Opel amends Corsa range – and drops the prices

Opel Corsa range revised ‘for better value” More efficient 1.0 T engine for Essentia Sport model takes role of halo model JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – Opel says it has revised its Corsa range by improving specification for some models and reducing prices. The changes are said to have followed intensive market research that polled 600 B-segment…

Opel vows SA future after GM pull-out

Brand to expand and strengthen its portfolio Crossland X soon, Grandland X early 2018 Dedicated distributor Williams Hunt from  2018 JOHANNESBURG. Opel says it has cemented its commitment to South Africa with plans to strengthen the brand and grow its market here through a new distributor and fresh vehicles. The Williams Hunt group will be…

Most powerful Vauxhall yet is last in a glorious line

Near-450kW final-edition VXR8 swan song for V8 bruiser Only 15 super-expensive Aussie-sourced specials for UK Also marks end of line for Holden plant Down Under LUTON, England – Vauxhall’s mighty VXR8 range of cars will be given a final hurrah at the UK’s 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed (June 29-July 2) when a very special last-of-line…

UK carmaker wants national car fires database

⦁ UK automaker calls for car fire numbers ⦁ Numbers by manufacturer the target ⦁ Perhaps 100 000 fires a year in UK LONDON, England – Vauxhall, the UK brand associated with Germany’s Opel, has called for a national vehicle fire database. The company addressed the British parliament’s Transport Select Committee on Monday (Jan 6 2017)…

Yet more Opel SUV’s heading for SA?

All-new crossover for booming SUV segment Elevated seating, spacious interior Comprehensive infotainment features LUTON, England – It bears an uncanny similarity to other current Opel/GM/Vauxhall products of recent times but nevertheless this is the 2017 Crossland X, a “spacious and flexible” SUV with two-tone paintwork and SUV-styling. These are the first pictures of a vehicle that could…

Opel Germany sets course for the future

Eisenach to assemble Mokka X successor from 2019 Corsa and Adam successors from Zaragoza Production, logistics being made more efficient RüSSELSHEIM, Germany – Opel is setting a new course “to make production in Europe more efficient” by arranging for production of the Mokka X SUV in Eisenach as of 2019. The successors to the Corsa…