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2010 Opel Flextreme GT-E Concept

2010 Geneva Motor Show Preview: Opel Flextreme GT-E Concept

The Voltec powertrain technology that underpins the 2011 Chevrolet Volt is well-known by now, as are plans to distribute the tech to other platforms. Aside from the possible-but-not-likely Cadillac Converj, however, those other platforms have yet to be revealed. Opel appears to be getting ready to... read more

February 18, 2010 by
 
Opel Insignia-based Chinese-market Buick Regal

Opel Boss Carl-Peter Forster Calls It Quits

Carl-Peter Forster, GM group vice president and president of Opel, will be leaving his role as head of the European operation and will advise the company during the... read more November 6, 2009 by


 
2009 Opel Insignia Sedan

GM to keep Opel, sale to Magna off

Late last month reports emerged that GM's sale of Opel to a consortium of buyers led by Magna International and Russia's Sberbank could be done as early within weeks. Since... read more November 3, 2009 by


 
2010 Opel Meriva spy shots

Spy Shots: 2010 Opel Meriva

General Motors’ next-generation Opel Meriva compact MPV has been caught undergoing testing once gain. Though it remains in full camouflage, many details are still... read more September 24, 2009 by


 
2009 Opel Insignia Sedan

GM Approves Opel Majority Sale to Magna International And Sberbank

General Motors today announced that its Board of Directors supports a bid from the consortium of automotive parts supplier Magna International and Russian bank Sberbank to... read more September 10, 2009 by


 
2011 Opel Astra Sport Coupe

Rendered: 2011 Opel Astra Sport Coupe

With Opel’s new Astra out in the open, attention can now turn to variants other than the regular five-door Hatchback that’s been plastered all over the web in... read more September 2, 2009 by


 
2009 Opel Insignia

GM Considering Plan To Keep Opel

General Motors CEO Fritz Henderson has previously stated that a new buyer for Opel would be picked this year and that at least three different companies were still in the... read more August 25, 2009 by


 
2010 Opel Meriva MPV preview rendering

Preview: 2010 Opel Meriva MPV

The next-generation Opel Meriva compact MPV has been caught undergoing testing on several occasions, but so far prototypes have always been heavily camouflaged. Many details... read more July 27, 2009 by


 
2009 Opel Insignia

Belgium’s RHJ International emerges as latest bidder for Opel

Holding company RHJ International has emerged this week as a strong challenger to Magna International in the bidding war for General Motors' Opel division. The Belgium-based... read more July 14, 2009 by


 
Opel Insignia Sports Tourer

Beijing Auto offers $923 million for Opel, but race could already be over

Three companies have submitted bids for Opel so far, but another, China's Beijing Automotive Industry Corporation (BAIC), has now joined the fray with an offer of more than... read more July 6, 2009 by


 
2010 Opel Meriva spy shots

Spy shots: 2010 Opel Meriva MPV

GM’s next-generation Opel Meriva compact MPV has been caught undergoing testing once gain. Though it remains in full camouflage, many details are still discernible... read more June 30, 2009 by


 
2010 Opel Astra

New Opel Astra Cabrio in the works

With Opel’s new Astra now out in the open, attention can turn to variants other than the regular five-door Hatchback that’s been plastered all over the web in... read more June 23, 2009 by


 
2010 Opel Astra interior

Opel shows off interior for new Astra

After months of previews, teasers and small official photos, the 2010 Opel (Vauxhall) Astra has finally been let out of the bag. The hatch has been revealed in high-res... read more June 18, 2009 by


 
2010 Opel Astra

Magna may use Opel as vehicle supplier for other brands

The saga surrounding General Motors’ European subsidiary Opel continues to unfold as the struggling automaker ponders the bids that are on offer. Now, anonymous sources... read more June 15, 2009 by


 
2010 Opel Astra

Opel’s new owner won’t be able to sell cars in U.S. or China

Earlier this week Opel managed to secure a $2.1 billion bridge financing package from the German government to keep itself operating until ownership is transferred from GM to... read more June 2, 2009 by


 
2009 Opel Insignia

Fiat skips Opel talks, Chrysler deal to be finalized today

The future of General Motors’ European division Opel will soon be a lot clearer as a buyer for the brand is expected to be announced within the next week. Up until now... read more May 29, 2009 by


 
 

 
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