Skoda patents an illuminated seat belt buckle to remind drivers to fasten up

Skoda has patented a new safety device that it says could, in theory, cut the number of road deaths by a third. The Czech car maker – which is part of the VW Group – has copyrighted plans for the world’s first illuminated seat belt buckle. It will operate as a reminder to drivers and … Read more

Skoda develops new app that can diagnose car faults by sound alone

‘I reckon the clutch’s slipping, mate…’: Skoda develop a smartphone app that identifies what’s wrong with your car by listening to the engine Skoda Sound Analyser has been tested by 245 Skoda dealers across Europe It is being used by mechanics in franchised dealers to quickly identify issues  The app, when held close to the … Read more