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.
Oct 24, 2020 - 12:37 am
Opel announces road tests for fuel cell Zafira Life
Opel boss Michael Lohscheller has revealed that the German carmaker is planning the first road tests with fuel cell cars in 2021. According to the report in a German newspaper, Opel intends to equip an unspecified number of small Zafira family vans with hydrogen fuel cells.
Sep 20, 2020 - 04:00 pm
First drive review: Opel/Vauxhall Vivaro-e & Zafira-e-Life
Opel, known as Vauxhall in the UK, will electrify all light commercial vehicles by 2021. Enough for us to take a look at the all-electric van Vivaro-e and its passenger car variant, the Zafira-e. Our editor had a short test drive with both vehicles in Germany.
Sep 8, 2020 - 01:38 pm
Opel accepting orders for the Zafira-e Life
The new Opel Zafira-e Life is now available for order in Germany and most recently in the UK. The battery-powered passenger van will go on sale in early 2021 for prices starting at 53,800 euros, or £34,645 after the Plug-in Van Grant.
Jun 17, 2020 - 01:26 pm
Opel Zafira-e Life can tow up to 1,000 kg
Opel has given details of the all-electric version of the Zafira Life, the van which is scheduled to go on sale in early 2021. It shares technology with other PSA transporters that have all been recently electrified.
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.
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.
Jan 9, 2019 - 01:50 pm
Opel promises electric version of new Zafira in 2021
The fourth generation of Opel’s multi-purpose passenger car Zafira, will debut at Brussels Motor Show on January 18, 2019, this time as essentially a van in three sizes and with space for nine people. The German company has said that the Zafira Life all-electric version will follow in 2021.