Skoda testing AR app for technical maintenance

Car manufacture Skoda is testing a new augmented reality application – known as HoloLens glasses – to assist with production line maintenance. The new technology provides enhanced assistance for technicians, facilitates live remote training and helps to reduce the likelihood of errors, claims the car company. The trial technology allows manuals, maintenance checklists and other…

Skoda Enyaq iV EV available to order from £31K

Skoda is to officially open order books for the all-new Enyaq iV, its first purpose-built battery electric vehicle on 10 March 2021. Based on the Volkswagen Group’s modular electrification toolkit (MEB), the all-electric SUV offers two battery size options, a new range structure and a new finance offering. Instead of selecting from traditional trim levels,…

Stocktaking from the air – how Skoda is using Robodrones in its Czech factory

Stocktaking from the air – ŠKODA AUTO tests autonomous drone in logistics from ŠKODA VIMEO PRO on Vimeo. ŠKODA is currently testing advanced drone technology that can identify and count empty containers outside the factory from the air. The car manufacturer has collaborated with Czech specialists Robodrone to implement the first testing phase. The drone is equipped with LIDAR (light detection and ranging)…