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Frankfurt IAA world debuts - HJB series Renault Captur

13 June 2019

HJB, the second generation of European markets' Renault Captur, will have its public and motor show debuts at the Frankfurt motor show in September.


Groupe PSA future models analysis - Opel-Vauxhall

21 June 2018

A series which has looked at the existing and future models of Groupe PSA - first Peugeot, then Citroën and DS Automobiles - now reaches its final chapter.


Opel-Vauxhall PACE! plan - the future models

9 November 2017

Following the announcement of the PACE! business plan for Opel-Vauxhall by its CEO Michael Lohscheller, just-auto takes a look at what this means for the brands' current and future models.


ANALYSIS - Crossland X and future Opel-Vauxhall SUVs

23 August 2017

At first sight, the new Crossland X, which steps in for the Meriva, appears to make no sense for Opel and Vauxhall. Isn't it the same size as the Mokka X? The now Groupe PSA divisions believe there is room below their existing B-SUV for a slightly shorter, narrower and lower crossover, but is there?

Latest interviews


Paris Interview - PSA Global Purchasing EVP Michelle Wen

23 October 2018

New Groupe PSA Executive Vice President, Global Purchasing & Supplier Quality, Michelle Wen has held a number of senior managing positions with blue-chip companies across various industries including the automotive business. Just-Auto caught up with her at the recent Mondial de l'Automobile in Paris.


FRANKFURT - PSA's Tavares sees need to raise Opel efficiency

12 September 2017

In an interview with just-auto at the Frankfurt Motor Show, PSA chief Carlos Tavares warns of productivity gaps across the Opel manufacturing network that will require work to bring plants into line with PSA efficiency levels. He also says the company is planning several post-Brexit scenarios in the absence of any guidance from the UK government and European Commission.

Latest news


Opel releases more info on Corsa-e

24 May 2019

Opel/Vauxhall has released more detail on the upcoming fully electric variant of its sixth generation Corsa. 


just-auto Plus only Opel celebrates 120 years of LCV production at Russelsheim

23 May 2019

Opel continues to keep a clear focus on light commercial vehicles today, as it has in the past. Currently a major model offensive is underway: the high-roof Opel Combo is completely new and has won the prestigious “International Van of the Year...


just-auto Plus only Vauxhall/Opel’s global LCV sales up 35% in Q1 2019

23 April 2019

Vauxhall/Opel’s light commercial vehicle (LCV) offensive is gaining traction: the carmaker registered global LCV sales of almost 33,000 units in the first quarter of 2019 – an increase of 35% compared to the same period last year. The registration...


just-auto Plus only Emil Frey Group to acquire Opel business in Czech Republic and Slovakia

23 April 2019

Opel is further developing its business strategy in selected European markets to become more agile, flexible and efficient as outlined in the Pace! strategic plan. In a further step to foster growth, Opel is planning to run the business in the Czech Republic...


UK car plants close (temporarily) despite Brexit delay

2 April 2019

Brexit may have been delayed but well-laid plans to temporarily close some UK car plants based on the original 29 March EU-exit date went ahead regardless.


Opel and unions agree to trim jobs at Russelsheim R&D centre

21 March 2019

Opel management and the Works Council have reached an agreement in the arbitration board to overcome overcapacity in the Russelsheim engineering centre, concerning 2,000 posts.


PSA poaches Renault's sales and marketing chief

18 March 2019

PSA has poached Renault's sales and marketing chief to carry out a similar role across its five brands.


Opel returns to Russia

14 March 2019

Groupe PSA's Opel brand is returning to the Russian market this year. The brand will initially make three models available at selected Russian dealers – the Grandland X (shipped from Eisenach) as well as the Zafira Life and the Vivaro (from Russian production facilities).


just-auto Plus only Opel enhances Combo with range of transformations

14 March 2019

A vehicle, let alone a light utility (LCV), reveals its full potential only when it is perfectly adapted to a specific use, by receiving the equipment that corresponds exactly to the needs of the people who will use it. Opel now offers a new range of quality...


just-auto Plus only Opel France appoints new managing director

13 March 2019

As of 1 April, Stephane Le Guevel has been appointed managing director of Opel France. He succeeds Eric Wepierre who held this position since January 2013. Stephane Le Guevel began his career in 1990 at Groupe PSA. From 2000, his career will continue to be...


PSA addresses seven megatrends in Core Model Strategy

27 February 2019

PSA says it plans to take up the major challenges facing the automotive industry, illustrated by the seven mega trends and accelerate the implementation of transformation projects which foster growth and efficiency, particularly in digital technology.


PSA Poissy plant to produce an additional Opel vehicle

20 February 2019

Groupe PSA has said that it will allocate the production of a new Opel/Vauxhall B-SUV to its Poissy plant in France.


FCA Italy and PSA extend LCV joint venture

14 February 2019

FCA Italy and PSA have signed an agreement to extend until 2023 their LCV cooperation, started 40 years ago.


