VIENNA – General Motors Europe will build its next-generation Opel Meriva microvan at the General Motors Espana plant near Zaragoza, Spain, where the existing model is made, rather than transfer production to Poland. Output of the second-generation Meriva is to get under way in 2009. Zaragosa built 195,900 Merivas last year. GM Europe last August began the task of identifying potential manufacturing locations for the next-generation Meriva, narrowing the list to plants in Zaragoza ...

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