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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.

Buick May Bring Second-Generation Opel Adam to the US


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The Europeanization of Buick’s lineup is something we can count on for the future, as more Opel/Vauxhall models will make it stateside. Buick currently sells the Encore (Opel Mokka), Verano (Opel Astra sedan) and Regal (Opel Insignia), and next year will begin sales of the Cascada convertible as well.

Spied: All-New Opel Astra Hatch Shows Off Production Lights


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We've seen prototypes of the Opel and Vauxhall Astra before, but now, for the first time, we caught them wearing production front and rear light designs instead of items from the parts bin.

GM Sold 9.92 Million Vehicles Worldwide in 2014, 2 Percent more than in 2013


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2014 was General Motors’ second consecutive year of record global sales, with 9,924,880 vehicles delivered around the world, up 2 percent compared to the previous year.

Opel Karl Arrives in Dealerships this Summer, Priced from €9,500 in Germany


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Opel has released new details about the Karl city car, including pricing information for the German market.

Opel Adam Gets Swing Top Roof, Easytronic 3.0 Automated Transmission


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Opel has introduced a new version for its posh city car, the Adam Swing Top which features a canvas roof – an option previously offered only for the Adam Rocks.

Vauxhall's 150PS Adam Grand Slam Gets UK Reveal and Info


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Vauxhall is still trying too hard with the Adam. Its range topping version, with a 150 PS 1.4-liter turbo engine and VXR braking system, could have born a much simpler name comprised of one or two letters, but no, they chose to call it “the Grand Slam…”

Opel OPC Turns 15 This Year, Time for a Recap


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15 years after the launch of the first OPC model, the Astra G OPC, Opel takes a look back at the high-performance models produced to this day.

Vauxhall Celebrates Production of Five Millionth Car at Ellesmere Plant


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Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port factory has been building cars for fifty years, and in 2014 it produced it five millionth model. The plant currently employs 1,800 workers and makes the Vauxhall variant of the Opel Astra (basically the same car but with right-hand drive).

A Design Proposal for the Next-Generation Opel Astra


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As the fourth-generation Opel/Vauxhall Astra is entering its sixth full year on the market, Photoshop manipulators are trying to guess what the next-generation model will look like.

Opel Talks Us Through the Design of the New Karl City Car


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Opel’s smallest car, the recently unveiled Karl, is clearly not the type of car one would choose based on its looks only. Sure, some will appreciate it, but I think it is rather bland looking and uninspiring.

2016 Chevrolet Spark Based on Opel Karl Looks Plausible


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The 2016 Chevrolet Spark will share underpinnings and the overall shape with the recently unveiled Opel Karl and Vauxhall Viva twins.

Taking this into account, Photoshop artist Theophilus Chin thought a safe way to see what the 2016 Spark will look like is to apply the bow tie badge, Chevrolet-specific grille and new headlights to the Opel Karl.

New Opel Karl Puts On a Virtual OPC Kit


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Although the recently-unveiled Opel Karl (called Vauxhall Viva in the UK) is a budget offering expected to start at under €10,000, this doesn’t mean it can’t be given the virtual OPC treatment.

New Opel Karl and Vauxhall Viva Affordable City Cars Unveiled [34 Pics]


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GM's European arms Opel and Vauxhall have released the first photos of their otherwise identical Karl and Viva city cars.

2002 Opel Zafira Covers 500,000 Kilometers without Major Issues


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The German owner of a 2002 Opel Zafira that has covered 500,000 kilometers (310,686 miles) was congratulated by Opel Group CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann in person.

New Opel Corsa OPC Gets 210PS 1.6L Turbo, Claims Leaked Doc


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Take this with a few grains of salt, but a Spanish publication claims to have obtained an allegedly official document for the new Opel Corsa that lists a 210PS 1.6-liter turbo'd engine in its future.

Review Says There’s a Reason Why the Opel/Vauxhall Adam Rocks Has No Rivals…


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Opel/Vauxhall has tried to instill in us the idea that its Adam is a cool car way before it was launched.

The model itself is not bad per se, but it’s the way they’re marketing it that’s a bit silly (and a bit of a turnoff) - so too is case with the Rocks, maybe even more so than the regular version.

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.