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Vauxhall reaches 120 – fascinating pictures show car maker over the years 0

The history of one of the UK’s oldest car makers has been documented by a series of fascinating photos featuring in a new book about the company. The photographs form part of a new book about the company by Ian Coomber, who has worked at the firm for 38 years. In the book: Vauxhall: Britain’s(…)

A brief history of Vauxhall 0

If you think of the historical mainstays of the British motoring industry, Vauxhall has to be up there with the best of them. Now under the PSA Group’s umbrella after a lengthy stint with General Motors, Vauxhall has a rich and interesting history stretching back over a hundred years. Here are the key moments in(…)

A look back at the Vauxhall Senator Mk1 (1983 – 1987) 0

To all intents and purposes, the Vauxhall Senator was just a facelifted edition of the Royale, the car that introduced the General Motors ‘shovel’ nose plus lots of upgraded tech to the 1982 top-of-the-range edition, a year prior to the release of the Senator. GM used the ‘A2’ facelift as an opportunity to focus and(…)

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(…)

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(…)