The refreshed Opel Astra Sports Tourer compact wagon will get the same updates as the five-door hatchback .
The French car maker is evaluating its factories for the next-generation compact cars.
The UK plant might cede a significant part of Astra production to Opel’s main plant in Rüsselsheim.
The facelifted Opel/Vauxhall Astra seems to be all about minor updates to the front and rear end.
Opel encourages owners of older diesel cars in Germany to trade in their car for one of their latest models.
Since Opel now belongs to the French group, it will adopt its compact EMP2 platform, which also allows for electrification.
The front-wheel drive hot hatch understeered right into the side barriers.
Crossovers are rapidly taking the place of passenger cars and minivans in Europe, too, where Vauxhall (and potentially Opel) is canceling its minivan and hatchback coupe.
The Opel Astra can apparently travel at nearly half the speed of sound, who knew.
Luxed-up new versions of the Grandland X and Astra hatchback join the top of Vauxhall’s lineup.
The facelifted Opel Astra has been spotted but it remains unclear if it will use PSA-sourced engines.
Holden tried to avoid an airbag recall, but eventually issued one for over 300k vehicles.