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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...

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 ...

Uncompromisingly Sporty: New Opel Astra OPC EXTREME

2014-02-26

Rüsselsheim. The Opel Astra OPC EXTREME that makes its world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show in six days is a real race-bred performance car. Developed on the Nürburgring Nordschleife ...

Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann visits GM Powertrain Europe in Turin

2014-02-21

Rüsselsheim. Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann, GM Executive Vice President, President Europe and Opel CEO, today visited the General Motors Powertrain Europe Turin campus to meet with the local employees and get in-depth insight into ongoing powertrain developments ...

ADAM ROCKS About To Roll: Opel Makes Tough ADAM Reality

2014-02-19

Rüsselsheim. Cool and tough, chunky and funky: ADAM ROCKS combines the joy of driving under an open sky with all the fun of an adventure-loving mini-crossover. Making its world debut at next month’s Geneva Motor Show ...

Opel ADAM’s New 3-Cylinder Powerhouse Premieres in Geneva

2014-02-17

Rüsselsheim. One year after its launch, ADAM just keeps getting better. Opel’s chic urban trend-setter and individualization champion is already established as the most customizable and best connected small car on the market ...

Opel ADAM: TV Ad Campaign for the Best Connected Small Car Starts

2014-02-07

Rüsselsheim. A different kind of wedding: in a new international TV advertising campaign for ADAM, Opel shows that the big day doesn’t necessarily have to take place in a civil registry office or church ...

Premiere in Geneva: Opel Astra 1.6 CDTI Needs Just 3.7 Liters Diesel

2014-02-05

Rüsselsheim. After debuting in the Zafira Tourer, the all-new whisper diesel now also ensures powerful and clean drive in the heart of the Opel model portfolio ...

Super Sports Study for Geneva Motor Show: Opel Astra OPC EXTREME

2014-01-30

Rüsselsheim. Opel will reveal a true super sports car at the 84th Geneva Motor Show (March 6 – 16). The study follows the tradition of the Astra OPC X-treme Concept shown in 2002. Then, as now, a real race car found its way from the racetrack to public roads ...

The Best Cars 2014: Opel ADAM Wins Major Readers’ Choice Award

2014-01-30

Rüsselsheim. The Opel ADAM is a real winner, and its list of accolades just got longer. In the 38th Readers’ Choice Award of the respected trade magazine auto motor und sport ...

Glamorous Opening: Opel Exhibit “The ADAM by Bryan Adams”

2014-01-24

Rüsselsheim/Munich. Opel and Bryan Adams rocked Munich yesterday, where the Canadian rock singer, composer and photographer opened the “The ADAM by Bryan Adams” exhibit with Tina Müller, Chief Marketing Officer at Opel ...

Opel Sets Flexibility Standards: 15 Years of the Flex7 Seating System

2014-01-23

Rüsselsheim. In 1999, the Zafira monocab set the standard for fully integrated on-board flexibility with the launch of Opel’s unique Flex7 formula. The sophisticated seating concept began its path to success from the start of Zafira production ...

The Opel Meriva: Great Upgrade for Ergonomics & Flexibility Champion

2014-01-22

Rüsselsheim. The new Meriva – upgraded, more efficient, more attractive and more functional than ever – has just celebrated its world premiere at the Brussels’ Motor Show in mid-January (16.-26. January 2014). In addition to its unique flexibility, Opel’s small monocab now also stands out with a refreshed ...

Opel Starts Production of New Meriva in Zaragoza

2014-01-15

Zaragoza. Yesterday was a great day for the Opel Plant in Zaragoza, Spain, when the first new Meriva for sale – upgraded, more efficient, more attractive and more functional than ever – rolled off the assembly line in the Figueruelas plant ...

Ultra-modern Recycling: Opel ADAM Saves Raw Materials and Energy

2014-01-15

Rüsselsheim. 85 percent of every new vehicle must be recyclable, according to the EU End of Vehicle Life Directive. And this guideline will become even more stringent: from 2015, 95 percent of all new vehicles’ overall weight must be recyclable ...

New Opel Meriva: World Premiere at the Brussels Motor Show

2014-01-14

Rüsselsheim/Brussels. The new Meriva – upgraded, more efficient, more attractive and more functional than ever – celebrates its world premiere at the Brussels’ International Motor Show (16.-26. January 2014) ...

Opel Insignia Country Tourer: Adventurer Now With Front-wheel Drive

2014-01-13

Rüsselsheim/Brussels. The new Opel Insignia Country Tourer, the model family’s adventurer with bold, dynamic design and top driving performance, is now also available with front-wheel drive ...

