General Motors Corp.’s Adam Opel AG subsidiary says it plans to reduce the workweek for 5,500 employees at its Russelsheim, Germany, plant, cutting hours from 35 to 30 as a result of weak demand. The shorter hours will take effect Nov. 10. The Russelsheim plant affected builds the Vectra and Signum cars. Plans call for the facility to run the shorter schedule until the end of the year, unless demand for those vehicles picks up. Opel sales are trending 1.4% below year-ago, and GM’s ...
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