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Opel’s Bochum plant to be closed in 2016


Opel told its 3,000 employees from the Bochum plant in Germany that it has no alternative but to end vehicle production in 2016. Despite the carmaker's efforts to rescue car manufacturing at the plant, there is no other solution but to shut it down at the end of the current Zafira's life cycle. "The main reasons are the dramatic declines in ...
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