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2009-09-15 Opel Ampera development cars: Testing keeps production on target
Visitors to the Frankfurt Motor Show will have a chance to view the Opel Ampera, a game-changing electric family car that is practical for everyday ...

2009-01-26 Opel To Reveal Ampera Electric Car At Geneva Motor Show
Rüsselsheim. Opel has announced Ampera as the name of its revolutionary extended-range electric car. The five-door, four-seat Opel Ampera will be revealed at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show ...

2008-11-28 Opel Flextreme receives prestigious red dot design award
The Opel Flextreme concept car has been recognized by an international jury for its outstanding design and has received the prestigious red dot award in a ceremony in Singapore ...

2008-02-28 Meriva Concept: Dynamic Design And Innovative FlexDoors System
Rüsselsheim. The Opel Meriva Concept, due to be unveiled next week at the 78th International Motor Show in Geneva (March 6 - 16, 2008), illustrates how the new Opel ...

2008-02-21 Opel Meriva Concept: Next Level Of Flexibility
Rüsselsheim. With the dynamically styled Meriva Concept, Opel presents the next level of monocab flexibility at the International Motor Show in Geneva ...

2008-02-06 Meriva Concept: Vision Of Future Small Opel Monocab
Rüsselsheim. With the Meriva Concept, Opel presents the next level of monocab flexibility at the International Motor Show in Geneva (March 6 - 16, 2008) ...

2007-09-13 Press kit: Opel Flextreme

2007-09-10 Press kit: Dynamic, Versatile E-Flex-Concept Opel Flextreme

2007-09-10 Dynamic, Versatile and Less Than 40 g CO2/km: Opel Flextreme
Rüsselsheim/Frankfurt. Opel Flextreme is the name of the concept vehicle that marks a milestone in the development of the electric car: ...

2007-08-22 Opel Presents Corsa Hybrid Concept
Rüsselsheim. Opel presents a range of especially economical and low-emission vehicles at the IAA in Frankfurt (September 13 23, 2007). ...

2007-03-05 Opel GTC Concept Heralds New Design Era for the Brand
Rüsselsheim/Geneva. The world premiere of the GTC Concept (Gran Turismo Coupé) at the 77th Geneva Motor Show gives an insight into how dynamic and refreshing Opel's new design language will look in the future. ...

2007-03-05 Spectacular Reveal of Striking Opel GTC Concept
Geneva. On the eve of the 77th Geneva Motor Show, Opel illuminated the night. Supported by a dramatic light show, the Opel GTC Concept ...

2006-09-28 World Premiere for New Antara and CorsaVan Concept
Paris. Opel presents two world premieres as well as numerous updated and enhanced models at the Paris Motor Show (September 30 - October 15, 2006). The new Antara makes its first public appearance at the Opel stand in Hall 5.2 of the Paris expo grounds ...

2006-09-21 Opel CorsaVan Concept: Sporty, Eye-Catching City Van
Rüsselsheim. The CorsaVan concept study that Opel presents for the first time at the Paris Motor Show boasts sporty looks, high-quality interior and a large load capacity. Based on ...

2005-12-15 Motor Journalists Choose Two Opels as Top Cars 2006
Rüsselsheim. Double success for Opel the new Zafira and Antara (Gran Turismo Crossover) concept car are "Top Cars 2006". ...

2005-11-14 Opel Antara GTC Named 'Concept of the Year'
Opels Antara GTC (Gran Turismo Crossover) concept vehicle won the prestigious 'Concept of the Year' title in this year's Autocar awards ...

2005-09-13 Opel Antara GTC Study: New Sporty SUV Interpretation
A celebratory IAA premiere that was as extraordinary as the car itself on Monday evening in the Bockenheimer Depot, Alain Visser, Executive Director, European Marketing, and Bryan Nesbitt, Executive Director, Design, General Motors Europe ...

2005-09-13 Premiere with a Princess
Rüsselsheim/Frankfurt. Tigra TwinTop owner Princess Maja von Hohenzollern, who as a guest columnist in a Sunday paper made a statement under the headline "A Cabrio or Nothing", once again proved to be an Opel fan on Monday at the IAA "GM Premiere Night" in Frankfurt. ...

2005-09-12 Opel Antara GTC: Gran Turismo Crossover
Rüsselsheim/Frankfurt. With its four-wheel drive Antara GTC concept vehicle (Gran Turismo Crossover) ...

2005-09-12 Antara GTC: Opel's Coup at the IAA
Rüsselsheim/Frankfurt. Opel's coup at the IAA is the Antara GTC (Gran Turismo Crossover). ...

2005-06-03 Emission-Free Service Trips to Customers
Berlin/Rüsselsheim/Hofheim. IKEA customers in Berlin will hardly hear the arrival of the companys service personnel in the future. Visits will be made with the emission-free HydroGen3 ...

2005-03-22 HydroGen3 Fuel Cell Vehicle on the Grid at Rallye Monte Carlo
Rüsselsheim. The HydroGen3, a fuel cell vehicle prototype based on the Opel Zafira, will be on the grid the first weekend of April at the "Rallye Monte Carlo Fuel Cell and Hybrid" ...

