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Opel refutes emissions allegations as German review begins

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Opel said it has submitted documents to the German transport ministry to allay doubts over its engine technology in relation to harmful NOx emissions.The GM division also denied renewed allegations that it might use illegal software.

Automakers seek alternatives to UK steel as Tata looks for buyers

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Automakers in the UK including Opel/Vauxhall, BMW, Nissan and Jaguar Land Rover, are making plans to get more steel from continental Europe, putting pressure on Tata Steel to secure a sale of its troubled UK plants before it loses customers.

Buick debuts a road trip worthy convertible

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Meet the 2016 Buick Cascada. I know what you’re thinking, “That’s not a Buick.” Yes, it is. It’s part of the line’s revamped offerings that have been prospering abroad and only recently gaining traction in North America. Sold in Europe as the Opel Cascada, the convertible hits a number of highs and lows that cannot be easily brushed aside.

Wraps come off the new Vauxhall Zafira Tourer

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The new Vauxhall Zafira Tourer has been unveiled, with revised looks and a host of new technology options. At the front, the MPV gets new headlamps with Vauxhall’s ‘double wing’ daytime running lights. There’s an updated grille, plus more muscular wheelarches. It looks wider, squatter and more like the new Astra than before. At the rear, it’s business as usual.

Opel/Vauxhall Zafira Tourer gets a nose job, and a new interior, for 2016

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Vauxhall has given its Zafira Tourer people carrier an overhaul for 2016, with the revamped seven-seater going on sale in the UK in October. There’s an extensive facelift up front, with a massive black ’n’ chrome bar across the new, Astra-ish nose, blending into a fresh daytime running light design. Inside there's a redesigned instrument panel, with a 7in multimedia screen now integrated within the dashboard rather than mounted on top of it. In line with current fashion, certain physical switches have been deleted in favour of touchscreen controls.

2017 Vauxhall Zafira Tourer Revealed

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Last week, images of the 2017 Opel Zafira Tourer leaked out onto the world wide web ahead of the vehicle supposed 2016 Paris Motor Show debut. Well, it seems Opel saw the images, too, and gave the honors for the reveal to Vauxhall. These are the first official images of the 2017 Vauxhall Zafira Tourer. Swap out the Vauxhall badge for an Opel blitz, and you’re looking at the first official images for the 2017 Opel Zafira Tourer, too.

Opel reveals facelifted Zafira

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - GM’s European arm, Opel, has released pictures of a facelifted Zafira Tourer people mover. On sale this October in markets like the UK, the facelift is an update of the people-mover that first went on sale back in 2011. The Zafira almost made it to Australia – and in fact a handful were brought in for journalists to drive for the car’s media launch, the week before Opel announced it was closing shop here. To freshen it up, the small people-mover gets revised front and rear bumpers that make it look more like the latest Astra.

The Connected Travelling Lounge: The New Opel Zafira Compact Van

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - On the inside, the new Zafira comes with a completely redesigned cockpit, now with a simpler, more elegant layout. The new design not only optimizes forward visibility, but also ensures the display and controls all sit within an optimal reach zone. The screen of the infotainment system that used to sit at the top of the center console has been replaced with a new, lower and integrated touchscreen that allowed for many buttons to be eliminated. The switches are now integrated precisely into the overall design.

We want this Buick Regal wagon rumor to be true

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The car we know in the US as the Buick Regal is sold as a Vauxhall/Opel Insignia in Europe, where it's offered in four-door sedan, five-door liftback, and wagon body styles. Call it a case of wanting what we can't have, but we like the last two body styles a lot. Based on a report from a Buick/GMC dealer meeting in Austin, one of them could be coming to the US soon. In addition to the Regal wagon, GM also showed the 2018 Enclave and GMC Terrain to its Buick and GMC dealers.