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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

Rüsselsheim. 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 ...

Opel Zafira Tourer Most Environmentally Friendly Van Fourth Time in a Row

2016-01-04

Rüsselsheim. It’s an outstanding start to the new year for Opel: the Zafira Tourer 1.6 CNG ecoFLEX is again the most environmentally friendly van. For the fourth consecutive time, the environmental institute Ökotrend and the trade magazine Auto Test have named the natural-gas model their “Auto Test Winner in Green” in its segment...

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

2015-12-16

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 ...

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 ...

Trendsetter: Internet and New Infotainment in Opel ADAM

2015-12-07

Rüsselsheim. The Opel ADAM is bright and colorful, boasting new hues such as Orange Alert and Brownian Rhapsody. It is unique thanks to its virtually endless personalization possibilities. It features top connectivity – the ADAM introduced the award-winning IntelliLink infotainment technology ...

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...

Opel Corsa: Small Car Bestseller with Extensive Infotainment Offer

2015-11-24

Rüsselsheim. Outstanding connectivity and entertainment with ultra-modern IntelliLink systems – Opel is now introducing the systems known from the Insignia and the new Astra in the small car segment...

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 Racing) 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 ...

For Customer Racing: Sneak Preview of the New Opel Astra TCR

2015-10-01

Rüsselsheim. Development of the new Opel Astra TCR for the young but already hugely successful Touring Car Racing Series (TCR) is going according to plan. The customer racing touring car based on the new Opel Astra will be presented to the public for the first time at the...

Best-looking in its Class: Opel ADAM S Wins autonis Design Award

2015-10-01

Rüsselsheim. Small Opel, big splash: The ADAM S pocket rocket was one of the big winners at the “autonis – Best Design Newcomer 2015” readers’ choice awards. A huge majority of the 17,000 participants voted for the Opel ADAM S as the best-looking car in its ...

Opel OnStar Campaign – Perfectly Tailored to Customers

2015-09-24

Rüsselsheim. With the personal connectivity and service assistant Opel OnStar, the Rüsselsheim-based automaker introduces a service into the automotive world that is unique in Europe. Opel OnStar makes driving safer and ensures best connectivity ...

Opel’s Quantum Leap in the Compact Class: The New Astra

2015-09-22

Rüsselsheim/Bratislava. Opel and compact class cars – this exceptional success story starts with the Kadett in 1936 and will be continued with the new Astra, the eleventh generation of an Opel compact class car...

A Miniature Opel Astra Model for Chancellor Angela Merkel

2015-09-17

Rüsselsheim/Frankfurt. High-ranking Frankfurt Motor Show visitors at the Opel booth: German Chancellor Angela Merkel stopped by during her official opening tour and caught up on the latest premieres presented by the Rüsselsheim-based carmaker ...

30,000 Orders for New Astra Already

2015-09-15

Rüsselsheim/Frankfurt. The 66th International Motor Show in Frankfurt stared for Opel with the world premiere of the new generation Astra earlier today. It also marks the start of a new era for the company. “Our new Astra is the best Opel we have ever built and it represents a real quantum leap for Opel in a number of ways...

Compact Class Future: New Opel Astra and Opel OnStar

2015-09-15

Rüsselsheim/Frankfurt. The new Opel Astra and the new Astra Sports Tourer make their world premieres at the IAA in Frankfurt from September 17 – 27. The models are nothing less than a quantum leap for the compact class in terms of efficiency, connectivity ...

Fit for Job & Family: The Opel Astra Sports Tourer Celebrates World Premiere

2015-09-10

Rüsselsheim. Opel will continue its success story in the compact class with no less than two new models that will be presented at the International Motor Show in Frankfurt (September 17 to 27). The hatchback version of the new generation Astra will make its first big appearance ...

Opel Vivaro Surf Concept: Lifestyle Van for Sports and Leisure

2015-09-08

Rüsselsheim/Frankfurt. The Opel Vivaro is going lifestyle. One year after the launch of the new generation midsize light commercial vehicle, which has been ordered roughly 90,000 times to date, Opel will showcase the Vivaro Surf Concept. The elegant passenger version ...

