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Vauxhall’s Mokka Gets A New 1.6L Diesel And We’ve Driven It

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If you don’t have a decent compact crossover in your range these days, you are pretty much doomed in the European sales chart.

Customers are showing much love to this particular segment and Vauxhall has them covered by offering the Mokka (sold as an Opel in mainland Europe and as the Buick Encore in North America, but without a diesel) as an alternative to Nissan’s Juke, Renault’s Captur and Citroen C4 Cactus to name a few.

Success Of Buick Encore Prompts Desire For More Cars, Bigger Engine

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The Buick Encore has been a surprise success for GM, so naturally the solution to fuel that success is to add more power.

Opel Insignia and Mokka with “Whisper” Diesels Get Priced in Germany

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Opel has announced pricing in Germany for Mokka and Insignia models equipped with the new generation of CDTI diesel engines.

Opel Mokka Gets New 136PS 1.6 CDTI Engine, Averages 4.1 L/100 KM

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Opel continues to roll out the 1,600cc “whisper diesel” across its range, with the Mokka crossover being the latest model to get it in the 136PS (134hp) version.

Spain's New King Welcomes Opel Mokka at Zaragoza Plant

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GM has completed the production shift of the Opel Mokka crossover from South Korea to Spain, with the first vehicle recently rolling off the Zaragoza plant’s production line.

Special Edition Mokka is Opel's Gift to Moscow

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Opel is paying tribute to Russia's capital city and host of the 2014 Moscow International Motor Show with the Mokka Moscow Edition study.

Opel Mokka and Cascada Convertible Tweaked by Steinmetz

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While not a household name in the global tuning industry, Steinmetz is known in Europe and especially in Germany, for its Opel tunes. The two most recent Opel models to fall into the fiddling hands of Steinmetz are the Mokka small crossover and the Cascada soft-top convertible.

Opel Confirms Mokka Production in Spain, Increases Capacity in South Korea As Well

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The Opel/Vauxhall Mokka is selling like hot cakes, which is why GM has made the decision to build the small crossover in Europe as well. The U.S. carmaker has chosen the Zaragoza plant in Spain for the job, with production of the Mokka to start there in the second half of 2014.

GM Considering Moving "Large Share" of Opel Mokka Production from Korea to Spain

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Another day, another report about GM’s plans to move production from its South Korean plants to Europe, China and the U.S.

Following the official announcement that it will shift production of the next-generation Cruze from South Korea to Europe and a report that it is considering the manufacturing of the next-generation Aveo in China and the U.S. instead of South Korea, GM is now purportedly considering a similar move with the Opel Mokka.

Opel Mokka Racks Up 100,000 Orders, 1.4-liter Turbo Petrol Now Available with FWD

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Seven months after the Mokka arrived at dealerships in Europe, Opel has received 100,000 orders for its new sub-compact crossover. Many of these orders came from Germany, Russia, UK, Italy and France.

“To keep it headed to the top, we’re making the Mokka even more attractive with new powertrains and high-end infotainment units – and thereby appealing to additional customers,” said Duncan Aldred, Acting Vice President Sales, Marketing & Aftersales at Opel/Vauxhall.

Euro NCAP Find that Dacia Lodgy Dissapoints while 14 Other New Cars Score Five Stars

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The safety gurus at the European New Car Assessment Program (Euro NCAP), an independent organization that assesses and scores vehicle safety, have released a new round of scores for 15 new models, many of which were presented at the recent Paris Motor Show.

With one exception, the new Dacia Lodgy minivan that Euro NCAP said "budgets on safety" as it was rated with a mediocre three stars out of five, all other cars tested were awarded five stars.

Euro NCAP criticized the Renault Group's decision to not offer the electronic stability control (ESC) as standard equipment on the Lodgy, while also noting that the Dacia model scored poorly for pedestrian and child protection.

Irmscher Working on New Styling and Performance Packages for Opel Mokka

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Irmscher, a tuner of all things Opel, is offering us our first look at the program it is preparing for the German automaker's newest arrival, the Mokka small crossover, which is sold in Britain as a Vauxhall and in North America, as the Buick Encore, starting from the first quarter of 2013.

The crossover's aesthetics can be upgraded with Irmscher's signature front grille that places the Opel logo in the center, protective metal bars under the doors, a larger roof spoiler (which is not pictured in these renderings), black or silver side stripes, and a quad tailpipe exhaust system.

Vauxhall Announces New Mocha Tech Line Aimed at Fleet Buyers

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Only a few days after releasing UK prices for the Mokka sub-compact SUV, Vauxhall has announced that there will be a fourth trim line aimed at company car drivers, called Tech Line and costing from £15,995.

New Vauxhall Mokka Priced from £16,995 in Britain

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The global roll out of GM's new small crossover model continues with the Vauxhall Mokka and the release of UK pricing.

The Mokka, which is one and the same with the Opel model of the same name and more or less with the Buick Encore, is available to order in the UK from today at a starting price of £16,995 with first deliveries in November this year.

Geneva 2012: Opel and Vauxhall Make a Mokka out of the Buick Encore

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General Motors has set its eyes on the small crossover market with the new Mokka that will be sold in Britain under the Vauxhall brand and the rest of the continent as an Opel.

The European version of the North American Buick Encore, which made its world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show, will compete against the Nissan Juke and the soon-to-be revealed in production form, Ford EcoSport.

The 4.28 meter long B-segment crossover has seating for five passengers and will be offered with a choice of front- or all-wheel drive.

Opel Drops a New Batch of Photos of the Mokka Crossover

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We've already showed you the Mokka small crossover but today, Opel and its sister brand Vauxhall published a fresh set of photos including the first shots of the interior.

We'll remind you that the Opel Mokka and the Buick Encore that was revealed at last month's Detroit Motor Show are one and the same with the only differences concerning the design of the front grille, the interior trims and the available engine choices.

Meet the 2013 Buick Encore's European Twin, the New Opel Mokka

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Continuing our spree of 2012 Geneva Motor Show-related news, shortly after the presentation of the new Buick Encore, General Motor's European subsidiaries Opel and Vauxhall introduced their version of the small crossover that will be marketed as the Mokka on the other side of the pond.

And for those of you wondering, the European model's name was inspired by the small, round coffee beans of the Coffea Arabica variety.