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  • 2015 Opel / Vauxhall Astra uncovered

    2015 Vauxhall Astra

    Brit-built Astra uncovered. Pictures of the seventh generation Astra have been revealed by Vauxhall, 36 years after the first medium-sized hatchback made an appearance. And like all previous incarnations of the Astra, it will be built here in the UK at Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port factory on Merseyside.

  • 2019 Vauxhall Corsa GSi prices announced tasty cost options available

    2019 Vauxhall Corsa GSi prices announced tasty cost options available

    2019 Vauxhall Corsa GSi prices announced tasty cost options available. Arriving in showrooms shortly after this magazine lands on newsstands, the new Corsa GSi will be available to buy for £18,995 on the road. Standard specification includes Seventeen-inch alloy wheels, a model-specific roof spoiler, a sports front grille, a front air dam and side skirts.

  • 2020 Vauxhall confirms all electric Corsa

    2020 Electric Vauxhall Corsa

    Vauxhall confirms electric Corsa for 2020 and future Hybrids. Under new ownership by PSA Group and the leadership of recently appointed CEO Michael Lohscheller, Vauxhall (and Opel) have confirmed its next-gen Corsa model will have an electric model due in 2020. In addition, a hybrid version of the company’s Grandland X crossover and a further two “electrified” models by 2020 and that all passenger model lines will be electrified by 2024.

  • It’s e-fficial: Vauxhall Corsa Electric plugs in

    Electric Vauxhall Corsa

    Electric Vauxhall Corsa raises the curtain on new Anglo-French supermini. By Jake Groves

  • It’s Vauxhall, but not as you know it

    It’s Vauxhall, but not as you know it

    Vauxhall is completely overhauling its model range in the next few years, introducing eight new or updated models by 2020, boosting its alternative fuel offering and killing off cars that aren’t seen as key to the brand’s future success.

  • New 2019 Vauxhall Corsa GSi engine announced 1.4-litre turbo joins six-speed transmission

    2019 Opel/Vauxhall Corsa GSi Officially Announced

    After we revealed photos of the new Corsa GSi in our last issue, we can now confirm powertrain and performance stats ahead of the first examples arriving in dealer showrooms this autumn (2018).

  • New Luton built Vauxhall Vivaro revealed

    New Luton built Vauxhall Vivaro revealed

    Vauxhall’s new Vivaro has just been revealed, heralding a bright future for the manufacturer’s Luton plant. Ready to land in dealer showrooms this summer, the third-gen cargo carrier is based on a state-of-the-art platform and available in two lengths (4.95m and 5.30m). Body styles include panel van, double cab (suitable for six occupants) and a platform chassis.

  • New Vauxhall brand concept

    New Vauxhall brand concept

    After being part of Groupe PSA for little more than a year, Vauxhall recently revealed a teaser image of its GT X Experimental brand concept for the mid-2020s. The final design will attempt to reflect the company’s core values – British, Ingenious, Progressive and Approachable – and provide a template for the look of the manufacturer’s future production cars.

  • New Vauxhall media centre

    Vauxhall Multimedia Navi Pro

    Vauxhall is preparing for its next phase of connectivity and in-car entertainment by launching a new generation of infotainment systems. The new Multimedia and Multimedia Navi Pro head units will make their debut in Vauxhall’s flagship Insignia model range later this year.

  • PSA sells Griffin House and Vauxhall Heritage site for development

    PSA sells Griffin House and Vauxhall Heritage site for development

    Goodbye Griffin? PSA sells Griffin House and Vauxhall Heritage site for development…

  • Second-oldest Vauxhall takes on London to Brighton run 1903 5HP is joined by 1904 6HP

    1903 Vauxhall 5HP

    Proving Vauxhall’s current marketing slogan, British Brand since 1903, runs more than skindeep, two of the company’s oldest vehicles – one of which was built in the year Vauxhall was founded as a car manufacturer – recently took to the road for the annual Bonhams London to Brighton Veteran Car Run.

  • Vauxhall Concept hints at sharp new face

    Vauxhall Concept hints at sharp new face

    Vauxhall has given us a peek under the covers of the GT X Experimental concept car, providing a glimpse of a sharp new nose and arresting two-tone paintwork. It helps cement the mid-2020s move towards a new Vauxhall family face referred to as “Vauxhall Compass”, that gets its name from the prominent horizontal and vertical lines that intersect the front Griffin badge. This puts the logo at the heart of the design, flanked by new wing-shaped LED daytime running lights (DRL).

  • Vauxhall teases new family face

    2020 Vauxhall teases new family face

    Vauxhall has released a teaser picture ahead of a major shift in its styling and brand direction that’s planned for the mid-2020s. Dubbed 20:20S, the design philosophy will embrace Vauxhall’s core values – “British, Ingenious, Progressive and Approachable” and provides a template for the design of its upcoming models.

  • Vauxhall teases peek of new Corsa

    Vauxhall teases peek of new Corsa

    Compact griffin to be launched with optional electric engine

  • Vauxhall/Opel Zafira Fires Spark Criminal Investigation

    Vauxhall/Opel Zafira Fires Spark Criminal Investigation

    Vauxhall/Opel Zafira Fires Spark Criminal Investigation. A criminal investigation is now underway into fires affecting 161 Vauxhall Zafira B models built between 2005 and 2014, brought by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA). In 2017, a Transport Committee report concluded that Vauxhall had been too slow to begin a full investigation into the fires and had shown “a reckless disregard for safety”. Vauxhall was first made aware of a Zafira catching fire in 2009, but an investigation didn’t begin until August 2015, with a second recall taking place in 2016.