16th June 2023

Stellantis Stress Testing BEV Take-Up in UK by Next Year

Vauxhall/Opel has committed to offering a BEV version of all of its range by as early as next year. What makes this decision by its parent company, Stellantis, so...

28th September 2022

Vauxhall/Opel’s Electric Brand Launches with ICE PHEV

Vauxhall/Opel has officially unveiled its electrified sub-brand the GSe’s first model as a compact Astra in hatchback and estate versions. However, while the brand name GSe stands for Grand...


14th September 2022

Vauxhall/Opel Commit to BEV Line-Up by 2024

The Vauxhall/Opel brands have committed to offering a BEV version of the entire range on sale by 2024 on the path to an exclusively electric line-up by 2028. To...


8th June 2021

Sneak Peek Pictures of Vauxhall/Opel PHEV Astra Published

Vauxhall/Opel has published first official detail pictures of its new electrified Astra most likely to be offered as a PHEV Using its PSA parent group’s EMP2 platform, the Astra...


26th May 2021

BEV Joins Vauxhall/Opel’s Large LCV Line-Up

Vauxhall/Opel has released the first technical details of its new Movano large LCV its first BEV powertrain plus diesel options. Clearly aimed at the last-mile urban fleets, the Movano-e...


18th May 2021

Vauxhall Backs Hydrogen for Mass LCV Market

Vauxhall/Opel has revealed its first hydrogen fuel cell powered vehicle in the shape of the Vivaro-e Hydrogen aimed at the mass light commercial vehicle market. While its claimed range...


27th November 2019

LCV Pollution Test Claims a Mercedes 17 Times Worse than VW

A clean air lobby group claims LCV emissions testing is failing to distinguish between a Mercedes that is 17-times more polluting than an equivalent Volkswagen van. The study run...


4th September 2019

‘Son-of-OnStar’ Arrives at Vauxhall

UK carmaker Vauxhall has rescued some of the remnants of its former owner’s OnStar connectivity service and rebranded it VauxhallConnect. Since the Vauxhall-Opel brand was sold by General Motors...

16th August 2019

PSA Uses Frankfurt to Launch Vauxhall/Opel’s EV Future

PSA Group is using the Frankfurt Motor Show to launch its Vauxhall/Opel brand’s electrified future. It’s particularly significant because the rest of the group’s brands will not be officially...


3rd July 2019

New Astra Engine Lineup Claims 19% Efficiency

A new engine line-up for the latest generation Vauxhall/Opel Astra is claiming up to a 19% reduction in fuel consumption and CO2 emissions for both diesel and gasoline versions....


28th June 2019

Hard Brexit to Kill Vauxhall UK Production

PSA Group has chosen Ellesmere Port to continue Vauxhall/Opel Astra production but only if Brexit does not hinder trade. The good news carrot comes with a huge European Union...


7th December 2018

Vauxhall Ramps Up EV Offering Thanks to PSA

British marque Vauxhall is gearing up to join the EV party with the announcement of two new electric powertrains for its models a year ahead of its planned schedule....