Tag Archives: Opel

2019 Opel Mokka X spy shots

Opel engineers are out testing the first model post the brand's sale to France's PSA Group. The model is a replacement for the current Mokka X which does duty in the United States as the Buick Encore. The Mokka X is one of the most popular models in the subcompact crossover SUV segment. It was only introduced in 2012 but Opel is keen to replace...

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Wagons ho! Opel Insignia GSi Sports Tourer revealed

Hot wagons are a rarity in the United States but over in Europe they're all the rage, outselling their sedan equivalents in many cases. Opel will use this week's 2017 Frankfurt auto show to introduce its latest high-performance wagon, the Insignia GSi. We've already seen the car in fastback sedan form, which we're getting as the 2018...

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GM’s sale of Opel to France‚Äôs PSA Group is complete

General Motors and French automaker PSA Group on Tuesday announced the completion of the sale of Opel. Its acquisition of Opel means PSA Group is second only to the Volkswagen Group for size among European automakers. Combined deliveries for PSA and Opel totaled 4.3 million vehicles in 2016, or...

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Opel Insignia GSi Sports Tourer spy shots

Opel's new Insignia GSi, which we're getting as the 2018 Buick Regal GS, has just been spotted testing in its wagon body style, which Opel refers to as a Sports Tourer. We're only getting the Regal GS as a fastback sedan but Opel will offer both fastback sedan and wagon versions...

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Opel Insignia OPC Grand Sport spy shots

The Opel Insignia Grand Sport, which we get over here as a Buick Regal Sportback, is about to spawn a high-performance version developed by Opel's in-house tuner, OPC. A prototype for the new Insignia OPC Grand Sport has been spotted and reveals the car will be pretty much identical to the...

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Opel CEO Neumann steps down, is tipped to take lead role at Audi

Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann confirmed on Monday he is stepping down. He will remain a member of the board until after General Motors' sale of Opel to French auto giant PSA Group is completed. The sale was announced in March and is expected to close in the coming months. Neumann's replacement...

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Report: VW may recruit Opel CEO Neumann to lead Audi

Reports out of Germany suggest Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann is planning to step down following General Motors' sale of Opel to French auto giant PSA Group. The sale was announced in March and is expected to close in the coming months. Neumann's potential departure from Opel was reported...

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Opel Ampera-e is the new Popemobile

The Popemobile has taken the shape of many automobiles over the years, but the latest is likely the most environmentally friendly yet. Opel has bestowed the current pontiff, Pope Francis, with a 2017 Ampera-e as the Vatican City aims to become the first country in the world to produce zero carbon...

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