Infographic: Expansion of ŠKODA AUTO plant in Kvasiny

Infographic: Expansion of ŠKODA AUTO plant in Kvasiny

› ŠKODA AUTO Kvasiny plant opens multifunctional competence centre

› Testing and quality centre, logistics centre, storage areas for pre-series vehicles and

event hall in one facility

› Production capacity set to rise to more than 300,000 vehicles per year

Kvasiny, 6 June 2018 – The ŠKODA AUTO Kvasiny plant is one of the world’s most

advanced automotive plants, and is currently undergoing the most comprehensive

modernization and expansion in its history. For an overview of which Kvasiny production

sections have been modernized over the past few months, please see the infographic.

Every day around 1,000 automobiles are produced by more than 8,500 employees, making the

company one of the largest employers in the Hradec Králové region. As an important pillar of

production, the Kvasiny plant makes a considerable contribution to achieving the production targets

defined in ŠKODA’s Strategy 2025. In the coming years, the site’s annual production volume will

increase to more than 300,000 units. To achieve this, ŠKODA AUTO has invested heavily in the

site, expanding Kvasiny into a multifunctional competence centre for production.

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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 the following activities:

  • D'Ieteren Auto distributes Volkswagen, Audi, SEAT, Škoda, Bentley, Lamborghini, Bugatti, Porsche and Yamaha vehicles in Belgium. It has a market share of around 22% and 1.2 million vehicles on the road. Its business model is evolving towards improving the lives of citizens with fluid, accessible and sustainable mobility. Sales and adjusted operating result reached respectively EUR 3.6 billion and EUR 119.0 million in FY 2019.
  • Belron (54.85% of the voting rights) 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 39 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. Sales and adjusted operating result reached respectively EUR 4.2 billion and EUR 400.5 million in FY 2019.
  • 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 114 countries. Sales and adjusted operating result reached respectively EUR 163.9 million and EUR 18.6 million in FY 2019.
  • D’Ieteren Immo (100%) groups together the Belgian real estate interests of D’Ieteren Group. It owns and manages approximately 30 properties which generated EUR 19.7 million net rental income in FY 2019. It also pursues investment projects and carries out studies into possible site renovations. 

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