FRANKFURT, Dec 29 (Reuters) - General Motors [GM.UL] unit Opel said new registrations of its cars rose to the highest level in four years in 2009, when government-backed scrapping incentives bolstered a floundering European auto industry. The German government paid owners 2,500 euro ($3,597) to scrap cars that were at least nine years old if they replaced them with a new car. New registrations of Opel cars in Germany rose 31 percent to about 339,000 in 2009, boosting the company's market ...
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