2005-01-10 Opel Astra Diesel Hybrid Concept Demonstrates Easy Scalability of Innovative Two-Mode Full Hybrid System
Detroit. The Opel Astra diesel front-wheel drive concept vehicle, equipped with a two-mode full hybrid and the 1.7-liter CDTI engine, delivers up to 25 percent improved fuel ...

2004-10-21 Management of GME and Adam Opel AG reject media reports as speculation
Management of GME and Adam Opel AG have rejected as irresponsible speculation reports in today's media about a supposedly decided restructuring measures at the plants in Rüsselsheim and Kaiserslautern. ...

2004-03-08 Opel Twin-Turbo Revolutionizes Diesel Engine Technology
With its revolutionary twin-turbo technology, Opel announces the next big step forward in the development of modern diesel engines for passenger cars. ...

03/02/2004     
Opel TRIXX: Ultra-compact Multi-Talent
Geneva. Opel's designers and engineers have repeatedly hit the headlines with fascinating concept studies such as the MAXX (1995), the cheeky Frogster (2001) or the impressive Insignia (2003).   more...

02/28/2004     
World Premieres and Innovations From Opel
Geneva. The Opel model offensive is in full swing. This year two new cars will be making their world premieres, two others will be seen for the first time in Switzerland and a variety of innovations will be on display at the Geneva Motor Show (March 4 to 14).   more...

02/04/2004     
Opel TRIXX: Clever and Versatile Concept for the City
Rüsselsheim. It's highly versatile, with a remarkable amount of interior space: the innovative TRIXX small-car concept that Opel is presenting at this year's Geneva Motor Show (March 4 - 14). This ultra-compact city car can carry up to three adults and a child, or as a one-seater various bulky loads.   more...

09/09/2003     
World Premiere for Opel Insignia Concept Car
Rüsselsheim/Frankfurt. The Opel Insignia concept car celebrated its world premiere yesterday, on the eve of the 60th Frankfurt International Motor Show.   more...

09/08/2003     
Ambassador of Brand Confidence: The New Opel Insignia
Rüsselsheim. Opel will present the Insignia, an automotive vision of the future and a design study with a new formal concept, for the first time at the Frankfurt International Motor Show (September 13 to 21, 2003).   more...

02/19/2003     
GTC Genève Study Shows Dynamics of Opel Design Language
Rüsselsheim. Opel is giving a preview of its future designs with the debut of the GTC Genève concept car - GTC stands for Gran Turismo Compact - at the 73rd Geneva Inter-national Motor Show (March 6th to 16th 2003).   more...

11/27/2002     
35th Essen Motor Show: World Premiere for Opel Corsa OPC Study
Rüsselsheim/Essen. "Power and fun" are the themes of this year's Essen Motor Show (November 29, to December 8, 2002), and they match up perfectly with the characteristics of the Corsa OPC study, which will celebrate its world premiere at this year's show.   more...

09/26/2002     
Opel Combo "Eau Rouge": Spacious, Powerful New Fun-mobile
Rüsselsheim/Paris. A smart design, powerful drive train, sporty interior and a cleverly-designed cargo area are all features of the Combo "Eau Rouge" concept car which Opel will be presenting for the first time at the Paris Motor Show "Mondial de l'Automobile 2002" (September 28 to October 13, 2002). True to the company motto: "Opel.   more...

09/26/2002     
The Opel Eco-Speedster: Fast and Frugal
Rüsselsheim. Saving can be so fascinating: At the Paris Motor Show the Opel Eco-Speedster technology concept impressively demonstrates the potential that exists in a combination of advanced driveline technology, sophisticated aerodynamics and systematic weight-saving construction. The world premiere of this spectacular prototype marks the start of the biggest diesel campaign in Opel's history.   more...

09/18/2002     
Opel Eco-Speedster: Saving Fuel is Fun
Rüsselsheim. The world premiere of the spectacular Eco-Speedster concept at this year's Paris Motor Show (September 28 to October 13) marks the start of the biggest diesel-offensive in Opel's history. Through the end of 2003 Opel will introduce across the range four all-new diesel engines with power outputs up to 130 kW (177 hp).   more...

01/23/2002     
Opel "Concept M": Sporty Van with Natural Gas Turbo Engine
Rüsselsheim. A sporty and environment-friendly monocab design study called "Concept M" will celebrate its world premiere on the Opel stand at the Geneva Motor Show (March 7-17, 2002). With its height of 1.62 meters, the dynamically styled, monocab van has stacks of space for four passengers.   more...

01/07/2002     
GM "AUTOnomy" is World's First Car built around the Fuel Cell
Rüsselsheim / Detroit. At the Detroit Motor Show this week General Motors unveiled the AUTOnomy, the world's first concept vehicle built around a fuel cell drive system and free from the confines of traditional automotive architecture. Up to now, fuel cell systems have been integrated into production vehicles.   more...

11/06/2000     
Great Potential for Opel's Fuel Cell Technology in China
Beijing/Rüsselsheim. The Opel HydroGen1 - a hydrogen-fueled engineering study - attracted great attention among Chinese government officials, journalists and scientists during a four-day symposium on fuel cell technology. The workshop held in the Chinese capital of Beijing attracted around 300 participants, mainly from China but also from Japan, Korea, Singapore and India.   more...

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