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Autodelta Supercharges Prodrive’s Limited Edition Alfa Romeo Brera S 3.2

Making its world debut alongside the Autodelta Alfa Romeo 159 J4 3.2 C at this weekend’s MPH09 Motor Show in London is the yet another Autodelta model, the Brera 3.2 C Compressore which is based on the UK market Brera S. A recent project between Alfa Romeo UK and Prodrive, the limited edition Brera S [...]

Carl-Peter Forster Leaving Post at Opel Europe

DETROIT – Carl-Peter Forster, GM group vice president and president, Opel Europe, will be leaving his role as head of European operations and will advise the company during the transition to find a new CEO, it was announced today (November 06, 2009).
With the departure of Forster, GM will initiate an immediate external search for a [...]

GM Europe head quits following Opel U-turn: source

General Motors Europe head Carl-Peter Forster is quitting in disgust at GM’s decision to hang on to its European unit Opel/Vauxhall, a well-informed source told AFP on Friday.
The source confirmed a report in the Spiegel magazine, saying: “I expect a withdrawal by Forster within a week.”
GM executive vice president David Reilly would replace Forster, as [...]

VIDEO: New BMW M3 GTS Goes Slideways on the Race Track

“Born on the Racetrack to Live on the Streets” is BMW’s motto for its newly revealed M3 GTS, a stripped-out 450-horsepower version of the M3 Coupe that marks the M division’s return to its roots. Following the presentation of the first photos, details (click here to read our previous post) and a rather dull static [...]

Opel chief quits after GM decides to keep European unit

General Motors said Friday it will seek a new chief for European operations with Carl-Peter Forster quitting following the automaker’s decision to hang on to its Opel/Vauxhall division.
Forster, GM group vice president and president at Opel Europe, “will be leaving his role as head of European operations and will advise the company during the transition” [...]