Opel will not produce sedan larger than Insignia

December 31, 2014 at 3:50 pm

In an interview with the president of the European Car Magazine division of General Motors, Karl-Thomas Neumann said that in the coming years, Opel will not produce particularly large sedan. According to a top manager, Europe now does not need big cars, and the future of the brand for models like Adam.
Neumann made it clear that the Insignia sedan remains the most important brands of Opel, and in the coming years, the Germans are not going to produce a larger car with the same body. “Segment cars, bigger our flagship sedan is very narrow and intense. Given the fact that our customers are quite conservative in their preferences, we are quite hard to get into this niche. In addition, we believe that now is the notion of “premium car” changed due to the new possibilities of individualization Adam can be considered a modern premium cars “, – he said.

Insignia 2014 pics

Insignia 2014 picture


Euro NCAP Advanced award for Opel

December 29, 2014 at 3:42 pm

Opel received a honorary award Euro NCAP Advanced, which honors automakers that make advanced security technology available, and the effectiveness and benefits of proven scientifically. In Russelsheim engineers have developed a system to monitor the blind zones Side Blind Spot Alert, which warns the driver of unseen dangers for him on the road. Rebuilding, overtaking or turning the other members of the movement may be in the “blind” zones. This problem is as old as the world, but is still often the cause of the accident. Because of it there is about 10% of all serious accidents and 5% of deaths on the roads of the EU.
SBSA system already provides security in ADAM, Corsa, Astra, Cascada and Zafira Tourer. With four ultrasonic sensors it continuously scans the situation on the sides of the car. In the Insignia uses radar.

 Euro NCAP Advanced award for Opel pics

Euro NCAP Advanced award for Opel image

Opel Corsa won AUTOBEST 2015

December 28, 2014 at 12:13 am

Russelsheim. The new Corsa is a real winner. Just three months after entering the market the company received more than 55,000 orders for the compact model of the fifth generation. And now a bestseller in the spotlight throughout Europe: Opel Corsa won AUTOBEST 2015. In the final contest, held in Belgrade (Serbia) and collect a large number of participants, the rookie won with a score of 994 points, ahead of nearest rivals – Hyundai i20 (906 points ), Skoda Fabia (871 points) and Citroën C4 Cactus (830 points). In addition, Opel Corsa was the only model in the award-winning AUTOBEST two generations.
“We are convinced that the Corsa is the best among the new compact car, which confirmed the jury AUTOBEST, and we are very proud of this achievement. Corsa of new generation is a fusion of art German engineering and emotional design offered at a reasonable price.

Opel Corsa 2015 pics

Opel Corsa 2015 image

Benefits of the new Opel Antara

December 26, 2014 at 12:36 am

Opel Antara is equipped with four-wheel drive with electronic control. In normal driving conditions, the engine torque is transmitted to the front wheels. However, when driving off-road or slippery road four-wheel drive is automatically activated and the torque is distributed between front and rear axles in a 50:50 ratio, providing optimal power distribution. Also on Antara as standard equipment is installed the system that facilitates control of the car on the way down. Included, DCS maintains a constant speed when driving downhill, predetermined by the driver via the accelerator pedal.

Opel Antara 2014 pics

Opel Antara 2014 picture

Start of production OPEL MOKKA in Zaragoza

December 24, 2014 at 12:12 am

Spanish King Philip VI – the guest of honor at the official launch ceremony. Investments in Spanish factory can provide employment to around 5,700 of people. The popular subcompact crossover has received more than 275,000 orders.
Popular subcompact crossover Opel Mokka is now available in Europe held a ceremonial launch of production of this model on the Opel plant in Zaragoza, Spain. Guest of honor at the ceremony was the King of Spain, Philip VI.

Opel Mokka pics

Opel Mokka picture

The new Corsa fifth generation

December 21, 2014 at 2:50 pm

Opel has presented the new Corsa fifth generation. Opel offers a car with a new level of driving performance for the segment B class, which represents the latest technology in the field of improvement of the engine, chassis and powertrain. High-tech and economical 1.0-liter three-cylinder turbocharged engine, transmission with smooth shifting, new suspension and steering optimized yielded the highest in the class level of comfort and precision control. Fifth-generation Corsa will be a completely new spacious interior, which is characterized by high quality materials, spacious interior, one of the best on the market infotainment system IntelliLink and ultra-modern driver assistance systems. Opel designers also gave the new Corsa dynamic shape corresponding to the design philosophy of the brand, through the use of flowing lines and fine-tuned details.

Opel Corsa 2015 pics

Opel Corsa 2015 image

Opel Cascada – the champion of ADAC crash tests

December 19, 2014 at 9:59 pm

German club ADAC, the largest public organization of motorists in Europe, is building its own ratings and regularly conducts crash tests. In a recent series of tests was attended gigs Opel Cascada, Peugeot 308 CC, Renault Megane CC and the Volkswagen Golf Cabrio.
ADAC – Universal German Automobile Club – the largest public organization of motorists in Germany, the largest in Europe. Automobile deals with problems of the automotive industry, automotive and motorsports. Much attention club gives comparative analysis and verification of the claimed quality of the car manufacturer, their bench tests, including crash tests for durability and reliability of the body and safety features of vehicles.

Opel Cascada image

Opel Cascada pics