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GM sells Opel and Vauxhall to PSA Peugeot Citroen

GM sells Opel and Vauxhall to PSA Peugeot Citroen

OPEL/VAUXHALL TO JOIN PSA GROUP Establishes PSA Group as #2 in Europe. This strong and balanced presence in its home markets will serve as the basis of profitable growth worldwide Joint venture in auto financing with BNP Paribas to support development of Opel/Vauxhall brands €2.2 Bn transaction advances GM’s transformation and unlocks shareholder value through … Continue reading GM sells Opel and Vauxhall to PSA Peugeot Citroen

Understated Insignia deserves to be seen and heard

    Insignia, late of Opel fame, now a Holden You may all remember the delectable Insignia from her brief 12-month stint as part of the ill-fated Opel nameplate. The classy Euro brand is GM’s continental presence, like Holden GM’s presence in Australia. Both Holden and Opel are GM owned companies. I stress this after … Continue reading Understated Insignia deserves to be seen and heard

All-New Astra wins one of Europe’s Top Awards: 2015 Golden Steering Wheel

  All-new Astra beats compact class rivals to win the coveted ‘2015 Golden Steering Wheel’ All-new Holden Astra to go on sale in Australia late 2016 The all-new Astra has scooped one Europe’s top motoring awards overnight in Berlin, the 2015 Golden Steering Wheel in the compact class. The ‘Golden Steering Wheel’ is awarded by … Continue reading All-New Astra wins one of Europe’s Top Awards: 2015 Golden Steering Wheel

Opel’s Style Leader the Astra GTC

    Opel’s Style Leader the Astra GTC Sport to Debut Opel’s new 1.6 SIDI Turbo Engine with Six-Speed Automatic Transmission Local debut of Opel’s new 1.6-litre SIDI turbo petrol engine Six-speed automatic transmission with active select joins Astra GTC Sport offering New automatic Astra GTC sport to be priced from $36,990 RRP. Opel’s Global … Continue reading Opel’s Style Leader the Astra GTC

CONFIRMED: All-New Opel Mokka SUV – Compact in size, Big in Attitude

      Opel’s compact Sports Utility Vehicle, the Mokka, is confirmed for Australian release and is due to arrive in local showrooms in the third quarter of this year. The Mokka will launch locally with a turbo-charged 1.4-litre engine paired with either a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission, and will be available with … Continue reading CONFIRMED: All-New Opel Mokka SUV – Compact in size, Big in Attitude

Opel’s new Cascada Convertible and others World Debut: Geneva Motor Show

    New elegant mid-size Cascada convertible makes its world debut Urban crossover concept ADAM ROCKS shows freedom in its most individual form ADAM R2 Concept bound for rallying this year Super-efficient all-new 1.6-litre Turbo Diesel premieres in Zafira Tourer ADAM best connected small car, with IntelliLink and Siri Eyes Free voice recognition Geneva/Rüsselsheim.  Opel … Continue reading Opel’s new Cascada Convertible and others World Debut: Geneva Motor Show

Pricing Confirmed: OPC Range offers Maximum Bang for your Buck

      The feisty Corsa OPC priced from $28,990 Opel’s hottest Astra yet, the Astra OPC priced from $42,990 The most powerful car Opel has ever produced, the Insignia OPC priced from $59,990 Pricing has been set for the hottest family of cars to arrive in Australia this year and with prices starting from … Continue reading Pricing Confirmed: OPC Range offers Maximum Bang for your Buck

Opel Insignia: Understated, Elegant

Holden Malibu and SAAB 9-5 built on the same platform BELOW ABOVE: Malibu BELOW: SAAB 9-5 Opel, just as the tv ad says, has come back to Australia. This time they have bought the whole family. We all remember the Astra right? It was sold on OZ as a Holden Astra for many years but … Continue reading Opel Insignia: Understated, Elegant

All New and Never Better: Updated Opel Astra to Join Australian Launch Line-Up

  Sleek design enhancements on both exterior and interior Customer- friendly innovations rarely seen in the segment Newly enhanced Astra variants will be launched in Australia in September  Opel Australia Managing Director, William (Bill) Mott, was today pleased to confirm the news that Australia will be launching with the newest Astra Hatch and Tourer. “The … Continue reading All New and Never Better: Updated Opel Astra to Join Australian Launch Line-Up

Sydney Roosters Partner with Opel Australia

    The Sydney Roosters have signed one of Europe’s largest automobile manufacturers Opel as new upper chest and lower back of jersey sponsor, further boosting the club’s corporate confidence in season 2012 and beyond. The new partnership places the Sydney Roosters as just the third team in the NRL to replace the logo of … Continue reading Sydney Roosters Partner with Opel Australia