Opel Insignia

GM Stages European Exit with Sale of Germany’s Struggling Opel

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

General Motors (GM) may first and foremost be seen as an American car company, but early on in the car company’s history, it entered into an agreement to take control of Germany’s Opel in 1929, lasting an unprecedented 88 years. However, after a continuous decline in sales, GM announced a deal with France’s PSA …

Sources: Reuters

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Opel Underwear

Opel Has Just Made the Most Bizarre Car Commercial Ever

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Opel might have raised the bar for the oddest car commercial that focuses on selling station wagons to Danish men. Watch it without sound and you’ll think you are watching a provocative ad for mens underwear. Turn on the sound and, well, it’s still a provocative ad for mens underwear. According to …

Sources: Opel, AutoBlog

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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GM In Talks to Shut Down Opel’s German Plant in Bochum

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

General Motors has been working with German union leaders the last several days to work out the details of job guarantees and plant closings surrounding its Opel brand. Opel was almost sold by GM in 2009, but the company decided it could make another pass at possibly turning a profit …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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New Propulsion Technologies

By Magazin-Deutschland.de on Email

By Boris Schmidt “ELECTROMOBILITY IS A TASK OF THE CENTURY”, says Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn. “We must ensure we meet the fundamental need for mobility in a more resource-independent, more environmentally friendly and more sustainable way,” stresses Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel. At the Federal Government’s electromobility summit in May 2011, …

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125 Years of the Automobile

By Magazin-Deutschland.de on Email

A German invention is celebrating its birthday. Carl Benz’s first automobile was a revolution in 1886. 2011 is all about mobility. By Dominik Rech THE KAISER WAS SCEPTICAL. “I regard the automobile as a temporary phenomenon. I prefer to bet on the horse,” said a critical Wilhelm II about the engine …

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With 11 language editions in 180 countries, "Deutschland" magazine is Germany's most international periodical. Deutschland is the magazine for decision-makers outside Germany.