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

2015-09-03

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 ...

Light, Lighter – the New Opel Astra

2015-08-27

Rüsselsheim. Lighter, more frugal and compact while offering more generous interior space – everything about the new Opel Astra follows the maxim of highest efficiency. All components and design features are aligned to this touchstone, resulting in intelligent packaging à la Astra ...

Compact Connectivity Star: New Astra with Opel OnStar and IntelliLink

2015-08-20

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 ...

World Premiere for New Astra: Opel at the 2015 IAA

2015-08-18

Rüsselsheim/Frankfurt. “The new Opel Astra is nothing less than a quantum leap for the compact class in terms of efficiency, connectivity and sportiness,” says Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann, announcing the world premiere of the Opel bestseller at this year’s International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt...

Eco-excellence: Opel KARL with only 94 g/km CO2

2015-08-18

Rüsselsheim. Small KARL – huge impression: according to Auto Bild (issue 32/2015) the best model in the mini-car class shows real greatness when it comes to the environment. The new Opel entry-level model can now be ordered in the super-economical ecoFLEX version. Ideal for everyday use, the 3.68-meter long...

Cooperative Highly Automated Driving: Opel Partners “Ko-HAF” Research Initiative

2015-08-06

Rüsselsheim. Any driver who spends a lot of time in the car often wonders if this time could be used more efficiently, for example, by reading the newspaper, doing emails, or simply enjoying the ride. Cars that drive automatically, which do not require permanent ...

Cleaner, More Frugal, More Comfortable: The 2016 Opel LCVs

2015-08-06

Rüsselsheim. Ultra-modern, Euro 6 compliant diesel engines, additional assistance systems for even more safety and further optional fittings – these are the most important features of the model year 2016 Opel light commercial vehicles...

New Opel Astra: Outstanding Aerodynamics for Best Efficiency

2015-08-04

Rüsselsheim. Lighter, more frugal and more agile – the new Opel Astra represents a quantum leap in the development and targets maximum efficiency. Its design and vehicle architecture also set standards in aerodynamics and continue a traditional Opel strength – when the Kadett E GSi was introduced in 1984 it ...

Opel is European Champion!

2015-07-20

Otepää/Rüsselsheim. In its first full season of competition, the ADAC Opel Rallye Junior Team with the Opel ADAM R2 has already taken the FIA ERC Junior by storm. With their second-place finish at the auto24 Rally Estonia, Emil Bergkvist (21, from Torsåker) ...

Distinguished Wellness Seats for New Opel Astra

2015-07-16

Rüsselsheim. The new Opel Astra celebrates its world premiere at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt this fall (September 17 – 27, 2015), but it is already clear today: never before has there been so much luxury in the compact class. The Astra is lighter, more efficient and offers state-of-the-art features...

Match Point for ADAC Opel Rallye Junior Team

2015-07-13

Rüsselsheim. The ADAC Opel Rallye Junior Team is looking forward to its next big adventure at the auto24 Rally Estonia from July 17 to 19. The event around Tartu, about 180 kilometers south-east of Estonia’s capital Tallinn...

Opel Continues Successful Course in Europe

2015-07-08

Rüsselsheim. Opel remains on a successful course in Europe: according to the preliminary numbers for June, new car registrations increased by more than 9,800 vehicles compared to the same month of last year – an increase of 9 percent, resulting in new registrations of 118,600...

Kadett B Celebrates 50th Birthday: “Opel Kadett. Das Auto“

2015-07-08

Rüsselsheim. B follows A, and in 1965 the new series Kadett B replaced its successful predecessor, the Kadett A. The successor to the first post-war Kadett was 18 centimeters longer, exceeding four meters in length and was available in three body versions right from ...

