The Octavia is bigger than the Civic on the outside, but the Civic's wheelbase is longer.
The company is now focussing on deploying 10,000 electric vehicles.
Android Auto with the updated operating software is expected to be rolled in the coming months.
The Germans in March agreed to build the next generation of Smart-branded city cars together with Geely, which is based in Hangzhou.
VW has said the SEC complaint 'is legally and factually flawed, and Volkswagen will contest it vigorously.'