RUSSELSHEIM, Germany — Adam Opel AG will increase production of Zafira microvans and stop sales of its U.S.-made Sintra minivan. Opel plans to build 145,000 Zafiras this year, up from 120,000 it had previously planned to build at its plant in Bochum, Germany. Output will increase to 200,000 units next year when the plant reaches full capacity. Production of the vehicle started in January and will reach its 900-unit daily capacity in August. Opel hopes to meet expected high demand with ...
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