Powerhouse: Opel Astra GTC Now With Mighty 200 hp Turbo

2014-01-07

Rüsselsheim. The Opel Astra GTC is now available with the new-generation, 200 hp 1.6 ECOTEC Direct Injection Turbo engine. This powerhouse also drives the Opel Cascada and Zafira Tourer and now completes the gasoline engine portfolio ...

Opel Zafira Tourer is Most Environmentally Friendly Van 2014

2014-01-06

Rüsselsheim. Opel has already won its first award in 2014! The environmental institute Ökotrend and the trade magazine Auto Test have chosen the Zafira Tourer the Most Environmentally Friendly Van 2014 ...

Claudia Schiffer is European Opel Brand Ambassador

2013-12-19

Rüsselsheim. Claudia Schiffer has graced the cover of over 1,000 magazines and is named as one of the most beautiful women in the world. Her ability to appeal to a global audience has ensured an internationally successful career spanning over 25 years ...

It’s All About the Angle: Opel ADAM is Unique in Every Size

2013-12-18

Rüsselsheim. The Opel ADAM has made its way to the North Pole. Because as Santa Claus’ red-white snowmobile, it should of course bring lots of gifts. These include five new, fresh body colors for the ADAM and four new roof colors ...

Now available on eBay: ADAM designed by Moto GP Champion Rossi

2013-12-17

Rüsselsheim. A small car for a great cause. Today (17 December) the ‘Opel ADAM & Vale for charity’ auction is launched on eBay. The funds raised in the auction will be donated to the Meyer Children’s Hospital Foundation – Meyer O.N.L.U.S. in Florence ...

Bryan Adams stages Opel ADAM

2013-12-17

Rüsselsheim. The Opel ADAM is to be restaged and what’s more, by an international superstar. The Canadian composer and rock-singer isn´t only an outstanding musician, he is also a respected photographer. In his studio in Berlin the artist photographs the individualization champion ...

Opel 4x4: Intelligent All-Wheel Drive Systems Deliver Enhanced Safety and Efficiency

2013-12-13

Rüsselsheim. It’s time to head for the ski slopes again – and in the ice and snow of winter all-wheel drive systems come into their own. However, this is only part of the story, because an intelligent all-wheel drive system can also ensure increased safety ...

Opel Receives Connected Car Award for IntelliLink

2013-12-12

Rüsselsheim. Connecting cars with their digital environment is a major engineering goal at Opel ...

New Cabriolet Power: 200 hp Opel Cascada Turbo from 29,490 Euros

2013-12-09

Rüsselsheim. Even stronger, more attractive and more modern: the Opel Cascada is now also available with the 147 kW/200 hp version of the all-new 1.6 ECOTEC Direct Injection Turbo engine ...

Opel four-valve engines look back on 100-year tradition

2013-12-04

Rüsselsheim. The all-new turbocharged 1.6-liter gasoline and diesel engines which began the current renewal of Opel’s powertrain portfolio, and the compact 1.0 three-cylinder turbo that made its world premiere at the 2013 Frankfurt International Motor Show ...

Sport Stars and Visionaries: Opel with ADAM R2, Monza Concept & Co.

2013-11-29

Rüsselsheim/Essen. In 2014, Opel will be racing full speed ahead into its second season of motorsport activities. Visual proof of this at the Essen Motor Show (Nov 30 – Dec 8) is the premiere of the Rallye ADAM R2 ...

Four decades of top design: The Opel Monza GSE meets the Monza Concept

2013-11-28

Rüsselsheim. A beautiful autumnal day at the river Main: Riding on a yellow truck, the Monza Concept rolls up in front of the Adam Opel Building. The namesake of the brand-new concept vehicle, a Monza GSE, is already set. George Gallion, who designed the original 1977 Monza, and Friedhelm Engler ...

Second victory in a row: Opel ADAM wins the ‘AutoTrophy 2013’

2013-11-27

Rüsselsheim/Düsseldorf. The new Opel models inspire right across the board. With the ‘Auto Trophy 2013’ organized by Auto Zeitung, the stylish urban model the Opel ADAM not only wins twice in a row in the category ‘Citycars’ but also leaves the nearest competitor far behind ...

Two Years of Opel Ampera: The Uncompromising Electric Car

2013-11-19

Rüsselsheim. The Opel Ampera is unique. The first electric vehicle suitable for everyday use has been on sale for almost two years and at a current price of 38,300 euros, the customer gets a car today that is equipped with the technology of tomorrow ...

New Opel Meriva: Very Attractive Prices for Flexibility Champion

2013-11-11

Rüsselsheim. The new Opel Meriva is making waves with its refined design, high-class equipment, trendsetting infotainment and engine technology and extremely attractive prices ...

