The decision is likely to affect staff at Vauxhall's Luton HQ and Saab's Marlow, Bucks. Offices.
"We will no longer pursue separate sales strategies for Opel, Vauxhall and Saab, Browning told media yesterday. “The management roles will be brought together under the roof of one sales organization."
GM Europe's total cost reduction target from the brand operations mergers has not been confirmed, a spokesperson noting that sales structures and therefore potential savings varied in each country.