Women find men who drive Vauxhall Astras irresistible says survey 0

This isn’t the most highbrow article we’ve released this year, but they conducted a survey on it, and it may help boost sales in the British car industry over the coming months, so here we go… Vauxhall’s family hatchback – the Astra – makes you more desirable to the opposite sex, a new survey has(…)

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(…)

Tips on how to quickly demist your car windows 0

At this time of year, when the temperatures start to drop, the problem of misted up windows starts to become a real pain. There are a few things you can do to speed up the process. Here are some tips to help you avoid sitting on your driveway for ten minutes before you can go(…)

Vauxhall Motors: A historic timeline 0

Vauxhall is one of the cornerstones of British motoring with a rich history stretching back over 100 years. In that time, it’s been responsible for some of the UK’s best loved vehicles, the Victor, Cavalier, and Corsa to name but a few. The car maker also produced the Bedford van, one of the most popular(…)

A look back at the Vauxhall Cavalier Mk1 1975-1981 0

Depending on who you ask, the Cavalier is often credited as the car that saved Vauxhall’s bacon. Derived from the Opel Ascona two and four door saloon, it became the perfect car to rival the dominant Ford Cortina, which was conquering all that lay before it on the UK’s roads in the mid seventies. Similar(…)

The three best Vauxhalls 0

Vauxhall has long been synonymous with performance, economy, and practicality. With only a few notable exceptions (which we won’t be mentioning here), each new offering seems to so perfectly understand the environment it was designed for, taking to the roads effortlessly with a design so carefully thought out it seems as if all eventualities have(…)

Vauxhall/Opel to launch SUV offensive 0

As things stand, the refreshed Mokka X is currently the sole SUV in the Vauxhall/Opel stable, and in that respect, they have slipped behind the competition. Things are about to change however… AutoExpress has revealed that five new additions to their SUV range are planned by the car-maker. The first to hit the market will(…)

Vivas could become classic cars under new government proposals 0

Under new proposals put forward by the Ministry of Transport, Vauxhall Vivas may see themselves reclassified as classic cars. According to British and EU laws, any vehicle manufactured before 1960 is exempt from the standard MOT tests as they are recognised as classic cars. Other cars under consideration for the possible reclassification are Austin Allegros(…)

Paris Motor Show to debut Mokka X and Zafira Tourer 0

Next week’s Paris Motor Show will see the debuts of the upcoming Vauxhall Mokka X and Zafira Tourer models, ahead of their dealer launch in October. Both the interior and exterior has been redesigned on the Mokka X, the model also features a new powertrain and Onstar and Apple CarPlay. The Mokka X has proved(…)