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German Chancellor 'very pleased'


General Motors has announced that it has chosen the Canadian car parts manufacturer Magna to buy Opel and its sister company Vauxhall.

The decision was welcomed by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who said she was "very pleased" about it.


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