Bernhard Maier took over as the ŠKODA brand’s new Chief Executive Officer on 1 November 2015. The former Sales and Marketing Director at Porsche AG succeeds Winfried Vahland.
Real estate consulting company Colliers International represented a worldwide logistics provider, company cargo-partner CR, in the extension of a lease agreement for 4,350 square metres of warehouse space and 870 square metres of office space in SEGRO Logistics Park Prague.
The Czech carmaker’s deliveries, sales revenue and operating profit increased in the first half 2015. Deliveries to customers increased by 4.2% to a record high of 544,300 vehicles between January and June.
Toyota and PSA/Peugeot-Citroen’s car factory in the Czech Republic increased first-half production by 38 percent to 114,694 thanks to the launch of updated versions of the minicars the plant builds, the company which operates the joint venture said on Tuesday.
Success can breed jealousy, and unfortunately for Skoda, Volkswagen Group’s Czech subsidiary, business is booming.Automotive News Europe comments the situaition.
Skoda is examining whether to outsource certain parts of its non-manufacturing business such as peripheral services, and has initiated negotiations with local unions over such a move, a spokesman for the company told Automotive News Europe.
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