Skoda Auto launches series production of Roomster family car

Czech auto producer Skoda Auto has announced it has launched series production of its Roomster family car at its Kvasina plant in the east of the country. At least 15,000 Roomster cars should be produced by the end of the year, with the starting price at 14,260 US dollars, the company, part of the Volkswagen Group, said. The Roomster, the fourth Skoda Auto model, was officially unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show at the end of February. Sales of the car will be launched on main European markets this summer.