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Vauxhall Adam Rocks killed by slow sales

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https://www.autocar.co.uk - Vauxhall has axed the Adam Rocks S and Adam Rocks Air, SUV-inspired versions of the Adam supermini, in the UK amid slow sales.   In 2017, Vauxhall shifted just 138 Rocks models, despite the rising popularity of SUV-style superminis in recent months.

PSA maps out Vauxhall’s path to profitability

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https://www.autocar.co.uk - Opel and Vauxhall have not posted a full-year profit this century, losing about £15 billion in the past 17 years. That represents a catastrophic failure by any measure, but it also highlights just how ambitious the recovery plan set out by new owner the PSA Group is.

How to design a new Vauxhall - an Autocar exclusive

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https://www.autocar.co.uk - The idea that Autocar should participate in the creation of a brand-new Vauxhall concept car right from the ground up began late last year as PSA chief Carlos Tavares was inking the deal he’d announced a few months earlier to buy Vauxhall and Opel, the former GM brands in Europe. From the outset, it was clear that to have any chance of future success Vauxhall-Opel will need to change enormously, not just in the predictable ‘lean and mean’ ways but also by presenting a reimagined, thoroughly modernised design philosophy leading to even more desirable, saleable products.

PSA finance boss de Chatillon quits to join pharmaceutical company

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http://europe.autonews.com - PSA finance chief Jean-Baptiste de Chatillon will leave the automaker to join French pharmaceutical company Sanofi. He will be succeeded by Philippe de Rovira, currently finance boss at of PSA's Opel/Vauxhall unit.

Opel/Vauxhall Grandland X PHEV To Lead PSA’s Electrified Future

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https://insideevs.com - The Grandland X offered by PSA’s Opel (continental Europe) and Vauxhall (UK) brands will get a plug-in hybrid version in 2020. As part of a big electrification initiative by the French group, all Opel and Vauxhall models will be offered in plug-in versions by 2024.

Vauxhall Zafira Tourer and GTC axed due to rise of SUVs

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https://www.autocar.co.uk - Vauxhall has ended production of its Zafira Tourer and Astra GTC models following low sales, driven by growing demand for SUV alternatives. A brand spokesman told Autocar that the seven-seat Zafira Tourer, which has been on sale since 2011, was hit by “a significant move away from MPVs and the growing popularity of SUVs”.