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Locality:Czech Republic
Date:12/4/2017
Škoda Auto: From Bicycles to a Global Manufacturer of Motor Vehicles
In 1899 the Laurin & Klement factory also started making Slavia motorcycles, thus becoming the first motorcycle factory in all-Austria-Hungary and Germany. Today, Škoda Auto a.s. is not only the biggest Czech motor vehicle manufacturer, but also the largest Czech exporter and one of...

In 1899 the Laurin & Klement factory also started making Slavia motorcycles, thus becoming the first motorcycle factory in all-Austria-Hungary and Germany.

Škoda Auto: From Bicycles to a Global Manufacturer of Motor Vehicles Today, Škoda Auto a.s. is not only the biggest Czech motor vehicle manufacturer, but also the largest Czech exporter and one of the biggest Czech employers. Today, you can purchase Škoda cars not only in Europe, but also in Asia, Africa, South America and Australia. With its manufacturing tradition that spans more than 120 years, it ranks among the oldest motor vehicle brands in the world. And two cyclists Václav Laurin and Václav Klement were at the beginning of everything.  
 
 

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