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ADAM ROCKS READY TO ROLL

2014-02-19

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

2014-02-12

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

2014-02-05

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

2014-01-30

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

2014-01-16

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

2013-09-03

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

2013-08-28

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

2013-08-15

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

2013-08-08

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

2013-06-26

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

2013-06-21

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

2012-05-14

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

2012-03-23

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

2012-03-13

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

2012-03-05

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

2012-03-05

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

2012-02-20

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

2012-02-06

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

2012-01-20

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

2012-01-12

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

2012-01-10

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

2011-12-19

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

2011-11-23

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

2011-09-12

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

2011-09-12

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

2011-09-12

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

2011-08-29

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

2010-11-11

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 ...

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