BERLIN, Aug 27 (Reuters) - The German government has offered strong backing for Magna International's Russian-backed bid for Opel, but the carmaker's U.S. parent General Motors has refused so far to approve that deal. Some on the GM board appear to favour a rival bid from Belgium-based investor RHJ International and others seem keen for GM to keep Opel. Concern that Magna's Russian partners could get access to GM patents is one of the factors that has made the board reluctant to back the ...
Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)
"Q+A-The German government and the future of Opel" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:
All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
• Global sales and production data by country
• U.S. model-line inventory data
• Engine and equipment installation rates
• WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
• Product Cycle chart
• Interrelationships among major OEMs
• Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
• Historical data and much more!
For WardsAuto.com pricing and subscription information please contact
Lisa Williamson by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: (248) 799-2642
Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.