Unfortunately, we don’t have good news for Opel fans. The factory of this brand in Gliwice has decided to end the production of cars. After this year, production will cease and the factory will cease operations after 23 years, producing more than 500,000 units of the Astra.
URGENT: Opel ends car production in Gliwice! The factory closes at the end of the year
The aforementioned factory produced the first passenger cars on August 30, 1998. Unfortunately, everything will be over after this year. According to information provided by Gazeta Wyborcza, in the coming week the production was put out in a way that would allow the last cars to leave the factory on November 30 this year.
The next cars will be built in the new factory, which is being built next to the closed plant. Only delivery cars will be built there.
Only delivery vans and electrics will be built in Gliwice
– The production phase of passenger cars in the Stellantis location in Gliwice is slowly coming to an end to enable the opening of a completely new one – the production of large vans – says Andrzej Korpak, president of Opel Manufacturing Poland in an interview with “GW”. The new factory in Gliwice will produce such car models as Opel Movano, Peugeot Boxer, Fiat Ducato or Citroen Jumper. The factory will also produce electric cars – 70 percent by 2025. of delivery vans is supposed to be electricians.