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Skoda History

Monday, November 21st, 2011

Skoda_historyThe history of Skoda brand started in the end of December 1895 when Vaclav Laurin and Vaclav Klement started to produce bicycles of their own design under the patriotic name Slavia. A few years later, in 1899, the company Laurin & Klement Co. started to produce motorcycles, which soon became very popular and won several awards in racing competitions. In 1905 the company started the production of cars.