ŠKODA apprentices’ dream automobile celebrates the première during Wörthersee

Posted on 09. Jun, 2014 by in Volkswagen Canada

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– ŠKODA CitiJet pattern judgment is presented to a open during a GTI eventuality
  for a initial time
– ŠKODA ‘Apprentice Car’: two-seater sports automobile formed on a ŠKODA Citigo
– Vehicle plan of 16 ŠKODA Vocational School apprentices operative closely
  with design, prolongation and growth of ŠKODA

ŠKODA CitiJet is a energetic and expressively designed city-convertible formed on a ŠKODA Citigo. The extraneous facilities particular lead paintwork in blue/white and racy, blue 16-inch amalgamate wheels. Clear a theatre for a dream automobile of ŠKODA’s apprentices: a sporty city automobile ŠKODA CitiJet will be presented for a initial time during this year’s GTI eventuality during Wörthersee. The pattern judgment is a outcome of ŠKODA’s ‘Apprentice Car’ project. Six months in a making, 16 ŠKODA apprentices benefaction a fruits of their work to a open for a initial time.

The budding ŠKODA employees worked on their really personal automobile plan from Nov 2013 until shortly before a GTI event. During this time, a apprentices were authorised to let their creativity run free. They were upheld by ŠKODA Head Designer Jozef Kabaň and his team, ŠKODA Production and Technical Development.

The result: an romantic pattern judgment that will attract a courtesy of visitors during Wörthersee. “The ŠKODA CitiJet is a illusory feat from a students and shows a creativity and imagination of a new era of ŠKODA employees,” says ŠKODA Board Member for HR, Bohdan Wojnar.

The ŠKODA CitiJet is a energetic and expressively designed city-convertible formed on a ŠKODA Citigo. The extraneous facilities particular lead paintwork in blue/white and racy, blue 16-inch amalgamate wheels. It also facilities a hand-made back spoiler as good as a absolute empty with dual tailpipes. A 1.0 MPI petrol engine with 55 kW (75 PS) can be found underneath a carp of a vehicle.

The sporty interior is formed on a interior of a ŠKODA Citigo SPORT special model. This includes a red-stitched, leather-lined three-spoke steering circle as good as a leather cover of a handbrake hoop and rigging knob. The chair covers and building mats have a ‘Sport’ element design. The dashboard is embellished white/red. A 300 watt sound complement is also fitted. The interior has music-reactive LED lighting.  

This is a initial time that this kind of trainee plan has been undertaken during ŠKODA. The aim has been to inspire a apprentices creativity, teamwork and imagination of vocational students.
“Our apprentices have put their hearts and souls into this vehicle. Every tiny detail, no matter how small, was discussed, concluded on and put into use by a team. It was a genuine group effort. The outcome: a singular and romantic car, of that everybody concerned should be really unapproachable of,” says Head of ŠKODA Auto Design Jozef Kabaň.

This trainee plan highlights a Czech manufacture’s joining to a high peculiarity of vocational training during ŠKODA, that is upheld by a trade kinship KOVO MB. At a ŠKODA AUTO Vocational School of Mechanical Engineering, immature people go by a 3 or four-year training module in technical subjects, graduating with a full tutelage or a homogeneous of delegate propagandize final exams. There are now 13 training programmes; a many renouned three-year courses being those for automobile mechanics, automobile electricians and electricians. The many renouned among a four-year courses is in industrial logistics. Postgraduate and distance-learning studies are also offering by a vocational school.

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