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...

Legendary Cast: Opel Racing Stars at Oldtimer Grand Prix

2015-08-04

Rüsselsheim. Opel’s motorsport heritage will come alive again at the 43rd AvD (Automobilclub von Deutschland) Oldtimer Grand Prix (August 7 - 9) on the Nürburgring. The Rüsselsheim carmaker will present rallye cars spanning 50 years, plus pre-WWI ...

Charlie Klein, Vice President of Vehicle Engineering, presents „Opel Style Award“

2015-08-03

Rüsselsheim/Hockenheim. Full house at the Hockenheimring: 110 teams from across the globe competed in the Formula Student series from Thursday, July 30 to Sunday, August 2. Opel made its debut as one of the main sponsors of the competition this year and ...

New Astra for the Racetrack: Opel Strengthens Customer Racing

2015-07-30

Rüsselsheim. Opel is expanding its activities in customer touring car racing. Based on the new Astra, which will celebrate its world premiere at the Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) this September, the motorsports division of the Rüsselsheim-based carmaker is developing ...

OnStar Reaches 1 Billion Customer Interactions

2015-07-29

Rüsselsheim/Detroit. OnStar has fielded more than 1 billion request from customers, who interact by phone, mobile app or embedded cellular service in their cars and trucks. Launched nearly 19 years ago as an industry-first service that would place a call from the vehicle when an air bag deployed ...

New Opel Astra: Outstanding Aerodynamics for Best Efficiency
Legendary Cast: Opel Racing Stars at Oldtimer Grand Prix
Charlie Klein, Vice President of Vehicle Engineering, presents „Opel Style Award“
New Astra for the Racetrack: Opel Strengthens Customer Racing
OnStar Reaches 1 Billion Customer Interactions

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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...

Legendary Cast: Opel Racing Stars at Oldtimer Grand Prix

2015-08-04

Rüsselsheim. Opel’s motorsport heritage will come alive again at the 43rd AvD (Automobilclub von Deutschland) Oldtimer Grand Prix (August 7 - 9) on the Nürburgring. The Rüsselsheim carmaker will present rallye cars spanning 50 years, plus pre-WWI ...

Charlie Klein, Vice President of Vehicle Engineering, presents „Opel Style Award“

2015-08-03

Rüsselsheim/Hockenheim. Full house at the Hockenheimring: 110 teams from across the globe competed in the Formula Student series from Thursday, July 30 to Sunday, August 2. Opel made its debut as one of the main sponsors of the competition this year and ...

New Astra for the Racetrack: Opel Strengthens Customer Racing

2015-07-30

Rüsselsheim. Opel is expanding its activities in customer touring car racing. Based on the new Astra, which will celebrate its world premiere at the Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) this September, the motorsports division of the Rüsselsheim-based carmaker is developing ...

OnStar Reaches 1 Billion Customer Interactions

2015-07-29

Rüsselsheim/Detroit. OnStar has fielded more than 1 billion request from customers, who interact by phone, mobile app or embedded cellular service in their cars and trucks. Launched nearly 19 years ago as an industry-first service that would place a call from the vehicle when an air bag deployed ...

Pieter Ruts new Plant Manager at Opel Eisenach

2015-07-29

Rüsselsheim. Opel has named a new Plant Manager for the production site in the Thuringian town of Eisenach: 33-year-old Pieter Ruts will succeed Elvira Tölkes on September 1. As already reported, Elvira Tölkes will move to the company headquarters in ...

Chevrolet Strengthens Position in Growth Markets with $5 Billion Investment

2015-07-28

Chevrolet announced today it is investing $5 billion to strengthen its business in global growth markets through the development of an all-new vehicle family that will meet the rapidly changing demands of customers in these markets.

Carsharing Powered by Opel: More than 5,000 App Users Already

2015-07-27

Rüsselsheim. CarUnity, the innovative carsharing concept powered by Opel has made a promising start. Currently, roughly one month after its launch, around 1,500 cars are available on the new platform, mainly in the Rhine-Main area, which is Opel’s home turf. The free app already has over 5,000 registered users...

GM Posts Strong Second Quarter Earnings Growth with Net Income of $1.1 Billion and EBIT-Adjusted of $2.9 Billion

2015-07-23

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) today reported strong earnings growth for the second quarter with net income attributable to common stockholders of $1.1 billion, or $0.67 per diluted share, which included a $1.1 billion loss from special items before tax, or $(0.62) per diluted share. Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) adjusted increased to $2.9 billion and EBIT-adjusted margin grew to 7.5 percent.

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...

Opel Records Best LCV Half-Year Result Since 2008

2015-07-15

Rüsselsheim. Opel light commercial vehicle (LCV) registrations climbed to a seven-year high in the first six months of 2015 with an increase of 25 percent compared to the same period of 2014. In total, 51,500 Opel LCVs were registered in the first half year ...

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 Acquires an Interest in Ridesharing Platform flinc

2015-07-13

Rüsselsheim. Opel is taking the next important step to becoming a mobility provider after successfully launching the carsharing app CarUnity. The carmaker is investing in the internet and app-based ridesharing platform flinc. GM Ventures (GMV)...

Opel Continues Successful Course in Europa

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...

H.M. King Felipe VI Grants Audience to Opel Group CEO Dr. Neumann

2015-07-08

Madrid. His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain granted an audience to Opel Group CEO Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann and top executives from other European companies for them to present the IN CHARGE initiative. The initiative was launched recently and...

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 ...

Twitter Success: Opel CEO Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann Already has 10,000 Followers

2015-07-08

Rüsselsheim. Opel Group CEO Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann sets new standards in digital approachability with his social CEO communication on Twitter. In his first tweet, Neumann promised to keep his followers up to date on Opel and the biggest comeback in the automotive industry...

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