Rus News Journal

New Opel Combo appears in a year by means of Fiat

The new generation of commercial Opel Combo appears in the market in the beginning of 2011. This car will be constructed on a platform of Italian Fiat Doblo and will be manufactured in three modifications at factory in Turkey.

as press-service GM reports, the command of designers of Opel is already involved in development of new model and works in interaction with group of engineers and designers of Fiat. Cooperation of Fiat and Opel provides extension approximately 6 000 cars in the end of 2011 and the subsequent production at least 250 000 cars. Combo it will be effected in three versions: a freight van, a passenger van, and also a cargo vehicle without a body.

present generation Combo did not get glory in Russia: almost for two years it has been sold about 1 700 cars, and by summer of 2010 of delivery of model have been terminated. At the same time Fiat Doblo is one of the most sold cars in the class, in unsuccessful last year its sales constituted more than 1 100 pieces. The base price of Fiat effected in Naberezhnye Chelny – 531 000 roubles, are spread to it the salvaging program.