A fresh start into the new model year: Opel Astra now with whisper diesel engine and IntelliLink technology

2013-11-11

Rüsselsheim. The Opel Astra enters the new model year fiercely with the new generation 1.6 liter CDTI diesel engine and IntelliLink infotainment system with Bluetooth interface. Just one year on from when the entire restyled Astra family entered the market ...

Trendsetter in Lighting Technology: Opel AFL+ and LED Matrix Light

2013-10-31

To see and be seen is absolutely vital – especially now, when daylight hours have become shorter and drivers spend more time on the road in the dark ...

Stars at the Essen Motor Show: Opel ADAM R2 and Monza Concept

2013-10-29

From November 30 to December 8 Opel will make drivers’ dreams come true at the Essen Motor Show in line with the motto, “For Drivers and Dreams“ ...

Opel Wins Red Dot Award for Communication Design

2013-10-24

Rüsselsheim. The trendy Opel ADAM is the individualization champion among chic small cars and it is also a real communication star. With its Siri Eyes Free voice-controlled infotainment system IntelliLink, the ADAM ...

24-Hour Record Drive: Opel Astra is fastest series-diesel in the world

2013-10-23

Rüsselsheim/Millbrook. 24 hours at full throttle on the Millbrook Proving Ground’s High Speed Bowl with its spectacular, steeply banked curves. Twelve pilots take it in turns to alternate driving of two series model Astra 2.0 CDTIs ...

‘Little ADAM’: Opel bright spark brings the thunderbolt into the playroom

2013-10-17

Rüsselsheim. The Opel ADAM now also for kids: Opel’s Lifestyle and individualization champion extends its offer with the ‘Little ADAM’, an enchanting miniature edition that is called to race in playrooms and cruise in urban playgrounds ...

Opel Zafira Tourer 147 kW/200 hp: Most Powerful Compact Monocab

2013-10-16

Rüsselsheim. With 147 kW/200 hp, the new Opel Zafira Tourer 1.6 SIDI Turbo is the most powerful compact monocab in the market place. Its impressive power is delivered by the high performance version of Opel’s new generation midsize, direct injection gasoline engine ...

 

New Opel Meriva sports new generation engines and numerous upgrades

2013-10-09

Rüsselsheim. The Opel Meriva has, since its first appearance in 2003, been the star and benchmark amongst the small monocabs. The second generation launched in 2010 has raised the standard with innovative features such as ...

Opel presents new 1.0 ECOTEC Direct Injection Turbo engine at Aachen Colloquium

2013-10-08

Aachen/Rüsselsheim. Opel revealed details of its new three-cylinder gasoline engine at the Aachen Colloquium in Germany. Clean, smooth and quiet: Opel’s all-new 1.0-liter ECOTEC Direct Injection Turbo will raise the bar for three-cylinder engine refinement when it makes its debut in the Opel ADAM next year ...

New Opel Insignia – The Engine and Infotainment Revolution

2013-09-27

Rüsselsheim. The new Opel Insignia recently made its world premiere at the International Motor Show in Frankfurt ...

A small car with a large presence: the Opel ADAM is star of the show

2013-09-18

Rüsselsheim. A 100% convincing vote: the Opel Adam is with 39.4% of votes winner of the ‘small car’ category of Autonis, the highly esteemed readers’ choice awards of the magazine auto motor and sport judging the best design innovations of the year ...

Opel Ampera Wins "eCar Award 2013" As Best Overall Concept

2013-09-13

Rüsselsheim/Frankfurt. In 2010, the revolutionary Opel Ampera won the newly introduced "eCar Award” as the "Innovation of the Year"; in 2011 the series production vehicle was voted "eCar of the Year" ...

World premiere for everyone – Opel puts the IAA on the road

2013-09-11

Rüsselsheim. No time to visit the IAA? Then Opel can lend a helping hand. For those unable to attend this year’s International Motor Show in Frankfurt (September 12-22), Opel is putting the brand’s world premieres and most important innovations from the exhibition on the road ...

Trendsetting IAA Start with the Opel Monza Concept

2013-09-10

Rüsselsheim/Frankfurt. Opel opened its exhibit at the 65th International Motor Show in Frankfurt today with the spectacular unveiling of the Opel Monza Concept ...

Opel Insignia OPC, Country Tourer, ADAM Black Link and White Link: Prices for IAA World Premiere Models are Set

2013-09-10

The new Opel ADAM special models Black Link and White Link fulfill the wish for even more individuality together with technically-inspired design.

Seven IAA World Premieres: From Opel Insignia OPC to Monza Concept

2013-09-10

Rüsselsheim/Frankfurt. Opel heads into the future with seven world premieres at the 65th International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt from September 12 – 22. The Rüsselsheim automaker reveals the new Opel Insignia OPC, with a fresh look, re-worked chassis and innovative infotainment, at its Stand D 09 in Hall 8, covering more than 3,200 m2 ...

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