Blog: Merkel digs her heels in
Dave Leggett | 11 August 2009
The Opel/Vauxhall two-horse bidding race saga may have a bit further to run. German Chancellor Merkel has just more or less said she will throw a major hissy fit if GM doesn't go for Magna. Any politician knows that when things get said publicly, stakes are dramatically raised. If there are people out there attempting to persuade her that RHJ's bid is actually not at all bad, they certainly have their work cut out.
If she does a volte-face and eventually says she supports an RHJ-based solution, then I'll eat a great big fat donut (ref previous blog posting).
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