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All in the Name: The all-new Opel Insignia Grand Sport

2016-12-07

Rüsselsheim. Make way for the Opel Insignia Grand Sport. The first look at the next generation of Opel’s flagship already shows why it deserves its new name...

New Opel Insignia: Lighter, More Dynamic, More Agile to Drive

2016-11-23

Rüsselsheim. Opel has given the Insignia Grand Sports everything a middle class sedan requires to ensure improved vehicles dynamics and a more agile drive. The newcomer has shed up to 175 kilograms compared to the outgoing models, which obviously benefits both the handling and the driving performance...

Opel Grandland X: New Crossover Model for the Compact Class

2016-11-17

Rüsselsheim. The new Opel Grandland X is something like the big brother of the Opel Crossland X. Both completely new crossover models (CUVs) will be launched in 2017 and combine the coolness of a SUV with a high level of driving dynamics...

Opel on Course for Growth – One Million Sales Already Reached

2016-11-09

Rüsselsheim. Opel is continuing to grow across Europe and has already reached the milestone of one million vehicles sold. In the first ten months of the year, registrations across Europe...

Next-Generation IntelliLux LED® Headlights for New Opel Insignia

2016-11-08

Rüsselsheim. Opel will launch the next-generation of IntelliLux LED® lighting with the all-new Insignia in 2017...

“7 in 17”: Seven New Models From Opel in 2017

2016-11-07

Rüsselsheim. Next year Opel will be driving flat out in all vehicle categories. “7 in 17” is the name of the model offensive with seven premieres in 2017. Never in its long history – automobile production since 1899 ...

Opel Names New Crossover Model Crossland X

2016-11-07

Rüsselsheim. These are the cars with the certain “X-tra”. With the MOKKA X, Opel already offers a sub-compact SUV that has achieved more than 600,000 sales throughout Europe...

Loryc Electric Speedster: Opel Supporting Comeback of Tradition-rich Brand

2016-11-03

Rüsselsheim. Individualization champion, lifestyle car and now also component donor for an electric vehicle featuring the sports car look of bygone days: the Opel ADAM has added another note to its nearly infinite repertoire...

New Opel Ampera-e: Up to 150 kilometers of Range in 30 Minutes

2016-10-27

Rüsselsheim. What are the two main questions preventing electro-mobility becoming a mainstream option for car owners? Range anxiety is clearly number one with potential buyers often worrying about a lack of range...

In Final Development Stage: The All-New Opel Insignia

2016-10-26

Rüsselsheim. The new Opel Insignia Grand Sport is currently completing its final development phase. Even though the next generation of Opel’s flagship still hides its elegance from inquisitive eyes with extensive camouflage...

AUTOBEST 2016 Awards for Opel Ampera-e and Opel Group

2016-10-17

Rüsselsheim. Opel has been very successful at the 2016 AUTOBEST Awards. The Rüsselsheim-based carmaker took home trophies in two categories. The expert AUTOBEST jury, consisting of independent journalists from 31 European countries, voted the Ampera-e ECOBEST 2016...

Dogs on Tour: Opel Offers Space and More for the Whole Pack

2016-10-13

Rüsselsheim. They say that dogs resemble their owners. And travelling in an Opel, everyone looks especially happy. When Chester the Golden Retriever joins the family on a trip to the seaside...

Opel at the Weber Rescue Days 2016: The Right Construction Helps Save Lives

2016-10-10

Rüsselsheim/Bad Kreuznach. The roughly 700 professionals from fire and emergency services visiting the international “Weber Rescue Days 2016” in Bad Kreuznach were able to get some hands-on experience on how to quickly gain access to a vehicle and thus save lives...

Ampera-e Star of the Opel Show in Paris

2016-09-29

Rüsselsheim/Paris. Opel CEO, Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann today revealed the revolutionary Opel Ampera-e at the Paris Motor Show. The exhibition star offers a range of more than 500 kilometers (electric range, measured in the New European Driving Cycle in km: > 500 km, provisional figure) NEDC...

New Opel MOKKA X: Fully Connected All-terrain Adventurer

2016-09-29

Rüsselsheim/Paris. The new Opel MOKKA X may be small in size (only 4.28 meters short) but the sub-compact SUV is definitely big in popularity. The predecessor of the latest coup from the Rüsselsheim-based carmaker, the first generation Mokka, has already recorded more than 600,000 customer orders since its introduction in 2012...

