After the start of deliveries to customers, the Opel Ampera has won two prizes in the “10th Internet Auto Award” sponsored by the AutoScout24 website. The Ampera scored an overall victory by winning in the segment “most popular car newcomer in Europe” and in the category “electric vehicles”.
Geneva. The Opel Ampera and the Chevrolet Volt have today won the “Car of the Year 2012” award. By handing victory to the revolutionary electric vehicles, the panel of judges, made up of 59 leading automotive journalists from 23 European nations, paid tribute to General Motor’s innovative foresight.
The Opel Astra is the vehicle with the fewest faults according to the results of the “DEKRA Used Car Report 2012”. This time the Opel Insignia was narrowly beaten by the Astra and comes second in the “best individual car” ranking.
Opel Insignia OPC Sports Tourer races ahead with (yet) another award.
05 Dec 2010
For the second time in two years, the Opel Insignia OPC Sports Tourer took the “Best Sport Car of the Year” award Friday in the station wagon category at a ceremony sponsored by Auto Bild SportsCars, the sister publication of the German car magazine Auto Bild.
Opel Flextreme GT/E receives red dot design concept award.
25 Nov 2010
The Opel Flextreme GT/E concept car has been recognized by an international jury for its outstanding design and has received the prestigious red dot award at a ceremony in Singapore.
The Flexibility Champion wins Golden Steering Wheel 2010
03 Nov 2010
The Opel Meriva has won the Golden Steering Wheel Award 2010 in the compact class. Europe-wide, 40 million readers of Auto Bild, Bild am Sonntag and 26 partner magazines ranked the Meriva among the top 20 out of 42 candidates.
Opel Eye wins EURO NCAP Advanced reward
04 Oct 2010
Opel Eye to receive new Euro NCAP Advanced Safety Technology reward. Opel Eye is a front camera system with lane departure warning and traffic sign recognition. The ceremony will take place at the Paris Auto Show on October 1st 2010.
First design award for new Opel Meriva
21 May 2010
AUTO BILD Magazine honours Meriva’s innovative design, confirming success of new Opel design language.
New Opel Astra Wins red dot Design Award
14 Mar 2010
Only four months since it was launched, the new Opel Astra is on a winning streak. It has already picked up 16 awards. The latest is the prestigious red dot for product design, in recognition of its bold makeover.
15 million inspected vehicles. 1 Winner
07 Jan 2010
Winner of the DEKRA Faults Report 2010. The Corsa D is the car with the lowest defect rate of all models and in all build classes. Based on the data of more than 15 million inspected vehicles, the DEKRA Faults Report is now available online.
More information: dekra-faultsreport.com
New Opel Astra wins the Golden Steering Wheel award 2009
05 Nov 2009
First major award for Opel’s new compact class car. With top marks in the engine, energy consumption, chassis, braking, steering and safety-relevant driver assistance categories.
More information: media.opel.com
Ampera - Green Technology Award
11 Jun 2009
Ampera scoops prestigious technology award.
The Vauxhall Ampera wins the Green Technology Award from top British title What Car. The editor praises the Voltec propulsion system.
More information: automobil-blog.de
Best Medium Van
02 Jun 2009
Vivaro wins Best Medium Van category for seventh time.
The Vivaro has once again seen off all competition and claimed the top award for Best Medium Van at the 2009 Van Fleet World Awards.
More information: vauxhall.co.uk
ecoFLEX Range - Fleet World Environmental Award
15 May 2009
Fleet World Environmental Award praises ecoFLEX range.
Opel’s advanced range of green technology engines has picked up a coveted award from leading fleet title Fleet World.
More information: vauxhall.co.uk
30 Jan 2009
AUTOBEST Jury impressed by Opel’s new design language.
An international panel has recognized the design of the new Opel Insignia with the “DESIGNBEST 2009” Award from AUTOBEST.
More information: www.autobest.org
Opel Insignia - Car of the Year 2009
01 Jan 2009
Many COTY jury members appreciated the looks and visual quality of this model.
“But the new mid-sized car from Rüsselsheim is much more than style,” the non-profit COTY organization said.
“Active and passive safety, comfort and a wide array of efficient engines characterize this model. The richness of equipment can be increased with sophisticated options such as the ‘Opel Eye’, that reads road signals, FlexRide suspension and nine-mode Adaptive Forward Lighting.”