After the political changes of 1989, under the new market economy conditions the Government of the Czechoslovak Republic and the management of Škoda began to search for a strong foreign partner whose experience and investments would be capable of securing long-range international competitiveness of the company. In December 1990, the Government decided on cooperation with the German Volkswagen Group. The Škoda – Volkswagen joint venture began to operate on 16 April 1991 under the name Škoda, automobilová a.s., becoming the fourth brand of the Volkswagen Group alongside VW, AUDI a SEAT.
Within the mobility warranty programme, Škoda Assistance headquarters will send a service vehicle to the location of an accident and also provide additional services for the passangers such as tow-away service.
Assistance cards ŠKODA Assistance help to track the database of drivers, making easy to contact Škoda headquarters if necessary. It also contains countless number of special discounts and benefits in the Czech Republic & abroad.