General Motors today names vehicle-engineering veteran Karl Stracke as CEO of Opel/Vauxhall, the auto maker’s two big brands in Europe, lightening the workload of GM Europe chief Nick Reilly and seeking to speed the auto maker’s recovery in the region. The appointment moves more executives around at GM, although it also returns the European unit to its former structure with a single executive heading Opel/Vauxhall and reporting to a regional leader. Reilly assumed both ...

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