Blog - October 2012

Test Car – Skoda Superb 2.0 litre TDI Elegance

We recently had a 2009 59 plate Skoda Superb that came from Volkswagen Financial Services and had been out on lease with a customer for the last three years. It was delivered to us, immediately after it had been collected from the previous driver, and he or she had obviously treated it so well; it was immaculate throughout.

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First Driving Impressions – Kia Cee’d Sportswagon, UK Press Event, Zilina, Slovakia

Before we drove the all-new Cee’d Sportswagon, we had a tour of Kia’s European plant in Zilina. This plant opened in 2006 and looks as new and fresh today as it did then. This factory is very modern and not a spot of dirt could be found anywhere; it is literally spotless. Around 3,900 people work there and currently three shifts are in operation to keep up with demand. The Cee’d, Venga and Sportage are all built there, with the new Pro Cee’d due to start production early next year. The Zilina Plant can build up to 300,000 cars per annum, with one coming off the line every minute.

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