The New KARL ROCKS: SUV-Makeover for Opel’s Entry Level Model

2016-09-29

Rüsselsheim/Paris. Are you looking for a small car that has the stylish looks and upmarket features of a much bigger and often much pricier vehicle? Or are you looking for a mini car that can handle the daily challenges of the urban jungle while simultaneously dazzling onlookers with its trendy SUV look and feel...

Opel’s Paris Press Conference at 12.15 p.m. on September 29

2016-09-27

Rüsselsheim. Opel will stage the much-awaited world premiere of the new, groundbreaking Ampera-e electric car at the Paris Motor Show. As usual, the show (which opens its doors to the public from October 1-16) begins with two press days...

Roadtrip in New Opel Zafira: The Perfect Photo was taken in Barcelona

2016-09-21

Rüsselsheim. The #ConnectedRoadTrip taken by the two instagrammers Ana Sampaio Barros and Marco Gaggio in the new Opel Zafira was a huge success. During the course of their journey from Frankfurt to Barcelona, they reached around one million fans over the online photo service...

Absolutely Electrifying: Opel Ampera-e World Premiere in Paris

2016-09-19

Rüsselsheim/Paris. This world premiere is simply electrifying: Opel will revolutionize electric mobility at this year’s Paris Motor Show with the Ampera-e. From October 1-16, the new electric car makes its first major appearance in hall 5-2, booth 501...

“Ready for the Greatest Time in Life”: New Opel Zafira Campaign Commences

2016-09-19

Rüsselsheim. Family is cool, really cool, and time spent with loved ones is without a doubt the “Greatest time in life”: When you add the new Opel Zafira to the equation things simply can’t get any better...

Simply Beautiful: Opel Zafira Wins “autonis” Design Prize

2016-09-16

Rüsselsheim. The new Opel Zafira is already a star despite only having celebrated its start of regular production recently. Opel’s traveling lounge impressed the readers of magazine auto motor und sport and won the readers’ choice award “autonis – Best design newcomer of 2016”...

Fully Connected All-terrain Adventurer

2016-09-15

Rüsselsheim. The new Opel MOKKA X may be small in size (only 4.28 meters short) but the sub-compact SUV is definitely big in popularity. The predecessor of the latest coup from the Rüsselsheim-based carmaker, the first generation Mokka, has already recorded more than 600,000 customer orders since its introduction in 2012...

Opel Cascada Supreme: Convertible for All Seasons with Extra Flair

2016-09-15

Rüsselsheim. The new special edition of the Opel Cascada is for customers who want extra flair from their all-season convertible. Every detail and every shade of color of the Cascada Supreme is finely matched...

New Europe-Wide Advertising Campaign for Opel MOKKA X: “With the Innovations of the Premium Class”

2016-09-14

Rüsselsheim. Tough on the outside, elegant inside, with numerous highlights usually only found in the premium class; the new Opel MOKKA X offers numerous attractions, as confirmed by the soon-to-open Europe-wide advertising campaign for the SUV with adventure in its DNA...

Range over 400 Kilometers: New Opel Ampera-e Revolutionizes Electro-Mobility

2016-09-13

Rüsselsheim. The Opel Ampera-e will finally eradicate the biggest downside of an electric car for everyone – range anxiety. In accordance with the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC, the current standard for range comparisons between different vehicles)...

Opel and Facebook: OnStar Video Campaign Sets New Standards

2016-09-12

Hamburg/Rüsselsheim. Opel took a new direction with the introduction of the Opel OnStar personal connectivity and service assistant, and together with Facebook realized a successful video campaign under the motto “Mobile First”...

The New KARL ROCKS: SUV-Makeover for Opel’s Entry Level Model

2016-09-12

Rüsselsheim. Are you looking for a small car that has the stylish looks and upmarket features of a much bigger and often much pricier vehicle? Or are you looking for a mini car that can handle the daily challenges of the urban jungle...

Bold Style: New Opel Astra in Extra-Sporty OPC Look

2016-09-06

Rüsselsheim. Athletic, compact, efficient and extremely agile – the youngest Opel Astra generation shows off what it’s got. The “Car of the Year 2016” impresses with its dynamic, slim body...

Already Over 250,000 Orders for New Opel Astra

2016-09-01

Rüsselsheim. “Golden Steering Wheel” winner, “Most Sensible Car” and ultimately “Car of the Year 2016” – since its premiere last year, the new Opel Astra has been winning over experts and the public alike...

