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So let's have some good Skoda news first off, shall we? After all, it is Maximum Skoda Day so let's celebrate with mimosas and pilsner, shall we? Why the jubilatin'? Because the VW unit one of the four oldest automakers in the world doubled its profits in 2005, largely due to the sales of its higher-end models, notably the Octavia. However, they're declaring 2006 the Year of the Roomster. Wonder what the Chinese have to say about that?

Skoda profits jump as it sells more high-end cars [Reuters]

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