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Opel Confirms Ampera-e Plus Other EVs Will Be Wearing Its Badge

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Opel has confirmed that it will continue with plans to produce the Chevy Bolt-based Ampera-e along with follow-up models under its new ownership. Company CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann told German automobile magazine auto motor und sport that more electric vehicles will follow the Ampera-e.

Buick Regal Tour X wagon appears in US emissions certifications

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The Tour X will presumably match the Opel Insignia Sports Tourer available in Europe. The certification suggests the Tour X will be available with either an eight- or nine-speed transmission and standard all-wheel drive.

How Emissions Played A Role In GM’s Decision To Sell Opel

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - While deals such as GM agreeing to sell Opel to PSA are based on way more than just the costs of one model, the highly-successful Opel Corsa may have had more to do with the transaction than we thought.

European sales rise 2% as growth cools amid political uncertainty

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - New-car registrations rose 2 percent in Europe last month even though major brands such as VW, Opel, and Peugeot posted lower sales. Growth is cooling amid political uncertainty and a saturated market.

Vauxhall pensions to be cut by French owner PSA

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Vauxhall workers are likely to take a significant cut to their pensions before any decision about the long-term future of their jobs after the sale of the UK-based automotive group to PSA Peugeot Citroen. The French carmaker last week signed a deal with Vauxhall’s US parent General Motors to take control of its European operations — Vauxhall and its larger German sister company Opel. The deal, which was billed as a €2.2bn (£1.9bn) takeover by PSA, will actually end up with GM making substantial payments to the French group to take the chronically loss-making GM Europe off the hands of the Det

Vauxhall Astra Coupe 888: Catch It While You Can

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - In the automotive industry, surprises are few and far between. So continuous (and often intentional) is the flow of leaks that spew forth that official announcements are more usually a confirmation these days, rather than a revelation. But it's safe to say we all got probably the surprise of the year when news broke a few weeks back that GM was considering selling Opel and Vauxhall to Peugeot.

Following Opel sale, more downsizing in store for GM

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors this month finally sold its struggling European unit Opel (along with Vauxhall, Opel’s brand for the United Kingdom) to France's PSA Group after racking up two decades of losses totaling close to $20 billion.

Report: US-spec Buick Regal to adopt Opel Insignia Grand Sport’s fastback body

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Buick’s next Regal for the United States will reportedly adopt the fastback sedan body style of the Opel Insignia Grand Sport that debuted last week at the 2017 Geneva auto show.

Opel will push ahead with EVs, flagship SUV under PSA ownership

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Opel will press on with plans for more EVs and a flagship SUV under new owners PSA Group, the German automaker's CEO, Karl-Thomas Neumann, told a motoring magazine.