Opel Starts Production of MOKKA X in Zaragoza

2016-08-31

Zaragoza. Today, Opel celebrated the official start of production of the new MOKKA X in Zaragoza, Spain. Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann, Chairman of the Management Board of Opel Group, drove the first new Opel MOKKA X off the production line...

Road Trip in New Opel Zafira: In Search of the Perfect Photo

2016-08-31

Rüsselsheim. The new Opel Zafira stands for spacious comfort with highest flexibility thanks to its Flex7® seating system, AGR-certified ergonomic front seats (Aktion Gesunder Rücken e.V. – Campaign for Healthier Backs) and adaptive FlexRide chassis...

Electrifying: Ammann and Neumann Test New Opel Ampera-e

2016-08-30

Rüsselsheim. The opportunity was just too good to miss. During his brief visit to Rüsselsheim General Motors President Dan Ammann joined Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann and took full advantage of the chance to test Opel’s new Ampera-e – the car set to redefine the boundaries of electro-mobility...

Start of Production for New Opel Zafira in Rüsselsheim Plant

2016-08-24

Rüsselsheim. The first new Opel Zafira has driven off the production line in Opel’s Rüsselsheim plant with Opel CEO Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann, Vice President Manufacturing Phil Kienle and Plant Manager Michael Lewald in attendance...

“e” for Electrifying: Opel Ampera-e World Premiere in Paris

2016-08-24

Rüsselsheim. Opel will revolutionize electromobility at the up-coming “Mondial de l’Automobile” in Paris. From October 1-16 the Opel Ampera-e – an electric car that electrifies in every way – makes its world premiere (hall 5-2, booth 501)...

New Opel Active Special Models Offer Attractive Price Advantages

2016-08-04

Rüsselsheim. The model year 2017 is starting at Opel with an especially attractive offer: new Active special models expand the options available for eight model lines from the new Astra to the new Zafira...

Best Connections, Top Entertainment: Opel MOKKA X with Opel OnStar and IntelliLink

2016-07-26

Rüsselsheim. The new Opel MOKKA X displays a bold attitude with its new exterior design. Inside, the highlights of the functional and neatly arranged instrument panel are the state-of-the-art IntelliLink infotainment systems...

Opel Promotes Italian Rally Talent Tamara Molinaro

2016-07-22

Rüsselsheim. Tamara Molinaro will quite literally be at the front of the field in her first rally season, guided by experienced co-driver Ilka Minor from Austria and helped by the experience of multiple Austrian champion Raimund Baumschlager...

Top in Customer Satisfaction: Opel ADAM Takes First in J.D. Power

2016-07-21

Rüsselsheim. In the biggest automobile customer satisfaction survey in Germany – the annual J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) – the Opel ADAM small car received the highest rating ...

Opel Sets Sail: New Outboard Engine for High-performance Boats

2016-07-12

Rüsselsheim. The name reveals a lot: The Opel diesel engine adapted by Cimco Marine AB is called OXE – which is Swedish for ox. The engine might pull like an ox but it irresistibly pushes high-performance boats through the water ...

AFL LED: Full LED Adaptive Lighting for New Opel Zafira and Mokka X

2016-07-05

Rüsselsheim. Optimum visibility without dazzling others. With AFL LED, Opel is bringing the benefits of adaptive forward lighting and full LED headlamps to vans and sport utility vehicles in the compact market segment...

Strong First Half: Opel Sales Rise by 13 Percent in Germany

2016-07-04

Rüsselsheim. In the first half of 2016 Opel delivered a strong performance on the important home German market. From January through June passenger car sales increased by 13 percent or 14,500 sales to more than 128,500 units ...

Top Connectivity and Flexibility: Opel Travelling Lounge 4.0

2016-07-04

Rüsselsheim. Ever since Opel introduced its revolutionary integrated seven-seat system in the compact van segment in 1999, the Opel Zafira has been characterized by a unique blend of exceptional versatility and optimum comfort...

Opel Vivaro: Multitalented, Workmate and Modern Luxury Transporter

2016-06-27

Rüsselsheim. The Opel Vivaro is versatile, efficient and very successful. Launched in 2001, it saw its 750,000th unit roll off the production line a few weeks ago...

