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2018 Vauxhall Corsa hatch spotted with revised interior

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The next-generation Vauxhall Corsa will offer more interior space when it arrives in 2018, as well as gaining technology from the new Astra. Autocar’s spy photographers have again spotted a five-door Opel Corsa hatchback running on the Continent, showing how the rebadged British model will look.

2025 Buick Luna Is An Exercise For A Golf-Rivalling Hatch

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Buick current six model family covers many of the market’s most popular segments, but fails to tap into the world of hatchbacks - outside of China that is, as in the People's Republic it offers a re-badged version of Opel's Astra.

Vauxhall Astra Coupe 888: Catch It While You Can

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - In the automotive industry, surprises are few and far between. So continuous (and often intentional) is the flow of leaks that spew forth that official announcements are more usually a confirmation these days, rather than a revelation. But it's safe to say we all got probably the surprise of the year when news broke a few weeks back that GM was considering selling Opel and Vauxhall to Peugeot.

Brexit and Bochum haunt Vauxhall in the new battle for Ellesmere Port

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Vince Cable pushed at the revolving door of General Motors’ New York offices and stepped into the bustle of a February afternoon in Manhattan. As he scanned the street for his awaiting taxi, the then business secretary breathed a huge sigh of relief. It was 2012, and Cable had just persuaded Dan Akerson, then chief executive of car giant General Motors, to hand production of the seventh-generation Astra to Britain. Cable’s 11th-hour intervention, along with generous concessions on pay and conditions from the unions, helped save Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port factory in Cheshire from closure. It al