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First Opel Cascada rolls off the assembly line in Poland


The first Opel Cascada convertible today rolled of the assembly line in the company's Gliwice plant in Poland. Along with the new Mokka and Adam, the new Cascada is the first of 23 new or revised models that GM Europe plans to launch by 2016 under its 10-year Drive 2022 strategy aimed at returning the company to profitability again by the ...
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Opel and Vauxhall plants to build cars for other GM brands
General Motors is set to approve making non Opel Vauxhall brand models in its European plants, including its UK plant at Ellesmere Port. GM Europe president Steve Girsky said the company ...
General Motors wants to end Opel labor talks this month
General Motors believes it can reach a deal in the next few days with German labor unions over a restructuring of Opel. GM vice chairman Steve Girsky told Reuters that he ...
Opel’s sales chief Alfred Rieck resigns, replaced temporarily by Vauxhall boss
Opel has announced that its sales chief Alfred Rieck has resigned after nearly seven months in office. 56-year-old Rieck will be temporarily replaced by Duncan Aldred (pictured), currently Chairman and Managing ...
Opel/Vauxhall to launch 23 new models and 13 new engines by 2016
Opel has revealed details of its 10-year plan for growth, which includes the launch of 23 new models by 2016. GM Europe interim president Steve Girsky has revealed details of the ...
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 ...
GM targets $500 million in cost savings, plans job cuts in Europe
General Motors aims to reduce costs by $500 million between 2013 and 2015 and plans to make further job cuts in Europe. The move is part of GM's plan to break ...
GM expects car sales in Europe to drop by 4-5 percent in 2013
General Motors forecasts industrywide auto sales in Europe will fall 4 percent to 5 percent in 2013 compared to this year, when sales are expected to be the weakest in ...
Again: Opel is not for sale – GM
Steve Girsky – GM’s Vice Chairman, on Tuesday at the Detroit Auto Show reaffirmed that the company will not sell Opel, -- the struggling European brand. The executive said is developing ...
General Motors may cut Volt production
General Motors plans to cut the production of its plug-in hybrid – the Chevrolet Volt, if sales fall short of estimates in the first half of 2012, Reuters reports. "It's about ...

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