Stay Cool: Refreshing and Relaxing Travel with Opel

2016-06-23

Rüsselsheim. The surfboard is safely stowed on the roof, the bikes are mounted on the FlexFix bicycle carrier and the stuffed animals are waiting in the back for the kids. The only question is “How do you keep the family vacation from becoming a sweaty nightmare when it gets hot outside?” ...

Opel/Vauxhall’s Growth in Sales Surpasses 2015 Results in May Already

2016-06-09

Rüsselsheim. Opel/Vauxhall continues on its successful path in Europe: May sales were up by around 12 percent to more than 102,600 cars in total. Opel’s overall volume increase in Europe for the first five months of the year now stands at almost 38,500 units (more than 8 percent)...

Opel in Germany with Sales Growth of 26 Percent in May

2016-06-02

Rüsselsheim. Opel continues to grow on the important German market. The Rüsselsheim-based brand’s passenger car sales were up by nearly 26 percent or by roughly 4,400 units to around 21,260 in May...

The Connected Travelling Lounge: The New Opel Zafira

2016-05-31

Rüsselsheim. A unique blend of exceptional versatility and optimum comfort has characterized the Opel Zafira ever since the Rüsselsheim-based company revealed its revolutionary integrated seven-seat system in the compact van segment in 1999 ...

Available to Order: New Opel Mokka X for €18,990

2016-05-30

Rüsselsheim. Top dynamics, sporty looks, 4x4 on demand and generous space in compact dimensions – the Opel Mokka is a real success story and one of the most popular SUVs in its segment...

New Opel Astra BiTurbo Hatchback: The Spicy One

2016-05-11

Rüsselsheim. If you are the kind of person who likes hot chili sauce on his toast and you are in the market for a sensible yet spicy five-door hatchback, the Opel Astra with the all-new 1.6-liter BiTurbo diesel engine is the car for you (NEDC combined cycle fuel consumption: 4.1-4.0 l/100 km; 109-106g/km CO2)...

New Opel Astra Sports Tourer: Successful Station Wagon Rich in Tradition

2016-04-28

Rüsselsheim. Over 24 million Opel Kadett and Opel Astra cars sold is an impressive number and a notable achievement. Lined up one behind the other, all Opel compact models built so far would surpass the magical 100,000-kilometer mark ...

Opel OnStar: 1.5 Million Customer Interactions for Guardian Angel

2016-04-26

Rüsselsheim. “Having that guardian angel there is just fantastic!” says Charlotte Tyson about OnStar, the personal connectivity and service assistant introduced by Opel in August 2015. Charlotte from England was one of the first drivers in Europe to experience how OnStar automatically reacts in an emergency...

Full Schedule: Opel Brings GT, Commodore, Rekord, Kadett and Well-known Drivers to the Bodensee-Klassik

2016-04-25

Rüsselsheim. From May 5 to 7, the Bodensee-Klassik will take classic car drivers to the nicest corners of Austria and southern Germany...

Relaxing Start to the Vacation: Clever Opel Accessories for the Trip

2016-04-20

Rüsselsheim. “Pardon? We need to take all of that? Impossible!” Many people will already be dreading packing the car before leaving on vacation with the family. However, this is completely unnecessary because of the Opel-developed accessories that put an end to this kind of chaos ...

GM Sold 2.36 Million Vehicles Globally in First Quarter

2016-04-19

DETROIT – General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) sold 2.36 million vehicles globally in the first quarter of 2016. The company delivered on its sales priorities, led by strong results in the SUV and luxury segments in China and retail performance in the U.S...

Record-breaking: Opel Insignia Drives 2,111 Kilometers from Switzerland to the North Sea on One Tank of Fuel

2016-04-13

Rüsselsheim. The Opel Insignia is the master of miserliness in the middle class ...

Jürgen Klopp Always has Final Say with Opel Insignia

2016-04-12

Rüsselsheim. Opel brand ambassador and football manager Jürgen Klopp steers his Insignia with autonomous follow assist through the heavy Liverpool traffic. In the process, he and his passenger, German actor Ken Duken, demonstrate the benefits of the Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with automatic brake intervention...

And the Winner is… #ADAMyourself: Opel Online Campaign has Internet Abuzz

2016-04-06

Rüsselsheim. Since December, under the motto “Endless possibilities – exactly my style“, Opel has invited the internet and social media community to create its very own unique Opel ADAM and vote for the best design at www.adamyourself.com ...

