Opel History since 2010

2010 The Opel Corsa is introduced in January with a host of improvements including an enhanced engine range.

In an attention-getting drive to the Geneva Motor Show, the Ampera prototype of Opel’s extended-range electric vehicle proves its long-distance drive capability.

The Flextreme GT/E Concept car showcases the possibilities for E-REV propulsion in the upper class at the Motor Show.

The new Opel Meriva makes its debut: the flexibility champion shines with its unique interior concept and rear-hinged rear doors. Shortly after its launch, the back experts at AGR (Action for Healthy Backs) certify the Meriva for its overall ergonomic concept. In the autumn it is awarded the “Golden Steering Wheel”.

The second-generation Movano is introduced. The new van is offered with four wheelbases and three roof-heights, with front and all-wheel drive in a total of 300 variants.

The ecoFLEX Experience takes place from the spring through the summer. Around 70,000 participants from 20 countries across Europe register for the fuel-saving competition. The winner of the finale near Malmö will win one of the first Opel Amperas to be produced.

Opel launches an investment program in the billions. Within five years, 11 billion euros are to go towards renewing the product portfolio.

At the Plus X Award, the world’s largest contest for technologies, sport and lifestyle products, the new editions of the Astra and Meriva win a total of seven categories. Opel is named “Most Innovative Brand 2010” in the automotive sector.

The Opel Astra Sports Tourer makes its premiere at the Paris Motor Show. With a 213 kW/290 hp 2-liter turbo engine, the GTC concept car offers a glimpse of the compact coupé version of the Astra.
Opel Ampera Opel Flextreme GT/E Concept Opel Meriva (2010) Opel Movano
Opel Astra Sports Tourer Opel Astra GTC Concept    
2011 Opel is again a stock corporation. The listing in the Commercial Registry takes place on January 5.

At the beginning of the year the Opel Corsa gets a new look. Fresh colors and new interior trim make a statement. With Start/Stop technology the 70 kW/95 hp 1.3 CDTI Corsa ecoFLEX consumes just 3.5 liters of diesel per 100 km (=94 g/km CO2). The popular, bright Color Line range is expanded with the Corsa Color Stripes line.

The Opel Antara off-roader goes into the second round with optimized design, upgraded interior and efficient engines.

At the 64th Frankfurt International Motor Show Opel presents four world premiers: The Astra GTC Coupé with sharp design and ultimate driving precision, the versatility master Zafira Tourer, the newest Combo generation and the experimental car RAK e.
Opel Corsa Color Stripes Opel Antara