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WATCH: Opel GT X Experimental gives you a 'digitally detoxed' interior

2019-01-22 06:35

With the GT X Experimental, Opel has presented its vision for next-generation e-mobility. With a pared-down front end and 'digitally detoxed' interior, the compact SUV concept car is a design standout.

SEE: Need a family car? Here are some of SA's most popular MPVs of 2018

2019-01-11 10:00

"MPVs are like the MVPs of the automotive world. Which one is South Africa’s favourite family bus?" Lance Branquinho takes a look at a few examples.

#ICYMI: New SA-bound Opel models for 2019, BMW's new 3 Series driven - Here are your top new models of the week

2018-12-17 08:10

Calling all Opel enthusiasts! The brand is launching 7 new models for the local market from next year, which includes the Corsa GSI and Astra Sport. And, we drive the all-new BMW 3 Series in Portugal.

Corsa, Lumina, Ranger... Here are a few of Mzansi's bakkie icons of the 2000s

2018-11-09 07:51

'From tiny diesels to V8s, the diversity of bakkies marketed in SA after the millennium was fascinating,' writes Lance Branquinho as he takes a look at some of the bakkies from the noughties.

Germany orders recall of 73 000 Opel diesels

2018-10-19 21:00

Germany's KBA transport authority said Friday it had ordered carmaker Opel to recall 73 000 diesel vehicles worldwide that were configured to fool regulatory emissions tests.

WATCH: The Opel Insignia Grand Sport is an unequivocal head-turner

2018-10-16 13:32

Opel's five-door Insignia Grand Sport sedan is a real head-turner. Now it comes with another petrol engine option - a 1.6-litre turbo with an output of 147kW.

Lexus ES arrives in SA, David Beckham launches first Vietnam built car - top car models of the week

2018-10-06 17:00

Concepts debuted at the 2018 Paris Auto Show, new cars for South Africa... check out the top new models of the week.

Opel expands their SUV and commercial line-up with the SA-bound Combo range

2018-09-27 13:17

Opel has announced that their range of Combo commercial vehicles will be brought to South Africa in early 2019.

Most expensive fuel prices in the world - top car stories of the day

2018-09-07 19:00

From Porsche's new Cayenne SUV to most expensive fuel prices in the world, check out these top motoring stories on the day.

Ford launches new SA-bound Focus, Why the Toyota Rush is bound to be a local success - Here are your new models of the week

2018-07-21 21:00

The launch of the new Ford Focus in France leads the line of new models coming to SA. Here is your new models wrap of the week.

 

SEE: Here's how many cars Opel sold in December 2018

2019-01-11 11:51

Opel ended off 2018 by selling a total of 185 cars in December, spearheaded by the Corsa with 80 units.

SEE: This is what cars would look like if celebrities designed them

2018-12-18 17:00

In addition to their luxurious homes and lavish fashion styles, celebrities are known for designing some of the most extravagantly customized cars around. Here are a few examples if celebrities designed them.

Corsa GSi, Crossland X Enjoy, Astra Sport... 7 new Opel models headed for South Africa in 2019!

2018-12-13 13:25

Opel SA has announced seven new models for 2019, along with a slew of updates to its existing range.

WATCH: Not your average vintage car - The Opel Kapitan is an unpolished diamond

2018-11-07 19:30

In the 1950s, the Opel Kapitan offered executive-class comfort at an affordable price. Check out the video and find out more about this vintage German example.

Germany orders recall of 73 000 Opel diesels

2018-10-19 14:45

Germany's KBA transport authority said on Friday it had ordered carmaker Opel to recall 73 000 diesel vehicles worldwide that were configured to fool regulatory emissions tests.

German prosecutors raid Opel over diesel allegations

2018-10-15 22:30

French-owned carmaker Opel became the latest household name of the German auto industry in prosecutors' sights over diesel emissions, as authorities raided two factories belonging to the lightning-bolt brand and prepared a mass recall.

WATCH: Need space? The new SA-bound Opel Combo could be everything you need in a van

2018-10-03 14:00

Opel has unveiled the fifth-generation of its multi-functional high-roof Combo. The new van is headed for South Africa.

Flowers, off-road and tough terrain: An epic journey through the Cape's floral kingdom in an Opel Grandland X

2018-09-15 08:33

The Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve is one of the world’s greatest biodiversity hotspots. But this piece of paradise harbours a dark secret... Ferdi de Vos explores this epic land Opel’s new Grandland X.

Opel to offload 2000 jobs to French engineering firm

2018-09-05 14:06

Opel said it planned to shift some 2000 jobs at its historic Ruesselsheim research and development hub to French engineering group Segula Technologies, in a bid to avoid job cuts under a major turnaround plan.

WATCH: Compact, luxury SUV - Opel Grandland X

2018-07-18 20:00

More power and better equipment - Opel launched its new SUV, Grandland X, earlier in 2018. Here's what you should know.

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