Opel OnStar: The New Standard in Vehicle Safety and Connectivity

2015-07-06

The day when Opel OnStar will hit the European market is approaching. The new personal connectivity and service assistant will not only make driving more comfortable...

Rugged Pocket Rocket: The Opel ADAM ROCKS S for Euro 19.990

2015-07-01

Rüsselsheim. Anything but cute and anything but slow was the claim when the brand new ADAM ROCKS S was presented to the public at the Amsterdam Motor Show this spring. Now the mini-crossover with racing flair is ready to sprint to the customers ...

Opel Coaching Day in Spain Attracts 420 Young Job Seekers

2015-06-30

Zaragoza. The Opel plant in Figueruelas (Zaragoza, Spain) hosted the first Coaching Day, a new Europe-wide initiative dedicated to bringing together young job seekers and companies looking for young talent ...

In Top Form: Opel Insignia Now with New Economy Diesels, IntelliLink with Apple CarPlay Integration and Opel OnStar

2015-06-30

Rüsselsheim. More modern, powerful and totally connected – the Opel Insignia now comes with groundbreaking enhancements under the hood and in the interior. The new mid-size turbo diesel engines are now available in the Opel flagship for the first time ...

New Opel Astra: Innovation Star with Rich Tradition

2015-06-24

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 and create a column of cars that could circle the equator two and a half times ...

Opel Mokka: New Whisper Diesel and Opel OnStar for the Bestseller

2015-06-22

Rüsselsheim. The Opel Mokka is the most successful SUV in its class in Germany and a true brand ambassador for Opel throughout Europe ...

Pure Pleasure: Highly Efficient 1.4-Liter Turbo in the New Astra

2015-06-17

Rüsselsheim. The full name of the new Opel engine is 1.4 ECOTEC Direct Injection Turbo and it will celebrate its world premiere in the new Opel Astra at the International Motor Show in Frankfurt (IAA) in September. The four-cylinder turbocharged unit with central ...

Affordable High-Tech: New Opel Astra Tough on CO2 and Prices

2015-06-12

Rüsselsheim. Making leading technologies and features available at affordable prices: Opel set itself a very ambitious goal when developing the new Astra. As a result, the new Opel Astra makes a quantum leap: it is light and agile, it is the pinnacle of the segment in terms of efficiency thanks to new, high-tech engines...

Top Down, New Engine On: Opel Cascada Drives into Summer

2015-06-10

Rüsselsheim. An elongated, elegant silhouette, state-of-the-art technology and extensive standard equipment – in one word: Cascada. With the large convertible, Opel offers a spacious four-seater with a high-quality soft-top otherwise only seen in selected premium brand vehicles ...

Lifesaver Opel OnStar: Opel at INTERSCHUTZ 2015

2015-06-08

Rüsselsheim/Hanover. Saving lives quickly and effectively – the INTERSCHUTZ in Hanover shows how to do this from today to Saturday, June 13. The leading international exhibition for rescue, fire prevention, disaster relief and safety takes place every five years and is considered the world’s most important event in this industry ...

Lean, Stylish, Innovative: The New Opel Astra – Fit for Fun

2015-06-01

Rüsselsheim. Opel and compact class cars – this specific success story starts with the Kadett in 1936 and will be continued with the new Astra, the eleventh generation of an Opel compact class car. So far, 24 million Kadett and Astra compact class models have left the plants...

Small, Sensible, Standard Setting – KARL Ticks all Boxes

2015-05-28

Rüsselsheim/Zaandam. Small but spacious, a dazzling appearance and above all entirely sensible – this is what buyers can expect from Opel’s all-new entry-level model which will be delivered to clients from June 2015 ...

Opel is Leader for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay

2015-05-28

Rüsselsheim. As of this summer, Opel will begin offering phone integration featuring Apple CarPlay and Android Auto across its model range ...

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

2015-05-12

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)...

