TodayApril 16, 2022

Nick Reilly, CEO, Opel

Nick Reilly has served as the Chief Executive Officer of OPEL International since January 2010. Reilly makes a point of noting he came onboard after the fighting over Opel, between Magna and General Motors, was over. Admitting that the company was in a mess a year ago, Opel’s CEO Nick Reilly said that General Motors Co.’s beleaguered Opel brand has nearly completed it’s restructuring and should break even by 2012.

German carmaker Opel premiered the new Astra Sports Tourer at this year’s 2010 Mondial de lAutomobile. But the highlight of the Paris Motor Show for Opel was the gorgeious GTC Concept Paris.

At the 2010 Paris auto show Nick Reilly sat down with a group of journalists to talk about the state of Opel. Where is it headed? Will Opel sell the Ampera, or Chevy Volt as it is known in the US, in Europe?

How does Reilly think Opel will end up this year?

Lou Ann Hammond

Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a founding member of the Women's World Car of the Year #WWCOTY, and board member of the Women in Automotive.

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