MLADA BOLESLAV, Czech Republic – Skoda Auto a.s. is putting on hold plans for a new test track here. Skoda was planning to construct the track near Milovice, about 19 miles (30 km) from its headquarters in Mlada Boleslav. The company approached the Czech Ministry of the Environment in 2000 for approval of the site and was slated to invest some $91.7 million in the new facility. However, after spending $2.2 million on site preparations, the car maker was confronted with opposition from ...

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