RUSSELSHEIM, Germany -- It's back to basics for Adam Opel AG management as it looks to reverse a steady market slide in Europe and restore profitability to the German automaker. Opel, which combined with Vauxhall for Europe's car sales leadership from 1992-1997, has seen its market share fall to a third-ranked 9.6%, amid near constant management turmoil. During the last six financial quarters, General Motors Corp. has piled up losses totaling $916 million in Europe. That performance ...

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