Opel Highlights at Geneva Motor Show


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RÜSSELSHEIM, Germany – February 12, 2009: Opel’s new extended-range electric vehicle, the Ampera will electrify the world when it is revealed in March at the Geneva Motor Show. Fair goers will be able to see for the first time how Opel works on providing today new solutions to mobility.

Opel also will highlight its range of low emissions ecoFLEX line of cars in the Agila, Corsa, Astra, Zafira CNG Turbo and Insignia, proving that the brand already today delivers economy without compromising on performance.

Car of the Year 2009 – the Opel Insignia -- will reign over the stand in all three body styles – sedan, hatchback and Sports Tourer -- highlighting the great styling and innovative German engineering that helped the sedan win Europe’s highest accolade.

The Opel Ampera Extended-Range Electric Vehicle The five-door, four-seat Opel Ampera will use GM’s ground-breaking electric propulsion technology called Voltec, which operates differently from other advanced propulsion system. For trips up to 60 km, the Ampera will run only on lithium-ion battery power charged via a standard 230v outlet. For longer distances, the car will continue to drive on electricity that is generated by a small internal combustion engine and lasts for hundreds of kilometers.

EcoFLEX highlights economy without compromise Opel further deploys its ecoFLEX model range – a gas-sipping, low-emitting range of cars that provide a dynamic driving experience.

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