EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Škoda Auto

Škoda Auto

Geographic Location

Country: Czechia
Region: Kralovehradecky; Severovychod
Location of affected unit(s): Kvasiny


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.10 - Manufacture of motor vehicles
Number Employed: 5000
Group: Volkswagen Group

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 15-01-2016
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 15-01-2016
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2016
Planned Job Creation: 2000

Additional Information

Car manufacturer Škoda Auto, a subsidiary of the Volkswagen Group, has announced that it will create up to 1,000 new jobs at its Kvasiny plant over the year 2016 due to the launch of two new sport utility vehicles (Škoda SUV and Seat SUV) whose production is scheduled in 2016. At present, Škoda Auto operates its Kvasiny site with about 5,000 staff in total.

Update 16/3/2016

Car maker Škoda Auto  wants to hire 2,000 people in 2016, mainly in connection with the extension of its plant in Kvasiny and production of a new SUV.