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Opel CEO Defends GM Diesels Against Emissions Cheating Allegations


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Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann rejected allegations coming from both the German media as well as an environmental advocacy group, stating that their diesel engines are using software that intentionally turns off emissions controls in certain situations.

GM Highlights Two Decades Of OnStar Connectivity


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With services now spanning four continents, 18 countries, 10 languages and 13 time zones, OnStar has been at the forefront of the connected car revolution for the past 20 years.

Opel Calls New Astra BiTurbo Diesel "Sensible Yet Spicy"


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Diesels are still considered the reasonable, and mostly conservative, choice in Europe, but Opel wants to make own offering in the C-Segment appeal to a wider audience.

Astra Sports Tourer Joins Opel's Emergency Vehicle Family At RETTmobil


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Opel's range of emergency vehicles has welcomed a new member, the Astra Sports Tourer, which will debut on May 11 at the 2016 RETTmobil, in Fulda, Germany.

First Look Inside The 2017 Opel Meriva Reveals Astra-Inspired Design


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These are the first images of the interior of Opel’s upcoming Meriva successor, which is going to move away from the MPV style and more towards the crossover segment.

A Brief History Of Opel's Compact Station Wagons


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If we were to take all 24 million Opel Kadett and Astra cars ever sold and line them up one behind the other, the column would circle around the equator two and a half times.

EVERY Diesel Tested By UK Transport Ministry Exceeds Lab Results In Real World


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British officials announced that all 37 diesel models tested on the road found to exceed the laboratory limits, but only VW had used a "defeat device" in its vehicles.

Opel's Array Of Flex Accessories Will Come In Handy


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Some dread the thought of having to pack the car before leaving on their family vacation, but Opel is out to prove that it has solutions that'll make it easier for them.

First Look At 2017 Opel Insignia & 2018 Buick Regal’s Interior


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This is the first time we’ve spied the interior of the upcoming 2017 Opel / Vauxhall Insignia, and consequently, the 2018 Buick Regal, since the two models will only differ in name and powertrain options.

Top Gear's Last "Reasonably Priced Car" Auctioned For Charity


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The new Top Gear is doing away with the wheels used by Clarkson and co for their "Star in a Reasonably Priced Car" section.

Liverpool FC Boss Jurgen Klopp Promotes Insignia's ACC System [w/Video]


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As a brand ambassador for Opel, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp demonstrates how his Insignia fares in traffic with the help of its Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with automatic brake function.

Opel Insignia Diesel Travels Over 2,100 Km On One Tank Of Fuel


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In a world where there is an increasing demand in alternative fuel-powered cars, Opel has proved that diesel can still be a solution.

Look At What Irmscher Plans To Do With Opel's Adam


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Irmscher is paying tribute to their racing past and particularly, the Opel Ascona A with which German racing legend Walter Röhrl stormed the rally tracks in the 1970s, with the development of a special Opel Adam.

Future Cars: 2018 Buick Regal And Its 2017 Opel Insignia Twin


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SUVs and crossovers may be all the rage today, but GM isn’t ready to give up on the still going strong mid-size segment and is preparing a common replacement for the Buick Regal and its European brethren, the Opel / Vauxhall Insignia.

Opel Embraces Fashion, Launches Sewing Machines


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It’s not uncommon for car manufacturers to pay homage to their roots every now and then, creating machines that honor their heritage and history. Like Opel, for instance.

Opel Adam Gains Fully-Integrated Wireless Phone Charger


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Select variants of the Opel and Vauxhall's Adam city car are now offered with smartphone wireless charging technology.

Opel GT Concept Might Gain Production Version, Use Mokka's AWD System


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We've been done the "will they, won't they" road one too many times, haven't we, with the most recent example being Opel's GT.

Opel Adds Affordable Easytronic 3.0 Automated Manual Gearbox To Karl, Adam, Corsa and Astra


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Coming to support drivers who cannot afford the luxury of a fully automatic transmission, Opel has added the more affordable option of an automated manual gearbox on several models.

Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer Priced In The UK [52 Images]


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Vauxhall has announced the full pricing list for its new compact estate that made its global debut in Frankfurt last September.

Opel Optimizes Astra TCR Racer Aero Package


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In order to be successful in the Touring Car Racer Series, a vehicle has to have excellent aerodynamics and undergo meticulous wind tunnel testing.