Preview: ŠKODA AUTO files the most patent applications of all Czech companies in 2019

ŠKODA AUTO files the most patent applications of all Czech companies in 2019

› Innovation: the number of ŠKODA AUTO applications has been increasing for years

› Legal certainty: patenting new ideas is part of ŠKODA AUTO’s company philosophy and protects the brand’s intellectual property

› Engineering prowess: most of the patent applications come from ŠKODA AUTO’s Technical Development and Production departments

Eco-friendly and cost-effective alternative: the new ŠKODA OCTAVIA G-TEC

Eco-friendly and cost-effective alternative: the new ŠKODA OCTAVIA G-TEC

70 years ago today: ŠKODA’s only start in the famous 24 Hours of Le Mans

70 years ago today: ŠKODA’s only start in the famous 24 Hours of Le Mans

ŠKODA wins six ‘Family Car of the Year’ awards in AUTO Straßenverkehr readers’ choice

ŠKODA wins six ‘Family Car of the Year’ awards in AUTO Straßenverkehr readers’ choice

Production milestone reached in Mladá Boleslav: ŠKODA AUTO manufactures 3 millionth EA211 engine

Production milestone reached in Mladá Boleslav: ŠKODA AUTO manufactures 3 millionth EA211 engine

Digital, networked and intuitive to use: The ŠKODA OCTAVIA’s infotainment systems

Digital, networked and intuitive to use: The ŠKODA OCTAVIA’s infotainment systems

When safety becomes more important than speed – the ŠKODA FABIA Rally2 evo’s role as guardian angel

When safety becomes more important than speed – the ŠKODA FABIA Rally2 evo’s role as guardian angel

ŠKODA student car tradition resurrects 1970s project concept

ŠKODA student car tradition resurrects 1970s project concept

Lifestyle estate in its 3rd generation: The new ŠKODA OCTAVIA SCOUT

Lifestyle estate in its 3rd generation: The new ŠKODA OCTAVIA SCOUT

#beatSKODAACES – ŠKODA Motorsport eChallenge proceeds to round 3 with virtual Rally Catalunya

#beatSKODAACES – ŠKODA Motorsport eChallenge proceeds to round 3 with virtual Rally Catalunya

ŠKODA OCTAVIA and ŠKODA SUPERB voted ‘4×4 of the year’

ŠKODA OCTAVIA and ŠKODA SUPERB voted ‘4×4 of the year’

Technical innovations tested in motorsport made their way into road cars from ŠKODA

Technical innovations tested in motorsport made their way into road cars from ŠKODA

World Bicycle Day 2020 and ŠKODA: A tradition of excellence on two wheels, too

World Bicycle Day 2020 and ŠKODA: A tradition of excellence on two wheels, too

About ŠKODA Import - s.a. D’Ieteren n.v.

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Group profile


In existence since 1805, and across family generations, D’Ieteren seeks growth and value creation by pursuing a strategy on the long term for its businesses and actively encouraging and supporting them to develop their position in their industry or in their geographies. The Group has currently three activities articulated around strong brands:

 

D'Ieteren Auto distributes Volkswagen, Audi, SEAT, Škoda, Bentley, Lamborghini, Bugatti, Porsche and Yamaha vehicles in Belgium. It is the country's number one car distributor, with a market share of around 21% and 1.2 million vehicles on the road. Sales and adjusted operating result reached respectively EUR 3.4 billion and EUR 113.0 million in 2018.

 

Belron (54.10% owned) has a clear purpose: “making a difference by solving people’s problems with real care”. It is the worldwide leader in vehicle glass repair and replacement and operates in 35 countries, through wholly owned businesses and franchises, with market leading brands – including Carglass®, Safelite® and Autoglass®. In addition, Belron manages vehicle glass and other insurance claims on behalf of insurance customers. It has also expanded its services into the automotive damage and home damage repair and replacement markets. Sales and adjusted operating result reached respectively EUR 3.8 billion and EUR 225.7 million in FY 2018.

 

Moleskine (100% owned) is a premium and aspirational lifestyle brand which develops and sells iconic branded notebooks and writing, travel and reading accessories through a multichannel distribution strategy across more than 115 countries. Sales and operating result reached respectively EUR 174.1 million and EUR 28.6 million in FY 2018.


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