Škoda Octavia to be assembled in Algeria

German Volkswagen Group has signed a deal with its Algerian sales partner Sovac for the construction of a vehicle assembly plant in the country, the company informed on its website. The plant, situated in the north east of the country is set to produce around 100 vehicles a day, including the Volkswagen Golf, SEAT Ibiza and Škoda Octavia models. According to Škoda Auto, Octavia will be the company’s first model to be produced in Africa. Most of the cars are expected to be sold in Algeria, which is currently the brand's biggest market on the continent.

Author: Ruth Fraňková