Opel Records Rise in Production

IndustrialsAutomotive ♦ Published: January 25, 2012; 19:16 ♦ (Vindobona)

Opel Austria, a subsidiary of the U.S. group General Motors, could raise production by 11% in 2011.

Opel Records Rise in Production / Picture: © Adam Opel AG

With 1,55 million engines, Opel Austria´s production almost reached a new record. In 2010, 1.40 million engines were produced. The record figure of 2007, when output amounted to 1.57 million engines, could not be exceeded.

For 2012, CEO Michael Lewald expects stagnating or slightly decreasing sales in Europe. As a result, exports would be essential now. At the moment 75% of the…