German minister backs bigger GM contribution at Opel


BERLIN, Feb 23 (Reuters) - German Economy Minister Rainer Bruederle has a good deal of understanding for demands for a greater contribution from the U.S.'s General Motors [GM.UL] in the overhaul of carmaker Opel, he said on Tuesday. German newspaper Handelsblatt had reported on Monday that German government sources wanted GM to raise its share of the reorganistion costs for its European Opel arm to get state aid from Germany. (Reporting by Gernot Heller)

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