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Equipment from Opel’s factory in Bochum to be auctioned off


The European unit of US automaker General Motors is scheduled to auction off tooling equipment from its closing factory in Bochum, Germany. Opel would sell among the items a fire station, cafeteria and health care ward and the move has been dictated by the company’s decision to cease production at the plant in order to cope with excess capacity across the ...
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