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Opel Confirms Bochum Plant Will Be Closed at the End of 2014

Opel Confirms Bochum Plant Will Be Closed at the End of 2014

GM’s Opel executives decided today that the Bochum plant will be closed at the end of 2014, the first German facility to be closed since World War II. Opel announced today that its supervisory board approved the managers’ decision to stop vehicle production at the Bochum plant. GM’s European divisions, […]

Bochum Workers Reject GM Deal

Bochum Workers Reject GM Deal

GM’s Bochum plant workers rejected the automaker’s restructuring plan, which means that the facility will be closed at the end of 2014. Yesterday, March 21st, workers at Bochum plant, Germany, had to vote for GM’s restructuring plan, which would have kept the plant open by 2016. More than 76% of […]

Report: Opel’s new CEO will stick to restructuring plan

Report: Opel’s new CEO will stick to restructuring plan

Opel’s new CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann backs the carmaker’s restructuring plan. According to a report from Automobilwoche cited by Automotive News Europe, the former VW executive has seen the Drive 2022 plan and wants to implement it without major changes. Opel contributed the most to parent General Motors’ $1.8 billion operating […]

Opel Labor Unions Accept the 2016 Closure of the Bochum Plant

Opel Labor Unions Accept the 2016 Closure of the Bochum Plant

Opel’s labor unions decided to agree with the automaker’s decision to close the Bochum plant. According to GM Vice Chairman Steve Girsky, labor unions have to sign by the end of February the deal to restructure Opel’s Bochum plant in Germany. Works council chief Wolfgang Schäfer-Klug announced that the struggling […]

Opel Postpones Talks With Labor Union

Opel Postpones Talks With Labor Union

According to IG Metall union talks between Opel and its workers which were to take place today, February 11th, have been postponed until the end of the week. The IG Metall union said that the fact that Opel postponed the discussions is ‘outrageous.’ The talks about the future of Opel’s […]