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Groupe PSA future model plans - Opel and Vauxhall

25 June 2019

A lot has changed since just-auto.com looked at Opel and Vauxhall future models a year ago. Legacy vehicles from the GM ownership era are disappearing, replaced by fresh ones with PSA platforms, along with BEV and PHEV models. There is much more to come.


Insignia defying segment trend with rising sales

24 April 2019

Few are noticing the progress being made by Vauxhall - Groupe PSA's ex-GM unit that is UK market only sister brand to Opel. In March it moved closer to Volkswagen and pulled away from fourth place Mercedes with the strongest growth of any top-ten brand. The main reason is a renaissance for the Corsa, yet the Insignia is also doing surprisingly, sales pushing past the 5,000 units mark in Q1.


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.


Hands-On Tech - Vauxhall Astra

9 April 2018

Seventh in our Hands-On-Tech (HOT) reporting series, we take a look at Vauxhall’s Intellilink system. Taking you through the top-spec connectivity features offered by manufacturers in detail, we look to benchmark the connectivity functionality based on various test criteria. Available in Europe since October 2015, the Astra features GM’s Intellilink system and award-winning Onstar telematics service, where humans assist rather than automated messenger.

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


PSA's Tavares continues to threaten Ellesmere Port plant

29 July 2019

As weekend reports suggested new British prime minister Boris Johnson was ramping up the country's preparation for a no-deal Brexit, in light of the EU's intransigence, PSA's chief continued to threaten the UK with the closure of the Opel-Vauxhall plant at Ellesmere Port near Liverpool.


just-auto Plus only Free2Move to expand car rental service across Europe

26 July 2019

As part of its short-term car rental business, Free2Move, Groupe PSA’s mobility brand, is opening up the Free2Move Rent database to B2B customers. By the end of 2019, close to 20,000 passenger and commercial vehicles will be available for hire in...


Brexit no deal "cannot be considered" - PSA chief

24 July 2019

PSA is urging a rapid decision be taken between the UK and the European Union (EU) concerning on what terms Britain exits the 28-State trading bloc.


PSA UK names Andy Robson as network development director

23 July 2019

PSA UK has appointed Andy Robson as its network development director.


PSA H1 sales down 12.7% to 1.9m vehicles

15 July 2019

PSA has posted first-half sales down 12.7% to 1.9m vehicles with China experiencing particular challenges in the face of falling demand.


PSA Retail opens two new outlets in Cologne

5 July 2019

PSA Retail is to open two new Opel sites in Cologne.


just-auto Plus only Vauxhall’s car and commercial vehicle market share up at 7.36%

5 July 2019

Outperforming a declining market, Vauxhall’s first half 2019 market share for cars and light commercial vehicles (LCV) has increased by 0.19 percentage points, from 7.36% in H1 2018 to 7.55% this year. Vauxhall’s popular Corsa was up by 2,000...


PSA plans next Astra for UK plant - Brexit terms permitting

27 June 2019

Groupe PSA has confirmed it is planning to make the next generation Astra at Vauxhall's Ellesmere Port, UK, plant, though the announcement said it would be subject to the terms of the UK's exit from the European Union planned for later this year.


just-auto Plus only Vauxhall unveils new fifth-gen Corsa

27 June 2019

Just a few weeks after the presentation of the battery-electric version, Vauxhall has released first pictures of the all-new fifth generation Corsa, that features a new range of high-efficiency petrol and diesel powertrains. The all-new Corsa offers reduced...


just-auto Plus only Vauxhall opens Corsa-e pre-ordering

5 June 2019

The Vauxhall Corsa, one of Britain’s best known and most popular cars, is going electric, and will be available to reserve. Known as the Corsa-e, the fully-electric car is the flag-bearer for a completely new Corsa range, based on Vauxhall’s...


just-auto Plus only Vauxhall current van fleet eligible for London’s scrappage scheme

22 May 2019

Following the recent introduction of the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) in London, Vauxhall is encouraging micro businesses to take advantage of Transport for London’s (TfL) new scrappage scheme and save thousands of pounds on the cost of a new cleaner...


