GM, Ford close plants in Poland, Russia VIENNA — General Motors Corp. and Ford Motor Co. officially shutter small semi-knock-down (SKD) plants in Eastern Europe. General Motors Poland Sp. z o.o. closes its Warsaw assembly plant. Since 1994, 57,092 Opel cars were assembled in Warsaw, including 49,820 Opel Astras (1994-1998) and 7,272 Opel Vectras (1998-2000). GM will continue to operate its main Polish factory in Gliwice. Ford officially shuts down Ford Union, its joint venture plant in ...

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