Skoda has announced record sales in 2010, surpassing the 750,000 mark for the first time

Skoda has announced that it achieved its record sales figure in 2010.

The company sold a total 762,600 vehicles last year, beating its 2009 figure of 684,200 – an increase of 11.5 per cent. The figure also represents the first time the firm has surpassed the 750,000 mark.

Read about Skoda's previous sales record in 2009

Skoda has also announced that its growth rate for 2010 was up by 40 per cent in the most significant developing markets such as China and Russia.

Skoda hopes to increase its sales figure by at least double by 2018 through a new model expansion plan.

According to Winfried Vahland, Chairman of the Board of Skoda: “Within the framework of the Skoda growth strategy, we will shift up a gear in the coming years.”

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