to its unique blend of premium build quality and modern, elegant designs. But where is Skoda from and what features to Skoda’s typically benefit from? Find out by reading more below.
Where was Skoda started?
Skoda was founded in 1895, Mladá Boleslav, Czech Republic.
It produced its first vehicle in 1905.Prior to this, Skoda’s founders Václav Laurin and Václav Klement (whose names you may recognise from premium specifications of Skoda vehicles) produced bicycles. This eventually progressed into motorcycle production and later, cars.
Laurent & Klements bicycle and motorcycle company suffered damage from a large fire leading to a merger with the Skoda Manufacturing company in 1925. Finally, Skoda became part of the Volkswagen Group in 1991. This is why many modern Skoda vehicles share components and engineering with other members of the Volkswagen Group including Audi, Volkswagen and SEAT.
What vehicles do Skoda make?
Skoda has quickly expanded its range of vehicles, however its most popular and compelling vehicles largely in the SUV, Estate and Saloon categories. They have also released the Enyaq IV electric SUV to show the brand’s intent to compete in the modern electric market.
Skoda’s best vehicles include the;
- Skoda Scala (Large Hatchback)
- Skoda Octavia (Estate & Saloon)
- Skoda Kamiq (Small SUV)
- Skoda Karoq (Medium SUV)
- Skoda Kodiaq (Large UV)
- Skoda Enyaq IV (Electric SUV)