Lots of Applause for Opel CEO Neumann and the KAD Models on Tour

2015-05-10

Rüsselsheim. Opel’s presence at the “Rallye of the south for oldtimers and youngtimers”, as the organizers of the Bodensee Klassik describe the event, was impressive this year. Numerous well-known faces took the opportunity to get behind the steering wheels of the cars with the race numbers 66 to 72 with the Opel KAD models mainly powered by mighty V-8 engines...

High-Tech Equipment for the Opel Design Center

2015-05-07

Rüsselsheim. Opel is laying the foundations for the automotive design of the future with further investments in Rüsselsheim. On Thursday, Opel Group CEO Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann, Vice President Design Mark Adams, Design Operations Director Richard Bolz and Wolfgang Schäfer-Klug, Head of the Opel Works Council, opened a new high-speed milling center ...

Opel Group CEO Dr. Neumann Announces All-new Next Generation Opel Astra

2015-05-06

Rüsselsheim. Continuing an eight-decade long tradition of Opel compact models, Opel Group CEO Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann will unveil the all-new Astra at the International Motor Show in Frankfurt (September 17 to 27, 2015)...

Opel at the RETTmobil 2015: Mokka now a Lifesaver

2015-04-30

Rüsselsheim. Mokka, Insignia, Vivaro and Movano – four cars, four concepts, one goal: to save lives. From May 6 - 8, the automaker will show how powerful series-produced passenger cars and vans can, with the help of certified conversion partners ...

Real Alternative: Opel’s LPG and CNG Fleet

2015-04-29

Rüsselsheim. They are frugal, clean and very economical: Vehicles with alternative LPG or CNG drive. Therefore, Opel is continuously extended its range of model available with LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas). The latest addition to the LPG fleet is the new Opel Corsa. Currently, twelve LPG models are available ...

New Opel Corsa OPC: Competitive Fifth Generation Athlete

2015-04-21

Rüsselsheim/Bilbao. After recently celebrating its successful world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show the new Corsa OPC is ready to hit the roads. The fastest member of the new generation Corsa combines uncompromising athleticism with outstanding suitability for everyday use ...

AutoRAI Amsterdam: Opel ADAM ROCKS S Rocks the Show

2015-04-16

Rüsselsheim/Amsterdam. Show time for the Opel ADAM ROCKS S at the International Amsterdam Motor Show (AutoRAI, public days from April 17 to 26): Opel’s sporty mini-crossover made its world premiere at the show’s opening today ...

Two Millionth Vehicle Leaves Opel Plant in Gliwice

2015-04-09

Rüsselsheim/Gliwice. Today, the two millionth vehicle rolled off the production line at the Opel plant in Gliwice (GM Manufacturing Poland) ...

New Opel Vivaro: Now Available with Tourer Pack from Irmscher

2015-04-09

Rüsselsheim. The new Opel Vivaro is not only more practical and efficient as its predecessor but now even more classy and comfortable with Opel and long-standing partner Irmscher giving the Vivaro a makeover ...

Anything but Cute: The New Opel ADAM ROCKS S

2015-04-08

Rüsselsheim/Amsterdam. Anything but cute and definitely not slow – the brand new Opel ADAM ROCKS S will celebrate its world premiere at the International Amsterdam Motorshow (AutoRAI, April 17 to 26). With its sturdy, masculine appearance, the Swing ...

Frugal Fun: New Opel Corsa now with LPG

2015-03-31

Rüsselsheim. Introducing the Mr. Clean of the Corsa family – green, powerful and economical, the new Opel Corsa 1.4 LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas) ecoFLEX develops 66 kW/90 hp and comes straight from the factory with a bi-fuel capability ...

Opel ADAM R2: New Challenge on the Emerald Isle

2015-03-30

Rüsselsheim. Highly motivated and full of confidence, the ADAC Opel Rallye Team is heading to the second round of the FIA ERC Junior, the high speed Circuit of Ireland Rally, on April 2 – 4, 2015 ...

