Opel

McDonald's announces ambitious recycling goals

The world's largest restaurant chain has said it's aiming to get all of its packaging from renewable or recycled sources within 7 years. The effort …

World News

Driving in Greece: Renting a Car

There's good and bad news about driving in Greece. On a positive note: Most people have no trouble driving the main roads of Greece, and there are …

Transportation

Harvard research explores impact of coral restoration

Skip to content<p>The Harvard Gazette<p>For answers on coral conservation, she followed the fish<p>As climate changes, so will wine grapes<p>Researcher’s St. …

Harvard

Greg Clark heads to Paris to press PSA over Vauxhall job cuts

UK business secretary Greg Clark travelled to Paris on Wednesday to meet the chief executive of PSA over concerns about further job losses at …

Study suggests coral restoration projects can help restore fish communities

Spending hours a day diving in and around the coral reefs off St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands sounds like the stuff of a dream vacation, but for …

Ecology

Conserving coral communities

Study suggests coral restoration projects can help restore fish communities<p>Cambridge, MA (December 27, 2017) -- Spending hours a day diving in and …

Oceans

PSA faces harder decisions over Opel cuts

Walking out of Opel’s factory headquarters in Rüsselsheim in Germany, workers are surprisingly upbeat in spite of the threat of job losses after …

PSA's Opel to cut workers' hours in restructuring

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - PSA Group’s Opel, under pressure to cut costs, said on Friday that management and staff representatives had reached an agreement that includes shorter hours for its workers.<p>The Ruesselsheim, Germany-based carmaker said a deal had been struck to, among other things, cut hours …

Opel reaches deal with unions to allow shorter hours

Carmaker Opel has reached an agreement with its labour unions over cost-cutting plans that will see it reduce workers’ hours but avoid plant closures …

General Motors

Opel strikes deal with unions over cost cutting, redundancy plans

Opel has reached an agreement with its labour unions over voluntary redundancy plans and cost cutting but reaffirmed its intentions to not close …

Markets

The good, bad and ugly motoring moments of 2017

<b>Johannesburg - As we cruise into the year-end holiday season, we thought it'd be a good time to run through some of the good, the bad and the ugly</b> …

Le Mans

PSA's Opel to shorten workers' hours in restructuring

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - PSA Group's Opel, under pressure to cut costs, said on Friday that management and workers representatives had reached an …

Watch: Driver's idiotic lane weaving ends in tears

<b>Somewhere in Europe - It is never a good idea to swerve between lanes hastily, but worse still is doing so when you can’t see what’s in the</b> …

Transportation

Steinhoff threat to Opel: Can the automaker survive solo in SA?

Related Links<p>Land Branquinho<p>Cape Town - New products galore, independent operations but no export credits - Opel’s South African conundrum.<p>It has …

SA's top selling vehicles in 7 key segments: Nov

<b>Johannesburg - Despite gloomy economic conditions, junk credit ratings and fuel price hikes, South Africans are still buying new vehicles at a fairly</b> …

Trucks

PSA Wants a Refund Because GM Misled It on Opel/Vauxhall Emissions

Looks like GM forgot to mention that piece of info in the sale agreement.<p>Ever pay cash for a used car, only to have it fail inspection because the seller neglected to inform you of missing or nonworking emissions equipment? Makes you want to demand your money back. That’s how the PSA Group is …

Electric Vehicles

GM Reportedly Suffered $12,000 Loss Per Ampera-e (Bolt) Sold By Opel

Opel Ampera-e<p><b>Due diligence performed by PSA wasn’t diligent enough</b><p>The recent stop sale and massive price hikes of the Opel Ampera-e are all starting …

Electric Vehicles

Opel’s Crossland X is an appealing crossover that hits the spot

Opel as a brand is streamlining its product offering following the acquisition by PSA Group (Peugeot-Citroen) from General Motors earlier this …

Business (South Africa)

New in SA: park a car with a smartphone app

Pairing a smartphone to a vehicle has gone beyond just Bluetooth pairing. Apple’s CarPlay first became available locally in 2016, and manufacturers …

Transportation

PSA Wants Half the Money it Paid for Opel Back from GM

Feels it was misled regarding emissions<p>PSA Group wants roughly half of the 1.3 billion euros it paid to GM for its European Opel brand back, according to a report from <i>Reuters</i>. The French automaker believes it was misled about the brand’s European Union emissions compliance for 2021 when it bought …

Autos

PSA inherits massive emissions problem from Opel deal

French car maker PSA is reportedly seeking a refund from General Motors (GM) after discovering it was allegedly misled about Opel's emissions …

Business

Exclusive: PSA seeks Opel refund from GM over CO2 emissions

PARIS (Reuters) - Peugeot maker PSA Group, which paid General Motors 1.3 billion euros for Opel, now wants about half of the money back after discovering the full extent of its CO2 emissions challenges and exposure to European fines, sources told Reuters.<p>PSA, which completed the acquisition in late …

Mary Barra

PSA wants nearly half of Opel purchase price back from GM over carbon emissions

Peugeot maker PSA Group, which paid General Motors €1.3-billion for Opel, now wants about half of the money back after discovering the full extent of its CO2 emissions challenges and exposure to European fines, sources told Reuters.<p>PSA, which completed the acquisition in late July, said earlier …

Electric Vehicles

Exclusive - PSA seeks Opel refund from GM over CO2 emissions

PARIS (Reuters) - Peugeot maker PSA Group, which paid General Motors (NYSE:GM) 1.3 billion euros for Opel, now wants about half of the money back …

Electric Vehicles

PSA said to demand refund from GM over Opel emissions

PARIS -- PSA Group, which paid General Motors 1.3 billion euros ($1.54 billion) for GM's European operations, now wants about half of the money back …

Electric Vehicles

Now MediaCom adds Vauxhall/Opel to PSA win

GroupM’s mighty MediaCom has been on a new business mission since losing the £2bn VW account to Omnicom’s PHD and now it’s added Vauxhall/Opel across …

Peugeot-owner to use Opel site to assemble engines

PARIS (Reuters) - Peugeot-owner PSA (PA:PEUP) will use an existing Opel site in eastern Europe to assemble 200,000 petrol engines instead of building …

Stock Markets

Opel’s next-gen crossover: Crossland X arrives in SA

<i>Image: Quickpic</i><p>Related Links<p>Johannesburg - Opel has expanded its range of crossovers with the addition of the new Crossland X in South Africa.<p>The new …

South Africa

Corolla/Auris/Quest obliterates compact/medium segment in October

<i>Image: Motorpress</i><p>Related Links<p>Charlen Raymond<p>Cape Town - There is perhaps no other car in this segment, or any other, that is as synonymous with …

News (South Africa)

Europcar charged me £468 because it didn't have the model I booked

The firm was wilfully deceptive when it didn’t have an Opel Astra and offered me a Ford Focus instead<p><b>In July, I booked a hire car with Europcar through arguscarhire.com and paid £458.88 upfront. The voucher which I was to present at the hire desk stated that I would be given an Opel Astra or</b> …