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The Opel GT—It’s Coming Back

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Decades ago, when Opel was really cool, it offered a two-door coupe called the GT. Based on a compact rear-wheel-drive architecture, it wowed the automotive world with its sensual lines—which to some gave it the appearance of a mini Corvette.

Award-winning 2015: Opel Wins Host of Trophies and Titles

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Right at the beginning of the year, the Opel Zafira Tourer 1.6 CNG led the way for the influx of awards in 2015 when it was named most environmentally friendly van by the environmental institue Ökotrend – for the third time in a row.

Opel Achieves Best European Sales Results Since 2011 with Over 1.1 Million Vehicles Sold

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Opel (including Vauxhall in the UK) has achieved its best sales result in four years despite the strategic retreat from the Russian market. According to preliminary data, the company delivered more than 1.1 million vehicles in 2015. This represents an increase of over 35,000 units or 3.3 percent compared to 2014, growing slightly stronger than the overall European market.

VW brand trails market growth and rivals' big gains in Germany

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Sales of Volkswagen brand cars in Germany last month trailed rivals Ford and Opel, as well as strong market growth, in the aftermath of the automaker's emissions-rigging scandal.

Growing Buick brand set for surprise reveal in Detroit

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - For the second straight year, Buick will use the Sunday ahead of press days for the North American International Auto Show for a big premiere. The entry-level premium brand will show journalists the Chinese-built Buick Envision compact SUV for the U.S. market and another surprise car. Representatives of the GM brand are mum on what that is, but some analysts predict it could be a latest version of the Verano small car or a small-car concept based off an Opel Astra or Adam — or possibly an all-new large car, or the latest Enclave SUV or Regal sedan.