http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com - You’ve probably received a speeding ticket in the mail before. Weeks after the incident, once you’ve forgotten all about it, you open a letter to read that you’ve been busted by a cleverly placed speed camera and have to pay a fine.
http://www.thedrive.com - An automated speed camera in the Belgian town of Quiévrain appeared a bit optimistic when it recorded an Opel Astra driving through town at a blistering 432 miles per hour, reports The Telegraph. The motorist was mailed a letter, which generously reduced the violation to only 406 mph, resulting in a $7,800 fine, reports Fox News.
https://www.autocar.co.uk - The next Vauxhall Vivaro van will be built at the car maker’s Luton plant, essentially confirming the future of the factory for another generation. Since the PSA Group, which also owns Citroen, DS and Peugeot, bought Vauxhall and Opel from General Motors last year, there has been a huge question mark over the future of Vauxhall’s Luton and Ellesmere Port plants in the UK, which build the Vivaro and Astra respectively.
http://www.thedrive.com - In 2017, the Opel Astra was crowned WesBank South African Car of the Year, scoring high marks for its durable structure and smooth driving. WesBank South African Car of the Year 2018 will be announced next month, and car enthusiasts have already voted on their favorite.
http://europe.autonews.com - About 250 more jobs will be lost at PSA's Ellesmere Port plant in England on top of around 400 cuts announced last year, reducing the plant's output to one shift. The factory builds Astra cars for Opel and Vauxhall.
http://europe.autonews.com - Citroen has given its C4 Cactus a more conventional hatchback styling, taking the car once billed as "quirky" away from its crossover roots and aiming it at the likes of the Volkswagen Golf, Renault Megane and Opel Astra.
http://europe.autonews.com - PSA is cutting a quarter of the workforce at Vauxhall's Ellesmere Port factory in England. The plant builds Opel and Vauxhall Astra cars for European markets.
http://europe.autonews.com - PSA is cutting a quarter of the workforce at Vauxhall's Ellesmere Port factory in England, sources said. The plant builds Opel and Vauxhall Astra cars for European markets.
https://www.goauto.com.au - Opel switch to PSA powertrains not expected to affect Holden’s short-term future.
http://www.carscoops.com - Following the arrival of the Insignia GSi, a faster version of the Opel Astra is also on its way, keen to take its place right on the edge of hot hatch territory.