Opel Corsa to have next-gen lighting technology

14 February 2019

Opel/Vauxhall says that the six generation model - due this year - will feature an innovative LED lighting system.


just-auto Plus only Opel Zafira Life makes world premiere at Brussels show

22 January 2019

Opel plays a starring role at this year’s Brussels Motor Show, with a major world premiere. The new Opel Zafira Life was revealed by managing director Sales, Aftersales and Marketing, Xavier Duchemin, during the press conference on the Opel stand 09-10...


PSA starts Tychy Pure-Tech engine assembly line

21 January 2019

PSA has started its new assembly line for the Turbo PureTech 3-cylinder petrol engine in Tychy, Poland.


Opel names new personnel managing director

16 January 2019

Opel's Supervisory Board has appointed Ralph Wangemann as new managing director, Personnel and Labour director.


just-auto Plus only Opel Insignia surpasses 1.1m sales

10 January 2019

Opel has set another milestone in sales: the 1,111,111th Opel Insignia was handed over to Thomas Breser, managing director, IDE Integrated Dynamics Engineering by Xavier Duchemin, managing director sales, Aftersales and Marketing, Opel Automobile . The...


just-auto Plus only Opel to create highest density of charging stations in Russelsheim

19 December 2018

Opel’s hometown of Russelsheim am Main will become “Electric City”. Russelsheim, Opel and the RheinMain University are driving the extension of the charging infrastructure for electric vehicles. Sponsored by the Federal Ministry of Economics,...


Opel/Vauxhall appoints Antonio Cobo as Supply Chain VP

17 December 2018

Opel/Vauxhall has appointed Antonio Cobo as VP, Manufacturing and Supply Chain from 1 January, 2019.


Opel plans electric Vivaro van in 2020

6 December 2018

PSA-owned Opel/Vauxhall is planning an all-electric version of its Vivaro panel van for launch in 2020.


just-auto Plus only Opel/Vauxhall appoints new vice president, Communications

22 November 2018

Handover at the helm of the Opel/Vauxhall communications team: Harald Hamprecht (44) has been appointed vice president Communications and member of the Executive Committee of Opel Automobile GmbH as of 1 January 2019. He will be responsible for the entire...


Opel signs with Segula for Russelsheim restructure

16 November 2018

Opel and Segula Technologies have now signed an agreement on a strategic partnership. It is described by Opel as a major step towards securing highly qualified jobs in the research and development sector in Russelsheim and Dudenhofen for the long-term. 


Opel and partners to 'develop intelligent charging infrastructure'

9 November 2018

PSA-owned Opel says the engineering centre at its company headquarters in Russelsheim will become a laboratory for electric-mobility working with a number of partners.


PSA says Opel/Vauxhall "back on course"

8 November 2018

PSA says Opel/Vauxhall is "back on course" one year after presenting its Pace plan, insisting the division will be profitable, electric and global.


just-auto Plus only Opel Crossland X makes its double premier with new diesel engine and ergonomic AGR front seats

25 October 2018

With a new addition to the diesel range, Opel now offers the Crossland X for the first time with the strong power and torque of a turbocharged diesel engine combined with the high comfort of a smooth-shifting automatic transmission. The stylish and functional...


PSA Q3 revenue up 7.8% but Iran stop drags worldwide sales

24 October 2018

PSA has posted third-quarter revenue up 7.8% to EUR15.4bn (US$17.5bn), while year-to-date revenue rose 20.1% to EUR54bn.


just-auto Plus only Opel introduces diesel scrappage incentive in Germany

22 October 2018

Opel is looking to a speedy fleet renewal as one way of reducing vehicle emissions and is, therefore, introducing a special environment bonus of up to EUR8,000 (US$9,238): Owners of older diesel vehicles of any brand that meet the Euro 1 to Euro 4 emissions...


just-auto Plus only Opel celebrates 120 successful years

19 October 2018

Opel is one of the carmakers with the richest tradition in the world. Next year, the brand will celebrate 120 years of automobiles. After listening to the advice of her sons Carl, Wilhelm and Friedrich, Sophie Opel decided to start producing cars in 1899...


German transport ministry to order 100,000-unit Opel recall

15 October 2018

Germany's transport ministry reportedly said it would order about 100,000 Opel vehicles to be recalled as part of an emissions probe, after prosecutors searched the PSA-owned automaker's offices earlier on Monday (15 October).

Opel news

Frankfurt IAA world debuts - HJB series Renault Captur

13 June 2019

HJB, the second generation of European markets' Renault Captur, will have its public and motor sh...


Opel releases more info on Corsa-e

24 May 2019

Opel/Vauxhall has released more detail on the upcoming fully electric variant of its sixth genera...


just-auto Plus only Opel celebrates 120 years of LCV production at Russelsheim

23 May 2019

Opel continues to keep a clear focus on light commercial vehicles today, as it has in the past. C...


just-auto Plus only Vauxhall/Opel’s global LCV sales up 35% in Q1 2019

23 April 2019

Vauxhall/Opel’s light commercial vehicle (LCV) offensive is gaining traction: the carmaker...


just-auto Plus only Emil Frey Group to acquire Opel business in Czech Republic and Slovakia

23 April 2019

Opel is further developing its business strategy in selected European markets to become more agil...


UK car plants close (temporarily) despite Brexit delay

2 April 2019

Brexit may have been delayed but well-laid plans to temporarily close some UK car plants based on...



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