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2019 Opel Corsa teased

Opel has teased the arrival of its all-new supermini, the 2019 Corsa, with a single image on its social media. Captioned with "Revolutionary. Electrifying. Accessible!" on Twitter, the picture shows the car's headlight and... actually, it's just a headlight...

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2019 Opel Corsa spied
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2019 Opel Corsa spied

A prototype for the next-generation Opel Corsa has been snapped during winter testing in Northern Europe, wearing a full-body wrap. As such, it's easy to discern the car's overall shape and form, but hard to make out many of its details. Despite this, we can see it will look substantially different to the next-generation Peugeot 208, which was spied earlier this month...


2019 Peugeot 208 spied again
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2019 Peugeot 208 spied again

The next-generation Peugeot 208 has been spied on the snowy roads of Europe this week, ahead of an anticipated reveal at the Geneva motor show in March. As we've seen from previous prototypes, the new-gen 208 will be larger than the current model, and incorporate various design elements inspired by the company's latest aesthetic theme, meaning it should bear a strong resemblance to the 3008, 508 and 5008...


Opel: PSA driving further electrification
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Opel: PSA driving further electrification

The next-generation Opel Mokka X and Vivaro will be launched with an electric powertrain, as the Peugeot Citroen Group (PSA) looks to accelerate the brand's electrification. Along with the load-lugging van and compact crossover, the Opel range will next year gain an all-electric Corsa compact hatchback...


Opel to launch eight all-new or updated models by 2020
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Opel to launch eight all-new or updated models by 2020

German manufacturer Opel and its British sister Vauxhall have committed to no less than eight all-new or refreshed models before 2020, with a focus on growth segments. Of these eight models, three will be all-new versions of the Corsa light hatch, Vivaro van, and the successor to the Mokka X small crossover, the former two scheduled for launch next year, while the latter will hit the European market in 2020...


2019 Vauxhall Corsa GSi launched in the UK
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2019 Vauxhall Corsa GSi launched in the UK

Vauxhall has released the new Corsa GSi in the UK, serving as a new entry-level performance option – 25 years after the original GSi went on sale. Sitting between the core range and the flagship VXR hot hatch, the GSi is powered by a 1.4-litre turbo petrol engine making 150PS (110kW) and 220Nm – the latter on tap between 2750 and 4500rpm – sent to the front wheels through a six-speed manual transmission...


The automotive name of thrones: Local heroes
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The automotive name of thrones: Local heroes

Australia might not be the manufacturing epicentre of its own automotive ecosystem anymore, but there was once a time when being ‘Australia’s own’ was the only chance car brands had at success. There’s no doubt some car names have become icons unto themselves, though – to the point where they almost overshadow the brands that delivered them...


2019 Peugeot 208 GTi could go electric - report
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2019 Peugeot 208 GTi could go electric - report

The next-generation Peugeot 208 GTi is set to be revealed next year, and it could offer the option of petrol or electric power – according to a new report out of the UK. Auto Express quotes Peugeot's CEO, Jean-Pierre Imparato, indicating that customers will be able to "choose their powertrain"...


Opel teases new concept, next-gen Corsa confirmed for 2019
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Opel teases new concept, next-gen Corsa confirmed for 2019

Opel has revealed its upcoming model and development plans at its TechDay, hosted at the company's Rüsselsheim engineering centre in Germany. Freshly acquired by France's PSA Group, parent to brands like Citroen and Peugeot, Opel confirmed it will develop the group's next-generation of four-cylinder petrol engines and light commercial vehicles, along with teasing a new concept bound for reveal later this year...


Opel Corsa EV confirmed for 2020
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Opel Corsa EV confirmed for 2020

Opel has confirmed the next-generation Corsa will be offered with an all-electric powertrain. In a statement released to European press, the company confirmed a pure-electric hatch will follow the regular Corsa, expected to launch in 2019. All versions will be built in Zaragoza, Spain – the first PSA Group facility to produce a pure-electric Opel or Vauxhall model...


