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German governor says Magna is best choice for Opel

The contents of the bids for purchase of Opel submitted by Fiat, Magna and Ripplewood Holdings on Wednesday - and BAIC on Thursday - haven't yet been disclosed, but today the governor of the German state where Opel is headquartered said he thinks Magna's plan is the best for Opel. Though Hesse... read more

May 22, 2009 by
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Report: Magna considers using Opel to build cars for other brands

Bidding for General Motors’ Opel division has intensified recently, with the German government revealing late last week that only two parties remain in the bidding war... read more May 17, 2009 by

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Opel Releases Full Details For All-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 May 12, 2009 by

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Russia’s GAZ emerges as potential bidder for Opel

Less than 24 hours after GM CEO Fritz Henderson announced that a new buyer for Opel would be picked by the end of this month, Russia’s GAZ Group has confirmed that it... read more May 12, 2009 by

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Preview: Opel Insignia 'GTC' Coupe

We’ve already seen Opel expand its Insignia lineup with the Hatchback and Sports Tourer, as well as the more recent OPC performance variant, but there’s one more... read more May 11, 2009 by

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Report: GM wants 30% stake in possible joint Opel-Fiat company

The landscape of the automotive industry is changing, and before things are done, the changes may be massive. Already Fiat and Chrysler are forging an alliance, and Fiat is... read more May 7, 2009 by

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Opel planning electric city car based on Trixx concept

Despite its financial woes on the back of General Motors’ money troubles, Opel is still working on developing its own new models and technologies, including what could... read more May 7, 2009 by

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Report: GM to move Astra to Buick with Saturn out of picture

Many have wondered what will happen to all the new Opel products being brought to the U.S. now that Saturn is facing sale or termination in the next few months. The answer... read more May 6, 2009 by

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Fiat wants to form new company to combine Chrysler and GM Europe

Fiat has confirmed that it wants to acquire General Motors' European operations and to do so the Italian auto giant may form a new company to combine its Fiat car brands... read more May 4, 2009 by

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Opel Launches 325-HP Insignia OPC

Packing 325hp (242kW), a sophisticated AWD chassis and a sub-six second 0-60mph time, Opel’s new Insignia OPC is set to take the midsize performance saloon market by... read more April 15, 2009 by

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Opel's next-gen Zafira previewed in new sketch

Future may be the F-word at General Motors' Opel, Vauxhall and Saturn brands, but that's not stopping development work from continuing on core vehicles like the Zafira... read more April 10, 2009 by

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GM will maintain global product strategy even if it loses control of engineering centers

Becoming efficient is GM's key goal right now, both in bringing back its own financial security and at the same time convincing the auto industry task force to provide... read more April 2, 2009 by

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Spy shots: Barely disguised Opel Insignia OPC

We’ve seen a number of prototypes for the upcoming OPC Opel Insignia sedan and Sports Tourer wagon in the past 12 months but this is the first time that we have seen... read more March 30, 2009 by

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Opel waters down Astra OPC Nurburgring 24 endurance race car for the street

The Astra hatch is approaching the end of its product cycle, but in the lead up to the arrival of an all-new model later this year Opel has seen fit to release one more... read more March 24, 2009 by

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Red Dot design awards winners revealed for 2009

Innovative and interesting designs are rewarded each year with a 'red dot', from world renowned design institution, the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen, one of Europe's... read more March 20, 2009 by

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Spy shots: Opel Insignia Sports Tourer OPC

We’ve seen a number of prototypes for the upcoming OPC Opel Insignia sedan in the past 12 months but this is the first time that we have come across the Sports Tourer... read more March 18, 2009 by


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