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|IMPRESSIVE RALLY YEAR FOR OPEL◾ERC Junior 2016 champion: German Marijan Griebel wins in works Opel ADAM R2|
◾Effective young talent promotion: Opel strengthens German rally sport
◾Opel Junior 2017: Finn Jari Huttunen qualifies for next season
Rüsselsheim. Opel looks back at an impressive 2016 rally season. The highlight of the year was the triumphant title victory captured by Marijan Griebel in the FIA ERC Junior, making it the second consecutive time the title went to an Opel ADAM R2 driver. The 27-year-old from....
|OPEL SALES IN EUROPE UP 5 PERCENT FROM JANUARY TO SEPTEMBERVolume increase of over 44,000 units across Europe by end of September|
Rüsselsheim. Opel has sold around 895,000 vehicles across Europe in the first nine months of 2016 giving the brand its best result since 2011 despite completely pulling out of the Russian market. This is equivalent to an increase of more than 44,000 vehicle or almost 5.2 percent compared to the same period of 2015. Sales from January to September were up in 18 markets including Germany, France, Spain and Italy. The market....
|New Opel Astra Sports Tourer: Successful Station Wagon Rich in TraditionTenth generation: Opel Caravan and Sports Tourer characterize the compact class |
Rüsselsheim. Over 24 million Opel Kadett and Opel Astra cars sold is an impressive number and a notable achievement. Lined up one behind the other, all Opel compact models built so far would surpass the magical 100,000-kilometer mark and create a column of cars that could circle the equator two and a half times. In short, one could say that Opel compact cars have successively made mobility accessib....
|Strong Opel Display at the Bodensee-KlassikOnly flying is better: Opel GT trio with well-known drivers thrill spectators|
Rüsselsheim. Actor Benjamin Sadler in an Opel GT, Vice President Sales & Aftersales Peter Christian Küspert also in a GT and touring car legend Joachim Winkelhock at the steering wheel of Opel Group CEO Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann's perfectly restored personal GT – what an impressive formation flight of the Opel classic cars at the drive around Lake Constance. In addition, the Opel Classic rescue team was....
|Opel at RETTmobil 2016: 'Car of the Year' for Emergencies◾New Astra Sports Tourer heads Opel's emergency vehicle line-up|
◾Movano-based rescue and multi-purpose vehicle for fire brigades
◾Wide range of Opel conversions at 16th show for emergency vehicles
Rüsselsheim. Insignia Sports Tourer, Zafira Tourer, Mokka and ADAM – Opel now extends its broad portfolio of emergency vehicles with the new Astra Sports Tourer. The 2016 Car Of The Year celebrates its premiere as an emergency vehicle at the RETTmobil show in Fulda, Germany, May 11-13. T....
|Affordable High-Tech: New Opel Astra Tough on CO2 and Prices◾Gasoline power: Most fuel efficient model in the compact segment|
◾New generation whisper diesel: Fuel consumption as low as 3.4 liters
◾Performance: Mid-range acceleration improved by up to 32 percent
◾Outstanding, affordable innovations: IntelliLux LED®, Opel OnStar and ergonomic seats
Rüsselsheim. Making leading technologies and features available at affordable prices: Opel set itself a very ambitious goal when developing the new Astra. As a result, the new Opel Astra makes a q....
|Opel Achieves 7.7 Percent Market Share• Brand grows 9 percent in May, stronger than the overall market|
• Registrations increase by 6 percent from January to May 2014
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. With this, Opel considerably outperformed developments on the overall market, which grew by 5 percent. According to preliminary d....
|Ecomotor Award: New Opel Vivaro is 'Best Commercial Vehicle'• Preferred choice among 80,000 readers of The Economist financial newspaper|
• Fresh looks, advanced technology and elegant design attract voters
Madrid. The new Opel Vivaro, to be launched at the end of the summer, has already scooped its first plaudit: in a survey among 80,000 readers of the Spanish daily financial newspaper The Economist, it has been voted 'Best Commercial Vehicle' in the paper's Ecomotor awards.
The second generation Vivaro combines the functionality of a....
|Opel and GM Fuel Cell Fleet Tops 3 Million Miles'Project Driveway': 119 hydrogen vehicles pass the magic three million mile mark in everyday operation|
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). They are all part of GM's large-scale 'Project Driveway', a program involving 119 test vehicles worldwide used in everyday driving by cust....
|New Insignia OPC: World Premiere for the Ultimate Opel Powerhouse◾Bold appearance: New design combined with characteristic OPC elements|
◾Ultra-modern technology: Modified chassis for even more driving fun
◾Detailed readouts: Instrument display with specific engine information
Rüsselsheim. With 239 kW/325 hp and 435 Nm maximum torque, the Insignia OPC is the ultimate top-of-the-line performer among Opel models. The all-wheel drive model makes its debut with a new, refreshed look and modified chassis at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfu....
|Opel Monza GSE Shines at IAA Special Exhibit The Stars from 1983◾Association of German Automotive Industry's special classic cars exhibition in Hall 3.1|
◾1983 Opel Monza GSE now eligible for coveted German classic car H-plate
◾Three Opel legends spanning three decades on display
Rüsselsheim/Frankfurt. The German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) will hold a special exhibition of classic cars at the Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA: www.iaa.de) from September 12 – 22. The theme is 'The Stars from 1983' and the VDA invites all IA....
|Opel Brings its Winners to the Oldtimer Grand Prix◾Rallye world champion: Opel Ascona 400 with Walter Röhrl at the Nürburgring|
◾Touring car champion: ITC winner Opel Calibra V6 piloted by Manuel Reuter on site
◾Vintage heroes: Rennwagen 1903, Grand Prix 1913, 'Green Monster' taking part
◾Opel CEO: Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann driving Rekord C 'Black Widow'
Rüsselsheim. Opel will put on quite a show for the 60,000 spectators expected at the 41st AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix on the Nürburgring. When the crème de la crème of vintage car racing....
|Drive for Half the Price: New Opel ADAM LPG Reduces Fuel Costs◾ADAM 1.4 LPG ecoFLEX is frugal thanks to bi-fuel LPG powertrain|
◾Innovative digital driving range indicator directly in driver's line of vision
◾New ADAM LPG version available ex works from Eisenach plant for first time
◾With ADAM LPG Opel now has ten LPG models in portfolio
Rüsselsheim/Eisenach. The trendy Opel ADAM now also comes as an LPG variant. With this, the small urban car that can be custom-designed also increases its powertrain options. The new ADAM 1.4 LPG ecoFLEX is op....
|Opel starts production of the new Insignia in Rüsselsheim◾Emerald Sports Tourer first series production car to leave the plant|
◾CountryTourer as additional model exclusive from Rüsselsheim
Rüsselsheim. Start of series production for the new Opel Insignia: today, the first model for sale rolled off the assembly line in the Rüsselsheim plant. The spotlight was on an emerald Insignia Sports Tourer with the new 2.0-liter BiTurbo CDTI engine with 195 hp.
'This is a moment that we have all been looking forward to, as the new edition of our f....
|500,000th Opel Insignia Built at RüsselsheimOpel produced the 500,000th Opel Insignia – a white Insignia Sports Tourer station wagon – on the assembly line of the Rüsselsheim plant.|
'Right from the start we knew that the Insignia was a true winner,' said Plant Director Axel Scheiben.
Since its debut in 2008, the Insignia has won more than 50 national and international prizes, including the prestigious 'Car of The Year Award 2009.' In addition, for the second consecutive year, the Insignia was the segment leader for fewest fault....
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