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Skoda post best Q1 result in corporate history

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Skoda Auto has sold more cars in the first quarter of 2014 than ever before in the first three months of a year. Between January and March, the brand delivered 247,200 vehicles to customers, which is an increase of 12.1% over the same period last year.

In March, deliveries increased by 14.6% compared to the same month last year to 96,100 vehicles (March 2013: 83,800). This has been the best March in corporate history. Western-European sales of the new Skoda Octavia increased by 49% in March, and 47% in Central Europe.

“Recording double-digit growth in the first quarter, the brand has continued impressively on the company’s path to growth,” says Werner Eichhorn, board member for sales and marketing. He said that the best first quarter and the best March in the company’s as a result of outstanding products and an excellent team performance.

“The entire model range has proven to be a great success on the international markets. The new Octavia, in particular, has been a great hit in every respect. We will be keeping the pace up in 2014, and vigorously pursuing the most comprehensive model campaign in automakers history.” The company official said.