Great Tradition: Techno Classica Under the Spell of the Opel GT

2016-04-06

Rüsselsheim/Essen. The legendary Opel GT weaves its magic again at this year’s Techno Classica in Essen ...

Opel Germany Reports Best First Quarter in Five Years

2016-04-05

Rüsselsheim. Thanks to its successful model offensive, Opel has started this year on its domestic German market stronger than in the last five years. In the first quarter, the Rüsselsheim automaker increased passenger car sales by around 7,500 units or 14.5 percent to 59,000 cars...

LCV Bestseller: 750,000th Opel Vivaro Rolls off Production Line

2016-04-05

Rüsselsheim/Luton. Ever since its introduction in 2001 the Opel Vivaro has been one the most popular vans in its segment (up to 2.9 tons permissible total weight, Van-D). Today the Opel/Vauxhall manufacturing plant in Luton ...

Recharge your phone in your Opel the neat and tidy way – wire-less!

2016-03-30

Rüsselsheim. Opel now offers vehicle-integrated wireless charging in selected model variants of the stylish ADAM, enabling you to recharge your phone’s battery via an electromagnetic field ...

Great Tradition: Techno Classica under the spell of the Opel GT

2016-03-29

Rüsselsheim/Essen. The legendary Opel GT weaves its magic again at this year’s Techno Classica in Essen (April 6-10). Alongside the original GT sports car of the late nineteen-sixties and seventies, the futuristic GT Concept – the star of this year’s Geneva International Motor Show – will celebrate its German public debut...

Opel Astra TCR Celebrates Race Debut on Persian Gulf

2016-03-23

Rüsselsheim. The opening race of the Touring Car Racing (TCR) International Series in Bahrain on April 2 and 3 will not only mark the start of the second season of the competition ...

Seat Engineering at Opel – High-Tech Perfection with a Long Tradition

2016-03-22

Rüsselsheim. Bernd, Werner, Oliver and Marius are full of enthusiasm for their task – repeatedly they rub over the side bolsters of the seat underneath them before simulating getting in and out while scrubbing across the leather ...

Automated manual transmissions: Automatic for the people

2016-03-16

Rüsselsheim. Smaller cars are popular in big cities where traffic is dense and parking spaces tight. However, the enthusiasm of even the biggest small-car fans can wane after spending hours in traffic jams ...

Fit for Job & Family: The Station Wagon with that Little Bit Extra

2016-03-16

Rüsselsheim/Porto. Opel is continuing its success story in the compact class with no less than two new models: after the successful market launch of the five-door version of the new generation Astra a few months ago, the Sports Tourer variant is now eagerly waiting in the wings and will be at dealerships in the spring...

Outstanding Aerodynamics: Best Conditions for the Opel Astra TCR

2016-03-10

Rüsselsheim. Aerodynamics have become increasingly important in motorsports. In the past, aerodynamic problems have often been hidden by simply increasing engine performance ...

Upward Trend Continues for Opel: European Sales up by 15 Percent in February

2016-03-08

Rüsselsheim. Opel has carried on where it left off in January by continuing its upward trend across Europe in February. Preliminary figures show new registrations of around 80,300 vehicles – an increase of 15 percent or around 10,500 units compared to the same month of 2015...

Strong February for Opel: Sales Increase of more than 28 Percent

2016-03-02

Rüsselsheim. Opel registered its second record-breaking month in a row on the German market in February. The brand’s passenger car sales were up by over 28 percent to 19,160 units compared to the same month of last year...

Opel at the Geneva Motor Show: “More Emotional, More Innovative and Stronger than ever Before!”

2016-03-01

Rüsselsheim/Geneva. “Opel is more emotional, more innovative and stronger than ever before. Opel is back,” said Opel Group CEO Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann when opening the Opel stand (Hall 2, number 2231) at the 86th Geneva Motor Show (open to the public form March 3 to 13) earlier today...

Opel’s Geneva Highlights: GT Concept, Mokka X and Astra

2016-03-01

Rüsselsheim/Geneva. For Opel the 86th International Motor Show in Geneva (March 3 to 13, 2016) is all about showcasing its confidence, its passion for the automobile and its vision for the sportscar of the future. The Opel GT Concept, a direct descendant of the legendary Experimental GT ...

