There is still no clarity regarding the future of the Opel plant in Antwerp. General Motors is working on a restructuring plan for Opel. The trade unions and employees of the plant are bracing for a cut in the workforce. There have even been rumours that the plant in Antwerp will be closed down altogether.
Several models of the old Opel Astra model are assembled at the Opel plant in Antwerp. The Antwerp plant has a workforce of about 2,500 people, including 385 white collar workers.