Skoda builds from 2020, electric cars

Mladá Boleslav (Czech Republic), 20. November 2017

"The future of Skoda is electric," says the company's chief Bernhard Maier. "By 2025, we plan, five purely electric-powered models in different segments to offer." How the roadmap looks like for this, published by the manufacturer, together with an x-ray drawing of the first electric cars.

Superb with a Plug-in Hybrid starting in 2019

The E-vehicles are to be manufactured in the Czech factory in Mladá Boleslav where Skoda produces already from 2019, components for Plug-in Hybrid models from several VW AG brands. The first electric series production model from Skoda itself also comes in 2019 on the market: the Superb Plug-in Hybrid. Then probably the Kodiaq is electrified in part. In both models, we expect the powertrain of the Passat GTE. He combines a 1.4-Liter turbocharged gasoline engine with an electric motor. The performance of the system is 218 HP, while the electric range is up to 50 kilometers.

The first electric car and the more distant future

2020, the first all-electric model from Mladá Boleslav on the Basis of the VW electric car-platform MEB. A view of this vehicle, the SUV design study, the Skoda Vision E, which was presented at the exhibition Auto Shanghai in 2017. It is an SUV coupe that will be positioned between Karoq and Kodiaq and up to 300 HP could make. It would then be up to date, the most expensive and most powerful model in the brand. At the opposite end of the electric car spectrum, the manufacturer wants to bring an affordable compact car, which is Essentially a umgelabelten VW I. D. could be.(ml)