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Skoda Kodiaq becomes remote emergency responder

Skoda Kodiaq joins Great Western Air Ambulance Charity fleet

A specially converted Skoda Kodiaq SUV is the latest vehicle to join Great Western Air Ambulance Charity fleet. Critical care responders will now be able to reach the most remote emergency 999 calls by car across the region which covers Bristol, Bath, North Somerset, North East Somerset, Gloucestershire and South …

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Skoda Superb iV estate review

Skoda Superb iV estate review

We test the new plug-in hybrid version of the award-winning Skoda Superb… Cards on table time – we’re huge fans of the Skoda Superb. No other car offers the same blend of value for money, space, clever design touches and dependability. Now, with the launch of the Czech brand’s first …

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Millions of hours lost finding parked cars

Crowded-car-park-Skoda-UK

British motorists spend more than five-and-a-half million hours each year searching for their parked cars, claims new research. The survey of 2,000 drivers by Skoda UK revealed that 52 per cent of all motorists were temporarily unable to find their parked car, ‘losing’ it at least once every year. A …

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Lexus named UK’s most satisfying car brand

Lexus RX 450h F Sport

Japanese premium brand Lexus has topped two Honest John Satisfaction Index 2020 league tables – for Most Satisfying Manufacturer and Most Reliable Manufacturer. In the annual survey of 10,000 drivers, Lexus held off Skoda and Jaguar to take the Most Satisfying Manufacturer title and pipped SsangYong and Suzuki to be …

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Driver Power 2020: Top 10 best car brands revealed

Lexus RX 450h F Sport

Lexus has been named best car maker for the fourth year running in the annual Driver Power ownership survey, published exclusively in Auto Express. Owners said that no other manufacturer builds more reliable cars, or cars that are built better, than Lexus. And not only do the firm’s customers love …

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Skoda’s K-9 Kodiaq reports for police duty

Skoda Kodiaq police dog unit

The Kodiaq SUV is the latest vehicle in the Skoda range to be converted into a specially designed police dog unit. Providing greater visibility for the driver and offering increased ground clearance to help enable access to remote locations, the Kodiaq dog vehicle is fitted with a range of driver …

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Clever car tech helps hay fever sufferers

No more sneezing - Skoda develops technology to combat in-car hay fever suffering

The latest technology available in the new Skoda Scala hatchback will delight the UK’s 13 million hay fever sufferers who are plagued by the condition every summer. With hay fever season in full swing and pollen counts reaching high levels, drivers are being advised to avoid drowsiness inducing medication, keep …

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Skoda Karoq Scout review

Skoda Karoq Scout

We find out whether the Skoda Karoq Scout is as tough as it looks… ‘Scout’ is the badge Skoda uses to denote its vehicles that have more of a go-anywhere appeal. Already used in the current range on the Octavia and Kodiaq, Scout models sport a rugged look and boast …

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Top 10 car brands for customer satisfaction

Lexus UX

Japanese car makers led by Lexus have dominated the Driver Power 2019 brand results, claiming six of the Top 10 spots. Hot on the heels of last week’s Driver Power new car results – which saw the Toyota Prius claim victory as the best car on sale today – the …

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Double celebration for Skoda

Skoda Octavia turns 60

It’s been a big week for Skoda with the Czech brand marking two important automotive achievements. Firstly, it’s the 60th birthday of the Octavia, Skoda’s most successful model in the UK and a multi-million seller around the world. Second, the 500,000th third-generation Superb has rolled off the production line in …

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