ŠKODA 2013: Growth Strategy Successfully Implemented - ŠKODA delivered 920,800 vehicles to customers in 2013 (2012: 939,200). Record year with eight new or completely revised models. Second best sales year in ŠKODA’s history. Sales revenue once again over ten billion euros: €10.3 billion. Solid operating profit: €522 million.
German-Czech Summit in Wolfsburg - Czech Prime Minister Sobotka visits Volkswagen Group headquarters. Meeting between Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, CEO of Volkswagen AG; Christian Klinger, Board Member at Volkswagen AG and ŠKODA Supervisory Board Chairman; Prof. Dr. h.c. Winfried Vahland, CEO of ŠKODA; Jaroslav Povšík, ŠKODA Union Chairman.
ŠKODA remains on path to growth in February - ŠKODA sells 70,200 vehicles – up 4.6% (February 2013: 67,100). Solid trend: Sixth month of successive growth; up 16% in Europe. New ŠKODA Octavia massive hit: One-third increase in West & Central Europe.