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    Official: Skoda launching two new CNG-powered vehicles in Europe in June

    Skoda's second- and third-ever production compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles aren't exactly speed burners, but they are efficient. The Czech automaker, which is owned by Volkswagen, will introduce its Octavia G-TEC and Octavia Combi G-TEC models to most of Europe next month. Skoda's first CNG ...

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    Geneva: Czech company EVC converts Skoda Roomsters to electric drive

    A Czech Republic-based company that converts Skodas to electric vehicles will be showing two all-electric models at the Geneva Motor Show next month, according to The company, EVC, will make the models, called the R3 and R7, from Skoda Roomster utility vehicles. The R3 ...

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    Report: Skoda could launch all-electric Citigo in 2014

    Following the announcement that Škoda would make its own version of Volkswagen's little Up! city car that burns gasoline, it looks like the rumors that first flew over two years ago about an electric version will come true. The Czech automaker is apparently going to put an electric Citigo ...

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    Official: Skoda unveils Volkswagen Up!-based Citigo

    This is the all-new Skoda Citigo, and if you're thinking that it looks rather familiar, that's because its Volkswagen-badged kin recently debuted at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. That's right, the long-rumored Skoda version of Volkswagen's new Up! city car has arrived. Buyers will have a choice ...

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    Official: Skoda kicks off production of electric Octavia Green E Line

    Skoda has officially kicked off production of a ten-vehicle trial fleet of its first-ever electric automobile, the Octavia Green E Line. Skoda says that production of the Octavia E Line represents the automaker's next step in its, "continued efforts to reduce emissions and consumption levels ...

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    Skoda rolls out Octavia Green E Line electric concept in Paris

    Skoda Octavia Green E Line concept - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Skoda has revealed its first-ever battery powered vehicle, the Octavia Green E Line concept, at the Paris Motor Show. Just because it is a little late to the concept party doesn't mean Škoda is going to delay ...

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    Paris Preview: Skoda reveals ultra-efficient second-gen Greenline models

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    Skoda Auto, owned by the VW group, will introduce its second-generation GreenLine cars at the Paris Motor Show just days from now. Like the first-gen GreenLine models, Skoda's second-gen offerings will focus on incorporating ...

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    Rumormill: Skoda to get own model based on VW eUp!

    Ever since Volkswagen first started rolling out concept versions of its New Small Family (NSF) mini-cars, the automaker has said it would build variants for a number of the brands in the group. The Czech-based Škoda brand is an obvious candidate for one of the small cars as it's generally ...

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    REPORT: Skoda considering electric car based on VW Up!

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    Volkswagen Czech-based subsidiary Škoda is reportedly considering adding an electric vehicle to its range of automobiles. As you would expect, Skoda's electric car would be based on the upcoming Volkswagen Up!, which is ...

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    REPORT: how the Up! might find a home in the new array of VW-group offerings

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    Regular readers are surely aware of the new city car model that Volkswagen is preparing called the Up! Until now, European shoppers looking for a relatively cheap VW, could only get an imported Fox from Brazil that dosen't have too much of ...

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    Skoda introduces new 1.2L three cylinder, coming to a VW soon

    The low price Czech-based division of the Volkswagen group, Skoda, has started producing a revised version of its 1.2-liter three cylinder engine. The powerplant is debuting in the Fabia but will soon spread to its platform-mates within the group, the VW Polo, Seat Ibiza and possibly even the ...

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    EU-US summit delegates to ride in Škoda Superb GreenLine

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    According to Carscoop, the government of the Czech Republic has procured 27 Škoda Superb GreenLine sedans from VW's Czech subsidiary that will be used as official vehicles for the upcoming European-American summit ...

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    VW Up! may be too expensive for ?koda and Seat

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    Volkswagen's NSF (new small family) concepts, the up! series, has been on our radar since appearing at auto shows in late 2007. Last fall, VW committed to bringing these vehicles to production models, and we heard that the leading candidate for a ...

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    Geneva Preview: Skoda to debut Octavia Greenline

    According to a report on Auto Express, Volkswagen-owned Czech automaker Skoda is set to debut a fuel-saving version of its Octavia sedan at the Geneva Motor Show next week. The Octavia is the longest-running nameplate from Skoda, celebrating its 50th anniversary earlier this year. Like other ...

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    Skoda Superb GreenLine officially launched

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    Škoda, a European division of Volkswagen's auto empire, believes that big cars can be green too, and to prove it, the automaker has finally officially launched the Superb GreenLine that we first saw last year at ...

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    Mating the 1.4-liter TFSI to the Skoda Octavia retains performance

    Automakers claim that the new generation of small turbocharged engines keep the same performance or even improve older powertrains, as we saw for a VW Passat. However, it's good to know that a mostly performance-oriented publication, Auto News, has tested the new 122 hp 1.4-liter turbocharged VW ...

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    Another European large sedan with low emissions: ?koda Superb Greenline

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    Large sedans don't usually have small engines, but CO2 emissions limits and taxes have given automakers incentive to launch green versions of their larger models. Think of the Citroën C5 Airdream, the Opel ...

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    German journalists eke out 73 mpg in a production car

    This time, a high mile per gallon number was recorded in Europe and not with a Peugeot. A group of German motor journalists managed to get 3.2 l/100 km (73 mpg U.S.) in a Skoda Fabia TDI Greenline. The car had a 1.4 TDI (diesel) engine good for 80 HP. The thirty-six journalists (we're guessing not ...

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    Skoda diesels get common-rail technology

    Skoda, the Czech marque that belongs to the VW group, has announced that its Octavia model will from now on use the latest iteration of TDI technology. TDI is based in the use of common-rail injection, and it phases out pump-injectors. The new Superb, due in two months, will also have the new ...

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    Geneva 2008: ?koda shows off the Superb GreenLine

    Click image for a hi-res gallery of the Škoda Superb GreenLineThe latest version of the VW Passat-derived Škoda Superb is making its official debut in Geneva this week, and the Czech marque's flagship will also be offered in the eco-themed GreenLine trim. Many of Volkswagen's ...


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