Merkel Visits Opel Factory
(L-R) Hans Demant, chairman of Adam Opel GmbH, Roland Koch, governor of the German state of Hesse, Klaus Franz, head of the work council of carmaker Opel, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Carl-Peter Forster, chairman of General Motors Europe pose for the media during her visit of car maker Opel on March 31, 2009 in Ruesselsheim, Germany. Opel is seeking a rescue package of 3.3 billion Euros to stay solvent due to serious difficulties of GM, injections from the federal government, though Chancellor Angela Merkel has so far been reluctant to bail the company out. (Photo by Ralph Orlowski/Getty Images) * Local Caption * Angela Merkel;Klaus Franz;Carl-Peter Forster;Roland Koch;Hans Demant
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