Skoda has announced a 15% increase in sales, the firm sold 378,747 vehicles worldwide in the first half of 2010, and this is an increase of nearly 15% compared to last year. Reinhard Fleger who is a member of the Skodas board responsible for Sales said that Skoda has continued to grow particularly in the Eastern European market as well as china. The brand has profited from increased demand in Europe thanks to the widespread availability of scrappage schemes introduced by governments to stimulate car sales during the economic downturn. But Skodas major sales success has come from the Chinese market, where Skoda Sales have jumped 82.3% from January to June of this year compared to the first half of 2009, total vehicles sold came to 84,135.
Skodas best selling models worldwide where the Octavia which sold 158,024 cars, followed by the Yeti, Superb, Fabias and Roomster. Skoda will hope to further it sales by gearing up for winter. The firm has added a new four-wheel drive system with a 140bhp 2.0 TDI diesel engine with DSG transmission fitted to the hatchback and estate versions of the Superb, Octavia and Octavia Scout. The four-wheel-drive system only works when its required as for most of the time 96 per cent of the power is sent to the front wheels in normal conditions, but Skodas Haldex clutch redirects more power to the rear wheels when needed. The new cars with the 4x4 systems are available to order now, prices start at £21,705 for the Octavia estate, £22,935 for the Superb hatch and £24,230 for the Superb Estate. For all Skoda Lease Cars, Skoda Cheap Lease Cars, Skoda Lease Car Deals, Skoda Car Leasing Deals and other Skoda Contract hire and leasing deals with free delivery, car tax, and manufacturer warranty included visit www.leasecarsdirect.co.uk
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