Labor boss outlines where GM’s axe will fall at Opel/Vauxhall

ERJ staff report (AN)

RUESSELSHEIM (Reuters) — General Motors Co. has targeted Germany for the bulk of 9,000 planned job cuts at Opel, turning the tables on the country that lobbied hardest for an Opel sale to Canadian supplier Magna International Inc.

GM Europe head Nick Reilly said 50-60 percent of the proposed job cuts in Opel had been earmarked for Germany.

He said he hoped to wrap up details — including the “uncertain” future of the Belgian plant in Antwerp — during talks with labor leaders.

GM earlier…

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