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Opel to end sales in China after failing to gain traction


General Motors Co.’s Opel unit, on Friday has announced it will stop selling cars in the Chinese market – and will focus more on Europe. The automaker will stop all exports to China starting January 2015. Last year Opel sold only 4,365 new cars in China, even if the carmaker operates a network of 22 dealers. Compared GM’s Buick sales of 810,000 ...
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