Opel Ampera electric car on the verge of extinction

February 10, 2015 at 1:01 am

Opel ceases to produce electric Ampera. Auto sales are so low that Opel has decided not to develop a potential range. However, the unpopular successor Ampera will be released soon to the market.
Neumann says that electric mobility – one of the priorities, so Opel will continue to work in this direction to make electric cars more affordable. Ampera not simply disappear from the market: “After the death of the current generation Ampera, we put in this segment of the next product – he said.” We will defend our position in innovation leadership, “said Neumann.

Opel Ampera picture

Opel Ampera pics

Next electric car from Opel and Vauxhal should be much smaller and cheaper, the estimated date of entering the market – in 2016. According to Neumann, electric car become part of a large model offensive by Opel. Brand plans introduce 27 new models by 2018.

Opel Ampera image

Opel Ampera pics

The failure of the Opel Ampera
According to information provided by the «Automotive News Europe», Ampera will disappear from the program in 2015. The same expects almost identical model – Chevrolet Volt, which is no longer manufactured (as Opel). Since Chevrolet also goes to the European market – you can forget about both models. But more recently, in 2012, the pair of electric cars has received the title of “Car of the Year” in Europe.

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