Tag: Opel

Dec 14, 2022 - 12:14 pm

Opel boosts the range for the new Mokka Electric

Opel/Vauxhall is now bringing the new electric drive generation from the Astra Electric to the electric Mokka. The small SUV has been renamed from Mokka-e to Mokka Electric and now comes with a range of over 406 kilometres (252 miles) according to WLTP.

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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.

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Nov 30, 2022 - 12:05 am

Premiere of the Opel Astra Electric: The range is complete

Opel has presented the first battery-electric version of its compact Astra model – as a five-door and in parallel also as an estate. With the battery-electric version, the Astra range is now complete. The biggest surprise is probably the model name Astra Electric instead of Astra-e, because both design and technology are already largely known.

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Oct 28, 2022 - 11:53 am

Stellantis ramps up fuel cell transporter production

Stellantis has announced that it will now build hydrogen-powered fuel cell versions of the light commercial vehicles of the Peugeot, Citroën and Opel brands in series at a plant in France. Until now, the fuel cell vans were only available in a small series.

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Oct 26, 2022 - 12:48 pm

Opel to release Grandland PHEV as GSe model

Shortly after the announcement of the Astra GSe and Astra Sports Tourer GSe, Opel has unveiled the next model of its electrified subsidiary. The Grandland GSe has a plug-in hybrid drive that combines a 1.6-litre petrol engine with two electric motors (one on each axle).

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Oct 19, 2022 - 03:41 pm

Opel launches design contest for teenage BEV

Opel wants to build a very special one-off of the battery-electric Rocks-e. The light vehicle enables young drivers from the age of 15 to enter the world of individual electric mobility – which is why Opel is now inviting up-and-coming artists around the globe to create their own individual Rocks-e design concept.

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Sep 28, 2022 - 01:18 pm

Opel presents first plug-in hybrid GSe models

After Opel announced that the GSe acronym would return as a sub-brand for particularly dynamic electrified models a few days ago, the carmaker has now published the first images of the new Astra GSe and Astra Sports Tourer GSe models with which the sub-brand will launch.

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Sep 14, 2022 - 03:03 pm

Opel announces sporty EV subsidiary

Opel has announced that the GSe acronym is to return as a sub-brand for particularly dynamic electrified models. As part of the GSe comeback, the three letters do not stand for “Grand Sport injection” as before, but for “Grand Sport electric”.

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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.

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Jul 12, 2022 - 11:33 am

Opel Vivaro-e now available as flatbed truck variant

The battery-electric Opel Vivaro-e is now also available as a flatbed truck with folding side and rear walls. The flatbed version of the Vivaro-e equipped with the 50 kWh or 75 kWh battery is built by the certified Opel partner Schoon Fahrzeugsysteme & Metalltechnik.

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Jun 2, 2022 - 11:43 am

Opel electric fire truck begins service

A fire-red Opel Rocks-e has gone into service at the Opel plant fire brigade in Rüsselsheim. The special conversion of the light electric vehicle is equipped with a special signalling system, front flasher and emergency numbers and goes out to check fire extinguishers on the 1.9 square kilometre site.

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May 11, 2022 - 02:19 pm

Change in management at Stellantis and Opel/Vauxhall

About 15 months after the founding of the Stellantis Group, Group CEO Carlos Tavares makes several new management appointments. Opel boss Uwe Hochgeschurtz, who only took up his post last year, is leaving the brand to replace Maxime Picat at parent company Stellantis.

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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.

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Feb 25, 2022 - 04:46 pm

Vinci Energies takes delivery of their first Opel Vivaro-e

Vinci Energies Building Solutions has taken delivery of the first of 30 Vivaro-e Cargo from Opel in Rüsselsheim. They are the first electric light commercial vehicles in the company’s fleet. From now on, customer service staff will use them for assembly and service work.

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Jan 17, 2022 - 12:58 pm

Peugeot to boost e-308 range to up to 400 km

Although the announced Peugeot e-308 will not be on the market until next year, there are now first reports on the technical data of the compact electric car. These differ slightly from the known data – probably also for the sister model Opel Astra-e.

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Dec 1, 2021 - 12:45 pm

New Astra to release as an estate & includes PHEV variant

Opel/Vauxhall has now also shown the estate version of the hybrid Astra after launching the five-door version of the new Astra first. The Astra Sports Tourer will also be available as a plug-in hybrid right from the start, with a battery-electric version reportedly coming in 2023.

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Nov 17, 2021 - 05:41 pm

Virgin Media O2 orders 280 Vauxhall e-Vivaros

The British mass media and telecommunications company Virgin Media O2 has ordered 280 Vauxhall e-Vivaros. This is the first step towards the company commitment to transition its entire 4,300-strong fleet off fossil fuels by 2030.

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Nov 2, 2021 - 12:48 pm

Opel Rocks-e available in Germany from €7,990

The Opel Rocks-e is now available to order in Germany at list prices starting at 7,990 euros. Opel says the monthly financing rate for the City EV will be the same as a ticket for local public transport. Delivered to dealers will begin before the end of the year.

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Sep 24, 2021 - 12:10 pm

Mercedes buys stake in battery joint venture ACC

Mercedes-Benz acquires a stake in the European battery cell manufacturer Automotive Cells Company (ACC). The German car manufacturer becomes an equal shareholder together with Stellantis and Total. In the course of this announcement, the car manufacturer also gives further details of its battery strategy.

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Sep 2, 2021 - 02:03 pm

ACC granted funding to make batteries in Germany

ACC, the Franco-German initiative comprising PSA, Opel and Saft, has received funding notifications from the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMVi) and the state of Rhineland-Palatinate to start constructing a battery cell factory in Germany as part of the EU’s Battery IPCEI.

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Sep 1, 2021 - 01:50 pm

Opel to release the Astra as a BEV

Opel will also offer the new Astra as a purely electric model from 2023. The manufacturer has now announced this at the official presentation of the sixth generation of the model. Before the launch as a BEV, plug-in hybrids in two performance levels are available for the new Astra.

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