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Opel News - Opel Expands Its Rescue Data Sheets

Opel Expands Its Rescue Data Sheets

  • 03 Apr 2012

Opel has now increased its online rescue data sheets to include 70 different vehicle models from 1991 to the present. The newest models to be included are the Astra GTC, the Corsa LPG, the passenger version of the new Combo and the Zafira Tourer.

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Opel - Alfred Rieck New Management Board Member in charge of Sales, Marketing & Aftersales

Alfred Rieck New Management Board Member in charge of Sales, Marketing & Aftersales

  • 28 Mar 2012

The Opel Supervisory Board appointed Alfred Rieck (55) as the new Management Board member in charge of Sales, Marketing and Aftersales, effective July 1, 2012. At the same time, he is named Opel/Vauxhall Vice President, Sales, Marketing & Aftersales.

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Opel News - Ampera Wins Monte Carlo Rally

Opel Ampera Wins Monte Carlo Rally

  • 26 Mar 2012

After winning the “Car of the Year 2012” award, the Opel Ampera has now also won the 13. International Monte Carlo Rally for electric cars and alternative propulsion in which it competed for the first time. Four Ampera ranked among the top 10 vehicles. The French duo Bernard Darniche and Joseph Lambert managed to beat the entire competitive field.

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Opel News - Opel Ampera Debuts At Rally Monte Carlo

Opel Ampera Debuts At Rally Monte Carlo

  • 19 Mar 2012

For the first time in its history, Opel is providing its award-winning electric cars for the prestigious international Rally Monte Carlo. Six electric Opel Ampera will make their debut in the “Alternative Energy” version of the rally which commences in Annecy-le-Vieux, Clermont-Ferrand and Lugano on March 22 and finishes three days later in the capital of Monaco, Monte Carlo.

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Astra OPC: The Most Powerful Astra Ever Starting at 34,250 Euro

Astra OPC: The Most Powerful Astra Ever Starting at 34,250 Euro

  • 08 Mar 2012

The most powerful Astra ever, the Astra OPC, can sprint from standstill to 100 km/h in just 6.0 seconds thanks to its 2.0 liter (206 kW / 280 hp) turbocharged engine. It boasts a top speed of 250 km/h and torque of 400 Nm. Never before has an Astra been so fast. Prices for the Astra OPC start at 34,250 Euro (recommended retail price in Germany incl. VAT).

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Opel Ampera Celebrates Double Win at the 10th Internet Auto Award

Opel Ampera Celebrates Double Win at the “10th Internet Auto Award”

  • 07 Mar 2012

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”.

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Two World Premieres in the 150th Anniversary Year of Opel

Two World Premieres in the 150th Anniversary Year of Opel

  • 06 Mar 2012

The Opel/Vauxhall CEO, Karl-Friedrich Stracke, has sent a message of optimism at the news conference of this year’s Geneva Motor Show (6-18 March). “2012 is a very special year for Opel,” Stracke said, referring to the brand’s 150th anniversary, its new model launches and its technological leadership.

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Opel - Ampera and Volt voted “Car of the Year 2012”

Ampera and Volt voted “Car of the Year 2012”

  • 05 Mar 2012

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.

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Opel Ampera: More Orders Than Expected

Opel Ampera: More Orders Than Expected

  • 05 Mar 2012

Rüsselsheim: Opel has already received some 7,000 orders for its award-winning Ampera electric vehicle.

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Opel Embraces Luxury - 75 Years Super 6 and Admiral

Opel Embraces Luxury – 75 Years Super 6 and Admiral

  • 01 Mar 2012

At the 1937 Berlin Car and Motorcycle Exhibition Opel presents two new models with groundbreaking technology: the Super 6 and the Admiral. Both are equipped with advanced technology.

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