Tag: Skoda Superb

Skoda’s New Autonomous Tech Has A Self-Driving Car Following A Human-Operated One

Skoda has taken another step towards autonomous driving, this time in collaboration with VSB, the Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic, by modifying two Superb iVs so that the one follows the other with no driver intervention. Part of their ‘Follow the Vehicle’ project, which aims to have autonomous cars follow a human-driven vehicle, the […]

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VW Aborts Plan For New Plant In Turkey Amid Plunging Car Sales

The coronavirus pandemic and the ensuing economic crisis appear to have put the final nail in the coffin for Volkswagen’s planned multi-brand car factory in Turkey. The project, which was put on hold in October last year among international criticism about Turkey’s military operations in Syria, has reportedly been dropped. The Volkswagen Group has decided […]

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Skoda Superb, Karoq And Kodiaq Getting New Infotainment Tech

Skoda’s latest infotainment tech is making its way into the Superb, Karoq and Kodiaq for the start of the 2021 model year. The systems are based on the VW Group’s third-generation infotainment matrix and allow for more custom vehicle settings than ever before. Novelties include the Laura digital voice assistant, Internet radio and wireless SmartLink […]

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Asian Brands Dominate Survey Naming Most Satisfying Cars To Own For 2020 In The UK

The Kia Sorento has been crowned Britain’s most satisfying car to own in Auto Express’ 2020 Driver Power rankings, which surveys new car satisfaction. The survey saw the Sorento take top honors with an impressive score of 92.05%. The Korean SUV was also rated to have the best interior, as well as the best practicality […]

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VW Group’s New Multi-Brand Plant Will Be Built In Turkey Or Not At All

There has been a lot of talk about Volkswagen’s decision to pick Turkey as the location for a new multi-brand vehicle assembly plant. Despite opposition from German labor unions, the carmaker went through with the plan and announced in July that the plant would be built in Manisa, a city on Turkey’s western coast. The facility […]

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Bulgaria, Romania Trying To Lure VW For New Factory After Freezing Turkey Decision

Bulgaria and Romania are reportedly still on the race for VW’s planned factory, after the German car maker delayed its final decision to pick Turkey for its location. VW established a subsidiary close to Izmir, Turkey that would handle the new $1.4 billion factory that’s supposed to start production in 2022. The German car maker […]

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