Opel celebrates launch of new Adam car

Opel employees hope the car will help the company return to profits after years of sagging sales and the announcement of the Bochum factory closure in 2016
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Steve Girsky (L), General Motors Vice Chairman and head of GM Europe, and Thomas Sedran, Deputy Chairman of Adam Opel AG, stand next to an Opel Adam car fresh from the assembly line as factory workers look on during a celebration to mark the launch of the new Opel compact car at the Opel factory on January 10, 2013 in Eisenach, Germany. Opel employees hope the car will help the company return to profits after years of sagging sales and the announcement of the Bochum factory closure in 2016. (Getty Images)
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Steve Girsky, General Motors Vice Chairman and head of GM Europe, drives an Opel Adam car from the assembly line as factory workers look on during a celebration to mark the launch of the new Opel compact car at the Opel factory on January 10, 2013 in Eisenach, Germany. Opel employees hope the car will help the company return to profits after years of sagging sales and the announcement of the Bochum factory closure in 2016. (Getty Images)
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A worker checks a finished Opel Adam car at the assembly line shortly after a celebration to mark the launch of the new Opel compact car at the Opel factory on January 10, 2013 in Eisenach, Germany. Opel employees hope the car will help the company return to profits after years of sagging sales and the announcement of the Bochum factory closure in 2016. (Getty Images)
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A worker checks a finished Opel Adam car at the assembly line shortly after a celebration to mark the launch of the new Opel compact car at the Opel factory on January 10, 2013 in Eisenach, Germany. Opel employees hope the car will help the company return to profits after years of sagging sales and the announcement of the Bochum factory closure in 2016. (Getty Images)
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The Opel factory that produces the Corsa and the new Opel Adam car stands on January 10, 2013 in Eisenach, Germany. Opel employees hope the car will help the company return to profits after years of sagging sales and the announcement of the Bochum factory closure in 2016. (Getty Images)
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Workers walk past finished Opel Adam cars at a factory parking lot shortly after a celebration to mark the launch of the new Opel compact car at the Opel factory on January 10, 2013 in Eisenach, Germany. Opel employees hope the car will help the company return to profits after years of sagging sales and the announcement of the Bochum factory closure in 2016. (Getty Images)