Vauxhall News

Vauxhall celebrate 4 millionth Astra at Ellesmere Port 0

Vauxhall are celebrating after the 4 millionth Astra rolled off the production line at the firm’s plant in Ellesmere Port. To honour the landmark, staff at the factory choreographed an enormous mosaic in the plant’s car park formed entirely of red and white Astras, spelling out the impressive statistic. The image took over 12 hours(…)

Vauxhall add two new trim levels to Vivaro van range 0

Vauxhall has revealed two new trim levels for the Vivaro. The new models have been titled the Tourer Elite and Combi Plus and the carmaker says they’ll offer increased comfort and flexibility of use. Both will be positioned towards the higher end of the Vivaro range. The Tourer Elite has been marketed towards the shuttle(…)

Vauxhall recall 10,000 vehicles due to sunroof problem 0

Vauxhall has started a recall involving 10,000 of its Adam model after a fault was found with the sunroof that could potentially cause it to detach from the vehicle. The fault is the result of a defect in the printing process on the glass panel, which could cause the sunroof to separate from the main(…)

‘Isn’t life brilliant?’ says Vauxhall in Insignia advertising rebrand 0

Vauxhall have come up with a advertising rebrand for the Insignia ahead of its launch, aiming to create a whole previously level of buzz. The campaign aims to embrace everything that’s positive about life. Simon Oldfield, marketing director for Vauxhall Motors said: “Our brand positioning, ‘Isn’t Life Brilliant’ is more than a feeling, it’s an(…)

10 strange reasons for failing your driving test 0

A Vauxhall makes an ideal car for those first taking to the roads. Its easy drivability eases learner drivers at a gentle pace towards their tests. The driving test itself is a rite of passage for most people, and it celebrated its 80th anniversary last year. Here’s a few of the more absurd reasons why(…)

Vauxhall reveal new Grandland X SUV 0

Vauxhall have unveiled details of their new SUV, the Grandland X. Using the same platform as the Peugeot 3008, it will cost somewhere in the region of £22,000 when it starts to appear in showrooms in 2018. The Grandland X is the first new Vauxhall model since the PSA Group’s buyout of the General Motor’s(…)

Vauxhall to honour bright yellow Corsa driver 0

You may have read in one of our earlier blogs about the Cotswold village resident who had been accused of blighting his picturesque village with his offensively bright yellow Corsa. A convoy of 100 similarly bright vehicles were recently driven through Arlington Row, in the pretty hamlet of Bibury, in a show of solidarity for(…)

‘Business as usual’ says Vauxhall chief 0

The recent Geneva Motor Show was meant to be a showcase for Vauxhall, a chance to bask in the excitement surrounding the brand’s latest releases, notably the Insignia Grand Sport, Sports Tourer and Crossland X SUV. Instead, all the talk was about the PSA takeover of Opel-Vauxhall, and what the future holds for the company’s(…)

PSA seals £1.9bn takeover of Vauxhall 0

The French car giant, the PSA Group, have been confirmed as the new owner of the European wing of General Motors. The deal is expected to be in the region of £1.9bn and includes both the Vauxhall and Opel marques. The announcement brings to an end weeks of speculation about the possible agreement and its(…)

Vauxhall at the Geneva Motor Show 0

The Geneva Motor Show opens its doors to the public today and Vauxhall are using the prestige event to show off three of its forthcoming models: The Insignia Grand Sport, Insignia Sports Tourer, and Crossland X. In the UK alone last year, Insignia sales were well in excess of 25,000; the new edition is set(…)