Locked content New Opel owner doesn’t plan layoffs in Poland

New owner of Opel, PSA will abide by the previous deal with unions and won’t make any changes to employment in its Polish units until 2019, Poland’s Development Ministry said. Opel employs some 4,100 people in two plants in Gliwice and Tychy, where it also runs the shared service center&...

Locked content Opel factory sets new bar for 2016

The Opel factory in Gliwice (Śląskie voivodship) expects to produce 150,000 Astra models this year. The comapny also intends to increase both staff and production. “The increase in production is related to the speeding up of assembly lines and employment of new workers. All operations are being done...

Locked content Groclin to supply General Motors with exclusive seat covers

Automobile seating manufacturer Groclin has signed a letter of intent with General Motors (GM) to deliver car seat covers (exclusive leather versions) for the Opel Insignia. The deal is worth PLN 50 million in total , the company said. The agreement will be valid for seven years (2017-2024). On Apri...

Locked content Opel’s factory doubles production

The Opel power plant in Gliwice (Śląskie voivodship) produced 169,400 cars last year, 53 percent more compared with 2014, the factory reported. Its representatives hope that this year will be no less fruitful. The volume of this year’s production will be up to the demand for the fifth-generati...

Locked content GM to produce Buick model for the US market in Gliwice

General Motors (GM) will export to the US the Buick-version of Opel Cascada manufactured in its Gliwice factory, Auto News reported. The new Cascada is to debut on the American market at the beginning of 2016. This will be the first Buick convertible offered in 25 years. GM aims to refresh the brand...

Polish auto parts drive Europe

A great deal of European cars utilize polish-made auto parts. According to Gazeta Wyborcza, the automotive industry sector in Poland is experiencing its best results ever.