New Vauxhall Astra enters production from 2021, but maybe not in the UK

New Vauxhall Astra enters production from 2021, but maybe not in the UK

Posted: Jul 1, 2019

The next generation Opel/Vauxhall Astra will begin production in 2021, the company has confirmed, but production at Ellesmere Port isn’t certain.

2019 Vauxhall/Opel Grandland X Hybrid4 debuts plug-in hybrid powertrain

2019 Vauxhall/Opel Grandland X Hybrid4 debuts plug-in hybrid powertrain

Posted: May 31, 2019

The 2019 Vauxhall Grandland X Hybrid4 (and Opel too) is the the German and British brands’ first plug-in hybrid model, starting their electrification push.

Opel Corsa-e (2019, F, sixth generation) photos

Opel Corsa-e (2019, F, sixth generation) photos

Posted: May 25, 2019

The 2019 Opel Corsa-e has an electric motor with 100kW (134hp) and 260Nm (192 lb-ft), and 50kWh battery for 330km (205mi) WLTP range.

Opel Grandland X Hybrid4 (2019, first generation) photos

Opel Grandland X Hybrid4 (2019, first generation) photos

Posted: May 17, 2019

The 2019 Opel Grandland X Hybrid4 has a 1.6L turbo I4 and two electric motors making a total of 224kW (300hp). The plug-in hybrid has a 48km/30mi EV range.

Opel Combo 4×4 (2019, fifth generation) photos

Opel Combo 4×4 (2019, fifth generation) photos

Posted: May 12, 2019

The 2019 Opel Combo 4×4 is a conversion made by Dangel, and has 20mm (0.8″) taller suspension, underbody protection, and an optional rear LSD.

Opel Sintra etymology: What is it named for? What does its name mean?

Opel Sintra etymology: What is it named for? What does its name mean?

Posted: Apr 6, 2019

The Opel Sintra, sold between 1996 and 1999, is an unloved American minivan sold in Europe, but what does its name mean. And, is it named after anything?

Opel Sintra Flickr (1996-1999, first generation, on the street) photos

Opel Sintra Flickr (1996-1999, first generation, on the street) photos

Posted: Apr 5, 2019

The 1996 to 1999 Opel Sintra is a short wheelbase version of the Pontiac Montana minivan. Built in the US, it was fitted with smaller Opel engines.

Peugeot coming to the USA in the 2020s, Citroen to India, Opel for Russia

Peugeot coming to the USA in the 2020s, Citroen to India, Opel for Russia

Posted: Mar 3, 2019

With Opel/Vauxhall now making a profit as part of the PSA Group, the company has announced its expansion plans for the US, India and Russia.

2019 Opel Zafira Life / Vauxhall Vivaro Life: New van-based minivans debut

2019 Opel Zafira Life / Vauxhall Vivaro Life: New van-based minivans debut

Posted: Jan 20, 2019

With the new Opel Zafira Life and Vauxhall Vivaro Life, the PSA Group’s new German-English siblings have a new minivan and preview their new commercial van.

Opel Zafira Life (2019, first generation) photos

Opel Zafira Life (2019, first generation) photos

Posted: Jan 19, 2019

The 2019 Opel Zafira Life is a new minivan based on the Citroen Jumpy van. Available in two lengths, the car is also sold as the Vauxhall Vivaro Life.