2018 Opel Corsa sedan spied
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2018 Opel Corsa sedan spied

The next-generation Opel Corsa sedan has been spied just days after the first pictures of the next-generation hatch arrived in our inbox. Like the earlier hatch prototype, it's hard to make out too many of the final car's styling details due to the extensive camouflage and numerous false body panels...


2018 Opel Corsa spied testing
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2018 Opel Corsa spied testing

The sixth-generation Opel Corsa has been spied in Europe ahead of its rumoured launch in 2018. With all the camouflage applied to this prototype, it's hard to make out the car's finer styling points. Despite that, though, we can see that the new Corsa will feature head- and tail-lights, and a grille, that are not dissimilar to those used on the next-generation Astra...


Opel Corsa OPC/Vauxhall Corsa VXR photos leaked online
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Opel Corsa OPC/Vauxhall Corsa VXR photos leaked online

Purported promotional images of the new Opel Corsa OPC/Vauxhall Corsa VXR have been leaked online a day ahead of the car's official unveiling. It's widely expected that the Corsa OPC/VXR will be powered by a 1.6-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine pumping out around 150kW of power and 250Nm of torque for the front wheels to handle...


2015 Opel Corsa OPC Line models revealed
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2015 Opel Corsa OPC Line models revealed

The 2015 Opel Corsa OPC Line is not the full-blown hot-hatch range expected from the German arm of General Motors, but the new styling packs hint at future faster models bearing Opel Performance Centre badging. The newly unveiled Corsa OPC Line receives a range of styling changes including a new lower lip spoiler at the front, side skirts, and a tailgate-mounted rear spoiler...


Opel Corsa OPC: Aussie engineers help boost performance
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Opel Corsa OPC: Aussie engineers help boost performance

Holden engineers have helped give the 2015 Opel Corsa OPC a class-leading power output of more than 150kW. It’s only fitting then that the city-sized hot-hatch, which CarAdvice can also reveal will go on sale in March 2015, could wear a Holden badge as part of the company’s new-product offensive...


Holden range to comprise one-third Opel models
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Holden range to comprise one-third Opel models

More than a third of Holden’s future model line-up will comprise vehicles from European sister brand Opel. General Motors’ Australian and German divisions made the joint product announcement at this week’s 2014 Paris motor show. Holden has already committed to bringing the Astra GTC three-door, Astra VXR hot-hatch, Cascada convertible and Insignia OPC to Australia in 2015 as it targets becoming Australia's most popular brand by 2020...


Holden Corsa could join Barina in city car twin attack
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Holden Corsa could join Barina in city car twin attack

A Holden Corsa could become reality and join the current Barina in a two-tier city car segment attack by the company. Holden has previously imported the Opel Corsa under the Barina nameplate, though CarAdvice believes the company would offer both city cars concurrently in showrooms rather than just replace the current Barina that’s sourced from Korea...


Opel Australia recall: Every Astra, Corsa, Insignia and Zafira sold in Australia affected
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Opel Australia recall: Every Astra, Corsa, Insignia and Zafira sold in Australia affected

Every Opel model sold so far in Australia has been issued with a recall notice over a problem with the owners' manuals issued by the German arm of General Motors. The recall notice - published on the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's recalls.gov...


2015 Opel Corsa unveiled : Could it join Holden model onslaught?
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2015 Opel Corsa unveiled : Could it join Holden model onslaught?

The new-generation Opel Corsa has been revealed overnight, and it has the potential to come to Australia as part of Holden’s renewed product onslaught. Holden is studying all new models available globally more intensely since announcing in late 2013 that it would end local manufacturing. The company is aiming to become the country’s most popular brand by 2020...


Opel plans 27 new models, 17 new engines by 2018
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Opel plans 27 new models, 17 new engines by 2018

Opel plans to launch 27 new models and 17 new engines over the next four years as it targets strong growth in Germany and across Europe and a return to profitability. In updating the company’s ‘DRIVE!2022’ strategy, Opel CEO Dr Karl-Thomas Neumann said Opel and UK sister brand Vauxhall were aiming for an 8.0 per cent market share in Europe by 2022, up from their current 5...