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Opel Astra 1.3 CDTI ecoFLEX Now Available
Opel Astra 1.3 CDTI ecoFLEX Now Available

19 Apr 2010, 14:49 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / With no other new models on the horizon over the next few months, German carmaker Opel is now focusing on bettering the existing models, by adding new features or, as is the case here, a new engine ...

 
New Vauxhall Astra Police Car Hits UK Streets
New Vauxhall Astra Police Car Hits UK Streets

9 Apr 2010, 09:14 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / The Vauxhall Astra has been in police use since it was first launched in 1979, and the new generation model has now joined the force as well. According to Vauxhall, about one in five medium-sized po...

 
Opel Now Hiring
Opel Now Hiring

31 Mar 2010, 07:19 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Now this didn't happen in a long while... After last year Opel had troubles convincing its workers not to take up arms and turn against the management, the German carmaker is now in the positio...

 
Vauxhall is the UK's Fleet Manufacturer of the Year
Vauxhall is the UK's Fleet Manufacturer of the Year

19 Mar 2010, 14:11 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / Vauxhall has been named the UK’s Fleet Manufacturer of the Year, during 2010 Fleet News Awards, held earlier this week at the Grosvernor House Hotel in London. The award, the most prestigio...

 
A red dot for the 2010 Opel Astra
A red dot for the 2010 Opel Astra

18 Mar 2010, 08:26 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The newest entry in the Astra family, the 2010 model year, has received the “red dot” award in the product design category from an international expert jury of non-automotive designers. ...

 
Vauxhall Introduces New Entry-Level Versions
Vauxhall Introduces New Entry-Level Versions

16 Mar 2010, 14:59 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / Vauxhall has decided to introduce a price cut policy for the entire variety of models in its line-up. Opel's UK twin brother offers new models that come with hefty discounts compared to the ...

 
Spyshots: Opel Astra Caravan
Spyshots: Opel Astra Caravan

11 Mar 2010, 14:22 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Besides the OPC version we told you about some time ago, Opel is also working on the Caravan configuration of the new Astra, a model that is likely to see daylight sometime this year, probably in th...

 
More than 100,000 Orders for the New Astra
More than 100,000 Orders for the New Astra

5 Mar 2010, 16:12 UTC · By: Alex Vasile / Though the new Opel Astra has just been launched in December 2009, it seems that the German car is a hit, as more than 100,000 orders have been placed throughout Europe. Opel anticipated 180,000 ord...

 
Spyshots: 2011 Opel Astra OPC
Spyshots: 2011 Opel Astra OPC

17 Feb 2010, 09:46 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Opel has already launched the new Astra range but everybody's expecting the OPC flavor which is basically the most powerful configuration of the Astra. Well, here are some new spyshots of the A...

 
Vauxhall Offers Swappage Scheme in UK
Vauxhall Offers Swappage Scheme in UK

6 Feb 2010, 05:03 UTC · By: Alex Vasile / It’s clear that government incentives had a very important role in last year’s sales. Everybody admits it, and some automakers actually got very worried that without those money, sales w...

 
Giant Vauxhall Astra Snow Globe to Be Displayed in London
Giant Vauxhall Astra Snow Globe to Be Displayed in London

27 Jan 2010, 15:34 UTC · By: Alex Vasile / It seems that the people at Vauxhall Motors were kind enough to offer a sneak preview of one of their marketing campaigns: the car manufacturer will display a bespoke snow globe, specially designed ...

 
New Opel Astra Goes on Sale
New Opel Astra Goes on Sale

7 Dec 2009, 07:56 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / The new Opel Astra went on sale in European stores on Saturday and the company says it has already received around 45,000 orders since September, when it first revealed the car. The car is expected ...

 
Avtotor to Assemble Opel Models in Russia
Avtotor to Assemble Opel Models in Russia

23 Oct 2009, 09:47 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Opel's models will still enter production in Russian plants one way or another. While some sources hinted that as part of the Magna - Sberbank takeover Opel is likely to move a part of its prod...

 
GM to Build 2010 Opel Astra Faster
GM to Build 2010 Opel Astra Faster

9 Oct 2009, 13:28 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / General Motors reduced the time needed to build an Astra by 6 six hours. Each car to be built in the UK at the Vauxhall Ellesmere Port plant initially took 21 hours to be built but, thanks to some e...

 
Lexmaul Launches New Opel Astra Bodykit
Lexmaul Launches New Opel Astra Bodykit

21 Sep 2009, 08:49 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / The paint hasn’t dried yet on the new Opel Astra showcased for the first time at the 2009 Frankfurt Auto Show and the German tuners at Lexmaul announced they already have a cosmetic and aerody...

 
Frankfurt Auto Show: Opel Astra <span>· Live Photos</span>
Frankfurt Auto Show: Opel Astra · Live Photos

18 Sep 2009, 08:43 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / With the battle for its control almost over, Opel is taking full advantage of the Frankfurt Auto Show to remind us there is more to the German manufacturer than a bitter battle between Magna, RHJ an...

 
CGI: 2014 Opel Astra Coupe
CGI: 2014 Opel Astra Coupe

2 Sep 2009, 14:20 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Opel will launch the new Astra in a few weeks and people are already wondering how the Coupe version is going to look like. Well, here are two computer-generated images (CGIs) supposed to give us a ...

 
Opel Ampera at Frankfurt Auto Show
Opel Ampera at Frankfurt Auto Show

25 Aug 2009, 06:44 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / The Frankfurt Auto Show, scheduled to open its doors in September, will also witness the first public appearance of the new Opel Astra and Ampera, two models that feature several improvements in ter...

 
Vauxhall Announces New Astra Engine Lineup
Vauxhall Announces New Astra Engine Lineup

24 Aug 2009, 10:48 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / British manufacturer Vauxhall today announced the engine range for the new Astra, a model that will be officially displayed at the Frankfurt Auto Show in September. Obviously, the whole lineup relie...

 
New Opel Astra Tuned by Irmscher
New Opel Astra Tuned by Irmscher

24 Aug 2009, 08:06 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Even if the new Opel Astra is yet to be released, tuning houses around the world have started to produce aftermarket upgrades for the car which is expected to be at least as successful as the model ...