Move to end production at assembly plant in Bochum, Germany, part of GM’s plans to turn around struggling Opel division
Mary Barra said investment, new vehicle production “clear sign” of GM’s commitment to struggling European subsidiary
Through 2016, Opel will introduce 23 new models and 13 new powertrains.
Philipp Roesler, who’s also economy minister, claims homemade problems were chief culprit
Subsidized short-time work program credited with keeping down German unemployment during recession