Tag : Opel

Opel re-works fleet dealer network

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Opel has clarified plans aimed at widening the service it offers fleet and retail consumers, and improving profitability for franchisees.

Vauxhall to build PSA vans in Luton from mid-2019

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PSA Group is extending the capacity of the Vauxhall van plant in Luton by almost 50%, with a new Vivaro on its own platform due to be built there, alongside Peugeot and Citroën vans, …

Xavier Duchemin to head up Opel sales

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PSA sales specialist Xavier Duchemin has taken on the role of executive director sales Opel/Vauxhall Europe.

PSA Group CEO outlines plans for UK plants

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PSA Group and the Unite union are in talks over the future of Vauxhall’s plants as Group CEO Carlos Tavares reaffirms his intentions to keep the operations open.

PSA to electrify across all brands and reenter US market

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PSA Group CEO Carlos Tavares has confirmed that every model of PSA vehicle will be offered with electrification as an option, at the Automotive News World Congress in Detroit.

PSA appoints new Vauxhall and Opel MD

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Groupe PSA has appointed Stephen Norman as managing director of Vauxhall Motors and Opel Ireland, effective from 1 February.

Opel Grandland X gets top-of-the-range trim

5 months ago / 0 comments

Opel has introduced a new top-of-the-range variant and diesel engine for its Grandland X SUV.

Electric Corsa to debut in 2020 under Opel turnaround plans

5 months ago / 0 comments

Opel, and sibling Vauxhall, is to debut a next-generation electric Corsa and a plug-in hybrid version of its Grandland X crossover by 2020 under post-takeover plans to bring the company back into profit.

PSA and BNP Paribas close acquisition of Opel-Vauxhall financial ops

6 months ago / 0 comments

Opel and Vauxhall’s financial operations have now been hived off into a new automotive finance company, jointly owned by PSA and the French bank BNP Paribas.

French True Fleet rebound continues

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After the shaky first four months of 2017, France’s True Fleet has shown continued growth for the past five consecutive months, according to the latest DataForce numbers.

Opel confirms first plug-in hybrid

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Opel will offer a plug-in hybrid drivetrain in the Grandland X crossover, utilising PSA Group technology and suggesting sister brands Peugeot, Citroen and DS could offer similar products in the near future.

German carmakers to cut NOx from over 5m diesel cars

9 months ago / 0 comments

BMW, Daimler, Opel and Volkswagen are to offer free software updates for more than five million cars in Germany, claimed to cut NOx emissions by up to 30% and likely to signal similar programmes …

PSA completes acquisition of Opel/Vauxhall

9 months ago / 0 comments

GM has closed the sale of Opel/Vauxhall to the PSA Group for €2.2bn, creating the second largest carmaker in Europe with a market share of 17% and a line-up of five brands.

Opel Astra scoops ‘Best Economical Diesel 2017’ trophy

9 months ago / 0 comments

The Opel Astra 1.6 CDTI has taken the title of ‘Best Economical Diesel 2017’ as well as scooping the Green Mobility Trophy 2017.

PSA acquisition of Vauxhall/Opel given green light

10 months ago / 0 comments

EU antitrust authorities have approved the proposed acquisition of GM’s Opel/Vauxhall automotive business by PSA Group.

Karl-Thomas Neumann steps down as Opel CEO

10 months ago / 0 comments

Vauxhall/Opel CEO, Dr Karl-Thomas Neumann, has stepped down from his position and will leave the company once its sale to PSA Group has completed.

BlaBlaCar partners with ALD Automotive and Opel for carpooling incentives

1 year ago / 0 comments

Long-distance carpooling service, BlaBlaCar, has launched a pilot scheme offering unique car deals to its most active French members. The offer is the result of a partnership with leasing company ALD Automotive and Opel.

PSA-Opel tie-up to boost technology development

1 year ago / 0 comments

The combined PSA-Opel group will benefit from a ‘step-change’ in vehicle development thanks to its new scale, according to industry experts.

PSA confirms €2.2bn Vauxhall/Opel buyout

1 year ago / 0 comments

GM’s Vauxhall and Opel business has been sold to the PSA Group for €2.2 billion.

First Drive: Vauxhall Mokka X

1 year ago / 0 comments

Wider engine choice and increased levels of technology for Opel’s Mokka X, finds Dan Gilkes.