News Digest Item
07 Mar 2017

“A new beginning for Opel”

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

The sale of Opel to French PSA Group could be the chance of a new beginning for the carmaker which evolved from a “German flagship brand” to a global “dwarf” under General Motors, writes Carsten Knop in an opinion piece in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. The shift to alternative drives and e-mobility was key: “Skilfully, the French negotiated the rights to continue manufacturing the new electro-Opel Ampera-e,” writes Knop.

Find the opinion piece in German here.

For background, see the CLEW dossier The Energiewende and German carmakers.

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