- Ambassador Yakov Hadas-Handelsman meet Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann
- Israel plays important role in the Opel export offensive
|Israeli Ambassador in Germany Yakov Hadas-Handelsman (left) and Opel CEO, Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann|
The Ambassador also briefed about the company's strategy for sustainable mobility. This included a test drive the Ampera, the first fully electric vehicle for everyday use on the European market. Was rounded off the visit with a tour of the Rüsselsheim car production and the Opel classic car collection.
Israel is in the Opel export drive has an important place. Already in 2011, Opel has multiplied together with the new importer of Israeli Shlomo Group, the Opel brand in the Israeli market and reorganized the sales from the previous year. In 2012 already around 5,000 new vehicles were sold to Israel. The Opel models are marketed in Israel so far in seven locations, an eighth location was opened in April in Jerusalem.