GM's Opel Plans First Battery-Powered Car in Challenge to VW

  • Opel brand to bring out 29 new or revamped models by 2020
  • Electric Ampera-e model to be `affordably priced,' Barra says

General Motors Co.’s German brand Opel will introduce its first fully electric car next year as part of a 29-model lineup overhaul, putting pressure on Volkswagen AG as it reels from the diesel-emissions scandal.

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