The growth of the ŠKODA brand is driven by the SUPERB and KODIAQ and KAROQ SUVs. In December 2017 alone, the brand delivered 107,500 vehicles. Škoda registered massive growth in Europe (up 8.3%) and India (up 31.4%). ŠKODA AUTO’s board of directors chairman Bernhard Maier has stated that 2017 was the best year in its history of 122 years. He has added that the carmaker is readying new products and mobility solutions for 2018.