Vauxhall launches its first plug-in hybrid electric vehicle

13 May 2019

Vauxhall is introducing a plug-in hybrid version of its Grandland X SUV. It is the brand's first ever plug-in hybrid and is badged Hybrid4.


just-auto Plus only Vauxhall relocates Luton headquarters

8 May 2019

Vauxhall employees will be making themselves comfortable in their new state-of-the-art Luton head office, after nearly 30 years spent at the company’s landmark Griffin House base. Known as Chalton House, and located just minutes from the new Junction...


Groupe PSA implements electric offensive on LCVs

1 May 2019

Groupe PSA presents a preview of the electrified versions of Peugeot Boxer Electric and Citroen Jumper Electric at the Birmingham Commercial Vehicle Show (from 30 April to 2 May). Leader in the LCV segment in Europe with 24.7% market share in 2018, Groupe...


just-auto Plus only Vauxhall completes winter testing programme for new Corsa

30 April 2019

Vauxhall’s all-new fifth generation Corsa is close to the end of development, primed to become the most efficient Corsa ever after undergoing extensive testing and tuning. Vauxhall engineers have used the long polar winters in Swedish Lapland for...


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 Fifth generation Vauxhall Corsa gets 10% lighter

16 April 2019

Available to order this summer, Vauxhall’s all-new, fifth generation Corsa has achieved a significant weight loss, with the new model weighing in from just 980kg. Thanks to its lightweight design, the new Corsa weighs up to 108kg less than the...


just-auto Plus only RAC to provide roadside assistance services to Groupe PSA in Europe

8 April 2019

The RAC has signed a new five-year contract to provide roadside assistance services to Groupe PSA, the second largest car manufacturer in Europe. The deal, which was won following a competitive tender process, will see the RAC’s patrols supporting...


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.


just-auto Plus only Vauxhall expands Griffin lineup

22 February 2019

Joining the best-selling Corsa Griffin that launched last year, Vauxhall has expanded its Griffin range to include fully-loaded, high specification Mokka X Plus, Astra and ADAM Griffin Editions. With its rugged looks, the Mokka X Griffin Plus stands out on...


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.


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 Vauxhall reveals new British-built Vivaro Life MPV

11 January 2019

Due to go in to production at Vauxhall’s manufacturing facility in Luton, Bedfordshire, the Vivaro Life is a comfortable multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) that will be offered in two lengths, tailor-made to customer requirements: the 4.95m “Medium”...


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 Vauxhall’s car and commercial vehicle market share up at 7.23%

6 December 2018

Vauxhall registered its third consecutive month of market share growth in the car and commercial vehicle market segment, according to figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Its market share for November was 7.23%,...


More jobs to go at Vauxhall Ellesmere Port plant

23 November 2018

PSA-owned Vauxhall has announced a plan for 241 job losses at its UK, Ellesmere Port, car manufacturing plant.


Groupe PSA UK appoints new director, Communications

23 November 2018

After 26 Years' service with Groupe PSA Andrew Didlick is to retire at the end of December 2018 from his role as director, Communications, Events and Brand Partnerships Andrew Didlick has elected to retire from Groupe PSA after 26 years in the business at...

Vauxhall news

PSA's Tavares continues to threaten Ellesmere Port plant

29 July 2019

As weekend reports suggested new British prime minister Boris Johnson was ramping up the country'...


just-auto Plus only Free2Move to expand car rental service across Europe

26 July 2019

As part of its short-term car rental business, Free2Move, Groupe PSA’s mobility brand, is o...


Brexit no deal "cannot be considered" - PSA chief

24 July 2019

PSA is urging a rapid decision be taken between the UK and the European Union (EU) concerning on...


PSA UK names Andy Robson as network development director

23 July 2019

PSA UK has appointed Andy Robson as its network development director. In the position, Robson...


PSA H1 sales down 12.7% to 1.9m vehicles

15 July 2019

PSA has posted first-half sales down 12.7% to 1.9m vehicles with China experiencing particular ch...


PSA Retail opens two new outlets in Cologne

5 July 2019

PSA Retail is to open two new Opel sites in Cologne. The move comes as part of a wider Europea...



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