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

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 ...

Only 94 g/km CO2: Opel Astra cleaner and more frugal than ever before

2015-02-09

Rüsselsheim. Continuous improvement is the motto: launched in spring 2014, the Opel Astra with the new generation 1.6-liter turbo diesel had already earned Germany’s A+ energy efficiency label and has become the most efficient compact class car in Opel’s history...

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 ...

The New OH! from Opel! Start of Campaign for New Corsa

2015-01-05

Rüsselsheim. The launch campaign for the new Opel Corsa shows exactly what surprise sounds like, spotlighting the universally understood “OH!”. Under the direction of André Kemper, an integrated campaign was created with Opel’s international lead agency Scholz & Friends...

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 ...

The New Opel Corsa: Winter Wonderland Instead of Winter Blunderland

2014-12-08

Rüsselsheim. The days are getting shorter and the temperatures are dropping. Driving in the winter months often means unpredictable weather and road conditions, less comfort and an increased safety risk...

Euro NCAP Advanced: Award-Winning Opel Side Blind Spot Alert

2014-12-03

Rüsselsheim. An important award for a life-saving feature – The Euro NCAP Advanced Reward for advanced safety technology goes to Opel. Carmakers who make available new safety technologies, which demonstrate a scientifically proven safety benefit for consumers and society ...

The New Opel KARL – Small, Exquisite, Simply Outstanding!

2014-12-03

Rüsselsheim. Small but spacious, a dazzling appearance and above all insanely sensible – this is what entry-level buyers can expect from Opel from the summer of 2015 ...

Opel ADAM S: Spicy Sports Star Available for Order from Euro 18,690

2014-11-18

Rüsselsheim. The order books for the new sporty head of the ADAM family are now open – From early next year, the ADAM S will not only be on show at Opel dealers but also available for purchase ...

The Reliable Opel: Zafira Cruises to 500,000 km

2014-11-10

Rüsselsheim. The timing was perfect, the last stretch planned in every detail: When reaching the forecourt of the Adam Opel Haus the speedometer of the Zafira turned over to 500,000 km ...

Behind the Scenes with the Opel Corsa, Karl Lagerfeld and Supermodel Choupette

2014-10-28

Rüsselsheim/Paris. It is the beginning of September when trucks from Rüsselsheim deliver a special freight to the Studio L’Olivier in the Parisian suburb Malakoff. Seven brand new Opel Corsas in various colors are ready for one of the most unusual photo shoots of the year ...

Opel and ADAC Extend Existing Partnership by Three Years

2014-10-24

Rüsselsheim. Opel and ADAC have already decided to continue their commitment to promoting young rallye drivers in Germany. The two companies agreed to extend their existing partnership by a further three years until the end of 2018, despite the current agreement being valid until the end of 2015 ...

In Top Shape: New Opel Corsa Sets Standards in Small Car Segment

2014-10-22

Rüsselsheim/Paris. Raise the curtain for the Paris Motor Show: Opel opened the show this afternoon with the world premiere of the new Opel Corsa. The Opel exhibition stand located in Hall 5 paid tribute to the fashion capital and resembled a catwalk ...

Success Story Continues: 30,000 Corsa Orders Already

2014-10-21

Rüsselsheim. The Corsa has not yet officially hit the market but is already a success. Europe-wide, over 30,000 customers have already decided on the new Corsa ...

Things Continue to Look up: 300,000 Orders for the Opel Mokka

2014-10-16

Rüsselsheim. “Things are really looking up for Opel,” said Borussia Dortmund coach Jürgen Klopp when he drove the Mokka for the first time. Obviously, that is not just true for the company but also for the Mokka. In the two years since being brought to market...

Anything but Cute – ADAM ROCKS on Vine

2014-10-13

Rüsselsheim. Anything but cute is the slogan for the print, TV and online advertising campaign for the new Opel ADAM ROCKS. It describes the attributes of the new addition to the ADAM family – masculine and adventurous ...