Sophisticated Everyday Athlete: New Opel Corsa with 150 hp Turbo

2015-03-18

Rüsselsheim. This small powerhouse is a perfect fit for fans of the cultivated understatement – the 110 kW/150 hp Corsa 1.4 Turbo. The new four-cylinder engine in the fifth Corsa generation provides superior driving performance: 220 Nm maximum torque...

True Athlete: New Opel Corsa OPC for Just 24,395 Euros

2015-03-03

Rüsselsheim/Geneva. Powerful, fast, top performance for a great price. The new Corsa OPC makes its world premiere in Geneva with 152 kW/207 hp under its hood and extensive OPC equipment for just 24,395 euros ...

Opel at Geneva Motor Show: Showtime for OnStar and Small Car Stars

2015-03-03

Rüsselsheim/Geneva. Impressive start to the 85th Geneva Motor Show (public days from March 5 to 15): on the first press day, Opel Group CEO Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann opened the Rüsselsheim automaker’s stand (Hall 2, No. 2231) ...

Opel at the 85th International Motor Show in Geneva

2015-03-03

Rüsselsheim/Geneva. Opel is paving the way to the future by providing even more information, services and safety in cars. The Rüsselsheim-based carmaker is presenting the personal mobility services offered by Opel OnStar – after already announcing the intention to bring Opel OnStar to Europe last year – at the International Motor Show in Geneva (Hall 2, Stand number 2231) ...

DEKRA Used Car Report 2015: Opel Movano Wins Transporter Class

2015-02-26

Rüsselsheim. Opel Movano has the right of way: the second Movano generation not only features top multi-functionality and new engines, it is also first-class in terms of reliability. The DEKRA Used Car Report 2015 named it number one in the transporter class with an ...

Opel Powertrain Offensive: The Best Diesel Portfolio Ever

2015-02-23

Rüsselsheim/Dublin. The Opel product offensive is in full flow with 27 new models and 17 new engines being brought to market between 2014 and 2018. Thereby the diesel engines for each model range will be completely modernized ...

Award Ceremony: Opel Group CEO Dr. Neumann Accepts the AUTOBEST 2015 Award for the New Corsa

2015-02-20

Rüsselsheim/Zagreb. Yesterday evening was entirely dedicated to the new Opel Corsa. Opel Group CEO Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann accepted the prestigious AUTOBEST 2015 award in the Croatian capital of Zagreb. The new small car from Rüsselsheim...

Great Start to Year: Opel Continues Collecting Accolades

2015-02-12

Rüsselsheim. The New Year could hardly have started out better for Opel: in January sales grew by over seven percent in Europe, more than 110,000 orders have already been received for the new Opel Corsa and the brand has won a whole array of awards since the beginning of the year ...

Opel OnStar, KARL, Corsa OPC: Product Offensive of a New Dimension

2015-02-12

Rüsselsheim. Opel is paving the way to the future by providing even more information, services and safety in cars. The Rüsselsheim-based carmaker will present the personal mobility services offered by Opel OnStar ...

Opel Rüsselsheim Plant Debut: First Insignia for Holden

2015-02-10

Rüsselsheim/Melbourne. Cooperation between Opel and its sister brands within General Motors has entered a new era. The first Holden rolled off the production line in Rüsselsheim today – a Silver Lake coloured Insignia VXR with 325 hp for the markets in Australia and New Zealand ...

Karl Lagerfeld Opens Opel Exhibition „Corsa Karl and Choupette“

2015-02-04

Rüsselsheim/Berlin. Photographer and fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld opened the photo exhibition “Corsa Karl and Choupette” for the Opel 2015 calendar with a vernissage at the Palazzo Italia in Berlin yesterday ...

New Opel Corsa OPC: Fifth Generation Athlete

2015-02-04

Rüsselsheim. No matter whether the Green Hell or the urban jungle – the new Opel Corsa OPC is at home on all terrains. No matter whether on the Nürburgring or during rush hour – the fastest member of the new generation Corsa combines extreme uncompromising athleticism with outstanding suitability for everyday use...

