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GM's Opel board meets to seal fate of German plant

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Top executives from General Motors <GM.N> who sit on the board of loss-making European brand Opel are meeting on Wednesday to approve the first closure of a German car factory in decades.Full story

GM's Opel Bochum plant to close after employees reject deal

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Employees at the Bochum, Germany car plant of General Motors' <GM.N> Opel unit have rejected a restructuring deal agreed by union leaders and management, meaning production at the plant will now cease at the end of next year, the company said. Full story

Opel sees no alternative to closing Bochum

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Opel said efforts to try to rescue its Bochum car plant in Germany had been to no avail and it still intended to stop vehicle production there in 2016. Full story

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