Opel Corsa and Choupette Pose for Karl Lagerfeld

2014-10-09

Rüsselsheim/Paris. Fashion designer and photographer Karl Lagerfeld managed to persuade a very special model to join him for a project with Opel – Choupette Lagerfeld. The couturier’s Birman cat is the star of the 2015 Opel Corsa calendar ...

Opel Cuts Consumption with Ultra-modern Radiator Shutter

2014-10-08

Rüsselsheim/Aachen. Opel is continuously improving the efficiency of its conventionally powered vehicles and thus reducing its fleet CO2 emissions. The next step of this strategy is the development of an innovative active full-face shutter ...

Auction: Limited Edition Opel ADAM by Bryan Adams

2014-10-07

Rüsselsheim. The Opel ADAM offers almost endless individualization possibilities. The special edition ADAM by Bryan Adams in a camouflage look once again underlines this. The Canadian musician and photographer designed the limited edition as part of his cooperation with Opel ...

New Corsa in Paris: Opel Celebrates World Premiere with Claudia Schiffer

2014-10-02

Rüsselsheim/Paris. Raise the curtain for the Paris Motor Show: Opel opened the show this afternoon with the world premiere of the new Opel Corsa. The Opel exhibition stand located in Hall 5 paid tribute to the fashion capital and resembled a catwalk ...

Opel Corsa, ADAM S, Mokka and Co: Four World Premieres in Paris

2014-09-24

Rüsselsheim. Sporty, economical, exciting: Opel will celebrate no less than four world premieres at the Paris Motor Show from October 4 - 19. The new Corsa, the stylish and sporty ADAM S ...

40 years of Opel Safety Vehicle: The safe route from Kadett C to Astra J

2014-09-23

Rüsselsheim. „Don’t start without a seatbelt“, was the slogan of a campaign launched in Germany in 1974 to persuade drivers to wear seatbelts. Two years later, wearing seatbelts became compulsory and in 1984 fines for not wearing them were introduced ...

Opel Mokka: New 1.6 CDTI Turbo Diesel for SUV Bestseller

2014-09-22

Rüsselsheim. Ever since Opel introduced the Mokka almost two years ago, the trendy sub-compact SUV has gone from one success to the next. With sales exceeding 275,000, this two-time All-wheel Drive Car of the Year winner is a bestseller ...

Anything but cute: Opel launches advertising campaign for ADAM ROCKS

2014-09-19

Rüsselsheim. Since the spring, Opel has been creating a lot of attention with free-spirited commercials and adverts based on the slogan “Umparken im Kopf” (“Change your mind”) ...

S for Sports Star: New Opel ADAM S Debuts at Paris Motor Show

2014-09-17

Rüsselsheim. The new sports star of the ADAM family is called ADAM S. It will mark the top of the range of the colorful ADAM portfolio and will show what it has to offer at the „Mondial de l’Automobile 2014“ in Paris from October 4 to 19. A study version of the ADAM...

“Crowning Moment of an Adventurer’s Life”: Reinhold Messner on Vivaro Expedition

2014-09-16

Rüsselsheim. While Reinhold Messner will celebrate his 70th birthday on September 17, the other star from the latest Opel clip, the Opel Vivaro, has only just been released ...

Opel presents OnStar emergency services at Berlin eCall conference

2014-09-16

Ruesselsheim/Berlin. Opel is demonstrating its ambition to become a leading player in automotive connectivity by taking an active role in this year’s “eCall Days Germany” ...

World premiere in Hanover: The new Opel Vivaro Combi

2014-09-15

Rüsselsheim. Versatile, flexible and extensively equipped – the new Opel Vivaro is the right vehicle for many needs. The Combi variant of the Opel all-rounder will celebrate its world premiere at the IAA Commercial Vehicles (September 23 to October 2) on the Opel stand in Hall 12 where it can be seen by its native audience for the first time ...

Opel Mokka rolls off the production line in Zaragoza

2014-09-12

Ruesselsheim/Zaragoza. The successful subcompact SUV Opel Mokka is now manufactured in Europe: Today, Opel celebrated the official start of production in Zaragoza, Spain. Guest of honor at the ceremony was the Spanish King Felipe VI ...

