SAO PAULO – General Motors Corp. new compact minivan, to be called the Meriva in South America, goes into production at its Sao Jose dos Campos plant in Brazil beginning in June and should reach the market by August. The vehicle is based on the Concept M, Adam Opel AG’s Geneva concept car. (see related story: Opel ‘Concept M’ to Challenge Renault Scenic) The Meriva, developed on the new Corsa platform, will be available in Europe in the first half of next year and is expected to compete ...

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