Skoda Auto AS, the Czech division of Volkswagen AG, said today it sold 314,266 vehicles in January-to-September 2000, up 7.4% on the same period last year. Year-on-year, its nine-month sales grew 11.9% to 168,522 in Western Europe, yet fell 2.9% to 73,068 in Central Europe, Skoda said in a news release.