New Small Car with Big Name: Opel Presents KARL

2014-09-11

Rüsselsheim. The new generation Opel Corsa and the stylish, three-door Opel ADAM are about to welcome a new addition to their circle. From summer 2015, another small car will join them: the five-door Opel KARL ...

All-new Opel 2.0 CDTI: New Generation Large Diesel Debuts in Paris

2014-09-10

Rüsselsheim. High power, high torque, low fuel economy and emissions, all delivered with class-leading refinement: Opel’s new-generation, 2.0-liter turbo diesel ticks every important box ...

25 Years of Opel Calibra: From Aerodynamic Champion to Cult Coupé

2014-09-04

Rüsselsheim. Real cult coupés come from Opel. Following the successes of the Manta, Opel GT and Monza, the sleek Calibra continued Opel’s winning formula when it premiered at the Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) in 1989, exactly 25 years ago. It was an extremely progressive concept way ahead of its time ...

Opel ADAM and Mokka New on South African Market

2014-09-02

Rüsselsheim / Port Elizabeth. The new Opel ADAM and Opel Mokka will be introduced to South Africa for sale in 2015 as part of a product and export offensive by Opel, which will see the German brand introduce 27 new vehicles and 17 engines in applicable markets by 2018 ...

Top Model: New Opel Corsa Makes World Premiere in Paris

2014-08-28

Rüsselsheim. Raise the curtain on a real star. It is undisputedly a bestseller, a small car of the finest quality: the Opel Corsa. Across four generations spanning 32 years, almost 12 million units have been sold across Europe, including 2.8 million of the current Corsa D ...

Opel at Moscow Motor Show: Three New Cars and One Custom Mokka

2014-08-27

Rüsselsheim/Moscow. Opel is expanding its model line-up for the Russian market. At the Moscow International Motor Show (MIMS), the brand presents three vehicles with strong emotional appeal that will go on sale in early 2015. The first is the individualization champion from Opel, the ADAM ...

Tools from 3D Printer Make Car Manufacturing Easier at Opel

2014-08-20

Rüsselsheim. For some, it may still seem like a long way off, but it’s already part of everyday life at Opel: assembly tools produced by a 3D printer are an increasingly important part of the production process ...

Successful Lifestyle Car: 100,000 Orders for Opel ADAM

2014-08-19

Rüsselsheim. The unconventional urban lifestyle car Opel ADAM is thrilling experts and customers alike. It has already won a host of awards and set new standards in the lifestyle-oriented small car segment ...

In the Driver’s Seat: Opel’s Ergonomic Answer to Driver Fatigue

2014-08-14

Rüsselsheim. The new Opel Insignia and new Opel Meriva are in demand: on the market since fall 2013 and early 2014, both models are hugely popular. Since its introduction, over 115,000 orders have been received for the new edition of the Opel flagship ...

Ultra-economical: Opel Zafira Tourer now with 120 hp Whisper Diesel

2014-08-05

Rüsselsheim. Another economical choice for the Zafira Tourer: the versatile Opel seven-seater is now available in a second 1.6 CDTI ecoFLEX version with a power output of 88 kW/120 hp ...

Opel Romania: 600 Movano Buses for Schoolchildren

2014-07-28

Rüsselsheim/Bucharest. Opel in Romania has won a public bid to provide 600 Opel Movano Trabus vehicles, the largest fleet of school buses the company has ever delivered ...

The Right Soundtrack: New ADAM ROCKS Excels in Acoustic Lab

2014-07-23

Rüsselsheim. The countdown has begun: in less than two months’ time the new ADAM ROCKS will start rolling into Opel dealerships. From late September, Opel’s mini crossover will offer a zest for adventure and open-air driving fun at prices starting from just 15,990 ...

Opel ADAM: Maximum Performance with Minimal Fuel Consumption

2014-07-17

Rüsselsheim. Opel is in the middle of the largest engine offensive in its history: between 2014 and 2018, 17 new engines will be introduced. A top highlight is the ultra-modern, 1.0 liter three-cylinder gasoline unit complete with turbocharging and the very finest ...

