Gillian Whittal, Opel Ireland’s general manager. She  confirmed that the shake-up was taking place, but refused to speculate if  it would result in a smaller network

Opel and its British offshoot Vauxhall has begun a massive shake-up of its dealers by placing its entire European network under a termination notice. (...)

Opel finished 2016 with new cars sales of 7,888, representing a 5.38 per cent share of the market, down from 6 per cent in 2015. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

The distributor of Opel cars in Ireland saw its operating profits rise by 41 per cent in 2016, to over €1 million. It followed a 9 per cent rise in tu(...)

Stephen Norman: ‘Opel Ireland is not, effectively a subsidiary of Vauxhall Motors, but a subsidiary of the Opel-Vauxhall group in Europe, acting just as any other major country’

Stephen Norman is not a man to be drawn on speculation. Appointed as the new managing director of both Vauxhall Motors in the UK, and Opel’s Irish ope(...)