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Opel Promotes Italian Rally Talent Tamara Molinaro

Opel Promotes Italian Rally Talent Tamara Molinaro

◾18-year-old to take the wheel of the Opel ADAM R2 as opening car for rallies in Austria and Germany ◾Joint effort to provide effective, lasting promotion of young talent in rallying Rüsselsheim 2016-07-22; Tamara Molinaro will quite literally be at the front of the field in her first rally season, guided by exper ... Continue reading

GM Dominates the Top 10 in Study of Most American-Made Vehicles

GM Dominates the Top 10 in Study of Most American-Made Vehicles

DETROIT 2016-06-20; For the fourth consecutive year, Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles are the leaders of the Made in America Automotive Index produced by American University’s Kogod School of Business. The Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse and GMC Acadia together tied for No. 1, while 17 other General M ... Continue reading

The 2017 Opel Zafira - A Connected Travelling Lounge

The 2017 Opel Zafira - A Connected Travelling Lounge

Online: New infotainment systems with phone integration and Wi-Fi hotspot Relaxing: New ergonomic cockpit and versatile lounge seats for up to seven passengers Innovative: New Adaptive Forward Lighting LED headlamps turn night to day Characteristic: Sculptural chrome logo bar and double wing’ daytime running light ... Continue reading

2016 World Car of the Year - Top Three Finalists In Five Categories Revealed in Geneva

2016 World Car of the Year - Top Three Finalists In Five Categories Revealed in Geneva

By Henny Hemmes Senior European Editor The Auto Channel GENEVA, Switzerland. March 2, 2016. During a press conference at the Geneva Auto Show on Tuesday, the top three finalists have been announced in five categories. The winners of the 2016 World Car of the Year, World Luxury Car, World Performance Car, World Green Ca ... Continue reading

Rory Harvey Appointed Chairman and M.D. of Vauxhall Motors

Rory Harvey Appointed Chairman and M.D. of Vauxhall Motors

LUTON -- Spet. 23, 2015: Rory Harvey (47) has been appointed to the position of Chairman and Managing Director of Vauxhall Motors and CEO Opel Ireland. He succeeds Tim Tozer who has decided to leave the company and pursue his career outside of General Motors. Rory Harvey has wide experience within GM’s European op ... Continue reading

Opel/Vauxhall Presents Eye-Tracking Technology of Tomorrow

Opel/Vauxhall Presents Eye-Tracking Technology of Tomorrow

Engineers at Opel/Vauxhall are already busy developing automotive lighting for the day after tomorrow: with its eye-tracking technology, Opel/Vauxhall presents the future of situation-appropriate lighting and once again takes on a pioneering role in lighting technology. This announces a third generation of automotive a ... Continue reading

Charlie Klein and Carsten Wreth to Strengthen Opel Group Top Management Team

Charlie Klein and Carsten Wreth to Strengthen Opel Group Top Management Team

The Opel Group continues to strengthen its top management team. Effective January 1, 2015, Charlie Klein (54) currently Executive Chief Engineer, Vans, Light Commercial Vehicles and Alliance Programs, is appointed Vice President Vehicle Engineering, Europe. Charlie Klein will replace Mike Ableson who is moving back to ... Continue reading

In June Opel European Sales Increased by 6 Percent

In June Opel European Sales Increased by 6 Percent

First half-year 2014 growth of 4 percent well above same year-ago period Market share gains in eleven European countries including Germany Opel remains one of the winners on the European vehicle market: in June the manufacturer increased new vehicle registrations by 6 percent over the same year-ago period. With this gr ... Continue reading

Opel 50 Years of Innovation

Opel 50 Years of Innovation

Advanced Studio started its creative work at Opel in Rüsselsheim in 1964 Architecture and concept was modeled after GM studio in Warren, Michigan Design icons from Opel GT to Monza Concept Opel 50 Years of Innovation Opel 50 Years of Innovation 1964 was a year of Olympic Games – the XI Winter Games were opened ... Continue reading

Full Reveal Of Vauxhall's Radical Geneva Star

Full Reveal Of Vauxhall's Radical Geneva Star

With over 300PS generated from its 2.0-litre turbo engine, the Astra VXR EXTREME will be the most powerful front-wheel drive Vauxhall ever when it's unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show next month. ... Continue reading

Tim Tozer Appointed Chairman And Managing Director Of Vauxhall Motors And CEO Opel Ireland

Tim Tozer Appointed Chairman And Managing Director Of Vauxhall Motors And CEO Opel Ireland

Tim Tozer has been appointed to the position of Chairman and Managing Director of Vauxhall Motors and CEO Opel Ireland, following the departure of Duncan Aldred to become US Vice President, Buick-GMC Sales, Service and Marketing, located at GM's headquarters in Detroit. ... Continue reading

Clean Machine: Vauxhall Astra Gets New 1.6-litre 'Whisper Diesel'

Clean Machine: Vauxhall Astra Gets New 1.6-litre 'Whisper Diesel'

The top-selling Astra is now available with a super-smooth new generation 1.6 CDTi engine, Vauxhall's cleanest ever mid-size diesel. ... Continue reading

First Look At The All-New Vauxhall Vivaro

First Look At The All-New Vauxhall Vivaro

The new Vauxhall Vivaro is coming - with new design, new engines and new technologies inside and out. ... Continue reading

Vauxhall Becomes Official Liverpool FC Automotive Partner

Vauxhall Becomes Official Liverpool FC Automotive Partner

Vauxhall Motors will add to its UK football sponsorship portfolio by becoming the Official Automotive Partner of Liverpool Football Club. The deal will run through to the end of the 2015-16 season and kicks off at home to Arsenal on 8th February 2014. ... Continue reading

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