Opel Corsa: A Success Story in Five Acts

2014-07-09

Rüsselsheim. In the beginning there was the Opel Kadett. Introduced by Opel in 1936, it was a fully-fledged car at an affordable price, and was designed to bring mobility ...

Opel Reveals Fifth-Generation Corsa

2014-07-09

Rüsselsheim. Opel today reveals the new, fifth generation of the Corsa. Opel’s bestseller aims to offer a new driving experience in the small-car market segment by raising the bar for chassis, engine and gearbox performance ...

50 Years of Innovation: Opel Design Studio First of its Kind in Europe

2014-06-30

Rüsselsheim. 1964 was a year of Olympic Games – the XI Winter Games were opened in Innsbruck, and just a few months later, the Olympic flame burned at the XVIII Summer Games in Tokyo ...

Adventure Calls: Opel ADAM ROCKS at Dudenhofen Test Center

2014-06-25

Rüsselsheim. Recently it captivated visitors to the Auto Mobil International (AMI) show in Leipzig, and now in just a few days it will be available to order: the Opel ADAM ROCKS is ready to roll! ...

New Opel Corsa Will Come to Market at End of 2014

2014-06-24

Rüsselsheim. There has been much speculation, and now it’s certain: the new Opel Corsa will be introduced this year. It is currently on the home stretch to series production, with the final validation drives in camouflage taking place to test the harmonious fine-tuning of all components ...

Opel Astra GTC: Powerful Whisper Diesel for 24,390 Euros

2014-06-23

Rüsselsheim. Whisper diesel premiere for the Astra GTC: the all-new 1.6 CDTI now also ensures powerful and clean drive in the sporty compact coupé. This makes the 100 kW/136 hp turbo diesel with 320 Nm maximum torque available for the entire Astra family ...

New Opel Meriva: Whisper-diesel now with Super-economical 95 hp

2014-06-18

Rüsselsheim. The new Opel Meriva impresses with its new range of economical gasoline, LPG and diesel engines. The highlight is the ultra-modern 1.6 CDTI that is now available in three output levels ...

Opel ADAM for José Carreras Foundation

2014-06-06

Rüsselsheim. Opel Chief Marketing Officer Tina Müller has officially handed over a brand-new €20,000 ADAM Slam to the José Carreras Foundation. The car will be used by back2life ...

Opel Achieves 7.7 Percent Market Share

2014-06-03

Rüsselsheim. Merry month of May for Opel: the automaker again made substantial gains on the German passenger car market last month. Opel had a total of 21,040 new registrations, 9 percent more than in May of last year ...

 

Class-leading Customer Satisfaction: Opel Meriva Wins Again in J.D. Power Survey

2014-05-30

Rüsselsheim. Winning a title is hard enough; defending it is even tougher. While no football club has successfully defended the European Champions League crown, the Opel Meriva ...

Opel and GM Fuel Cell Fleet Tops 3 Million Miles

2014-05-23

Rüsselsheim/Detroit. General Motors’ fleet of fuel cell vehicles recently clocked up over three million miles (4.8 million km) of hydrogen-powered, real world driving. Some of the fleet have accumulated more than 120,000 miles (193,000 km) ...

Crackle-free Zone: Opel ADAM ROCKS Through Electro-magnetic Test

2014-05-22

Rüsselsheim. The stylish Opel ADAM ROCKS is ready to roll. After recently making its world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show, Opel will begin taking orders for its new mini marvel in a few days’ time ...

New Opel Meriva: Segment Leader with Top Comfort for “Best Agers”

2014-05-21

Rüsselsheim. The new Meriva – upgraded, more efficient, more attractive and more comfortable than ever – cuts a fine figure both inside and out, making it a big hit with customers of all ages ...

Opel and UR:BAN: Making urban driving safer and more efficient

2014-05-14

Rüsselsheim/Braunschweig. Driving a car in towns or cities means a coexistence of various road users and means of transport. It also means coping with a complex traffic situation and a high density of activities ...

