Opel

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Noun1.Opel - German industrialist who was the first in Germany to use an assembly line in manufacturing automobiles (1871-1948)
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The operative business of Adam Opel AG remains unaffected by this reorganization.
Another company General Motors helped transform Adam Opel AG, a German automobile company, into an armaments-producing corporation.
Adam Opel AG, DAF Trucks NV, AB Volvo, Toyota Motor Corporation, Others
11 April 2013 - US carmaker General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) will not dispose of its German unit Adam Opel AG and said it had decided to pour EUR4bn (USD5.
General Motors Company (NYSE:GM), North America's largest automaker, almost sold its Adam Opel AG unit three years ago in the wake of the global economic downturn, but, on the eve of the 2013 Geneva Auto Show, GM's Vice Chairman Stephen Girsky said the company is committed to keeping the ailing German auto company and that a turnaround plan is starting to show results.
He earlier held key posts in other parts of the world, including director of Sales Operations for GM de Mexico, managing director of International Sales for GM Daewoo Auto & Technology in South Korea, and director of Marketing for Adam Opel AG in Germany.
Auto Business News-August 27, 2012--General Motors Corporation installs solar array on Adam Opel AG plants in Russelsheim(C)1994-2012 ENPublishing - http://www.
GM's profit decline in the reporting quarter was attributable to its European businesses including its affiliate Adam Opel AG.
The project, bringing together DaimlerChrysler AG, BMW AG, GM unit Adam Opel AG and Ford's German research center, will set up a hydrogen refueling center in Berlin and a fleet of 30 cars to test the new technologies.
The midsize segment has always been Opel's meat-and-potatoes," notes Carl-Peter Forster, chairman of General Motors' Adam Opel AG group.
The latter also pointed out, in a speech at the opening of a new plant at Adam Opel AG, the European unit of General Motors Corp.
During the hearing, Irenee's brother Pierre denies that his family controls GM, which, through Ethyl and its wholly owned Adam Opel AG subsidiary (a German maker of cars and trucks), has extensive Nazi ties of its own.

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