Opel

The Crossword Garage: 8 Car Makes and Models You Should Know

Crossword puzzles expect solvers to have a good grasp of general knowledge, but sometimes certain facts just aren’t in our personal wheelhouses.<p>That’s O.K. We’re here to help you solve … and to help you expand those wheelhouses.<p>For our latest list of terms you should know to become a better solver, …

Crossword Puzzles

Cadillac To Ditch Diesel In Favor Of Electric

Cadillac put diesel engine development on hold.Diesel passenger cars have been in retreat for several years and its seems that Cadillac finally …

Engines

Grandland X: the SUV to cement Opel's new place in SA?

<b>By Nick Hodgson</b><p>While it might win the prize for the silliest name for 2018, the Opel Grandland marks the start of a new breed of vehicle in South …

Opel

The Imports of HOT ROD Drag Week 2018 - Hot Rod Network

<b>HOT ROD Drag Week 2018, powered by Dodge and presented by Gear Vendors Overdrive</b><p>Every year, the number of imported cars at HOT ROD Drag Week grows. …

Hot Rods

Beat-Up Opel Astra Abused By Switching Into Reverse At 62 MPH

Filed under: things to do when boredom strikes. Or not.<p>Free time is such a luxurious commodity these days. I, for one, spend these hours to catch …

Autos

Renault, Daimler to showcase self-driving tech

2018 IAA COMMERCIAL VEHICLE SHOW<p>Daimler's Urbanetic concept can change between a taxi or a commercial vehicle.<p><b>Peter Sigal</b><b><br>Automotive News Europe</b><p>The …

Plug-in Hybrid EVs

Sport Wagon: This 1973 Opel 1900 Would Be A Neat Group 2 Custom Project!

Now here’s a neat little treat that you don’t normally see the likes of. Between 1971 and 1975, the Opel Ascona A was imported to the United States …

Neat

Opel Manta 400: Spotted

Group B heroes don't come cheap, and this Manta is no exception. Still, with right-hand drive, you won't find another like it.

Opel

I Am Extremely Here For This RWD Honda Prelude With a Turbo Mercedes Engine

More and more old, light, reasonably modern rear-wheel-drive cars on the used market are ending up trashed, crashed, and rusted out. What is a car …

Sports Cars

What FWD Car Did You Always Wish Was RWD?

Comment Of The DayYour good comments.<p>Today’s Opel/Mercedes/Honda Prelude converted to rear-wheel drive got everyone thinking: This looks right. This …

Volkswagen

2019 DS 3 Crossback: French luxury crossover debuts with EV option

DS is set to stun at next month's 2018 Paris auto show with the introduction of its new DS 3 Crossback.<p>DS is the luxury arm of PSA Group, the French …

Electric Vehicles

Here's Why Race Cars Have Roll Cages

This brutal rally crash shows how a roll cage can prevent racers from being crushed—even if the rest of the car isn't so lucky.<p>In case you were wondering why modern race cars are required to have such overbuilt roll cages, this video is a good reminder. It's footage of a brutal rally crash that …

Wreck

Man arrested after police seize abalone worth R1 million

Johannesburg - A total of 2064 units of abalone were found, worth an estimated street value of R1 million, and seized from a 45-year-old man, on …

Western Cape

Holden designs Supercar

Holden is set to unveil an all-new Supercar … virtually.<p>The brainchild of Efijy creator Richard Ferlazzo, the chief of GM Australia Design, the …

Autos (Australia)

PSA targets rise in used-car sales to lift profits

<i>Photo credit: Bloomberg</i><p><b>Gilles Guillaume</b><b><br>Reuters</b><p>PARIS -- PSA Group is targeting a rise in sales and profits from used vehicles, as part of the …

Profit

Citroën Shows C5 Aircross SUV Hybrid Concept

Citroën hints at C5 Aircross plug-in hybrid.Citroën will present at the upcoming Paris Motor Show a new concept model <b>C5 Aircross SUV Hybrid Concept</b>, …

Plug-in Hybrid EVs

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Photography

Honest John: Is my 'British' Vauxhall actually a foreign-made car?

<i>If your car has developed a fault, or for consumer advice, turn to Honest John by emailing honestadvice@telegraph.co.uk</i><p>Trans-Europe excess<p><i>I read recently that a large number of Vauxhall vehicles sold in the UK are actually made in Opel's German, Spanish and Polish factories and given the British</i> …

Autos (UK)

New product approval test makes it impossible to buy many new sports cars in Europe

Several new sports car models are no longer available for purchase in Europe this year due to CO2 emissions regulations.<p>As of September all new vehicles sold in Europe will need to pass a new product approval test, called the Worldwide Harmonised Light-Duty Vehicles Test Procedure (WLTP), replacing …

World News

Opel reveals new range-topping Grandland X (with more grunt)

Opel has announced the arrival of a new, more powerful, “top-of-the-line” derivative for its Grandland X range.The revised turbocharged 1,6-litre …

Knowledge Management

Opel Grandland X Gets New Top of the Range 180 HP Gasoline Engine

One of Opel’s most successful new models since being taken over by French group PSA, the Grandland X, is getting a boost of power starting this …

Knowledge Management

PSA's Opel to shift 2,000 R&D jobs in Germany to French engineer Segula

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - PSA Group’s (PEUP.PA) Opel unit said it is working on plans to protect 2,000 research jobs in Ruesselsheim, Germany by transfering them to a new company run by French firm Segula Technologies.<p>FILE PHOTO: The Opel development centre is pictured in Ruesselsheim, Germany July 5, …

Automotive Industry

GM to expand Chevy Bolt EV availability to new markets

General Motors plans to expand availability of the Chevrolet Bolt EV to new markets, said Pam Fletcher, vice president of the automaker's global …

Electric Vehicles

This Humble Opel Kadett Sports Coupe Is a Rare Find In the US

The original Kadett was only sold for six months in the US. You've probably never seen one outside of Top Gear.<p>Launched in 1962, GM Europe's small car for the 1960s, the Opel Kadett, looked like a shrunk Chevy Nova, and hid a 1.0-liter water-cooled overhead-valve four-cylinder up its nose. While …

Top Gear

2019 Peugeot 208 spied

The second-generation Peugeot 208 has been spied undergoing hot weather testing in southern Europe. Although the prototype is wearing camouflage from …

Peugeot

New Peugeot 208 Makes Spyshots Debut With Striking 508 Features

The 508 is our favorite Peugeot model right now, and it seems you will be able to buy all that beauty in a condensed bottle labeled 208. That's …

Peugeot

PSA Cars to Feature Smart Voice Assistant

Driver assistance technologies deployed en-masse on cars are perhaps the ones that make the difference when a buyer decided in favour of one car or …

Artificial Intelligence

Guest Mix by Thou - Side B

Compiled by Andy G.<p>https://thou.bandcamp.com/<p>1. Hot 8 Brass Band - "It's Real" (excerpt)<br>2. Despise You - "I End Me"<br>3. Crisis - "Alienation"<br>4. Delroy …

Depeche Mode

Bloomberg Businessweek - September 3, 2018 Issue - Bloomberg

Tami Maximiliane Holderried, Christoph Rauwald and Ania Nussbaum<p>France’s PSA swiftly pushed Opel back into the black after nearly two decades of …

Opel

Opel Grandland X 1.6 AT: SUV – Suitably Urban Vehicle

The axing of Opel from the General Motors portfolio left the brand’s South African operations in the lurch. Now, under the auspices of Unitrans …

News (South Africa)