Auto is presenting its new brand identity as part of the Next Level – Skoda Strategy
2030. The focus is on a new design language, a new logo and comprehensively
updating the corporate identity.
In addition, the Czech car manufacturer is
accelerating and expanding its e-campaign: Skoda Auto is going to have three
new all-electric models on the market as early as 2026, with more to follow.
The Vision 7S concept study provides a specific preview of one of these models.
The all-electric share of the Skoda brand’s European vehicle sales will rise to
over 70% by 2030. To support this, the Czech car manufacturer will be investing
a further Euros 5.6 billion in e-mobility and Euros 700 million in
digitalisation over the next five years.
From 2030, the
Czech and Indian plants will be manufacturing cars with net-zero emissions. The
Vrchlabí plant is leading the way; the site has already been CO2-neutral since
a small car, there are plans for a compact SUV and a seven-seater for families.
The Vision 7S concept study, with its range of over 600 kilometres and peak
charging rate of 200 kW, offers a specific preview of the seven-seater electric
SUV. During the transition phase to e-mobility, the brand is strengthening its
product portfolio of highly efficient combustion engines and will be unveiling
the new-generation Superb and Kodiaq in the second half of next year. The
refreshed Octavia will follow in 2024.
Vision 7S: Seven-seater SUV based on the MEB with a 600+ km range
Vision 7S provides the first specific preview of an all-new Skoda model and at
the same time showcases the brand’s new design language. The all-electric SUV
offers generous space for up to seven passengers and numerous Simply Clever
details, rounding off the top end of the carmaker’s product portfolio and
customer base. The concept study is based on the Volkswagen Group’s Modular
Electrification Kit (MEB) and has an 89 kWh battery. This delivers a maximum
range of over 600 kilometres in the WLTP cycle.
Skoda Auto has created a new design language
for the electric and digital age, which will gradually be rolled out starting
next year. It is defined by clear, reduced lines that emphasise the simplicity
and value of Skoda’s new models. Characteristic elements of the new design
language include the new front end with a so-called Tech-Deck Face and
sustainable materials in the interior.
new brand logo no longer uses sculptural 3D graphics. This is Skoda’s response
to a growing shift in marketing activities from print to online. The CI of
corporate identity has also been substantially revised; in terms of colour, Skoda
Auto will now be using two different green hues – Emerald and Electric Green,
which represent ecology, sustainability and electromobility.
is also committed to sustainability in its products: An Enyaq iV uses 13
kilograms of recycled plastics recovered from end-of-life battery cases and
bumpers. The recycling rate for steel used in the body is 40%, while the
aluminium recycling rate is as high as 60%. The side windows are made of 20%
recycled glass. In the interior, the Enyaq iV also offers seat covers made of
40% virgin wool and 60% recycled PET bottles.
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