VIENNA – Pilot assembly of a new small car is under way at Adam Opel’s Eisenach, Germany, plant. The facility is preparing for the production of a new model codenamed Junior. “We have the first pilot cars in production,” plant labor leader Harald Lieske is quoted as saying by the German news agency dpa. Lieske says Opel will announce the Junior’s real name this month. Volume production of the car will be launched in January. Opel said earlier it would ...

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