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UK says goodbye to HSV with Vauxhall VXR8 GTS-R

Jun 04, 2017

While Holden’s HSV performance arm has already introduced (and sold most of) its last hurrah models, including the GTSR W1, the European GM arm Vauxhall has now announced its final edition. Even though the HSV...

Opel sale to PSA hits delays, production plans to be sorted

May 31, 2017

The sale of Opel and Vauxhall to PSA has hit a snag, with the employees at Opel’s Development centre in Russelheim, Germany, wanting some 7700 jobs guaranteed. The works council and IG Metall, which is...

Lotus Carlton named most iconic performance Vauxhall ever

May 31, 2017

Results of a recent survey carried out by the Vauxhall Performance Show in the UK have handed the legendary Lotus Carlton the award of being the most iconic performance Vauxhall ever made. The follow-on of...

Vauxhall Grandland X revealed as GM’s new mid-size SUV

Apr 19, 2017

GM’s European brands Opel and Vauxhall are planning to unveil the new Grandland X at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show in September, and to build some excitement a handful of images have been released showing...

2018 Holden Commodore Tourer revealed, new crossover wagon

Apr 05, 2017

The spiritual successor to the 2003-2006 Holden Adventra has been revealed in the form of the 2018 Holden Commodore Tourer, based on the just-revealed Opel Insignia Country Tourer. Compared with other versions of the 2018...

PSA acquires Opel / Vauxhall from GM in €2.2 billion deal

Mar 07, 2017

It’s been confirmed, PSA Peugeot-Citroen is buying Opel/Vauxhall from GM in a deal worth €1.3 billion, excluding the purchase of GM Financial’s European operation for €0.9 billion. There have been plenty of reports floating about...

2017 Opel Crossland X revealed as new compact crossover

Jan 18, 2017

Opel and Vauxhall have revealed the new Crossland X crossover, which could eventually find its way into our local range badged as a Holden. The Euro GM brands confirmed the model in November last year,...

2018 Holden NG Commodore reveal in December

Nov 08, 2016

Even though the launch of the next-generation 2018 NG Commodore is some 16 months off, we will get to see it next month in the form of its donor car: the Opel/Vauxhall Grand Insignia, to...

2018 Insignia (Commodore?) to feature torque-vectoring

Oct 08, 2016

Despite expectedly switching to the front/all-wheel drive platform of the Opel Insignia, the next Holden Commodore may not lose it’s tail-out capability after all. At least not in sporty variants. GKN’s ‘Twinster’ rear differential is...

Opel GT still on the cards, although priorities are tight

Jun 28, 2016

The show-stopping Opel GT rear-wheel drive coupe concept from this year’s Geneva Motor Show stands a chance for production, if a report out of Autocar is to be believed. The show car, which showcased design...

UK-spec HSV Maloo LSA making Goodwood debut this year

Jun 22, 2016

GM has confirmed the 2016 Vauxhall VXR Maloo LSA (HSV) will make its Goodwood Festival of Speed debut later this year. In what is a very limited edition production run for the UK market, GM’s...

Vauxhall launches VXR8 GTS, UK version of HSV GTS

Jul 16, 2015

Vauxhall in the UK has just announced the GTS version of its VXR8, effectively introducing the Aussie HSV GTS super sedan in Europe. Up until now the British GM arm only stocked the VXR8, which...

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