ADAC Opel Rallye Junior Team Ready to Rumble

2015-02-02

Rüsselsheim. From Latvia’s snow over Northern Ireland’s asphalt to the Azore’s gravel roads – the junior European Rallye Championship (FIA ERC Junior) 2015 calendar covers the entire spectrum of challenging racing surfaces ...

The Best Cars 2015: Opel ADAM Defends Pole Position

2015-01-29

Rüsselsheim. The Opel ADAM is continuing to go from strength to strength. For the second year in a row, Opel’s individualization champion won the Readers’ Choice Award of respected trade magazine auto motor und sport in the mini car category. The Opel ADAM received 29.8 percent of the votes and even managed to beat the 24.2 percent it received last year ...

True Eco-Champion: New Opel Corsa with only 82 g/km CO2

2015-01-28

Rüsselsheim. The new Opel Corsa is not only extremely good looking, it is also a real fuel saving champion. The three-door 70 kW/95 hp 1.3 CDTI ecoFlex with Start/Stop technology fitted as standard, braking energy recuperation and low-rolling-resistance tires ...

Ready: New Generation Whisper Diesels for Opel Mokka and Insignia

2015-01-22

Rüsselsheim. Extremely quiet, high power, high torque all combined with low consumption and emissions – these are the key elements of the new generation Opel diesels for Mokka and Insignia. The successful models can now be ordered with the new high-tech four-cylinder engines ...

New Opel ADAM S – Stylish Pocket Rocket with Premium Touch

2015-01-19

Rüsselsheim/Cascais. The Opel ADAM family has quickly established itself as a bestseller in the lifestyle mini segment with sales of 125,000 since its market launch in early 2013. When the new Opel ADAM S drives off the assembly lines in Eisenach, Germany, another star will be born to continue the model’s success ...

750,000th Opel Insignia: Jubilee for the Successful Flagship

2015-01-19

Rüsselsheim. A new chapter has been added to the success story of the Opel Insignia. The 750,000th car of Opel’s top-of-the-range model rolled off the assembly line at the Rüsselsheim plant ...

New Opel KARL: World Premiere at the Geneva Motor Show

2015-01-15

Rüsselsheim. Its dimensions: extremely compact. Its engine: very frugal. Its name: simply KARL, Opel KARL. The five-door car with space for up to five people will celebrate its world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show (March 5 to March 15) ...

New Opel ADAM Models: Now with Swing Top and Easytronic 3.0

2015-01-12

Rüsselsheim. The individualization champion Opel ADAM will be even more unique from now on. Impossible? Wrong! New technologies and features will extend the motley ADAM family: The Swing Top canvas roof, previously exclusively premiered in the mini-crossover ADAM ROCKS, is now also available for the ‘standard’ version of the urban lifestyle car ...

Opel Zafira Tourer Again Most Environmentally Friendly Van

2015-01-05

Rüsselsheim. Opel can already look forward to its first award in 2015. In their „Auto Test Winner in Green“ competition, the environmental institute Ökotrend and the trade magazine Auto Test have chosen the Zafira Tourer 1.6 CNG ecoFlex the most environmentally friendly vehicle in the van segment for the third year in a row ...

Opel Corsa Wins Prestigious AUTOBEST 2015 Award

2014-12-12

Rüsselsheim. The new Corsa is a real winner. Just three months after its launch, Opel has already received over 55,000 orders for the fifth generation of the small car. And now the bestseller has already taken the spotlight on the European stage: the Opel Corsa has won the AUTOBEST 2015 award...

Karl Lagerfeld for Opel: The 2015 Corsa Calendar Available Soon

2014-12-11

Rüsselsheim. In October, couturier, designer and photographer Karl Lagerfeld photographed his Birman cat Chopette and the new Opel Corsa in Paris ...

15 Years of OPC Models: The Opel Sports Cars for the Road

2014-12-11

Rüsselsheim. At Opel exceptional athletes receive an abbreviation – OPC. Exactly 15 years ago, the first production model from the Opel Performance Center hit the roads ...

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