Vauxhall News

‘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(…)

Vauxhall GT still in the pipeline 0

A rear-wheel-drive GT concept is still very much in the pipeline, almost a year after the car was first unveiled by Vauxhall-Opel at the Geneva Motor Show. The dual-company believes it still has around two years to make a final decision about production before the proposed design loses its appeal. The companies’ chairman Karl-Thomas Neumann(…)

Classic car fans angry as Vauxhall restarts scrappage scheme 0

Classic car fans have taken angrily to social media after a picture emerged of an Austin Maestro abandoned in a skip outside a Suffolk dealership. The stunt was part of an advertising promotion for Vauxhall’s latest scrappage scheme, similar to the one introduced by the government in 2009. The original scheme gave owners of older(…)

Vauxhall Astra set to return to British touring car championship 0

There have been more competitors then there has been for some time competing in the British Touring Car Championship at the moment. One notable absentee from the grid however has been Vauxhall, but that’s about to change. From next season, Power Maxed Racing will field a racing edition of the latest Astra in the Dunlop(…)