Hotshot power for new Opel Sport hatch Comprehensive crash mitigation/avoidance Special price until end-July 2018 JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - New for South Africa from Opel is a pretty high-performance hatch badged as the Opel Corsa Sport 1.4T that's aimed at younger, sportier, drivers and has comprehensive connectivity and a power sunroof. And one heck of a… Continue reading Hot new Opel hatch: How about 110kW / 220Nm from 1.4?
Adaptive lighting with full diode headlamps Mokka X and Crossland X - now the Grandland X Opel sends in the big gun with the X factor RüSSELSHEIM, Germany - This is where a sporty character meets the spirit of adventure: modern, dynamic lines, a cool off-road look and the elevated seating position with good all-round… Continue reading Another factor in Opel X saga: it’s the Grandland X
WINDHOEK, Namibia - Groupe PSA and the Namibian government have signed an investment agreement to allow a joint-venture agreement between Groupe PSA and Namibia Development Corporation (NDC) to assemble Opel and Peugeot vehicles in Walvis Bay. Walvis Bay is a remote port on the Namibia coast once famous for whaling and fishing. Assembly will start later… Continue reading Opel, Peugeot to open auto plant in remote Walvis Bay
Economical three-cylinder engine Many options ready - including turbo Familiar plastic cladding for car parks OPEL, WITH THE introduction of the Crossland X, believes it now has a powerful presence in the B-SUV segment, said to be the fastest-growing part of the South African vehicle market where volumes have trebled within four years. The German… Continue reading 2018 Crossland X: New family wheels from Opel
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… Continue reading Opel amends Corsa range – and drops the prices
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… Continue reading Opel vows SA future after GM pull-out
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… Continue reading Most powerful Vauxhall yet is last in a glorious line
⦁ 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)… Continue reading UK carmaker wants national car fires database
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… Continue reading Yet more Opel SUV’s heading for SA?
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… Continue reading Opel Germany sets course for the future