Opel Astra voted “Car of the Year 2016”

2016-02-29

Rüsselsheim/Geneva. The new Opel Astra is “Car of the Year 2016” and therefore the winner of the most renowned award in the industry! The 58-strong jury of automotive journalists from 22 European countries awarded the Astra a total of 312 points versus 294 for the Volvo XC90 and 202 for the Mazda MX-5...

Saving on the Road: The new Astra Sports Tourer with Class-Leading Total Cost of Ownership

2016-02-23

Rüsselsheim. Just like the Astra five-door, the new Astra Sports Tourer is setting new standards in the compact class thanks to the lightweight construction, comprehensive assistance systems and the powerful new generation engines ...

Opel Mokka X and Opel GT Concept Celebrate Geneva World Premieres

2016-02-17

Rüsselsheim. Opel will stage two world premieres at the 86th Geneva Motor Show – the compact SUV Mokka X and the futuristic GT Concept sports car...

Opel Astra Sports Tourer Production Starts at Ellesmere Port

2016-02-16

Rüsselsheim/Ellesmere Port. Production of the new Astra Sports Tourer started today at the Opel/Vauxhall plant in Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom. Plant workers were joined by Peter Thom, Vice President Manufacturing Opel Group, and Stefan Fesser, Ellesmere Port Plant Director, as the first vehicle left the production line. Like its five-door hatch sibling...

GT Concept, Mokka X and Astra – Opel’s Exciting Geneva Line-up

2016-02-09

Opel will showcase its confidence, its passion for the automobile and its vision for the sportscar of the future at the 86th Geneva International Motor Show (March 3 to 13, 2016) with the world premiere of the GT Concept – a direct descendant of the Experimental GT, which was the first ever concept car presented by a European car manufacturer in 1965 ...

Even More Adventurous – The New Opel Mokka X

2016-02-04

Rüsselsheim. Ever since its launch in 2012, the Opel Mokka has gone from strength to strength. With its perfect size (4.28 meters long), its sporty look and elevated seating position, the sub-compact SUV appeals to the zeitgeist and has already been ordered over 500,000 times across Europe making it one of the most popular models in its segment ...

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

2016-01-27

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 ...

Hot and Cold: New Opel Astra Sports Tourer in Climatic Test Chamber

2016-01-18

Rüsselsheim. “Scorching hot desert sand…” – Opel‘s International Technical Development Center (ITDC) reproduces conditions comparable to the Sahara desert. In Rüsselsheim in the middle of winter, the mercury is at 60 degrees Celsius and the sweat is pouring. In the middle of it all, the new Astra Sports Tourer defies the adverse conditions. Calmly and smoothly...

Bestseller: Opel Mokka Reaches 500,000 Orders

2016-01-11

Rüsselsheim. The Opel Mokka, the shooting star under the SUVs, has reached new heights with the 500,000th unit of the bestseller now having been ordered. Ever since its launch around three years ago, the Mokka has impressed with stylish design, high practicality ...

Award-winning 2015: Opel Wins Host of Trophies and Titles

2016-01-11

Right at the beginning of the year, the Opel Zafira Tourer 1.6 CNG led the way for the influx of awards in 2015 when it was named most environmentally friendly van by the environmental institue Ökotrend – for the third time in a row (combined fuel consumption and CO2 emissions: 4.7 kg/7.2 m3 H-Gas per 100 km, 129 g/km) ...

Opel Goes On the Offensive with Fuel Consumption and Emissions

2015-12-15

Rüsselsheim. Opel is voluntarily taking the next step to meet future emissions guidelines, both on CO2 and NOx. From Q2 2016, and in addition to the official fuel consumption and CO2 information, fuel consumption numbers ...

“Car of the Year 2016”: Opel Astra Among Final Seven Contenders

2015-12-14

Rüsselsheim. 58 experienced journalists from 22 European countries will decide which vehicle is named “Car of the Year 2016”. The list of candidates originally contained 35 new models released during the course of this year with both the Opel KARL and the Opel Astra also being named ...

Opel Stars in 2015: From ADAM S to New Astra

2015-12-10

Rüsselsheim. Sporty, surprising and diverse – that is Opel's year 2015 in a nutshell. In the last twelve months, Opel has introduced a veritable fireworks of products that has ignited interest and passion everywhere – with you, our media colleagues, as well as with your readers and our customers. We thank you for that ...

Opel Starts One-of-a-kind Online Campaign #ADAMyourself: “Endless Possibilities – Exactly My Style“

2015-12-08

Rüsselsheim. Versatile, individual, successful – since its introduction in 2013, the Opel ADAM has been winning over the public with its sporty esprit and as a stylish statement from the heart of Europe ...

