Vauxhall News

A look inside Vauxhall’s police car factory 0

A special assembly line has been created at the Vauxhall factory in Luton, which deals exclusively with converting brand new vehicles into police cars. The plant in the heart of Bedfordshire is now Europe’s largest emergency services vehicle factory and 2,500 models are set to roll off its production line each year. The new assembly(…)

Vauxhall Corsa fires: recall latest 0

Once again, Vauxhall is fielding questions from concerned car owners as to why another of its models has started catching fire. Several Corsa D owners have now reported that their cars have burst into flames without warning, forcing the car maker to initiate a recall for the 2,767 vehicles involved. This is particularly unwelcome news(…)

Vauxhall to be offered same Brexit deal as Nissan by UK Government 0

The UK Government is currently taking every available step to secure its car building industry in the wake of Brexit reports Autocar. As Britain gets closer to triggering Article 50, and the severance procedure officially begins, the Government has already moved swiftly after Nissan – the country’s largest producer of vehicles in the UK –(…)

New Vauxhall Meriva will opt for SUV style 0

The current generation Meriva has been on our roads since 2010, and the latest edition, due to hit the market next year, is set to drop the minivan styling. The new version, will feature greater ground clearance and an off-roader like design, but the vehicle, which may even take a different name, won’t be a(…)

New Insignia officially previewed 0

Vauxhall have been kind enough to give us an early sneak peak at the upcoming Insignia. The current edition was on the large side for its class, and Opel (Vauxhall’s European counterparts) have elected to provide the new Insignia with an interior that can best be described as enormous. Evolved from the new GM style(…)

Vauxhall celebrate export history at NEC classic show 0

The Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, Europe’s biggest club event of its kind in Europe starts on November 11th, at the NEC in Birmingham. The three day event, one of the top five global car shows, will feature the biggest display of vehicles from Vauxhall Motors Heritage Centre, as it prepares to celebrate two milestone(…)

Vauxhall/Opel European sales flourish in 2016 0

Vauxhall and its European sister brand Opel saw sales jump over the first nine months of 2016. Between the two offshoots of General Motors, around 895,000 new vehicles were shifted across Europe – an increase of 5.2 percent or 44,000 vehicles on the same time last year. This is the company’s best figures since 2011,(…)

New Opel/Vauxhall Corsa aims to end Fiesta dominance 0

A new set of spy photos are currently doing the rounds in the motoring press, as Vauxhall/Opel begins the testing of the car they hope will end the dominance enjoyed for so long by the Ford Fiesta. Spotted being put through its paces on public roads, the new Corsa is expected to hit showrooms by(…)

After reports to the contrary – Ampera-e could make it to UK 0

VW and Tesla may have taken all the fanfare and plaudits with their respective new electric car concepts, but the truth is – General Motors will be the first company to produce an affordable, long range electric car. At the recent Paris Motor Show – held last week – the Opel Ampera-e (the Chevy Bolt(…)

Vauxhall to increase prices by 2.5% following Brexit 0

The 1st of October saw Vauxhall increase prices across its range, matching an increase made following the results of the Brexit vote back in June. Vauxhall’s parent company General Motors has already suffered due to the pound dropping against the Euro; the UK is the company’s most valuable national market. Opel’s Chief Marketing Officer, Tina(…)