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Vauxhall Prices Crossvan Corsa-Based Breadvan for UK Market


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The new Vauxhall Crossvan, basically a converted three-door (all-new) Corsa with no rear seats, has just gone on sale in the UK, where it starts from £10,995. The base model comes with 1.2-liter 70 PS petrol engine, although the one you really want is the 1.3-liter diesel, in either 75 pr 95 PS guises.

Next-Generation Opel Astra Sports Tourer Digitally Imagined


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The launch of the all-new Opel Astra towards the end of this year has been recently confirmed by CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann. The new generation model will most likely be unveiled at the Frankfurt Auto Show in autumn, with deliveries scheduled for early 2016.

The Kremlin Says GM Will Regret Reducing its Presence in Russia


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General Motors’ recently announced scaling down of its activities in the Russian Federation was apparently a big enough event to be commented upon by the Kremlin.

Opel Announces Near-Future Eye-Tracking Headlight Tech


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GM’s continental European arm, Opel, has just announced a cool piece of future tech that promises to improve the way car headlights work by tracking the driver’s eyes and directing the beam very precisely. In this way, the system is said to adjust the direction and intensity of the beams based on where and how the driver looks at certain things.

Opel Corsa 1.4 Turbo with 150PS Is the Rational Buyer's Corsa OPC


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Following the introduction of the all-new Corsa OPC, Opel is now offering a warm hatch equipped with a smaller turbocharged petrol engine.

GM Pulling Out Opel Brand And Most Chevrolets From Russia


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GM is putting the brakes on its Russian operations, as the carmaker decided to wind down its Opel brand and sales of all mainstream Chevy cars, while also idling its manufacturing facility in St. Petersburg.

Could Opel and Vauxhall’s Upcoming Flagship SUV Look Like This?


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Opel and Vauxhall currently lack an SUV above the Mokka, which is why their utmost priority is to launch a model in this highly profitable mid-size SUV segment.

Opel Corsa OPC Gets a €24,395 Price Tag in Geneva [w/Video]


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Opel has announced pricing for its all-new Corsa OPC at the Geneva Motor Show, with the hot-hatch starting from €24,395 in Germany (including 19 percent VAT).

New Opel Karl / Vauxhall Viva (P)Reviewed in Geneva


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The Opel Karl / Vauhall Viva is not an exciting car or particularly good looking, but it is quite spacious inside and will be very affordable too. It was just unveiled at the Geneva motor show, and Carbuyer’s Matt Watson was there to tell us how much rear legroom it has.

Opel's Karl Brings Its Eco-Friendly Ways To Geneva


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Opel launched the 2015 KARL at the Geneva Motor Show, right after a sneak peek early in the morning. With plenty of tech and an environmentally friendly engine, this looks like a winner.

Opel Karl On Display Before Official Reveal


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The Karl is one of Opel's big reveals of the day, and as we're waiting for things to heat up in Geneva, we're being treated to some sneak previews from their stand, where the Karl is looking quite good.

Artist Hangs New Opel/Vauxhall Upside Down in London


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So, apparently, Vauxhall commissioned British artist Alex Chinneck to create a piece revolving around its new Corsa supermini. What he created can now be seen defying gravity besides the London eye, in the Southbank Centre Car Park, until February 25.

Opel & Vauxhall to Preview New OnStar Connectivity System in Geneva


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GM's OnStar safety and communications system which is already available to some 7 million customers in the US, Canada, China and Mexico, is now coming to Europe.

Opel Astra Becomes Cleaner and More Frugal Than Ever


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Good news for Opel fans out of Rüsselsheim, as current gen Opel Astra has become the most efficient C-segment car in Opel history thanks to its new 1.6 liter CDTI engine.

Opel Built the First Holden Insignia VXR in Germany


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Opel has begun production of the Holden Insignia VXR at its plant in Rüsselsheim, Germany, following the decision announced last year.

Chevrolet Bolt Gets an Opel Sibling in Rendering-Land


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According to a report from last week, GM is serious about the Bolt EV, with production said to begin in late 2016 at the Orion plant near Detroit. And in a similar way to the Chevrolet Volt/Opel Ampera pair, the Bolt will likely have an Opel-branded sibling as well.

207PS Opel Corsa OPC / Vauxhall Corsa VXR Officially Revealed, Does 0-100 KM/H in 6.8 Sec


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Following a series of “leaked photos,” Opel and Vauxhall have officially revealed the new Corsa OPC/VXR hot-hatches, which continue to use a turbocharged 1.6-liter petrol engine.

New Photos of Opel Corsa OPC Expose Interior


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Opel and Vauxhall are holding back on the release of their new Corsa OPC and VXR respectively, but that hasn't stopped the flow of photos on the web.

New Opel Corsa OPC / Vauxhall Corsa VXR Leaked!


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Official photos of the hottest Corsa have leaked today, giving us a first glance at the latest member of the OPC/VXR family.

New Opel Corsa OPC is on its Way, Teased via Official Video


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With the clock ticking down to the Geneva show day in March, Opel is giving us a look at its new sport hatch, the Corsa OPC, or as it will become known in the UK, the Vauxhall Corsa VXR.