Skoda, Mlada Bolslav, Czech Republic. 1895 to date
Laurin & Klement set up a bicycle factory in Mlada Boleslav in 1895 and manufactured cars from 1905 on. L&K merged with Skoda of Pilsen in 1925. Since then all cars have been produced in Mlada Boleslav. Skoda became part of the Volkswagen Group in 1991.