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Skoda sales success

Skoda achieved its highest ever fleet market share in April.
The Czech carmaker registered 2,015 new fleet vehicles in the UK, representing 2.2% of the overall market.

The firm has registered 6,692 fleet vehicles since the start of the year, a market share of 1.6% to the end of April, compared to 1.4% at the same point last year.

In total, the marque has registered 4,137 new vehicles in 2008, some 2.4% of total UK registrations, the highest level since December 2000.

Martin Burke, head of business sales at Skoda UK: “The increase in fleet market share proves that company car drivers are realising that not only do we offer outstanding cars and outstanding value for money but also an excellent customer experience.

“We expect our fleet market share to grow further this year as we launch the new Superb.

“This car will be a particularly attractive option for fleet operators thanks to its high specification levels, extremely competitive pricing, clever usage of space and a number of practical solutions that our customers have come to expect from Skoda.”

Diesel vehicles represented the main growth areas for registrations.

“With a range of economical diesel models in its line-up, including the Fabia GreenLine, Skoda is optimistic that it can exploit this trend.

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