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2013 Opel Astra Cabrio spy shots

2013 Opel Astra Cabrio Spy Shots

Last year Opel released a teaser image of a new convertible version of its latest-generation Astra, and now, almost a year on, we have a fresh set of spy shots of the car, now including a pair of shots of the interior. Spotted testing with the least camouflage yet, this model is yet to be confirmed... read more

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2013 Opel Adam

Opel Appoints New Interim Chief

Opel has announced that Thomas Sedran, one of the struggling automaker’s strategy heads and chief of operations, will serve as interim chairman until a permanent... read more July 18, 2012 by


 
2013 Opel Adam

Opel Boss Steps Down Amid Rising Concerns In Europe

This year Opel turns 150, but the company has very little to celebrate, with news emerging overnight that Karl-Friedrich Stracke, president of General Motors Europe and the... read more July 13, 2012 by


 
GM design chief Ed Welburn presents the 2009 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Concept

Opel Designer Appointed Design Chief Of Buick And Cadillac

As General Motors celebrates the 85th anniversary of its GM Design organization, which today employs more than 1,900 talented designers in 10 advanced studios located around... read more June 19, 2012 by


 
2012 Opel Astra

Updated 2012 Opel Astra Revealed

Joining the brand new Astra Sedan in European showrooms later this year is the updated 2012 Opel Astra range, which has been revealed today ahead of its official debut at the... read more June 15, 2012 by


 
2013 Opel Astra Sedan

2013 Opel Astra Sedan Revealed

Following last month's spy shots, Europe's Opel Astra range is set to expand this fall with the 2013 Opel Astra Sedan. The new sedan joins the five-door hatchback, Sports... read more June 6, 2012 by


 
2013 Opel Astra Sedan

2013 Opel Astra Sedan Spy Video

Despite its recent financial doldrums and oversupply issues, Opel, the European arm of GM, is continuing the development of new models like this sedan version of the Astra... read more May 1, 2012 by


 
2013 Opel Astra Sedan

2013 Opel Astra Sedan Spy Shots

Despite its recent financial doldrums and oversupply issues, Opel, the European arm of General Motors, is continuing the development of new models like this sedan version of... read more March 14, 2012 by


 
Scenes from Opel's history - the 1902 Lutzman Motorcar

Opel Celebrates 150 Years, Cautiously: Video

Opel wasn’t founded as an automaker, and it’s first business had nothing at all to do with transportation. In 1862, Adam Opel began producing sewing machines in... read more January 4, 2012 by


 
A 1971 Opel Manta  Image: Charles01

Will A Management Change At GM Europe Lead To A New Opel Manta?

A butterfly in Malaysia flaps its wings, and ultimately a storm system develops in the Caribbean. That’s the rough premise behind chaos theory, which ultimately seeks... read more November 7, 2011 by


 
Opel Astra OPC (Vauxhall Astra VXR)

Opel Astra OPC Revealed, Buick Version Still In Contention

GM’s European division Opel has taken the wraps off its new Astra OPC (known as the Vauxhall Astra VXR in the UK), which goes on sale in Europe next summer and with any... read more November 4, 2011 by


 
Opel Astra OPC spy shots

Opel Astra OPC Spy Shots

GM’s European division Opel is working on a high-performance version of its recently revealed Astra GTC sports coupe, a prototype of which was captured by our sleuth... read more November 2, 2011 by


 
Buick (Opel) Astra GTC spy shots

Buick (Opel) Astra GTC Caught Testing In Michigan?

Talk of a Buick version of the Opel Astra GTC turbo hatchback has largely died down since reaching a peak earlier this year, but these images shot on I-96 in Michigan just... read more October 19, 2011 by


 
Vauxhall/Opel electric car concept for 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

Vauxhall/Opel Electric Car Concept: 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show Preview

Tiny electric cars of non-standard configuration appear to be all the rage at this year's Frankfurt Auto Show, with Audi and Volkswagen already whipping the sheets off their... read more September 7, 2011 by


 
2003 Opel Insignia Concept

Opel Working On New Flagship: Report

We’ve been reporting on GM’s European division Opel working on a new flagship for the past several years, and at one point there was a very good chance that the... read more July 26, 2011 by


 
Opel Astra Cabrio teaser

Opel Astra Cabrio Teased, U.S. Launch Rumored

We’ve been reporting about a convertible version of the latest-generation Opel Astra sold in Europe since 2009 but news concerning the car never really heated up until... read more June 9, 2011 by


 
 

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