Euro NCAP Five-Star Rating Confirms New Opel Astra Safety Concept

2015-12-02

Rüsselsheim. Euro NCAP has confirmed the integrity of the new Opel Astra’s total safety concept. In its latest safety ratings published today, Euro NCAP awarded the new Astra the maximum five stars. The all-new compact five-door hatchback from Opel achieved high scores in each of the categories assessed...

The Sound of a Quantum Leap: The New Opel Astra in the Acoustic Lab

2015-11-19

Rüsselsheim. Silence. It is so quiet in the unusual looking room that you could literally hear a pin drop. The new Astra is positioned in the center of the room and is surrounded by numerous microphones. Is the engine sound of the new compact class star being recorded for the next advertising campaign...

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

2015-11-17

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 KARL and Astra Impress with High Residual Values

2015-11-12

Rüsselsheim. The experts of Bähr & Fess Forecasts have elected the residual value giants 2019. Current new cars set to lose the least value over a four-year period are included in the list. The Opel KARL managed to secure first place in the mini-car segment...

New Opel Astra Wins “2015 Golden Steering Wheel”

2015-11-11

Rüsselsheim/Berlin. And the winner is: The Opel Astra. Opel’s new compact class star was recognized at the Oscars of the automotive industry in Berlin yesterday evening and won the “Golden Steering Wheel” in the compact class...

Opel Insignia now with Latest Generation Infotainment

2015-11-05

Rüsselsheim. Outstanding connectivity and entertainment are now available in Opel’s flagship: The personal connectivity and service assistant and the Navi 900 IntelliLink infotainment system with smartphone integration provide an even more versatile and faster infotainment offer in the Opel Insignia...

New Opel Astra – Wellness Oasis Extraordinaire

2015-11-04

Rüsselsheim. Climb in and feel at home: while the new Opel Astra’s athletic exterior design conveys sportiness and lightness, the interior of the youngest generation of the compact class bestseller is a warm and welcoming personal wellness oasis ...

Opel Achieves Biggest October Market Share Since 2011

2015-11-03

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 ...

Electronically Sound: The New Opel Astra Stars in EMC Center

2015-10-28

Rüsselsheim. The new Opel Astra in a recording studio? At first glance, it looks that way. Opel’s latest compact class car is in a room with bluish light and egg box-like elements adorning the walls. Furthermore, numerous ultra-modern technical devices are pointing at ...

Happy Halloween: Opel ADAM Deals Hungry Pumpkins a Blow

2015-10-27

The Halloween pumpkins try to munch our car, But our little ADAM really is a star. With funky colors or a swing top roof, It shows the pumpkins it’s no car for a goof.

Picture-Perfect Rallye Season for Opel

2015-10-26

Rüsselsheim. Opel looks back at an extremely successful 2015 rallye season. With young Swede Emil Bergkvist’s victory in the FIA ERC Junior Championship, the Rüsselsheim automaker celebrated its first European Championship title in 33 years ...

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

2015-10-22

Rüsselsheim. To each saint his candle: The new Opel Astra has won the “SAFETYBEST 2015” award with its trendsetting adaptive IntelliLux LED® matrix light system. The AUTOBEST jury consisting of specialized independent journalists from 26 European countries awards the prize. The opinion of the jury was ...

Opel Astra TCR: New Touring Car for Customer Racing Presented

2015-10-15

Rüsselsheim/Mettet. Opel took full advantage of the international TCR (Touring Car Racer) presentation at the circuit Jules Tacheny in Mettet, Belgium, showing their new customer racing touring car for the first time...

New Opel Astra: Sports Tourer and BiTurbo-Diesel Available for Order

2015-10-09

Rüsselsheim. The new Astra generation is continuing to grab the headlines. After recently celebrating its world premiere at the Frankfurt Motor Show, the 5-door variants will now roll to dealerships. This coming weekend potential customers will be able to take a seat in the new Astra at Opel partners across Germany...

Economic miracle: The New Opel Astra Impresses with Best-in-Class Total Cost of Ownership

2015-10-07

Rüsselsheim. The new Opel Astra is setting standards in efficiency, design, connectivity, with technologies from higher segments – and for the total cost of ownership. In order to make full use of this brand-typical strength, the Opel engineers always kept the following ...

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