GM launches Opel Antara production in Russia

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FRANKFURT, Sept 25 (Reuters) - General Motors has begun building its Opel Antara SUV in St. Petersburg and plans to produce 2,500 units there in 2008 to meet growing demand in Russia, the company said on Tuesday. By the end of next year Opel plans to have a new GM plant up and running in Shushary, south east of St. Petersburg, the company said in a statement. The plant wil have production capacity of 70,000 cars per year with a staff of around 900. In the meantime, GM said it will ...

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