ŠKODA AUTO and Etnetera Group set up software program joint enterprise
Mladá Boleslav, 6 January 2022 – ŠKODA AUTO is establishing a three way partnership with the Prague-based IT holding Etnetera Group. By combining experience and agile strategies of improvement, the automobile producer is urgent forward with its digitalisation technique. The goal is to optimise the consumer expertise for ŠKODA clients and to ship next-generation software program for the period of electromobility. The brand new three way partnership Inexperienced:Code shall be recruiting as much as 200 builders, software program architects, enterprise analysts, UX/UI designers and testers over the approaching years.
“The muse of Inexperienced:Code along with our accomplice Etnetera Group is an extra step within the implementation of the NEXT LEVEL – ŠKODA STRATEGY 2030. Along with the robust software program assets from the Volkswagen Group, Inexperienced:Code will assist to create trendy merely intelligent options and enhance the pace of digitalization.”
Christian Schenk, ŠKODA AUTO Board Member for Finance and IT
“Within the Czech Republic, we have now a vivid market of younger and revolutionary IT firms. Combining the energy and trade know-how of ŠKODA AUTO with the software program experience of Etnetera Group shall be useful for each events. I’m satisfied that we are going to obtain our objective by this strategic partnership.”
Karsten Schnake, ŠKODA AUTO Board Member for Buying
“ŠKODA AUTO has been working efficiently with Etnetera Group for a few years. Collectively, we have now developed our smartphone apps MyŠKODA and ŠKODA Plus, for instance. Now we’re taking our partnership to the following stage with the Inexperienced:Code three way partnership. ŠKODA AUTO will profit from Etnetera’s experience, pace and efficiency high quality. Our objective is to make our merchandise much more user-friendly and our inner processes extra environment friendly. We’re trying ahead to additional push ŠKODA AUTO’s targets of digitalization.”
Klaus Blüm, Head of ŠKODA IT
“The three way partnership with ŠKODA AUTO completes our virtually 15-year cooperation on initiatives, which have essentially influenced the present type of digitalization of ŠKODA automobiles. Our additional widespread ambition shall be to mix our agile strategies and firm tradition with company surroundings and to proceed growing software program options and functions that join the automobile and its drivers with an ideal ecosystem of digital instruments.”
Martin Palička, Etnetera Group CEO
As a part of its NEXT LEVEL – ŠKODA STRATEGY 2030, ŠKODA AUTO is intensifying the digital transformation all through the corporate and stepping up its efforts within the areas of Business 4.0 and car connectivity. Inexperienced:Code supplies the Czech automobile producer with very important experience to develop the very best automotive software program for its ecosystem of autos, cell apps and net portals. It will allow ŠKODA AUTO to supply its clients a ‘Merely Intelligent Person Expertise’.
Inexperienced:Code will begin its preliminary improvement work and implementations from the start of this 12 months. The brand new three way partnership shall be primarily based at Prague and shall be hiring as much as 200 IT specialists over the following few years. Most of those shall be builders, software program architects, enterprise analysts, UX/UI designers and testers. The administration of Inexperienced:Code shall be shared between the 2 founding firms: from ŠKODA AUTO managing director Marian Pavlík, working for the Volkswagen Group for greater than 20 years in IT administration positions and managing director Václav Bittner, one of many co-founders of Etnetera Group.