VIENNA – Skoda Auto a.s. this week phased out production of its first-generation Octavia, ending a run that began in 1996. Unveiled at the Paris auto show that year, the Octavia was the first completely new Skoda car developed after Volkswagen AG acquired a stake in the Czech auto maker. The Octavia made a significant contribution to Skoda’s success. A total of 1,442,126 first-generation liftbacks and wagons were produced, including semi-knocked-down kits assembled in several plants ...

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