VIENNA – Volume assembly of the new-generation Skoda Octavia is under way at GAZ Group’s plant in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. The Octavia, built from complete-knocked-down kits sourced from Czech Republic, is the third model made at GAZ according to a contract-manufacturing agreement with Volkswagen Group. GAZ launched assembly of the Skoda Yeti from semi-knocked-down kits in November 2011 and switched to CKD in November 2012. It added CKD output of the VW Jetta earlier this ...

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