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Tag : Vauxhall

Declining Astra sales prompt job cuts at Ellesmere Port plant

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Vauxhall has confirmed that it is to cut around 400 jobs at its Ellemere Port plant in the UK in line with falling demand for the … Read More »

Grandland X will be Vauxhall’s first plug-in hybrid

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The Grandland X crossover will be Vauxhall’s first plug-in hybrid, utilising technology from parent company PSA Group, suggesting Peugeot, Citroen and DS could offer similar products … Read More »

Carmakers launch scrappage schemes in time for plate change

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Car groups including Renault-Nissan, VW and Kia have become the latest manufacturers to launch scrappage schemes intended to tempt buyers to new, less-polluting vehicles. 

Road Test: Vauxhall Crossland X

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There’s more to Vauxhall’s compact SUV than meets the eye, explains Alex Grant.

Road Test: Vauxhall Mokka X Elite 1.6 CDTi (136PS)

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Vauxhall’s first crossover has done well by stradding segments – but does it still have a role in a growing line-up? Alex Grant finds out.

Fleet World’s five-minute industry briefing: This week’s top stories

4 months ago / 0 comments

All the key news in fleet from the last week… The Government’s final plans to reduce air pollution in the UK are due on 31 July. High ... Read More »

Fleet World’s five-minute industry briefing: This week’s top stories

4 months ago / 0 comments

All the key news in fleet from the last week… The CIEH says central government must take responsibility for air quality issues rather than passing the ... Read More »

Vauxhall/Opel CEO steps down ahead of PSA purchase

4 months ago / 1 comments

Vauxhall/Opel CEO, Dr Karl-Thomas Neumann, has stepped down from his position and will leave the company once its sale to PSA Group has completed.

Road Test: Vauxhall Astra SRi Nav 1.6 CDTi EcoFlex

5 months ago / 0 comments

The eco-Astra asks little for its effortless fuel economy, explains Alex Grant.

Fleet World’s five-minute industry briefing: This week’s top stories

6 months ago / 0 comments

A round-up of the key news in fleet from the last week… Vauxhall Grandland X Vauxhall reveals Kuga-rivalling Grandland X Vauxhall will join the highly competitive C-SUV ... Read More »

Vauxhall previews Insignia Country Tourer

7 months ago / 0 comments

Vauxhall has revealed its latest-generation Insignia Country Tourer, marking the third variant in the Insignia line-up.

Vauxhall mileage capture app launches for business drivers

7 months ago / 0 comments

Vauxhall has launched a free app to enable drivers to log, submit and track business mileage.

PSA-Opel tie-up to boost technology development

8 months ago / 0 comments

The combined PSA-Opel group will benefit from a ‘step-change’ in vehicle development thanks to its new scale, according to industry experts.

Vauxhall’s future uncertain under new PSA ownership

8 months ago / 0 comments

The future of Vauxhall has been thrown into doubt following the sale of parent company GM Europe to PSA.

PSA confirms €2.2bn Vauxhall/Opel buyout

8 months ago / 0 comments

GM’s Vauxhall and Opel business has been sold to the PSA Group for €2.2 billion.

Vauxhall cuts prices across new Insignia range

8 months ago / 1 comments

The new Vauxhall Insignia is available to order, with prices undercutting its predecessor by almost £4,000 on key fleet models.

New Insignia first drive opportunity for fleets at Fleet Show 2017

8 months ago / 0 comments

Fleet Show 2017 will be the first UK opportunity for fleet decision-makers to test drive the ground-breaking new Vauxhall Insignia Grand Sport.

New additions to Vauxhall senior fleet team

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Vauxhall has made two new appointments to its senior fleet team, with Tim White named national fleet sales manager while Steve Beattie becomes national contract hire … Read More »

Insignia Heritage: From Victor to Grand Sport

8 months ago / 0 comments

With a new Insignia only weeks away, Alex Grant looks back at the Vauxhall’s 60-year history of large family cars.

Vauxhall calls for national vehicle fire database

9 months ago / 0 comments

Vauxhall has told MPs that establishing a national vehicle fire database could help carmakers identify potential issues with faulty cars sooner.

Vauxhall previews new Insignia Sports Tourer

9 months ago / 0 comments

Vauxhall will unveil its second-generation Insignia Sports Tourer at the Geneva Motor Show, which gets a longer and more capacious load area than its predecessor.

Vauxhall reveals Juke-rivalling Crossland X

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Vauxhall has revealed the Crossland X crossover, which will be positioned beneath the Mokka X when it goes on sale later this year.

New fleet marketing and motability manager at Vauxhall

10 months ago / 0 comments

Vauxhall has appointed Richard Roberts as its new fleet marketing and motability manager, effective 1 January 2017.

Vauxhall previews coupe-like new Insignia

11 months ago / 0 comments

Vauxhall will unveil its lighter, leaner new Insignia at the Geneva Motor Show next March; badged as the Insignia Grand Sport.

New Vauxhall Crossland X SUV due 2017

12 months ago / 0 comments

Vauxhall is to launch a second ‘X’ crossover model next year, believed to be the replacement for the Meriva MPV.

Europe’s biggest cop car factory opens

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Vauxhall has opened a new police car factory, said to be the largest in Europe, at its manufacturing plant in Luton, Bedfordshire.

Larger, lighter Vauxhall Insignia replacement due next year

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Vauxhall is undertaking final UK development of a larger, lighter replacement for the Insignia, due to be revealed at the Geneva Motor Show next year as … Read More »

First Drive: Vauxhall Mokka X

12 months ago / 4 comments

More power and equipment for the second generation Mokka X, says Dan Gilkes.

Brand with a plan: How Vauxhall’s servicing initiative will benefit fleets

1 year ago / 0 comments

A new Vauxhall fleet initiative for servicing SME vehicles is to be welcomed. Curtis Hutchinson, editor of Motor Trader, reports. Curtis Hutchinson, editor of Motor Trader ... Read More »