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CEO of Adam Opel AG Karl-Thomas Neumann, left,  Hesse  State governor Volker Bouffier , second left,, CEO of General Motors (GM) Dan Akerson , second right, and chairman of the supervisory board of Opel Steve Girsky shake hands  in  Ruesselsheim, Germany, Wednesday April  10, 2013.  General Motors' top executives have reaffirmed their commitment to Opel, the U.S. auto group's lossmaking European subsidiary, promising to invest another 4 billion euros (US $5.2 billion) in the company.  GM Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson said at a news conference held at the company's German headquarters Wednesday that GM was "fully supportive of the Opel turnaround plan" and that the Detroit-based group "must have a strong presence in Europe and especially here in Germany."  Akerson added that GM had approved the investment of 4 billion euros in Europe by 2016 but did not announce any new plant closures or other specific measures to improve earnings (AP Photo/dpa, Arne Dedert)

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