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Opel Turns Up the Heat on the Corsa Hatchback with GSi Trim

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The little Opel Corsa hatchback is as humble of a people-mover as any, but if you want some fun with your practical hatchback, you’re in luck. Opel is making a new three-door hot hatch in the form of the new Corsa GSi following the Insignia GSi which we call the Buick Regal GS here in the States.

Anyone Want This Opel GT/Suzuki Samurai Mash-up?

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Some backyard builds are more unique than others. Shoving big Chevy V-8s into small spaces is rather popular, for instance, and Suzuki's potent Hayabusa engine is no longer exclusive to motorcycles thanks to tinkerers.

2018 Buick Regal GS First Drive – The Regal GS We Want Is Not the Regal GS We Deserve

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Spoiler alert: At some point in this review, I am going to make the idiotic suggestion that the Buick Regal GS ought to come with a manual transmission. I’m assuming you’re all somewhat familiar with the Buick Regal, a lightly Americanized version of the European-market Opel Insignia.

Vauxhall's Ellesmere Port plant 'must close cost gap to survive'

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port plant must close the cost and quality gap between it and its European equivalents if it's to survive, PSA Group CEO Carlos Tavares has reiterated. Speaking at the Geneva motor show, Tavares highlighted that the PSA Group's plants, including those that came as part of the Opel and Vauxhall acquisition, will all have an “equal and open” chance to demonstrate their competitiveness, but that there remains an issue of over-capacity that he needs address.

Opel has cut fixed costs by 17% in profitability bid

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Fixed costs at Opel have already been reduced by 17 percent, PSA CEO Carlos Tavares told investors this week, as he outlined steps that he and Opel chief Michael Lohscheller have been taking to turn around the troubled German automaker.