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Opel Invests 245 Million Euros in Ruesselsheim


Ruesselsheim. On top of four Insignia variants and the Zafira Tourer, which will be produced as of January 2015, the Ruesselsheim plant will get two additional vehicles later in the decade ...

Dan Akerson to Retire as GM CEO in January 2014


General Motors today announced that Dan Akerson, who guided today’s GM to record profits and dramatic improvement in vehicle quality while closing the chapter on government ownership in the company, will step down as chairman and CEO on Jan. 15, 2014.



Opel’s Meriva will come of age when it goes on sale in Ireland next year with a new look, class-leading diesel engine and a new multimedia system, called IntelliLink. It will celebrate its world premiere at the Brussels’ Motor Show January 16-26, 2014 ...

Opel Starts Production of the new Insignia in Rüsselsheim


Today marked the start production for the new Opel Insignia with the first model rolled off the assembly line ...

New Opel Insignia: Next Generation Infotainment System


The new Opel Insignia and Insignia Country Tourer will premiere at Frankfurt’s 65th Motor Show from September 12th – 22nd, with an ultra-modern Infotainment System that is unrivalled in its class ...

Tina Müller New Chief Marketing Officer and Opel Board Member


Rüsselsheim. Tina Müller (44) has today been appointed Member of the Board of Management, responsible for Brand Management, and Chief Marketing Officer at Adam Opel AG ...

Opel’s 132 Summer Fest A deal so good it should be Autobahned!


Opel is delighted to announce the launch of the Opel 132 Summer Fest to celebrate the introduction of the new 132 registration plate in July ...

GM to Invest 4 Billion Euros in Opel’s Future through 2016


Rüsselsheim. The General Motors (GM) Board of Directors used its meeting in Rüsselsheim to underscore its commitment to Opel and Germany. This commitment was also manifested in the approval of a comprehensive investment program: GM will invest 4 billion euros in Germany and Europe through 2016 ...

New Opel engine plant in Szentgotthárd to be expanded


Rüsselsheim/Budapest. Plans to expand the newly built, flexible Opel engine plant in Hungary were announced by Opel Vice President Government Relations Joachim Koschnicke and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán ...

Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann New Chairman of the Adam Opel AG Management Board, GM Europe President and GM Vice President


Detroit/Ruesselsheim. The Opel Supervisory Board today named Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann (51) chairman of the Management Board of Adam Opel AG, effective March 1 ...

Official Start of Production for Opel ADAM: Lifestyle and Innovations “Made in Eisenach”


Eisenach/Rüsselsheim. Big venue for a small car: today Opel celebrated the official start of production of its new lifestyle small car ADAM in the Eisenach plant. Many special guests came in honor of the ADAM ...

Opel returns to motor sport


Rüsselsheim. Opel is returning to motor racing in the form of an internationally oriented rally program with the new Opel ADAM and a circuit for the new Astra OPC that focuses on Germany ...

GM Announces New $11 Billion Revolving Credit Facility


DETROIT – General Motors Co. today announced a new $11 billion revolving credit facility consisting of a $5.5 billion three-year facility and a $5.5 billion five-year facility. The new facility replaces GM’s existing $5.0 billion credit facility maturing in 2015.

GM Reports Second Quarter Net Income of $1.5 Billion and EBIT-adjusted of $2.1 Billion


DETROIT – General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) today announced second quarter net income attributable to common stockholders of $1.5 billion, or $0.90 per fully diluted share. In the second quarter a year ago, GM’s net income attributable to common stockholders was $2.5 billion, or $1.54 per fully diluted share.

Opel Supervisory Board Approves Business Plan for the Revitalisation of Opel


Today, the Supervisory Board of Adam Opel AG has approved a business plan that will be instrumental in bringing Opel back to sustainable profitability ...

Opel Ampera to Make Irish Debut at the Energy Show


The Opel Ampera, the revolutionary new type of electric vehicle, is set to make its Irish debut this month at the Energy Show on Wednesday 28th and 29th March 2012 ...

Opel Celebrates 150th anniversary


2012 marks the 150th anniversary year of Opel. In 1862, the founding father, Adam Opel, could hardly have envisaged that his firm would one day become one of the biggest car makers in Europe ...

Opel Ampera: More Orders Than Expected


As Opel Ireland prepares for the highly anticipated Opel Ampera, the revolutionary new type of electric vehicle, deliveries of the model have begun across Europe and are currently exceeding expectations with 7,000 orders placed ...

World Premiere Opel Mokka SUV: Compact in Size, Big in Attitude


Rüsselsheim/Geneva. Opel presents its Mokka sub-compact SUV for the first time at its world premiere at the 82. International Geneva Motor Show on March 6, 2012 ...

Always on the right track: Opel web store for navigation updates


Rüsselsheim. Opel has set up a new online web store which enables Opel owners with an integrated navigation system to download the very latest versions of electronic maps ...

Thomas Sedran joins the Opel Management Board


Rüsselsheim. Opel/Vauxhall CEO and General Motors Europe President, Karl-Friedrich Stracke, today announced another change to the Adam Opel AG Management Board ...

Johan Willems Named Management Board Member, Communications


Rüsselsheim. Opel/Vauxhall CEO and General Motors Europe President, Karl-Friedrich Stracke, today announced a change to the Adam Opel AG Management Board ...

Opel Ampera nominated for Car of the Year 2012


For a fourth year in a row, Opel has reached the final of Europe’s top automotive award. This time the Opel Ampera is in the running for the Car of the Year 2012 award ...

DEKRA Report 2012: Astra and Insignia Get Top Marks for Quality


Rüsselsheim. The Opel Astra is the vehicle with the fewest faults according to the results of the “DEKRA Used Car Report 2012”. With an index of 96.9 percent, the Opel Astra achieved the top result of all tested cars in the category “best individual ranking” ...

All-New Opel Mokka: Compact in Size, Big in Attitude


Rüsselsheim. A new name and a new segment for Opel: At the start of the New Year and two months ahead of its world premiere at the Geneva motor show on March 6, 2012 ...

Opel Celebrates 150th anniversary


At midnight on New Year’s Eve, Opel employees will not just be raising their glasses to the New Year but will be toasting the start of the 150th anniversary year of Opel ...



Opel Ireland is delighted to announce the best finance offer on the market for all new Opel passenger cars - 0% Flexible Finance ...

Nominees 2011 GAA GPA Football All-Stars sponsored by Opel


The GAA and the GPA in conjunction with sponsors Opel are delighted to name the following 45 players as nominees for 2011 GAA GPA All-Star Football Awards sponsored by Opel ...

The Opel Roadshow 2011 Continues at the National Ploughing Championships


15th September 2011: The Opel Roadshow 2011 will continue next week as Opel takes a stand at the National Ploughing Championships in Athy, Co Kildare ...

GM Reports Net Income of $3.2 Billion


DETROIT – General Motors Company (NYSE: GM) today announced first quarter net income attributable to common stockholders of $3.2 billion, or $1.77 per fully-diluted share, marking the company’s fifth consecutive profitable quarter. Revenue increased $4.7 billion to $36.2 billion, compared with the first quarter of 2010.

GM Announces CFO Transition


DETROIT – General Motors Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer Chris Liddell today announced that he will leave the company April 1, 2011, having completed the largest public offering in history and stabilizing the company’s financial operations.

GM Reports First Quarter 2010 Results


DETROIT, Mich. – General Motors Company today announced its first quarter 2010 results, marked by revenue of $31.5 billion and operating income of $1.2 billion. Net income attributable to common stockholders was $0.9 billion, resulting in earnings per share on a diluted basis of $1.66 ...