Bad luck kills Lappi´s hopes at Monte Carlo Rally - Making their debut as a factory crew, Esapekka Lappi/Janne Ferm in a ŠKODA Fabia Super won Stage 1 of the Monte Carlo Rally. A defect on the front-left suspension after a driving mistake stopped Lappi/Ferm in Stage 2.
ŠKODA posts repeat sales record in 2012 - Deliveries rise 6.8 per cent to 939,200 cars in 2012. ŠKODA market share in Western Europe rises above three per cent. China: strongest ŠKODA individual market at nearly 235,700 deliveries (+7,1 per cent). Russia: ŠKODA market share grows from three to over 3.6 per cent.
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