Business expansion
Severovychod; Kralovehradecky;
Location of affected unit(s)
Manufacture For Transport Equipment
Manufacture Of Motor Vehicles, Trailers And Semi-Trailers
29.1 - Manufacture of motor vehicles

3,370 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
15 March 2005
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date
30 June 2009


The leading Czech car manufacturer Škoda Auto has obtained a state investment incentive amounting to 427 million CZK in order to boost production of a new model Roomster. The company is willing to build a new logistic centre nearby the present manufacturing area situated in Kvasiny with a total investment of 3 billion CZK. The business expansion is expected to generate about 2,000 new jobs. On 7 June 2005, the company announced a further business expansion with investment reaching 1.2 billion CZK. The planned development centre expansion in Mladá Boleslav (headquarters of the company) will offer work opportunities for up to 370 advance designers and high-qualified engineers by 2009. On 14 November 2005 the company announced that it would invest 6 billion CZK in order to build new assembly shops in Kvasiny region and create about 3,000 new jobs.


  • 14 November 2005: Hospodárske noviny
  • 15 March 2005: Hospodárske noviny
  • 16 March 2005: Lidové Noviny
  • 7 June 2005: Hospodárske noviny


Eurofound (2005), Škoda Auto a.s., Business expansion in Czechia, factsheet number 61283, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/61283.