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Life After GM: Meet The Grandland X PHEV, Opel’s First Plug-in Under PSA

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Opel (and its UK sibling Vauxhall) haven’t had that much choice when it comes to plug-in vehicles. Under General Motors, the only plug-ins offered for sale in Europe by Opel were the Opel Ampera (a rebadged Chevrolet Volt that was sold for a few years) and more recently, the Opel Ampera-e (a rebadged Chevrolet Bolt EV that has been available in very limited numbers).

New Vauxhall Grandland X Hybrid4 is brand's first PHEV

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Vauxhall has revealed its first plug-in hybrid model, the Grandland X Hybrid4, which will feature a 296bhp petrol-electric powertrain. The compact SUV will now be offered with a PSA Group-developed PHEV system, which features a 196bhp 1.6-litre Puretech petrol engine mated to two 108bhp electric motors powered by a 13.2kWh lithium-ion battery. The front motor is integrated into an eight-speed automatic gearbox, with the second motor on the rear axle giving all-wheel-drive on demand.

France's PSA Group rumored to be interested in acquiring Jaguar-Land Rover

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - French automaker PSA Group made a splash when it acquired Opel and Vauxhall from General Motors two years ago, and the company may not be done yet.

Jaguar Land Rover owner denies deal to sell firm to PSA is close

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The owners of Jaguar Land Rover have denied reports that they are close to finalising a deal to sell the car firm to the PSA Group. The Press Association has reported seeing a 'post-sale integration document' that has been circulated within JLR, highlighting the benefits of the company being sold by Tata Motors to PSA, which comprises Citroën, DS, Peugeot and Vauxhall/Opel.

PSA to add van output in Poland, putting future Astra production in UK, Germany in focus

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - PSA's decision to add van production at a Polish plant that builds the Opel/Vauxhall Astra hatchback likely will have implications for the automaker's factory in Ellesmere Port, England, which currently builds the Astra, and Opel's flagship plant in Ruesselsheim, Germany, which is expected to get some future Astra production.