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    Geneva: 2013 Škoda Octavia hits Geneva in sedan and wagon trims [w/video]
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    Volkswagen's Czech brand Škoda had a big show here in Geneva, even if most North American car buyers would never know it. Škoda brought its newly introduced Octavia model to the show this year, in both sedan and wagon ("combi") formulations. The Škoda business model in ...

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    Official: New Skoda Octavia, cast in the same mold, arrives full of new features
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    There's no reason a one-trick pony can't be an entertaining success – you've just really got to like that one trick. And while we're not saying that the new offerings from Škoda are one-dimensional, we are saying that it's a good thing we like the Czech brand's new design language; ...

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    Video: Why are these new Skoda models getting crushed?
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    The massive number of safety devices, explosives, electronics and construction materials in modern cars means that extricating someone from a wrecked vehicle is no longer just a matter of a Sawzall and twelve minutes. Carmakers work with first responders so that the men and women who save lives ...

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    Official: Skoda teases MissionL concept ahead of Frankfurt debut
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    Of all of the divisions under the Volkswagen Group's vast corporate umbrella, Skoda's wouldn't exactly be what you'd call the most exciting. But the Czech automaker is working on improving that. Skoda plans on releasing a new product every six months for the next two years, and this is the first ...

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    Official: Škoda tops 227 mph, claims 2.0-liter production speed record at Bonneville
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    If you thought a 202-mph run seemed like a hell of a pace for a Škoda Octavia, hold on to your hats, folks, because the Czech automaker's team at Bonneville has set a new record. With a beefed-up turbocharger and intercooler, enhanced aerodynamics and the requisite safety modifications, ...

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    Official: Škoda Octavia vRS blows past 200 mph at Bonneville
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    There are places you expect to find a Škoda, and places you don't. European streets, for example, fall squarely into the former category. Dried up lake beds in the United States, however, belong firmly in the latter. But someone forgot to tell that to the people who make the Czech ...

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    Official: Skoda Octavia slated as latest entry to join British Touring Car Championship
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    The new entries just keep on lining up for the British Touring Car Championship, which is rapidly becoming the most varied racing series in the world. There are already 27 cars based on 13 different models from 10 different manufacturers, but now the touring car series is about to get a 28th, ...

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    Skoda adds Haldex all-wheel drive system to Octavia, Superb
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    2011 Skoda Octavia Scout – Click above for high-res image
    If you want a Volkswagen, you'll buy a Volkswagen. Right? That may be simple enough in the North American market, but overseas buyers can opt for Seat or Skoda versions of the same vehicles. Seats often offer more power and ...

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    Canceled Czech: Skoda ushers out the Octavia vRS with a limited edition
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    Click above to view the Skoda Octavia vRS Limited Edition in high resolution
    A Volkswagen brand just wouldn't be a Volkswagen brand without its own performance label (or two). VW itself has the GTI and R badges, Audi has S and RS, Seat has FR and Cupra, and so on. In fact, aside from Bentley, ...

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    Paris Motor Show: ?koda Octavia Scout
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    As our man Alex Nunez said when he covered the preview press release at the beginning of this month, the Škoda Octavia Scout is based on the Volkswagen Golf Mk. V. It's a new small wagon derivative from Škoda that sits 16mm higher than the regular Octavia Combi 4x4. It features ...

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    ?koda Octavia Scout: Baby Allroad, Czech-style
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    Click to enlargeOne upcoming Paris debut that caught our eyes is the new Škoda Octavia Scout. Based on the Volkswagen Golf MkV, the Octavia Scout is a small wagon whose ride height is 16mm higher than that of the regular Octavia Combi 4x4. Its unpainted bumpers, fender flares and side ...

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    Skoda expands Chinese presence
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    Volkswagen-owned Skoda Auto announced Wednesday that it is expanding its plans for China. With production of Skoda's Octavia scheduled to spool up in 2007 at Volkswagen's plant in Shanghai, the company announced that it will add its Fabia (pictured) and Superb models to its Chinese portfolio.Skoda ...

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