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Opel Could Use Antwerp Production Lines Elsewhere
Opel Could Use Antwerp Production Lines Elsewhere

20 Dec 2010, 10:58 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / The last Astra was officially produced last week, the first layoffs have already occurred, so it's only a matter of time until the Antwerp plant closes its doors entirely. But German manufactur...

 
Opel's Antwerp Plant Made its Last Opel Astra
Opel's Antwerp Plant Made its Last Opel Astra

16 Dec 2010, 14:21 UTC · By: Andrei Costea / Opel's Antwerp production line spawned its last Astra yesterday (December 15) as speculation on the future of the Belgian plant continues to confuse the media. GM, the Belgian government and Eu...

 
Multiple Buyers for Opel's Antwerp Plant?
Multiple Buyers for Opel's Antwerp Plant?

14 Dec 2010, 13:53 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / While General Motors continues its plans to shut down the Opel Antwerp facility, rumors regarding investors that might be interested in the factory emerge on a daily basis. The mysterious Chinese in...

 
Unions Perplexed by Opel's Antwerp Developments
Unions Perplexed by Opel's Antwerp Developments

13 Dec 2010, 13:38 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / A Chinese investor is willing to take over the plant, the Port Authority is willing to make a bid for it too but even so, General Motors continues its plans to wind down the local operations. Unions...

 
Port Authority Aiming to Buy Antwerp Opel Plant
Port Authority Aiming to Buy Antwerp Opel Plant

10 Dec 2010, 09:49 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Opel's Antwerp plant, still sentenced to death after General Motors decided to close the facility by year end, might have a chance to survive as Port Authority is looking into ways to buy the 9...

 
Union Says GM Sabotaged Antwerp Sale
Union Says GM Sabotaged Antwerp Sale

9 Dec 2010, 07:55 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / GM continues the winding down process of the Antwerp plant, while rumors regarding a potential sale of the production site still emerge. However, a workers' union said GM sabotaged the selling ...

 
Geely Could Buy Opel's Antwerp Plant
Geely Could Buy Opel's Antwerp Plant

11 Oct 2010, 09:44 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / After snatching Volvo and facing criticism coming from all over the world, the Chinese chief executives within Geely went out shopping once again. The most attractive product has its roots in Europe...

 
Opel to Close Antwerp Plant
Opel to Close Antwerp Plant

6 Oct 2010, 14:09 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The struggles German manufacturer Opel went through last year still cause agitation, despite the fact that, at first glance, the carmaker is out of trouble. The plant it operates in Antwerp, Belgium...

 
Opel to Close Antwerp, Workers Agree
Opel to Close Antwerp, Workers Agree

27 Apr 2010, 10:52 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / After more than a year of battling for the future of Opel's Antwerp facility, the employees found themselves caught between the proverbial rock and very hard place and had no choice but to agre...

 
Unions Reticent on Antwerp Live-Saving Plan
Unions Reticent on Antwerp Live-Saving Plan

11 Mar 2010, 07:42 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Yesterday it has emerged that Belgian unions are working on a life-saving plan that could keep the Antwerp plant open, despite GM's intentions to shut down the facility. And although some rumor...

 
Opel Union Trying to Rescue Antwerp
Opel Union Trying to Rescue Antwerp

10 Mar 2010, 08:47 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Ever since General Motors announced its decision to shut down the Antwerp plant, Belgium unions and representatives struggled to find a solution that would save the factory and the 2500+ employees. ...

 
Belgian Union Continues Legal Action Against Opel
Belgian Union Continues Legal Action Against Opel

3 Feb 2010, 07:49 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Just as we told you some time ago, Belgian Opel unions are suing General Motors for its decision to close the Antwerp plant. And even thought Opel's owner tried to explain that it was only a ma...

 
Antwerp Union Files Lawsuit Against Opel
Antwerp Union Files Lawsuit Against Opel

27 Jan 2010, 09:04 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Just as expected, Opel is facing numerous problems after the company announced earlier this week its decision to shut down the Antwerp plant in Belgium. As we'we told you, several workers block...

 
Opel Official: Closing Antwerp Is A Declaration of War
Opel Official: Closing Antwerp Is A Declaration of War

25 Jan 2010, 13:08 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Just as expected, GM's decision to close the Antwerp plant outraged Opel's employees in Belgium, all of them arguing that the US-based car manufacturer could save the factory through a num...

 
Confirmed: GM Will Close Opel's Antwerp Plant
Confirmed: GM Will Close Opel's Antwerp Plant

21 Jan 2010, 10:59 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / After months of speculation regarding the future of Opel's Belgian plant, General Motors has just confirmed that it will shut down the Antwerp factory in the course of this year. Titled "n...

 
Workers Block Access in GM Antwerp Plant
Workers Block Access in GM Antwerp Plant

21 Jan 2010, 08:29 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / And here's how it begins... After hearing that General Motors might shut down the Antwerp production facility, workers at the Belgium plant blocked access to a part of the factory. Obviously, t...

 
Unofficial: GM to Shut Down Antwerp Plant
Unofficial: GM to Shut Down Antwerp Plant

21 Jan 2010, 08:01 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Although both Opel and Saab are belonging to General Motors and are involved in significant restructuring processes, the Swedish company is making the headlines more often as everybody is curious to...

 
More Rumors: GM to Cut 8,300 Opel Jobs, Close Antwerp
More Rumors: GM to Cut 8,300 Opel Jobs, Close Antwerp

3 Dec 2009, 08:21 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / As General Motors continues negotiations with involved parties over Opel's fate, more rumors are emerging, this time pointing to fewer job cuts across Europe. According to a report by Reuters c...

 
GM Working to Save Antwerp Plant
GM Working to Save Antwerp Plant

28 Nov 2009, 09:17 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Opel's production facility in Antwerp, Belgium is still at risk as General Motors is currently considering whether to shut down the plant entirely or start building an SUV and eliminate only a ...

 
GM Infuriates Belgium Officials Over Antwerp Case
GM Infuriates Belgium Officials Over Antwerp Case

27 Nov 2009, 07:48 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / We finally got the first glimpse into GM's Opel restructuring plan yesterday but the US manufacturer's problems are far from being over. The fate of the Belgian plant in Antwerp is one of ...