The Škoda Transportation group is one of the leading European companies in the field of transport engineering. Due to large investments into research and development, the company is now able to manufacture a wide-ranging portfolio of modern means of transport, which comply with the latest safety standards.
All products of Škoda Transportation use electric traction, they are environmentally friendly and they comply with the strict requirements of the third millennium. These are mainly low-floor trams, electric locomotives, suburban train units, metro, trolleybuses and also traction engines and complete drives for transport systems. In addition, Škoda concentrates and provides full service. The company consistently employees about five and half thousand people. The group has several subsidiary companies or joint ventures both in the Czech Republic and in Finland, Germany, Poland, Hungary and Russia. Every year the company invests approximately one billion crowns in research and development and currently expands production capacity in cost of 2,5 bil. crowns and the number of employees increases by more than 2000. You can find more information on: www.skoda.cz/en/.