VIENNA – General Motors Co.’s Russian subsidiary says the presence of a Russian investor is not a factor holding up the talks over the possible sale of a stake in Adam Opel GmbH to a consortium led by Magna International Inc. and Russia’s state-owned bank OAO Sberbank Rossii. In an unusual step, GM’s Russian arm is weighing in on the talks in an effort to counteract reports negotiations are being complicated by the participation of Sberbank. “Some reports have suggested GM (is) unwilling ...

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