Mar 1, 2023 - 03:55 pm
Stellantis & Toyota launch recall due to battery issues
Numerous electric models from Stellantis and Toyota will have to go to the workshop because of possible battery problems. The affected vehicles, all of which were built in 2022, may have a fault in the specific software calibration of the traction battery control unit.
Dec 5, 2022 - 04:36 pm
Opel issues global recall for the Corsa
Opel is recalling 16,605 units of its Corsa small car worldwide due to a software error, causing prescribed compliance test bench measurements with the exhaust emission regulations to not be able to be carried out. Curiously, the recall also affects the all-electric variant of the Corsa.
Jul 21, 2022 - 11:55 am
Stellantis introduces long-term rental programme for electric cars
Stellantis has launched ‘Electric As You Go’, a new long-term rental programme for the group’s electric cars. The new offer is initially available in France for the Peugeot e-208, Opel Corsa-e and Opel Mokka-e before launching in other countries in Europe. Still, there are conditions.
Mar 9, 2022 - 02:58 pm
Updates to the ADAC Opel e-Rally Cup
For the second season, the organizers have announced some changes for the ADAC Opel e-Rally Cup. For the season starting in May 2022, there will be some improvements in detail and significantly more international orientation of the electric racing series.
Mar 9, 2022 - 02:32 pm
Onto orders 700 electric cars from Vauxhall
The British electric car subscription service Onto has ordered another 700 electric cars for its fleet. The cars in question are 700 Corsa-e and Mokka-e from Vauxhall that can now be booked via Onto.
May 27, 2021 - 04:33 pm
Italian postal services order 1,744 Corsa-e from Opel
Opel has received a major order for electric cars from the Italian postal service. The Rome-based postal and logistics operator has ordered 1,744 Opel Corsa-e vehicles. The first of the ordered Opel electric cars are to be delivered to Poste Italiane before the end of this year.
May 10, 2021 - 11:10 am
Opel Corsa-e now available with racy design
Opel had recently delivered the first ten Corsa-e Rally for the ADAC Opel e-Rally Cup to customer teams. From now on, every owner of the production model can also give their electric car a rally look.
Mar 24, 2021 - 04:02 pm
Opel expands battery centre to cover eCMP models
Opel has upgraded its battery centre at its headquarters in Rüsselsheim. In addition to the Ampera and Ampera-e, the batteries of all Opel models on the eCMP platform (currently the Corsa-e and Mokka-e) and Combo-e, Vivaro-e and Zafira-e Life are now tested and, if necessary, repaired there.
Dec 14, 2020 - 03:00 pm
Vauxhall offers free charging for Corsa-e
In the UK, Vauxhall is offering new Corsa-e customers a free Home Charging Unit and 30,000 miles of free electricity in partnership with British Gas. The offer only runs from 8 December 2020 till 11 January 2021.
Aug 11, 2020 - 02:02 pm
Major fleet order for Vauxhall
Opel’s sister brand Vauxhall booked another large order for electric vehicles. After British Gas had ordered 1,000 Vivaro-e in July, Vauxhall now reports an order from Openreach, one of the UK’s largest fleet operators, for 270 Vivaro-e and nine Corsa-e.
Nov 27, 2019 - 01:41 pm
ADAC Opel e-Rally Cup is launching in August 2020
Opel has announced that it will be starting the world’s first electric one-make rally trophy with a racing car based on the Corsa-e from last summer. In the meantime, there have been some updates to the vehicle and schedule of the ADAC Opel e-Rally Cup.
Sep 10, 2019 - 03:32 pm
Opel is electrifying utility vehicles
At the IAA, Opel presented the Corsa-e and Grandland X Plug-in-Hybrid, as well as the Corsa-e Rally. The Germans further announced the next steps of their electric offensive concerning light commercial vehicles.
Sep 3, 2019 - 02:07 pm
Opel announces new charging details for Corsa-e
The Corsa-e is equipped with a three-phase 11 kW on-board charger and can charge up to 100 kW DC. Now, Opel has now provided further information on charging cables, the myOpel app and the charge pass Charge My Car.
Aug 26, 2019 - 12:38 am
Blitz cooperation: Opel PEVs through PSA & Dongfeng
Affordable prices through economies of scale – this is what Opel wants to achieve in cooperation with PSA and Dongfeng through new platforms for electric cars and plug-in hybrids. Unlike the VW Group’s MEB, the trio wants to remain flexible. Christoph M. Schwarzer takes a close look at the strategy.
Aug 22, 2019 - 02:57 pm
Opel to present electric rally car based on Corsa-e
Opel has announced the world premiere of a battery-powered rally car based on the Corsa-e for the IAA. Next year will see the start of the ADAC Opel e-Rally Cup, the world’s first one-brand cup for electric vehicles, at least when it comes to rally.
Aug 8, 2019 - 03:23 pm
UK: Peugeot officially announces 208 pricing
Peugeot UK has finally officially announced the pricing and specifications of the new 208 for the UK, which also includes the details for the electric version, e-208. After subsidies, British customers will pay £25,050 for the electric vehicle. Deliveries are expected to begin in 2020.
Aug 4, 2019 - 03:31 pm
Grandland X and Corsa-e UK pricing revealed
Vauxhall’s Grandland X Hybrid4, which will be arriving in showrooms in January, is now available for order starting at £35,590 in the UK. The fully electric Corsa-e has not been officially confirmed, but has been reported to start at £26,790 after the UK government grant.
Jun 17, 2019 - 12:05 pm
Peugeot starts accepting orders for the e-208
The new Peugeot 208 and its all-electric version e-208 can now be ordered from all dealers and branches of the brand in Germany. For the e-208, Peugeot is calling for an entry-level price of 30,450 euros. Deliveries are scheduled to start at the end of this year.
Jun 4, 2019 - 04:27 pm
Opel’s electric Corsa
For the first time, Opel is offering a purely battery-electric vehicle with the new sixth Corsa generation. The Corsa-e can now be ordered starting from 29,900 euros. Deliveries are scheduled to start in spring 2020.