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Opel to swap Ampera-e (aka Bolt EV) for all-electric Corsa model in 2020

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - It's been six months since General Motors completed the sale of its Opel division in Europe to PSA Group, the French parent of the Citroën, DS, and Peugeot brands. With the sale came licenses to run out the model life of GM-designed vehicles sold as Opels (and Vauxhalls in the U.

GM Was Reportedly Losing $12,000 On Every Opel Ampera-E

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - In the short time that the Opel Ampera-e was sold in Europe under GM ownership, the carmaker was reportedly losing 10,000 euros ($11,900) on every vehicle it sold. On the back of reports that PSA wants a refund of almost $1 billion from GM following its purchase of the Opel brand, Reuters has uncovered the costs which GM was sustaining when selling the European variant of the Chevrolet Bolt.

GM Reportedly Suffered $12,000 Loss Per Ampera-e (Bolt) Sold By Opel

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Due diligence performed by PSA wasn’t diligent enough The recent stop sale and massive price hikes of the Opel Ampera-e are all starting to make a bit more sense now. In a Reuters report detailing how PSA wants GM to refund them as much as 800 million Euros ($952,696,000 at today’s.

Holden Wants Left-Hand-Drive Chevy Bolt For New Zealand

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - It turns out that not only Opel in Europe has had troubles in getting the Chevrolet Bolt EV (Ampera-e) to its market, now Holden New Zealand is dying to be able sell one too. Early in the EV’s planning, General Motors decided to develop only the left-hand-drive Bolt EV out of its Orion, Michigan assembly facility, leaving the markets where the wheel is on the wrong side without the ability to acquire the car. So that includes the UK ( is now part of Opel), Japan, Australia and New Zealand (where GM’s Holden operates).

Lamborghini Donates Huracan to Pope Francis for Charity

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Pope Francis has ridden (or not ridden) in a wide variety of "Popemobiles" ranging from a Mercedes M-Class to an Opel Ampera-e (Europe's version of the Chevy Bolt) to a Fiat 500L. Now His Holiness has added another Italian car to his fleet—a custom-built Lamborghini Huracan.

Is GM Trying To Kill The Opel Ampera-E Electric Car in Europe? The Signs Aren’t Good

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Next month, the Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car officially turns one year old. And in its first year of sales, the Bolt EV has gone from a slow-seller to becoming the second-most popular plug-in car in North America, second only to the Tesla Model S.

Ampera-e Gets Massive Price Hike In Europe, Opel Points Finger At GM

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The saga of Opel Ampera-e’s (AKA Euro Chevrolet Bolt EV) unavailability in Europe is approaching its climax, now with a steep price hike by GM, forwarded by Opel to future customers. The troubles with Opel Ampera-e deliveries began after GM sold Opel to PSA Group.

Chevy Bolt EV (Ampera E) gets a $5,500 price increase in Europe because of GM, says Opel

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The situation with the Chevy Bolt EV in Europe, where it is sold as the Opel Ampera E, is becoming increasingly complicated ever since GM sold its European operations to the PSA Group. They have limited supply while demand is through the roof. It now looks like they are capitalizing on that since they have announced a price hike for the all-electric vehicle.

Opel To Dealers: Stop Selling The Ampera-E, We Have Too Many Orders

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The Opel Ampera-e (aka the Chevrolet Bolt EV in North America) is one of the best electric vehicle values to be found on the European market today... but the availability of the inexpensive, long range EV (383 km/238 miles real world/EPA range) in the region has been nothing short of depressing.

Opel Ampera-E Nets Disappointing 4 -Star Score In Euro NCAP Safety Crash Tests (w/ video)

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Six other models join the five-star club. The all-new Opel Ampera-e could be considered one of the biggest disappointments from Euro NCAP’s latest batch of tested vehicles.