Tag: Opel

DS 4 And Vauxhall Astra Siblings Debut In The UK With Weirdly Similar Pricing

Both DS and Vauxhall announced UK pricing and availability for their C-Segment hatchbacks which may share their Stellantis’ underpinnings but differ in terms of market placement. The more premium DS 4 starts from £25,350 ($34,383), while the Golf-rivaling Vauxhall Astra starts from £23,275 ($31,568), although equivalent variants have weirdly similar pricing. The £2,075 ($2,814) price difference between the […]

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Stellantis To Split Two Of Opel’s Biggest German Plants, Unions Fear Closure

Stellantis is considering splitting two of Opel’s German plants, in Russelsheim and Eisenach, as it faces accusations from unions of using chip shortage-related furloughs there to break an agreement it had previously struck with the brand’s workers. A Stellantis spokesperson told Reuters that the plants, one of which, the one in Russelsheim, is the carmaker’s […]

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The Opel Rocks E-xtreme Is As Crazy As It Gets For Electric Heavy Quadricycles

The Opel Rocks-e was unveiled about two weeks ago as a rebadged version of the Citroën Ami fully electric heavy quadricycle. Like its French sibling, it is full of quirks, looking like a real-life toy car. This made it the perfect base for a fun little project by industrial design student Lukas Wenzhöfer, who created the Opel […]

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Why Doesn’t Tesla Figure In This Fantasy Mash-Up Of The ‘Perfect’ EV?

Though we’ve all got our favorites, there’s no such thing as the perfect car. Lamborghini’s Huracan sounds better than a Ferrari F8 Tributo, and while a McLaren 720S is quicker than both, the naturally aspirated Lambo wipes the floor with them for throttle response. World EV Day – Yes, There’s One For That Too It’s […]

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Opel Confirms Fully Electric Astra Variant For 2023

Opel confirmed the upcoming Astra-e fully electric variant for 2023, during the model’s premiere in Rüsselsheim, as part of their strategy to become a fully electric brand in Europe by 2028. The all-new sixth generation of the Opel/Vauxhall Astra was first unveiled in July 2021, and initially, Opel announced it would be offered in petrol, diesel, and […]

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