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Opel/Vauxhall to Replace Meriva, Zafira MPVs With PSA-Co-Developed Crossovers


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It seems Renault is not the only mainstream manufacturer ditching its conventional MPVs in favor of something of a more crossover-esque orientation. We learn that Opel/Vauxhall will be doing the same with two of its familiar people movers, the Meriva and Zafira - this confirms a previous report.

Man Mistakes Corsa for a Barbell


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There are many things one can do when boredom sets in, but exercising with an old Vauxhall Corsa instead of using actual weights is usually not one of them.

Opel Received 30,000 Orders for the Corsa Since August


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Even though the fifth-generation Corsa hasn’t arrived in dealerships yet, Opel says it has already received 30,000 orders Europe-wide for the new supermini.

Opel Sharpens Up the Corsa with OPC Line Grade


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Opel has quietly released photos of the Corsa OPC Line, a sharper looking version of the recently-launched supermini which features a more aggressive body kit.

Say Again? Karl Lagerfeld’s Cat Poses for 2015 Opel Corsa Calendar


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Following last year’s Opel Adam calendar by Bryan Adams, the German automaker has collaborated with another celebrity (and his cat) for the 2015 Opel Corsa calendar.

Could we See a New Calibra from Opel / Vauxhall?


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Ever since Opel / Vauxhall showcased the Monza concept, people have been asking for / about a possible re-imagining of the old Calibra idea.

It was a mid-1990s coupe that relied on Vectra underpinnings and a sexier two-door body to attract its buyers. Now, with the advent of an all-new Insignia (Vectra replacement) that’s due no later than 2017, the Calibra issue has come up again.

Interested in a Camouflaged Opel Adam Designed by Bryan Adams?


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Opel will auction seven Opel Adam city cars designed by musician and photographer Bryan Adams, with all proceeds to be donated to the “Bryan Adams Foundation”.

Review Finds New Opel / Vauxhall Insignia Country Tourer an Average Proposition


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If don’t like SUVs or don’t like to be seen driving one, jacked-up estate models are at least as good, since they’re as practical and offer superior handling characteristics.

Opel Sprints Into Paris with New Adam S


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The Adam city car from Opel and Vauxhall just got a little bit warmer thanks to the addition of a new S version, which stands for Sport and comes with a turbo engine.

New Opel Corsa Hits Paris, Debuts alongside Claudia Schiffer


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If you like the Opel / Vauxhall Corsa but also like Claudia Schiffer at the same time, then you should feel sorry for missing its Paris auto show debut. No worries, though, we have live shots of the former supermodel posing alongside the supermini in the gallery below.

New Opel Corsa OPC / Vauxhall Corsa VXR Scooped With Little Camo


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Opel / Vauxhall needs to get its Corsa OPC / VXR right in order to compete with the supermini hot hatch class leading contenders.

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.

Opel Feels the Financial Pain in Russia, Scales Back Production


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Opel is reacting to the Russian market’s difficult environment by cutting one shift at its St. Petersburg plant and by naming Susanna Webber as the CEO of its Russian operations.

Opel's Sporty Adam S to Debut in Production Form in Paris


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We had no doubt that the Adam S study shown in Geneva this past March was production material and today, Opel confirmed its Paris Motor Show debut in ready-to-sell guise.

Opel Vivaro gets Combi Version for Passenger Transport


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Unveiled this spring as a cargo van, the Opel Vivaro has now received a Combi version for passenger transport which will debut at the IAA Commercial Vehicles in Hanover (September 23-October 2).

Surprised? Buick-Badged Opel Cascada Reportedly Looks just Like the Original


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Reports of an upcoming Buick-badged Opel Cascada are certainly not new, but it appears that the car’s launch is only a year away.

Sons of Adam Opel, Including Nazi Party Member Wilhelm von Opel


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On Thursday, Opel announced that its upcoming budget city car will be named Karl after one of the sons of founder Adam Opel.

Opel’s Upcoming Budget Car Will Be Named… Karl


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Although Opel and Vauxhall have accustomed us to using the same names for their cars, their upcoming budget model will have different names in continental Europe and in the UK.

GM's Opel Brings New 170PS 2.0-liter Turbo Diesel to Paris


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A new-gen 2.0-liter CDTi with more power and better fuel efficiency designed for GM's European portfolio will make its debut on the Opel / Vauxhall Insignia and Zafira Tourer at the Paris Auto Show.