GM recalls four million vehicles 0

Unclear if recall affects UK cars, but GM has confirmed fault does not affect Vauxhall cars. Four million vehicles worldwide are being recalled by General Motors, in an attempt to cure a software defect that has been linked with a fatality. GM said that the recall was to fix an airbag software fault on certain(…)

Vauxhall to slow production as Brexit worries build 0

Production is to be slowed on some of Vauxhall’s main UK models, as fears of Brexit’s impact on the UK start to impact on the car market. The company is planning to reduce working hours at its German plants in Esienach and Ruesselsheim. These plants are responsible for the Corsa and Insignia models. The company(…)

Vauxhall promises free fuel in plate-change offer 0

Vauxhall is offering the ultimate reward for new customers joining its retail network: £500 worth of free fuel. The car manufacturer is hoping that the offer of a significant top up to the tanks of future customers will see them flock to the dealers in the year’s last quarter. The offer is applicable for selected(…)

Autumn driving advice for Vauxhall drivers 0

We don’t like to admit it, but summer is on the way out. The arrival of autumn brings a fair amount of changes for the driver. From sharp and dazzling sun glare, to the first significant drops in temperatures. Before heading out onto the roads, it’s important to be prepared for what the seasonal change(…)

6 tips for buying a used Cavalier 0

Back in the 1980’s, the Vauxhall Cavalier was one of the most popular cars sold in the UK. To all intents and purposes it was a restyled Opel Ascona, but the British version swiftly gained a life of its own. The first area it scored early success was the company fleet market. Vauxhall offered a(…)

Wolverhampton man hoping to break speed record with 1972 Vauxhall Victor 0

When you hear the title ‘World’s Fastest Street Car’ – a 1972 Vauxhall Victor probably isn’t the first vehicle that springs to mind. But Andy Frost of Wolverhampton is planning to reclaim his former title using the classic car he acquired in 1982 for £60. The 55 year old mechanic always saw the Victor’s potential(…)

10 essential Vauxhall tips for new, young or inexperienced drivers 0

A Vauxhall makes an ideal first car for a young, inexperienced or learner driver. Easy driveability and excellent road safety features make for a comfortable introduction to the road. Despite this, the statistics show that one in five drivers will be involved in a crash during their first year of driving. When driving a Vauxhall,(…)