http://www.autoexpress.co.uk - Vauxhall (and Opel) could be on track to launch a new sports car in the near future, according to boss Karl-Thomas Neumann. Speaking at the 2016 Paris Motor Show, Neumann said that the GT concept was an appealing idea as a production car: “We really want to build this. It’s a question of approach: we are studying different roads we could walk along. We have to spend our money wisely on the things that we need to drive the business. We would love to do it and it would help the brand a lot.”
http://www.goauto.com.au - Opel Group CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann has singled out the Astra small car and Insignia mid-sizer as key models for GM Holden’s future as the Australian brand prepares to end local production of the Cruze and Commodore in 2017 and moves to a full-import operation.
http://www.motortrend.com - Building the Opel GT is a long shot, but don’t rule it out. “This car is a dream,” said Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann after the concept was shown here at the Geneva auto show.
http://gmauthority.com - Opel will have a handful of new vehicles to talk about during the 2016 Paris Motor Show. Those include the 2017 Opel Ampera-e, Opel Cascada Supreme and Opel Karl Rocks. Maybe even the 2017 Opel Insignia, which was supposedly gearing up for Paris, but we’ve seen no other sign of life otherwise.
http://www.autoevolution.com - Last year, the Opel and Vauxhall brands decided to revive their A-segment offerings. However, the Karl and Viva look a little old already.
http://www.galwayindependent.com - Everything has become so complicated now. We used to use buttons, now we swipe, pinch and tap. We used to drink coffee, now it’s orange mocha frappacinos. We used to have two channels, now it takes me three hours just to figure out what’s new on Netflix.
http://www.autoexpress.co.uk - Vauxhall is planning a new large SUV that will sit at the top of its range, and will be based on the same platform as the new Insignia saloon. The Ford Edge-rivalling Vauxhall Insignia-based SUV will go on sale in 2018 to replace the old Antara. Both will be built at Opel's factory in Russelsheim, according to Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann.
http://www.autoevolution.com - Opel has brought the latest addition to its crossover range at the 2016 Paris Motor Show, the Karl Rocks. The Karl Rocks was designed to give Opel’s city car the look and feel of an SUV, which means that black plastic bumpers were employed, along with various ornaments that are usually fitted to SUVs. Opel raised the ride height of the Karl when it added the Rocks suffix so that the car can go over larger obstacles on its route.
http://gmauthority.com - Opel’s trio of small cars—the Karl, Adam and Corsa—just received an update. Now, owners of the Opel models listed can now benefit from all the benefits found in Opel OnStar with a new navigation system.
http://www.dw.com - At the Geneva International Motor Show, Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann first had to introduce his new boss, who heads French car maker PSA. From now on the French hold the reins. They decide which models have a future.