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Opel Starts Selling Cars in Australia
Opel Starts Selling Cars in Australia

10 Sep 2012, 13:07 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / GM’s European division isn’t that European any more. Opel has announced it has begun sales of passenger cars in both Australia and China. In Australia, Opel is targeting the small and...

 
Spyshots: New Opel Astra Cabrio
Spyshots: New Opel Astra Cabrio

22 Aug 2012, 08:52 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / When you try and think of a cool Opel, most people will immediacy remember the old Asta Bertone. It was a relatively affordable two-door model with brilliant styling from one of Italy’s leadin...

 
Crashed and Abandoned Google Street View Car Found in India
Crashed and Abandoned Google Street View Car Found in India

4 Aug 2012, 09:08 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / They have created these cars to make the world a better place and happily they were successful so far. Seeing this abandoned Google Street View vehicle is sad

 
Vauxhall Adds BiTurbo Diesel to Entire Astra UK Range
Vauxhall Adds BiTurbo Diesel to Entire Astra UK Range

1 Aug 2012, 09:20 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / The Vauxhall/Opel twin-turbo 2.0-liter diesel puts out 195 hp and, until now, only buyers of the Astra GTC had the pleasure of specifying it for their new cars. Now, though, Vauxhall has made it ava...

 
Opel Adam 5-Door Rendering
Opel Adam 5-Door Rendering

16 Jul 2012, 08:34 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / If you work for Opel, you’re going to say that the lines of the Adam borrow from the Astra GTC. But if you don’t, you’re probably going to notice that it looks a bit like the Fiat ...

 
Opel Astra OPC Sports Tourer Rendering
Opel Astra OPC Sports Tourer Rendering

27 Jun 2012, 14:26 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Technically speaking the Astra OPC is a three-door hatchback, but Opel are always going to call it a coupe. It features all the trick suspension developed for the Insignia OPC, as well as a powerful...

 
Vauxhall Astra VXR to Be Launched at Rockingham with Track Day Event
Vauxhall Astra VXR to Be Launched at Rockingham with Track Day Event

11 Jun 2012, 15:49 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / Vauxhall is taking its new Astra VXR to the Rockingham track in Northamptonshire for the car’s launch, with the carmaker set to hold a special motorsport event on the occasion. Dubbed Motor...

 
Opel Unveils New Astra Sedan
Opel Unveils New Astra Sedan

6 Jun 2012, 08:39 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / German automaker Opel has finally unveiled the forth model of Astra range, a four-door notchback sedan that should be ideal for accommodating people on longer trips. The car will be available starti...

 
Spyshots: Opel Astra Convertible Caught With No Roof
Spyshots: Opel Astra Convertible Caught With No Roof

23 May 2012, 13:35 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / That which you call an Opel Astra by any other name would smell as sweet! We say that because rumor has it that the next Opel Astra Convertible won’t be called an Astra at all, though we haven...

 
Vauxhall to Build Next Generation Astra in 2015
Vauxhall to Build Next Generation Astra in 2015

17 May 2012, 10:59 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / General Motors have had a touch time turning their European operations, which have not made a profit in a long time, to where they are no longer a burden on their bottom line. It will take a couple ...

 
Opel Planning to Stop Astra Production in Germany in 2015
Opel Planning to Stop Astra Production in Germany in 2015

8 May 2012, 08:33 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / General Motor’s restructuring of its European division Opel is taking top priority right now, as the losses mount and GM shareholders are demanding immediate action due to the operation eating...

 
Spyshots: 2013 Opel Astra Sedan
Spyshots: 2013 Opel Astra Sedan

27 Apr 2012, 12:08 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Opel is going to give the Astra hatch and wagon a bit of a makeover. The cosmetically revised lineup will be shown at this year’s Paris Motor Show in September, together with a completely new ...

 
Spyshots: Opel Astra Convertible
Spyshots: Opel Astra Convertible

23 Mar 2012, 09:07 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / As the car was testing on the icy circuit in Sweden, where all the carmakers gather for winter testing, our photographers captured this set of photos showing the upcoming Opel Astra drop-top. We&rs...

 
Spyshots: Opel Astra Cabrio
Spyshots: Opel Astra Cabrio

20 Mar 2012, 16:46 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Opel teased this car, the upcoming Astra drop-top last year, and it should have been released already, but thankfully they are spending more time with it and introducing the same features as on the ...

 
Vauxhall & Opel Astra Cabrio... Won't Be an Astra
Vauxhall & Opel Astra Cabrio... Won't Be an Astra

10 Oct 2011, 13:39 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Scheduled to be released in 2012, the new convertible model from GM subsidiaries Opel and Vauxhall will forego the previous naming arrangement, as the model won’t actually be called an Astra, ...

 
20% Off Most Vauxhalls During Summer Savings Season
20% Off Most Vauxhalls During Summer Savings Season

10 Jun 2011, 14:07 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Summer savings just got a little more interesting for Vauxhall fans, as the carmaker can now offer customers 20 percent off a brand new vehicle. Buyers can expect savings of nearly £5,000 on t...

 
Astra Drives Opel into High Gear
Astra Drives Opel into High Gear

16 May 2011, 05:59 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The best-selling model in the history of Germany's Opel, the Astra, continues to be the driving force behind the not so long ago battered GM brand. Since the launch of the new generation of the...

 
Vauxhall Announces Big Deals on 16 Cars and Vans
Vauxhall Announces Big Deals on 16 Cars and Vans

7 Apr 2011, 14:39 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Between April 15 and 30, any customers wanting to buy a vehicle from Britain’s oldest car brand will get the opportunity to choose between 16 deals on new cars and vans that will leave them fe...

 
Opel Astra 2.0 CDTI Now with Start/Stop
Opel Astra 2.0 CDTI Now with Start/Stop

5 Apr 2011, 09:59 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / As if the new Opel Astra range wasn't fuel efficient enough, the German manufacturer decided a while back to offer in the range the technology that helps fuel efficiency offer new low figures: ...

 
Squirrel Deposits Hundreds of Nuts in a Vauxhall Astra, Nearly Ruins It
Squirrel Deposits Hundreds of Nuts in a Vauxhall Astra, Nearly Ruins It

16 Mar 2011, 13:29 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / What's with animal life and cars these days? You all remember how a bunch of spiders liked so much the fuel system in the America Mazda6, that they forced the Japanese auto maker to conduct a 6...