The European Commission is warning the German government not to add strings to its support of the planned Magna International Inc. takeover of General Motors Co.’s Adam Opel GmbH European subsidiary by requiring the protection of German jobs and plants. The Canadian auto-parts supplier and its Russian investment partner OAO Sberbank have an agreement with GM to purchase a 55% stake in Opel, which includes the U.K.’s Vauxhall unit. GM is to retain 35% of the new company and Opel workers ...

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