Buyers' advice, commercials, industry, Motoring News, new models, opel

New car or van for ’18? Try the Opel range

Turbo keynote to coming 2019 vehicles First to come will be a 120Y Special Edition In March will come an OPC-Line sport pack CAPE TOWN, South Africa: Opel, a brand about to celebrate its 120th anniversary, will bring seven new models to showrooms across South Africa through 2019, supported by a multitude of specification updates… Continue reading New car or van for ’18? Try the Opel range

Buyers' advice, commercials, Motoring News, new models, opel

Cute Combo on way to SA from Opel in 2019

1000kg capacity – with overload warning Two, three, or five seating configuration …and all-wheel drive for country customers JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – All-new van, the Opel Combo, will reach South Africa in March 2019 already adorned with the 2019 International Van of the Year trophy. Each model, Opel says, has its own personality but each shares… Continue reading Cute Combo on way to SA from Opel in 2019

Buyers' advice, Motoring News, new models, opel, Vehicle sales

Hot new Opel hatch: How about 110kW / 220Nm from 1.4?

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?

Buyers' advice, Motoring News, new models, opel, suv

Another factor in Opel X saga: it’s the Grandland X

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

4x4, Buyers' advice, industry, Motoring News, new models, opel, peugeot

Opel, Peugeot to open auto plant in remote Walvis Bay

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

Buyers' advice, Motoring News, new models, opel

2018 Crossland X: New family wheels from Opel

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

industry, Motoring News, new models, opel

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… Continue reading Opel amends Corsa range – and drops the prices

Buyers' advice, industry, Motoring News, new models, opel

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… Continue reading Opel vows SA future after GM pull-out

Buyers' advice, Citroen, industry, Motoring News, peugeot

Peugeot Citroen to take over Opel/Vauxhall

Establishes PSA Group as No.2 in Europe Joint venture to support brands’ development €2.2-billion transaction ‘unlocks shareholder value’ DETROIT, Michigan / PARIS, France – General Motors and PSA Group have today (March 6 2917) announced an agreement under which GM’s Opel/Vauxhall subsidiary and GM Financial’s European operations will join the PSA Group in a transaction… Continue reading Peugeot Citroen to take over Opel/Vauxhall