The Truth About Cars » Ellesmere Port http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sat, 30 Apr 2016 15:15:06 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Who Will Get Opel’s Zafira When Bochum Closes? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/who-will-get-opels-zafira-when-bochum-closes/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/who-will-get-opels-zafira-when-bochum-closes/#comments Mon, 13 May 2013 11:21:25 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=488275 Now that Opel workers in Bochum refused a plan to keep the factory open, now that an intervention by UAW’s Bob King went exactly nowhere, the question is where to move production of the Opel Zafira when Bochum closes its doors by end of 2014. In the running: Rüsselsheim, Germany, and Ellesmere Port, UK. Both […]

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Now that Opel workers in Bochum refused a plan to keep the factory open, now that an intervention by UAW’s Bob King went exactly nowhere, the question is where to move production of the Opel Zafira when Bochum closes its doors by end of 2014. In the running: Rüsselsheim, Germany, and Ellesmere Port, UK. Both […]

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Asked Whether He Will Close Bochum Plant, Opel Chief Says He Hasn’t Decided Yet http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/asked-whether-he-will-close-bochum-plant-opel-chief-says-he-hasnt-decided-yet/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/asked-whether-he-will-close-bochum-plant-opel-chief-says-he-hasnt-decided-yet/#comments Mon, 21 May 2012 11:12:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=445347 Opel chief Karl-Friedrich Stracke was asked to tell his workers unambiguously whether the Opel plant in Bochum will be closed or remain open. Today, Stracke met with workers in Bochum. He told them that no decision has been made – yet. The meeting took place after state premier Hannelore Kraft had called on Stracke “to […]

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Opel chief Karl-Friedrich Stracke was asked to tell his workers unambiguously whether the Opel plant in Bochum will be closed or remain open. Today, Stracke met with workers in Bochum. He told them that no decision has been made – yet. The meeting took place after state premier Hannelore Kraft had called on Stracke “to […]

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Official: GM Lets Ellesmere Port Live. Bochum Likely To Die http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/official-gm-lets-ellesmere-port-live-bochum-likely-to-die/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/official-gm-lets-ellesmere-port-live-bochum-likely-to-die/#comments Thu, 17 May 2012 10:48:12 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=444798 What was highly probable yesterday is definite: GM will shift production of the Astra compact from Germany to Ellesmere Port, England. Workers at the UK plant agreed nearly to a man and a woman (approval rate 94 percent) to a deal with GM that keeps Ellesmere Port open and that spells the near certain doom […]

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What was highly probable yesterday is definite: GM will shift production of the Astra compact from Germany to Ellesmere Port, England. Workers at the UK plant agreed nearly to a man and a woman (approval rate 94 percent) to a deal with GM that keeps Ellesmere Port open and that spells the near certain doom […]

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Decision Close: Opel Will Close Bochum, Keep Ellesmere Port Open http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/decision-close-opel-will-close-bochum-keep-ellesmere-port-open/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/decision-close-opel-will-close-bochum-keep-ellesmere-port-open/#comments Wed, 16 May 2012 20:50:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=444748 Tomorrow, Thursday morning, GM will most likely announce that the new Opel Astra will be built at the Ellesmere Port plant near Liverpool, and no longer in Germany. This ends weeks of hard-nosed gamesmanship, where one plant was played against the other. According to a report in the London Telegraph, workers at the Vauxhall plant […]

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Tomorrow, Thursday morning, GM will most likely announce that the new Opel Astra will be built at the Ellesmere Port plant near Liverpool, and no longer in Germany. This ends weeks of hard-nosed gamesmanship, where one plant was played against the other. According to a report in the London Telegraph, workers at the Vauxhall plant […]

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