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The Opel GT Concept: This is How Sportscars Will Look in Future


Rüsselsheim. The Opel GT Concept will celebrate its world premiere at the 86th Geneva International Motor Show (March 3 to 13, 2016). This trendsetting sportscar expresses the continuous innovative strength of Opel – breathtaking in its shape, reduced to the bare essentials, pure passion...

“SAFETYBEST 2015“: Opel IntelliLux LED® Matrix Light Recognized


The new Opel Astra has won the “SAFETYBEST 2015” award with its trendsetting adaptive IntelliLux LED® matrix light system. The prize is awarded by the AUTOBEST jury consisting of specialized independent journalists from 26 European countries ...

Opel Demonstrates Technology for Safer Inner-city Driving


Rüsselsheim. Most driver assistance systems today focus on traffic situations outside urban areas. However, inner-city driving represents an even bigger challenge for modern drivers. There is so much happening at once and there are so many cars, trucks, buses, cyclists...

Opel’s Shining Star: The New Astra


The new Opel Astra is set to mark a new era in Opel’s history when it arrives in Ireland this October. Based on a completely new vehicle architecture, the Astra is driven by the latest generation engines and includes the latest in-car connectivity with...

Ground Breaking Light Technology to Make its Debut in Next Generation Astra


Opel revealed today that the new Astra, which is set to arrive in Ireland this autumn will feature ground breaking LED light technology called IntelliLux LED Matrix Light ...

Opel Marks the Arrival of its Best Diesel Engine Portfolio Ever


Opel has today taken a significant step in the transformation of its portfolio of engines with the launch of a new two litre turbo diesel engine to the Insignia and new 1.6 whisper diesel to the Mokka ...

Opel revs up for 2015 with Attractive German Offers


This winter Opel Ireland will offer compelling finance and warranty packages, plus a host of optional upgrade offers across the range. Designed to attract, these offers are everything that you would expect from a German manufacturer but more ...

Opel Mokka: New 1.6 CDTI Whisper Diesel for SUV Bestseller


Ever since Opel introduced the Mokka almost two years ago, it has gone from one success to the next. With sales exceeding 275,000, this two-time All-wheel Drive Car of the Year winner is a bestseller – in its segment and for the Opel brand ...

All-new Opel 2.0 CDTI: New Generation Large Diesel Debuts in Paris


Rüsselsheim. High power, high torque, low fuel economy and emissions, all delivered with class-leading refinement: Opel’s new-generation, 2.0-litre turbo diesel ticks every box ...

Opel Reveals Fifth-Generation Corsa


Opel has today revealed the new, fifth generation of the Corsa. Opel’s bestseller aims to offer a new driving experience in the small-car market segment by raising the bar for chassis, engine and gearbox performance...



Rocking up to next month’s Geneva Motor Show is Opel’s funky urban mini-crossover the ADAM ROCKS. The latest edition to Opel’s city chic ADAM range was previewed as a concept at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show ...

Opel Flexes its Abilities with the New Meriva


Opel’s ergonomic champion and car that dares to be different, has been enhanced and is now more efficient, attractive and functional than ever. Launching in Ireland in April, the new Opel Meriva will be available from a new lower price of €18,995 ...

Opel to Unveil Ultra Efficient Astra at Geneva Motor Show


Opel is set to unveil the all new turbo diesel 1.6CDTi 110hp engine in the Opel Astra at the Geneva Motor Show (March 6 – 16). The ultra-efficient 1.6 CDTi 110hp engine emits just 97g/km of CO2 and consumes an average of ...

Radical Opel Concept Heralds Fastest Production Astra


Opel today released the first official image of one of its new Geneva show stars, the Astra OPC EXTREME, which will be the basis for a future low-volume production run ...

Ultra-modern Recycling: Opel ADAM Saves Raw Materials and Energy


Rüsselsheim. According to the EU End of Vehicle Life Directive, 85 percent of every new vehicle must be recyclable. And this guideline will become even more stringent: from 2015, 95 percent of all new vehicles’ overall weight must be recyclable. Opel is ideally equipped to meet this strict directive ...

Opel Debuts Insignia OPC at IAA


Opel is set to reveal the new Insignia OPC at the 65th International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt next week. With a fresh look, re-worked chassis and innovative infotainment, the 325hp 2.8-litre V6 turbo Insignia OPC promises to captivate fans at the show ...

Opel Introduces Class-leading 1.6 Turbos to Portfolio


Opel is continuing the renewal of its powertrain portfolio, with the introduction of the all-new 1.6-litre four-cylinder, turbo-diesel engine in Ireland later this year...

The New Insignia Makes Life a Drag for Rivals


Opel’s new Insignia is not only the lowest CO2 emitting car in its sector but now also the most streamlined vehicle in the world in its class ...

Adam's New Engine Gives a Triple Punch


Opel is set to unveil an all-new high-tech 1.0-litre three–cylinder petrol engine at next month’s Frankfurt International Motor Show, ahead of its debut in the ADAM city car next year ...

Opel LCV Range: State-of-the-art, Versatile and Economical


The current Combo, Vivaro and Movano model generations comprise the most sophisticated and versatile light commercial vehicle portfolio Opel has ever offered ...

Opel First in Class with Talking Car


As if the ADAM’s multi-million configurations weren’t headline-grabbing enough, Opel has revealed that it will be the first car in its class that drivers can hold a conversation with, allowing them to give voice commands and receive a verbal response from the car itself ...

New Generation of Opel Engines Announced


Opel is fundamentally renewing its engine range. Three completely new petrol and diesel families are replacing the current core portfolio. With the introduction of the new engine range, Opel aims to become the industry leader in terms of fuel consumption, emissions and also with specific torque and noise reduction ...

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 ...

Opel/Vauxhall Supports UK Hydrogen Initiative


Rüsselsheim/London. Opel/Vauxhall has joined forces with the UK H2 Mobility initiative to promote the manufacturing and use of hydrogen vehicles in Britain. UK H2 Mobility will prepare an action plan aimed at turning the UK into a leading global hydrogen vehicle player ...

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 AFL lighting system wins Euro-NCAP Advanced award


Rüsselsheim/Brussels. The independent consumer organization, European New Car Assessment Program (Euro-NCAP), has given its Advanced award to Opel for the automaker’s safety lighting system AFL (Adaptive Forward Lighting) ...

Opel/Vauxhall Ampera takes Top Prize at “What Car?” Green Awards


Luton – What Car?, the UK’s leading consumer focused motoring magazine, has named the Opel/Vauxhall Ampera as its Green Car of the Year 2011. The Ampera was also its top alternative-fuel car ...

Opel Insignia Diesel Engines: Fuel consumption cut by 12 percent


Rüsselsheim. Diesel engines have contributed significantly to the European success story of the Insignia. More than 57 percent of all European orders for the Opel flagship model are for the diesel variant ...

Opel Ampera Electric Car Excels in Real-world Driving Range Test


Rüsselsheim. At the Opel Ampera’s international media presentation in The Hague, Netherlands, last month, more than one thousand journalists had an opportunity to assess the vehicle prior to its launch at the end of the year ...

Five Euro NCAP Stars for the Opel Ampera


Rüsselsheim. The Opel Ampera has been awarded five stars by the independent consumer organization Euro NCAP (European New Car Assessment Programme) ...

Opel Ampera – Revolutionary Electric Car Starts at 42,900 euros


Rüsselsheim. Electric mobility begins now: Starting today, Opel will begin taking reservations for the 2011 Ampera, Europe’s first electric vehicle that also features extended-range capability ...