GENEVA – Skoda Auto a.s., the Czech subsidiary of Volkswagen AG, plans to assemble up to 50,000 new-generation Octavias in China annually, say executives on hand here for the auto show. The program will be Skoda’s largest foreign assembly project both in terms of volume and local content, officials say. Skoda Chairman Detlef Wittig says the agreement covering China assembly should be inked soon. “I can imagine that the contract signing may happen within the next few weeks,” he says. ...

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