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Opel German plant may get Astra production from UK factory

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https://europe.autonews.com - Unions at Opel/Vauxhall's Astra factory in the UK fear they may lose production of left-hand-drive cars as parent PSA decides in the coming weeks which European factories will build the new model, due in 2021.

2019 Vauxhall Corsa: new supermini is 10% lighter than current model

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https://www.autocar.co.uk - The sixth-generation Vauxhall Corsa, due in dealerships this summer, weighs up to 108kg less than the outgoing model.   Vauxhall claims that, depending on specification, the new supermini can weigh as little as 980kg - roughly 130kg less than the lightest Ford Fiesta.

PSA chairman Carlos Tavares on the group's next steps

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https://www.autocar.co.uk - As head of the PSA Group, which comprises Citroën, DS, Peugeot and Vauxhall/Opel, Carlos Tavares is one of the most powerful figures in the car industry.   Tavares also serves as chairman of the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA), so his views on a variety of issues have a major impact on the industry.

Minivan sector's demise creates new opportunity

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https://europe.autonews.com - Europe's minivan market is being handed a much-needed lifeline as automakers offer more sophisticated passenger versions of vans such as the Volkswagen Transporter and Opel/Vauxhall Vivaro as competition from SUVs increases.

Jaguar Land Rover begins Brexit-linked UK plant shutdowns

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https://europe.autonews.com - Jaguar Land Rover will shut its UK plants starting Monday for five days as a result of Brexit. JLR joins BMW and PSA's Vauxhall, which are also temporarily shutting down factories, in what could be a pivotal week for Britain's divorce from the European Union.

PSA Group boss ‘open’ to Jaguar Land Rover acquisition

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https://www.autocar.co.uk - PSA Group boss Carlos Tavares says that he would consider a merger or acquisition with Jaguar Land Rover – as long as it wouldn’t distract the French firm. Tavares has been open about looking to expand PSA – which currently comprises Citroën, DS, Peugeot and Vauxhall/Opel – through acquisitions or partnerships with other car firms.

Minivan sector's demise opens door for tech-packed passenger-focused vans

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https://europe.autonews.com - Europe's minivan market is being handed a much-needed lifeline as automakers offer more sophisticated passenger versions of vans such as the Volkswagen Transporter and Opel/Vauxhall Vivaro as competion from SUVs increases.

BMW, PSA go ahead with UK plant shutdowns despite Brexit delay

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https://europe.autonews.com - BMW's Mini and PSA's Vauxhall are temporarily shutting UK plants in moves planned months ago to help the automakers deal with any disruption resulting from Brexit, which has since been delayed.