Cutting-edge in-cabin experiences in the stylish new Opel Astra
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by Mark Salisbury
1y ago
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and Opel Automobile GmbH (Opel) today announced that the upcoming Opel Astra – Opel’s latest addition to its compact class of electrified vehicles – will utilize next-generation Snapdragon® Automotive Cockpit Platforms. These platforms will power the Astra’s fully digital Pure Panel digital cockpit, which features extra-wide high-definition touchscreen displays, with new human-machine-interface (HMI), that are designed to provide a simple, seamless and intuitive in-cabin experience for the vehicle’s occupants.  Designed to provide premium experiences, the Snapd ..read more
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Openreach goes electric with Vauxhall Vivaro-e And Corsa-e
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by Mark Salisbury
1y ago
One of the UK’s largest fleet operators, Openreach, has placed an order of 270 fully electric Vivaro-e vans and 9 Corsa-e cars. With around 27,000 vehicles, Openreach operates one of the UK’s largest fleets, and has run diesel versions of the Vauxhall vans for the past 15 years. This comes shortly after The UK Electric Fleets Coalition, of which Openreach is a founding member, released its policy asks to the Government, asking for a target to be set for 100% of new car and van sales to be fully electric by 2030 (with exceptions for the small number of vehicles ..read more
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Vauxhall Vivaro van goes electric
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by Mark Salisbury
1y ago
Vauxhall will launch the new Vivaro-e next year, the pure battery electric version of its best-selling medium van. Following the addition of the all-electric Corsa-e and plug-in hybrid Grandland X Hybrid4 to its product range, the Vivaro-e marks the next chapter in Vauxhall’s electrification strategy. The British brand is committed to delivering eight electrified models by 2021 and electrifying its entire product portfolio by 2024, as part of the PACE! strategic plan. The Vauxhall Vivaro-e is based on the group’s highly variable EMP2 platform, which enables the use of conventional as ..read more
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Vauxhall continues its electric journey with All-New Astra-e
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by Mark Salisbury
1y ago
In its eighth generation, Vauxhall’s All-New Astra will be available for the first time as battery electric Astra-e. Plug-in hybrid and highly efficient petrol and diesel versions of the All-New Astra go on sale next month, with the Astra-e following in early 2023. A Sport Tourer version of All-New Astra will follow the hatchback in late 2022. Versions with highly efficient petrol and diesel engines in combination with friction-optimised six-speed manual and eight-speed automatic transmissions will also be available to order from next month. The new Astra portfolio has something for everyone i ..read more
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A new future for Ellesmere Port’s Vauxhall plant
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by Mark Salisbury
1y ago
Stellantis announces today a £100million investment in Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port manufacturing plant to transform the site for a new era in electric vehicle manufacturing.  Ellesmere Port will become the first Stellantis plant to produce a solely battery-electric model, in both commercial and passenger versions, by the end of next year, for Vauxhall, Opel, Peugeot and Citroën brands and for both domestic and export markets. This dedication to battery electric vehicles will go towards achieving the UK Government’s decision to stop sales of pure petrol and diesel engined vehicles from 2030 ..read more
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Future of the Vauxhall Ellesmere Port plant to be decided in ‘a few weeks’
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by Mark Salisbury
1y ago
The owner of Vauxhall owner will decide the fate of its UK car plant at Ellesmere Port within weeks. Carlos Tavares, chief executive of Stellantis – formed by the recent merger of PSA and Fiat Chrysler, cited the upcoming ban on new petrol and diesel cars as one of the reasons why the outlook for the Cheshire factory is in doubt. Governments can “create situations which destroy the business model”, he told a press conference. “If we are told that in 2030 internal combustion engines cannot be sold in the UK – which we respect as a decision from the ..read more
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Future of the Vauxhall Ellesmere Port plant to be decided in ‘a few weeks’
FleetPoint » Vauxhall Cars
by Mark Salisbury
1y ago
The owner of Vauxhall owner will decide the fate of its UK car plant at Ellesmere Port within weeks. Carlos Tavares, chief executive of Stellantis – formed by the recent merger of PSA and Fiat Chrysler, cited the upcoming ban on new petrol and diesel cars as one of the reasons why the outlook for the Cheshire factory is in doubt. Governments can “create situations which destroy the business model”, he told a press conference. “If we are told that in 2030 internal combustion engines cannot be sold in the UK – which we respect as a decision from the ..read more
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Openreach goes electric with Vauxhall Vivaro-e And Corsa-e
FleetPoint » Vauxhall Cars
by Mark Salisbury
1y ago
One of the UK’s largest fleet operators, Openreach, has placed an order of 270 fully electric Vivaro-e vans and 9 Corsa-e cars. With around 27,000 vehicles, Openreach operates one of the UK’s largest fleets, and has run diesel versions of the Vauxhall vans for the past 15 years. This comes shortly after The UK Electric Fleets Coalition, of which Openreach is a founding member, released its policy asks to the Government, asking for a target to be set for 100% of new car and van sales to be fully electric by 2030 (with exceptions for the small number of vehicles ..read more
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Openreach goes electric with Vauxhall Vivaro-e And Corsa-e
FleetPoint » Vauxhall Cars
by Mark Salisbury
1y ago
One of the UK’s largest fleet operators, Openreach, has placed an order of 270 fully electric Vivaro-e vans and 9 Corsa-e cars. With around 27,000 vehicles, Openreach operates one of the UK’s largest fleets, and has run diesel versions of the Vauxhall vans for the past 15 years. This comes shortly after The UK Electric Fleets Coalition, of which Openreach is a founding member, released its policy asks to the Government, asking for a target to be set for 100% of new car and van sales to be fully electric by 2030 (with exceptions for the small number of vehicles ..read more
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Future of the Vauxhall Ellesmere Port plant to be decided in ‘a few weeks’
FleetPoint » Vauxhall Cars
by Mark Salisbury
1y ago
The owner of Vauxhall owner will decide the fate of its UK car plant at Ellesmere Port within weeks. Carlos Tavares, chief executive of Stellantis – formed by the recent merger of PSA and Fiat Chrysler, cited the upcoming ban on new petrol and diesel cars as one of the reasons why the outlook for the Cheshire factory is in doubt. Governments can “create situations which destroy the business model”, he told a press conference. “If we are told that in 2030 internal combustion engines cannot be sold in the UK – which we respect as a decision from the ..read more
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