VIENNA – General Motors Poland launches production of the new Opel Astra GTC 3-door hatchback at its plant in Gliwice, Poland. Adam Opel invested some €75.1 million ($103 million) to prepare the facility. Production was scheduled to begin in January, but customer interest prompted Opel to move it up by three months. “After eight days we will reach (production) of 17 cars an hour,” says Andrzej Korpak, managing director-GM Poland. Output can be increased to 19 an hour if needed. Plans ...

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