These three popular models will become profitable for production if the new Euro-7 environmental standard is adopted. Some ICE vehicles may be replaced by electric vehicles.
Skoda may stop producing three of its popular car models. The new environmental standard Euro-7 is to blame for this. This was reported on the site Motor.es.
The environmental requirements of the Euro-7 standard did not please many automakers. Because of them, the production of budget models becomes too expensive.
Skoda unions have already said that the brand may stop producing three models. Two of them are incredibly popular in Europe.
In 2025, a meeting will be held in Brussels to discuss the implementation of the Euro-7 standard. This is where automakers will be able to express their opinion.
Yaroslav Povshik, Chairman of the Skoda Production Council, shared that the Kamiq, Scala and Fabia models can be removed from the assembly line. Because of this, the brand will lose a huge share of the profits.
Skoda Fabia will become unprofitable for production
These three models account for an impressive 31% of the manufacturer’s total sales. The new Euro-7 standard will make their production impractical.
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Other automakers face similar problems. In particular, the brands of the Volkswagen AG concern may also lose their budget car models.
Focus previously wrote that Bentley will stop producing models with a 6.0-liter turbocharged W12.
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