GM backs Opel over Saab for future car deal-report

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STOCKHOLM, Oct 31 (Reuters) - General Motors has decided to build its next-generation mid-sized car at Opel's plant in Ruesselsheim, Germany, rather than at Saab in Sweden, Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter said on Sunday. Quoting what it called a central source in GM's organisation, the paper said the reason for the decision was that it was better to be close to continental Europe and that the German market was much bigger and sold more cars. Both Saab, based in Trolhattan in western ...

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