General Motors big plans for 2013 0

General Motors were knocked off the top spot by Toyota in the race to become the world’s number one car manufacturer last year. Feeling disappointed, they have decided to make some great changes to the company’s line-up this year. They plan a major overhaul in their line-up next year. They intend to remove 70 per(…)

Vauxhall create the most Commercial vehicles in the UK 0

Vauxhall have established themselves as the number one commercial vehicle producer in the UK. This is now the 11th consecutive year that the company have achieved the same feat. The Luton and Ellesmere Port factories create the vehicles, making 58,000 plus last year alone. The Luton plant produced 53,465 vans last year. 58,838 Astravans were(…)

Vauxhall Adam production has started 1

Vauxhall have started the production of their new Adam car in Germany this week. The vehicle is being built in East Germany at the companies Eisenach factory. The new city car will be built alongside the Vauxhall Corsa. Approximately £157 million has been invested by General Motors in the factory. That has already started to(…)

Vauxhall join with Peugeot-Citroen 0

The European car market is currently in serious crisis with Vauxhall and Peugeot Citroen taking a huge hit. Both European mass car makers could join forces in order to help each other ride the storm. Vauxhall, a General Motors owned company were reported in France to be joining with the French automakers. The deal would(…)

The Vauxhall Insignia 2.0 litre CDTi BiTurbo 0

The Vauxhall Insignia 2.0 litre CDTi BiTurbo 4×4 is a four wheel drive vehicle. At £31,000 as standard, the vehicle is quite pricey. For that type of money you could buy an Audi A5. Being a 4×4, the fuel costs as well as the tax costs will naturally go up compared to the standard BiTurbo.(…)

The Vauxhall Insignia 2.0 litre CDTi BiTurbo 0

The Vauxhall Insignia 2.0 litre CDTi BiTurbo 4×4 is a four wheel drive vehicle. At £31,000 as standard, the vehicle is quite pricey. For that type of money you could buy an Audi A5. Being a 4×4, the fuel costs as well as the tax costs will naturally go up compared to the standard BiTurbo.(…)

Vauxhall Ampera handed major awards in 2012 0

The Vauxhall Ampera has managed to clean up at many car award ceremonies this year. The next generation hybrid vehicle managed to scoop up an award at the Scottish Car of the Year by winning the best electric car. Up next came the British Insurance Security Award winning the best Green car. At the 2012(…)

Vauxhall Mokka TechLine 1.4 turbo 4×4 0

The Vauxhall Mokka TechLine 1.4 litre is finally here. It offers a decent performance, is quite economical and is priced fairly decently. Practicality has also been praised. The price for all of that – £18,200. The fuel consumption reads at 43.5 MPG with C02 emissions hitting 149g/km. Its top speed hits 121 MPH, racing from(…)

The ELR production confirmed from Cadillac 0

Cadillac has confirmed that they are set to produce the ELR from next year. This will represent the first plug-in hybrid from the luxury car company. According to Cadillac, this will be the first of many. The General Motors owned firm announced that production will start from the second half of the year. They will(…)

Strong sales towards the end of the year 0

General Motors reported strong sales for the month of November. Along with the likes of Ford, Chrysler, Nissan, Hyundai and Volkswagen, General Motors have been looking to the future away from the distractions of the Presidential election and Hurricane Sandy. Dealer sales are said to be as high as those in February 2008. Altogether 1.1(…)