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High-tech for the Mini Car: Opel KARL with Smartphone Integration


Rüsselsheim. Good, affordable and now with outstanding connectivity: Just like its bigger brother the Corsa the Opel KARL can now also be ordered with the ultra-modern, smartphone-compatible IntelliLink system and Opel OnStar ...

No More Scraping Ice: Stay Warm and Safe on the Road with the Opel Parking Heater


Rüsselsheim. The new Opel Astra is living up to its reputation as a wellness oasis: even in sub-zero temperatures of the deepest winter, the compact car’s optional parking heater ensures full visibility and a pleasantly warm cabin at the push of a button...

Opel Achieves Biggest October Market Share Since 2011


Rüsselsheim. Opel has registered substantial growth in the German market in October and posted its biggest October market share since 2011 with 7.04 percent. The carmaker recorded 19,607 new passenger car registrations and achieved a significant increase of 1,163 units or 6.3 percent compared to the same month in 2014 ...

New Opel Astra: Stellar Driver Assistance, Safety and Comfort Features


Rüsselsheim. The new Opel Astra, which premieres at the IAA in Frankfurt (September 17-27), is not only lighter and more efficient than its predecessors, it also boasts innovative driver assistance systems and comfort features to make journeys, short or long, safer and more relaxed ...

Compact Connectivity Star: New Astra with Opel OnStar and IntelliLink


Rüsselsheim. When the new Opel Astra hits the roads, it will do so with an unrivalled connectivity offer. The Astra is the first new model to be introduced with the new personal connectivity and service assistant Opel OnStar ...

Technology Award for Opel/Vauxhall OnStar


Rüsselsheim. English car magazine Auto Express has presented its 2015 Technology Award to OnStar, the new personal connectivity and service assistant from Opel and its UK sister-brand, Vauxhall. . “It's a hi-tech revolution that promises to make owning a Vauxhall an even greater experience for thousands of drivers across the UK,” summarized Auto Express ...

RAVENOL Now Opel Motorsport Partner


Rüsselsheim. Ravensberger Schmierstoffvertrieb GmbH (RAVENOL) is now a partner of Opel Motorsport. From today, the premium lubricant manufacturer’s logos adorn the ADAM Cup vehicles in the ADAC Opel Rallye Cup, the largest rallye brand cup in Europe for young drivers to 27 years of age, as well as both ADAM R2 works cars of the ADAC Opel Rallye Junior team ...

New Opel Astra: Camouflage is the First Step to Success


Rüsselsheim. It is a never ending contest: the battle between carmakers and the spy photographers. The one side will do anything in its power to hide their newest creations from the outside world for as long as possible, whereas the other side develops ...

Eight New Videos Show Exactly what Opel OnStar Has to Offer


Rüsselsheim. Opel OnStar, the personal connectivity and service assistant is coming. In Germany, the peace of mind offered by OnStar can be ordered for all new models ranging from ADAM to Insignia from mid-June ...

First in Class: Next generation Opel Astra with IntelliLux LED Matrix Light


Rüsselsheim. The intelligent lighting system of the future will make its premiere in the new Opel Astra generation at the International Motor Show in Frankfurt (September 17 to 27, 2015)...

Opel Gains Multiple World Records After Astra-nomical Attempt


Rüsselsheim. Opel/Vauxhall flew into the record books today, after motorsport’s governing bodies confirmed that a recent attempt by two standard Astras to set and break 18 World and UK Speed Endurance Records had been successful ...

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