ŠKODA AUTO HAS SIGNED THE
„DRIVING SUSTAINABILITY“ MEMORANDUM
In 2020, ŠKODA AUTO joined the #PartnersForSustainability project, a platform of the German-Czech
Chamber of Industry and Commerce (DTIHK), partner companies and institutions. The project’s main milestone
was the „Driving Sustainability“ Memorandum, put together by the participating partners. It declares the
commitment to further development of sustainable business principles, along with an appeal to the Czech
government and its institutions, calling for better conditions where sustainable activities of the aforementioned
companies could thrive. Thomas Schäfer, Board Chairman, signed the memorandum for ŠKODA AUTO.
If you are interested in more details, read the ŠKODA Space article.
ENYAQ iV AND
IN BEST CARS 2021
ENYAQ iV AS
OUR NEW ALL-ELECTRIC SUV
MADE IN MLADÁ BOLESLAV
GETS A SPORTLINE VARIANT.
Black body applications, large alloy wheels and
a lowered sports chassis provide the ŠKODA
ENYAQ SPORTLINE iV with a confident
appearance and emphasize its dynamic handling.
Sports seats with headrests, a three-spoke
multifunction leather sports steering wheel and
carbon-effect trims set the tone in the interior.
There will be a choice of three powertrain
variants. Both the ENYAQ iV 60 producing
132 kW and the ENYAQ iV 80 with an 82-kWh
battery that delivers 150 kW and boasts a
range of more than 520 km* in the WLTP cycle
are rear-wheel drive. The ENYAQ iV 80x
features two electric motors with a combined
output of 195 kW and all-wheel drive. This
variant will complete the range later this year.
The Czech carmaker celebrated two victories
in the well-known readers’ choice “Best Cars
2021” awards organized by the German “auto
motor und sport” car magazine. As part of the
45th readers' poll edition, more than 101,000
participants elected two ŠKODA models to
become the import category winners within
their vehicle class. The ENYAQ iV won the
“Compact SUV/Off-Road Vehicle” category
right on the first attempt. The OCTAVIA
triumphed for the ninth time already, this
year as the most popular import vehicle
in the “compact class”. There was a total of
378 models to select from in 11 categories.
Managing processes in ŠKODA car
development, production, logistics,
sales and aftersales, but also developing
and using new software in IT. None
of this would be possible to do so
effectively without the so-called clouds.
Clouds represent a worldwide network
of servers used, for example, to store,
manage and share data, launch
applications or provide various content
and services. Cloud users always have
their information and data available –
anytime, anywhere, and from any
Find more at ŠKODA Space
in the article: „Cloudy – skvělí
pomocníci nejen pro práci na PC“
NO. OF THE WEEK
GOVERNANCE, RISK & COMPLIANCE:
IMPLEMENTATION OF THE INTERNAL
THE PROJECT OF THE INTERNAL CONTROL SYSTEM (ICS) AT ŠKODA AUTO STARTED IN 2020.
The main aim of this project is to ensure that material risks are adequately identified, evaluated,
managed, and controlled in the concerned areas. It helps to enhance transparency, ensure resilient
processes as well as a clear assignment of responsibilities and standardization across the entire VW
Group. The internal control system will replace the regular GRC process in 2022 as decided by VW
Group's Board of Management.
More about this and other GRC topics can be found at ŠKODA Space under the „Company Culture“ tag.
Volkswagen Group Rus produced the
400,000th car using the completely
knocked-down (CKD) method at the
GAZ Group plant in Nizhny Novgorod.
General Director of VW Group Rus
Stefan Mecha and President of GAZ
Group Vadim Sorokin took part in the
ceremony marking the production
milestone. The jubilee vehicle was
a ŠKODA KODIAQ. The CKD
production of VW Group cars
was launched in Nizhny Novgorod
in December 2012, only a year after
signing the agreement with GAZ
Group to start contract manufacturing.
At the moment, three ŠKODA models
are produced at the location – ŠKODA
KODIAQ, OCTAVIA and KAROQ.
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