- Opel again second largest GM brand
- Manufacturer continues as third-strongest passenger car brand in Europe
- European market share improved for the first time in many years
|Bestseller: Opel Mokka small SUV entered the market strongly and conquered the second place in its segment for the full year 2013.|
General Motors today published its global sales figures for 2013 and Opel is among the winners. The Rüsselsheim based manufacturer continues to be the second largest brand of General Motors and strengthened its position as the third-strongest passenger car brand in Europe according to preliminary figures.
In a difficult market environment Opel sold 1.064 million vehicles (+ 0%). Opel and its sister brand Vauxhall in the United Kingdom achieved a market share of 5.61 percent in the European total vehicle market compared to 5.59 percent the year before. This is the first year-on-year growth in market share for the brand in 14 years.
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