UPDATE 1-Czech car maker Skoda more than doubles H1 profit


(Adds details) PRAGUE, July 30 (Reuters) - Czech car maker Skoda Auto's first-half net profit more than doubled to 2.04 billion crowns ($77.30 million) from last year, driven by a four percent rise in sales to 78.9 billion crowns, Skoda said on Friday. Unit sales at the Czech Republic's largest company grew 0.7 percent to 227,911 cars. Domestic sales plunged 10.6 percent, and in its key western European market dipped 1.3 percent, but that was more than offset by rising demand in other ...

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