Škoda
Škoda

Škoda

A Car That Made History
With colour illustrations throughout
  • 15 x 21 cm, 80 pages
  • paperback with flaps, embossed, thread-stitching
  • ISBN 978-3-89919-651-1
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In one of the most fascinating technological success stories in the world, Škoda combines the traditions of a hundred-year-old motoring brand with its modern image as a global car company. This lavishly illustrated text takes us from the motorbikes and racing cars made by Laurin & Klement to the Soviet-era jalopies of the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic through to the upper mid-range models on today’s markets, all with prominent Austrian economic historian Johannes Jetschgo in the driver’s seat – in his Škoda, of course. Fasten your seat belts – it’ll be quite a ride!

Contents Contents

♦ Škoda and its Renaissance

♦ Founded by a Disappointed Customer

♦ The Motorised Bookseller

♦ The Racing Count

♦ Conflict and Concentration

♦ Škoda Acquires Laurin & Klement

♦ After 1945: A Reliable Source of Foreign Currency

♦ The Great Renaissance with VW

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