Opel to Double Sales in Russia and China

The car maker Opel wants to increase its sales in Russia and especially China.

Opel has been doing well in Russia, where it would double the sales of 60 000 cars soon. “And we look to China. there we would sell more in the future,” said Opel chief Karl-Friedrich Stracke, although there are also other brands of General Motors group. “In a big market like China, there is enough room for Ford, Buick and Chevrolet.”

At the same time, he confirmed that Opel as a whole will soon come back to profitability. Break even in 2011, profits in 2012 – that was the target.

In addition, the company intends to “explore other markets such as India.” With India, Opel would open up the sixth-largest car market in the world.