Sluggish Sales Opel to Shutter German Plant

General Motors subsidiary Opel said on Monday it will stop assembling cars at its plant in Bochum, Germany in 2016. Up to 3,000 jobs could be lost as a result at the carmaker, hit by a steep drop in sales in the euro crisis.
A car passing Opel's plant in Bochum.

A car passing Opel's plant in Bochum.

Foto: Oliver Berg/ dpa
cro -- with wire reports