Opel Question: To Sell or not to Sell

March 16, 2013 at 12:00 pm

General Motors has denied rumors of a possible sale of its loss-making European division of Opel to the Italian Fiat, and also confirmed the intention to develop a partnership with the French Peugeot. It appears that the successful presentation of Opel at the Geneva Motor Show of the new models of the company has ensured the company that maybe year 2013 will be not that bad for this traditional German automaker.

2013 Opel Adam

2013 Opel Adam Pic


Opel Closing Bochum Plant

February 28, 2013 at 12:02 pm

Leaders of the American auto giant General Motors (GM) is forcing another restructuring of its subsidiary holdings in Europe Adam Opel AG. Working team received an ultimatum: to accept up to 28 February the administration’s plans. Otherwise, the conveyor at the plant in Bochum that has a capacity of up to 240 thousand cars per year will be stopped in 2014.

2013 Opel Cascada

2013 Opel Cascada Photo

Opel’s New President

February 2, 2013 at 9:48 am

The new permanent head of the German branch of the company and also the European General Motors division, as expected, became a former top manager of Volkswagen. The European division of concern of General Motors – Opel has announced the appointment to the post of president of the former top manager of Volkswagen – Karl-Thomas Neumann. He will replace the interim manager of Opel Thomas Sedran.

Karl-Thomas Neumann President of Opel

Photo of Karl-Thomas Neumann President of Opel

Opel Adam Available Next Week

January 13, 2013 at 11:18 am

Opel at the factory in the German city of Eisenach has launched an assembly line for the production of the new three-door car model Adam. North American concern of General Motors has invested in the modernization of the plant, where today a model of Corsa is produced, a total of ? 190 million. It has been very difficult to manage all about the assembly of the new premium hatchback of the Opel company, as the German company has developed a model for an extensive program of personalization: the choice of the potential buyers are 61,000 exterior design options and 82,000 interior design possibilities.

2013 Opel Adam

2013 Opel Adam Photo

Restyled Corsa Model of Opel

January 11, 2013 at 8:36 am

Opel intends to put its hand on a new and quite thrilling project – to restyle their standard version of the model Corsa. Up till now no one could actually expect this, but recently everything was revealed as the new interesting Corsa was spotted by the auto-photo-spies on the public roads. The main changes will be the front of the car, the car will get the grille and headlights style of the car model of ADAM. According to the official sources, novelty will be present at the motor show in Geneva in March.

2013 Opel Corsa

2013 Opel Corsa Model Photo

Opel Racing Cup

January 7, 2013 at 9:08 am

Opel plans to return to big motor racing. To do this, the company’s engineers have prepared not only the modification of the track hatchback Astra OPC, but also built a racing compact model of CD Adam. The first official start of the racing is scheduled for the middle of the season 2013.

Opel Adam Motorsport

Opel Adam Motorsport Photo

Disputes about Opel Adam

January 5, 2013 at 9:49 am

As small cars are now becoming really a hit of the season, some car critics are projecting a pretty bad situation for Opel in the upcoming years. Though Opel / Vauxhall are confident that they can produce a new minicar in Germany and still make a profit.

2013 Opel Adam

2013 Opel Adam Compact Model Photo