Original Opel Racing Cars Back at Grand Prix de Lyon After 100 Years

2014-04-30

Rüsselsheim. The Grand Prix de Lyon is considered the origin of all forms of major motor sport, including Formula 1. At the event in 1914, Opel entered three Grand Prix cars. Now, 100 years later, Opel is returning for the centenary demonstration on May 1-3 with those same cars, plus a very special Opel: the famous “Green Monster” complete ...

“We want to be the emotional German brand.”

2014-04-24

Rüsselsheim. Mark Adams knows a thing or two about car design. As the man behind Opel’s looks, the Vice President Design for Opel/Vauxhall has managed to introduce the new characteristic design philosophy called “Sculptural Artistry meets German Precision”...

The Three Millionth Car from Eisenach is an Opel ADAM

2014-04-23

Eisenach/Rüsselsheim. Three million cars from Eisenach – this milestone was celebrated today at the Adam Opel AG plant in Thuringia ...

Opel FlexFix: Carries up to Four Bicycles for Drive-and-Ride Fun

2014-04-16

Rüsselsheim. Springtime equals bicycle riding time. During the Easter holidays, families with two children want to enjoy the outdoors on their bikes. That is a breeze with Opel’s fully integrated FlexFix bicycle ...

Wild, Wilder, Opel ADAM: Shark Attack in Cool Lifestyle Car

2014-04-15

Rüsselsheim. Be careful, there are tiny wild sharks on board the wild Opel ADAM. But don’t worry, they won’t bite – they are hidden and almost invisible in the car’s interior ...

Always Enjoy the Bright Side of Life with the Opel Cascada

2014-04-11

Rüsselsheim. 14.4.14 at 14:14 hours – simply the perfect date and time for a wedding! And one of the most wonderful days in anyone’s life calls for a beautiful car – preferably the Opel Cascada ...

Opel Mokka Defends "All-wheel Drive Car of the Year"

2014-04-11

Rüsselsheim. The Opel Mokka sub-compact SUV is again the number one readers’ choice in this year’s Auto Bild Allrad awards, retaining its "All-wheel Drive Car of the Year" title in ...

Opel On Upswing: Highest Market Share in Europe Since June 2011

2014-04-07

Rüsselsheim. The Opel model offensive is a huge success with European customers. In March 2014, the brand achieved 6.7 percent of the overall vehicle market in Europe, its highest market share since June 2011 ...

For Real Soccer Fans: New Special Edition Opel Astra Copacabana

2014-03-31

Rüsselsheim. The new Opel Astra Copacabana conjures up Brazil’s sun and passion on European roads. The special model is a ‘must have’ for all genuine soccer fans – from Rotterdam to Istanbul, from Liverpool to Dortmund. With the sporty Astra ...

Extension of Opel GT ignition switch recall

2014-03-29

In an extension of the previously announced recall concerning the ignition switch of the model year 2007 Opel GT, Opel will replace the ignition switch in all model year GT cars in Europe ...

Opel Invests 245 Million Euros in Ruesselsheim

2014-03-28

Ruesselsheim. On top of four Insignia variants and the Zafira Tourer, which will be produced as of January 2015, the Ruesselsheim plant will get two additional vehicles later in the decade ...

Techno Classica: Opel Celebrates 50th Anniversary of KAD Models

2014-03-26

Rüsselsheim/Essen. KAD – this acronym defined Opel‘s upper class range in the 1960s and 1970s. The tradition-rich brand celebrates the anniversary of its ‘Big Three’ at the 26th Techno Classica in Essen (March 26 - 30) ...

Opel’s Big Three: 50th Anniversary for Kapitän, Admiral and Diplomat

2014-03-19

Rüsselsheim/Essen. KAD – this acronym is not only familiar to Opel brand enthusiasts. In the 1960s and 70s, Kapitän, Admiral and Diplomat were ‘The Big Three’ vehicles that defined Opel’s upper class range ...

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