VIENNA – Auto makers in Eastern Europe are boosting production of certain models as a result of a German subsidy paid to consumers who scrap their older vehicles. Under the measure, owners of cars older than nine years receive E2,500 ($3,200) from the German government when trading it in for a new vehicle. Skoda Auto a.s., the Czech Volkswagen AG subsidiary, will hike production of its Fabia model to five days a week now through the end of March. The Fabia had been built four days a ...

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