The production of VW Passat will be done by superb at Skoda’s Kvasiny plant since 2023.
Volkswagen announced that::
“The production of all versions of the Volkswagen Passat model will be carried to Skoda’s factory in Kvasiny, Czech Republic. Passats will now be produced with Skoda Superb and Kodiaq from 2023. The compact SUVs, Skoda Karoq and Seat Ateca, currently being produced in this factory called Kvasiny, will be directed to a new plant in the VW Group. This new factory is currently in eastern Europe.”
As is known, after the Volkswagen diesel scandal, he has given his attention to electric models. The company wants to prepare for zero emission vehicle production will carefully review its automobile production activities and production capacity. In parallel, Volkswagen announced yesterday that Emden and Hanover facilities will be transformed into electric vehicle production plants by 2022.
Volkswagen will give Skoda the production of Passat, one of the most important models. Although this decision will upset those who value the label “Made in Germany”, it makes sense for Passat to be produced in the same factory with a similar model, superb.
Currently the Emden factory, where the Passat sedan was produced, was established in 1964. In addition to the Passat sedan, the electric GTE model, the station version of Passat and the other Passat-based model, the installation of Arteon.
After customers turned to SUV vehicles, Passat’s sales declined dramatically. Market research firm Jato Dynamics said demand for the model fell by 5.6% in the first nine months of the year to 127.325 units.
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