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Two Millionth Vehicle Leaves Opel Plant in Gliwice

09 Apr 2015

  • The jubilee car is a Holden Cascada cabrio for the Australian market
Opel News - The two millionth vehicle: A Holden Cascada cabrio for the Australian market

Rüsselsheim/Gliwice.  Today, the two millionth vehicle rolled off the production line at the Opel plant in Gliwice (GM Manufacturing Poland). This unique car is a Holden Cascada with a turbocharged 1.6-liter engine with 170 hp. The elegant convertible in Deep Sky Blue is intended for the Australian market.


The production of Holden Astras and Cascadas for Australia and New Zealand started in the Gliwice plant in February of this year and is a part of the recently announced strategy to strengthen the cooperation between Opel and other GM brands. In addition, at the end of the year the production of the Buick Cascada, designed for the North American market, will begin.

Opel News - The Opel plant in Gliwice produces world-class vehicles

"The two millionth car produced by Opel in Gliwice is the symbolic opening of the next phase of development of our plant, which will be complemented by the launch of the new generation Opel Astra later this year. We are a very well integrated and experienced team, and that help us achieve our goal of producing world-class vehicles," said Andrzej Korpak, GM Manufacturing Poland managing director.

Opel News - Five models com from the experienced team at the Gliwice assembly line

The two millionth car of the Gliwice plant represents the comprehensive experience and flexibility of the local team, while currently produces five models on one assembly line. The first car, the Astra Classic, was produced in Gliwice on August 31, 1998.


Over the years, the Gliwice team has built an excellent reputation by assembling high-quality cars including the small city car Opel Agila, four generations of the compact Astra and the Zafira compact minivan. Currently, the plant produces the elegant Cascada and compact Astra in four body versions.