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Firm becomes first Volkswagen Group brand outside of Germany to build its own EV batteries

Skoda has started building batteries for its MEB-based EVs in the Czech Republic, becoming the first Volkswagen Group brand to do so outside of Germany. 

The cells, which will power the Skoda Enyaq iV, Skoda Enyaq Coupé iV and other cars built on the MEB platform from across the Volkswagen Group, are being assembled on a new production line at its main factory in Mladá Boleslav.

Skoda claims the facility can produce more than 250,000 battery systems per year and will employ around 250 staff. 

Until now, all of the MEB battery systems have been manufactured at Volkswagen plants in Germany.

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