Blog: Dave LeggettOpel mess in Berlin

Dave Leggett | 29 May 2009

We're doing our best to keep up with the twists and turns concerning negotiations over the future of Opel/Vauxhall in Berlin. It's a right old mess, the waters well and truly muddied this week by moves on the US side that have angered the German government. 

And now it sounds like Marchionne is either playing hardball or is feeling frustrated, given Fiat's decision to sit out today's meeting. Is Magna in pole position? Maybe, but a compromise agreement involving both Fiat and Magna is now being talked about in some quarters.

The simple looking question, who's paying for what?, is far from simple to answer.

Last chance today for Opel


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