Škoda Begins Octavia Production
News: Škoda Auto, the Czech subsidiary of German automaker Volkswagen, has started manufacturing the third-generation Octavia in Ukraine and Kazakhstan. Škoda has collaborated with local partner Eurocar to produce the Octavia sedan at Solomonovo in Ukraine. Meanwhile, the Czech automaker is manufacturing the sedan in alliance with Azia Avto at Ust-Kamenogorsk in Kazakhstan. The new Octavia is scheduled for launch in Kazakhstan in July, while it has already hit the Ukrainian market.