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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.