Business expansion
Nord Ovest; Piemonte; Torino
Location of affected unit(s)
Professional Services
Scientific, Architectural And Engineering Technical Activities
Scientific Research And Development
72.19 - Other research and experimental development on natural sciences and engineering

50 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
3 August 2013
Employment effect (start)
30 August 2013
Foreseen end date
31 March 2014


Opel, the global cars’ manufacturer belonging to the General Motors Group, is to create 50 new jobs at its Research and Development Center General Motors Powertrain-Europe, located in Turin. The job creation for the Italian site is included in a broader industrial plan that provides 350 new jobs in Europe (see Opel 2013 for job creation in Germany).

The company will hire new engineers with the aim to develop new technologies both in the area engine-transmission and in the area engines. In particular, around 500 engineers are employed in the engines division at the R&D Center of Turin.


  • 3 August 2013: Il corriere della sera


Eurofound (2013), Opel, Business expansion in Italy, factsheet number 75746, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/75746.