VIENNA – After a decade of strong sales, increased production and stylish new models, Skoda Auto a.s., Volkswagen AG’s Czech Republic subsidiary, and the country’s largest exporter, is seeing a drastic sales drop. Skoda's new flagship Superb may be downsized under parent VW's new plan. Part of the blame goes to overall weak demand in Europe, plus the strength of the Czech crown vs. the euro, which has reduced export profits and made imported cars cheaper – forcing Skodato cut ...

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