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Marchionne Denies Suzuki's Involvement in Fiat-Opel Alliance
Marchionne Denies Suzuki's Involvement in Fiat-Opel Alliance

12 May 2009, 14:54 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / A new day, a new rumor regarding Fiat's alliance with Opel. This time we're talking about Suzuki, the Japanese manufacturer which, according to some Italian newspapers, might also join the...

 
GAZ Confirms It Wants to Buy Opel
GAZ Confirms It Wants to Buy Opel

12 May 2009, 14:20 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / After weeks of denial, the Russian automaker GAZ finally confirmed all those reports claiming it plans to buy the German ailing unit Opel. Basically, the Russian company admitted it wants to join fo...

 
Opel Buyer to Be Announced by the End of May
Opel Buyer to Be Announced by the End of May

12 May 2009, 09:25 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / The Opel odyssey is slowly but surely coming to an end. And this end might take place as soon as the end of May, according to Fritz Henderson, the newly-appointed General Motors CEO. During a new co...

 
PSA Not Afraid of Possible Fiat-Opel Alliance
PSA Not Afraid of Possible Fiat-Opel Alliance

11 May 2009, 10:52 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / A potential merger between Fiat and Opel doesn't scare the PSA Peugeot Citroen group that might become the main rival in Europe, a PSA board director said. According to a report by La Repubblic...

 
2010 Opel Astra Official Teasers Rolled Out
2010 Opel Astra Official Teasers Rolled Out

11 May 2009, 07:21 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / The new 2010 Opel Astra, which is very likely to be released at the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show, has just been teased again, with Astra's Lead Designer Marc van der Haegen and Engineering Coo...

 
Germany Braces for GM Bankruptcy
Germany Braces for GM Bankruptcy

10 May 2009, 13:07 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / With talk of the possible future owner of the German brand continuously intensifying, the German government has to take into account a possible filing for bankruptcy of Opel’s current mother c...

 
Fiat Disconcert by Magna's Offer to Opel
Fiat Disconcert by Magna's Offer to Opel

8 May 2009, 13:11 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / If you had followed the story, you'd know by now that the offer made by Magna to take over German manufacturer Opel is considered better than Fiat's by the Supervisory Board of the company...

 
Magna Better Than Fiat in Opel Takeover Battle
Magna Better Than Fiat in Opel Takeover Battle

8 May 2009, 10:28 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / We already told out that Opel's fate is currently in the hands of two large companies, Magna International and Fiat. Magna has the money to purchase GM's German unit and even help it get o...

 
GM Europe Lost $2B in Q1
GM Europe Lost $2B in Q1

8 May 2009, 10:26 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / General Motors yesterday announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2009, with the whole company reported a loss of no less than $6 billion. Although this is indeed an important loss, ...

 
GM Wants 30 Percent Share in Fiat
GM Wants 30 Percent Share in Fiat

7 May 2009, 10:27 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Twisted are the ways of the financial crisis...The automotive industry is currently going through what may very well be the most exciting times, in terms of new and fascinating developments at least...

 
Sport Divisions in the Spotlight - Opel OPC
Sport Divisions in the Spotlight - Opel OPC

6 May 2009, 15:08 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / After we previously stepped in the worlds of AMG and BMW, today we'll continue our debate over sport divisions around the world with a new and well-known unit: OPC. Mostly known as Opel's ...

 
Fiat/Opel to Can 18,000 Jobs, Close Ten Plants
Fiat/Opel to Can 18,000 Jobs, Close Ten Plants

6 May 2009, 07:25 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The fact that the Italian manufacturer wants Opel is no longer a secret for some time now. The debate on the subject has now moved to the more human side of the possible merger, as German unions and...

 
Volkswagen Tries to Temper Fiat
Volkswagen Tries to Temper Fiat

5 May 2009, 15:22 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The tsunami Fiat has stirred with its aggressive moves in the automotive market has managed to raise voices from all over the industry. Following state officials or union leaders, Volkswagen's ...

 
Fiat Needs Up to 7 Billion Euros to Form Europe's Biggest Automaker
Fiat Needs Up to 7 Billion Euros to Form Europe's Biggest Automaker

5 May 2009, 15:20 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Fiat is slowly but surely becoming one of the world's biggest automakers and, even if it finally formed the over-discussed strategic alliance with Chrysler, it is now aiming to purchase the Ger...

 
Klaus Franz: Fiat Empire Built with US and German Money
Klaus Franz: Fiat Empire Built with US and German Money

5 May 2009, 15:15 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The workers of Germany's Opel now face a choice, one they themselves have no way of making. The options presented to them by those who speak, supposedly, for their interests, are only two: Fiat...

 
Germany and the Story of the 14 Conditions for State Loans
Germany and the Story of the 14 Conditions for State Loans

5 May 2009, 14:04 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Opel has longly been in the spotlight, mostly due to its financial instability which led to a bunch of rumors claiming GM Europe, the mother company, is aiming to get rid of the German unit. It appe...

 
Fiat-Opel-Saab, a Threesome Made in Heaven...
Fiat-Opel-Saab, a Threesome Made in Heaven...

5 May 2009, 13:47 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Sergio Marchionne, Fiat's CEO supposedly called the Opel deal on Monday as being a "marriage made in Heaven", according to AFP. We would call it a threesome, given that recent rumors...

 
Fiat: We'll Keep Opel Plants, But Cut Staff
Fiat: We'll Keep Opel Plants, But Cut Staff

5 May 2009, 07:14 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Fiat is getting closer and closer to their second objective in this spring offensive. After the Chrysler deal came through, we will find out sometimes in the following days whether Opel will become ...

 
Fiat after Chrysler Deal: Now We Want Opel
Fiat after Chrysler Deal: Now We Want Opel

4 May 2009, 14:39 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Only a rumor, huh? At least this what Luca di Montezemolo said some time ago when asked by the media whether Fiat is indeed interested in buying the German ailing brand Opel. Well, it appears that t...

 
2009 Opel Insignia Kills Competition, Creates New Jobs
2009 Opel Insignia Kills Competition, Creates New Jobs

4 May 2009, 09:43 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Although the company is experiencing extremely difficult times across every European market, Opel says Insignia is incredibly appealing for mid-size segment buyers and, as a result, it managed to su...