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Holden is bringing over the Opel/Vauxhall Astra GTC and VXR three-door hatchbacks along with the Cascada convertible down to Australia for the first time.

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GM will pull Opel and "mainstream" Chevys from the Russian market in order to focus on Cadillac and vehicles like the Camaro, Corvette and Tahoe.

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GM May Also Phase Out Volt/Ampera in Europe

Remember the Opel Ampera, the European Volt? Well, General Motors may sell the Bolt electric vehicle as an Opel in Europe.

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Opel rolled into the Geneva Motor Show with one of its sportier models, the Corsa OPC.

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Opel debuted its entry-level compact, the Karl, at the Geneva Motor Show with a three-cylinder engine and seating for five passengers.

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Russia's weak currency is proving troublesome for GM, as the company is planning to halt production at its St. Petersburg factory while also raising prices.

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Some of Opel's models make it to the US as Buicks. The new Corsa OPC isn't one of them, and that's a bit of a shame.

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Opel Karl EV In The Works; PSA Hybrid Air Not Dead

Hyundai and Kia pay out for overstated fuel economy. BMW i cars are in demand at dealerships. Opel plans electric version of Karl hatchback. PSA Peugeot Citroën not killing compressed air hybrid program.

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European workers who need to get small packages through narrow streets may want to check out the new Opel Corsavan, the commercial version of GM's recently updated Euro-market hatchback, introduced at the 2015 Brussels Motor Show in Belgium.

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Despite the snowy Detroit weather, Buick unveiled the 2016 Cascada convertible, a handsome 2+2 that marks the brand's first droptop in over 25 years.

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Buick has finally introduced its own version of the Vauxhall/Opel Cascada, a handsome, four-place, softtop convertible that will hit the market early next year.

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This car was spotted in a rendering that Buick provided of its stand at the Detroit Auto Show. Two doors, four seats, no top, deep and arcing shoulder line - any idea what that might be?

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Plants close all the time, but not in Germany. In fact, according to the latest report from TheDetroitBureau.com, there hasn't been an automotive assembly plant closed in Germany since the end of World War II – but one has closed now.

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Opel is getting big into small cars. With more versions of the stylish little Adam coming out all the time and the restyled Corsa just released within the last few months, the German automaker is now bolstering the bottom end of its lineup with the addition of the new Karl.

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With his shock of white hair and penchant for wearing gloves and black sunglasses, fashion mogul Karl Lagerfeld isn't a hard guy to pick out of a crowd. But while he is best known for designing haute couture, Lagerfeld also has a passion for photography and his cat, Choupette. Both of them are being featured in bizarre advertising for the Opel Corsa in Europe, and a new, making-of video makes the whole process look even weirder.

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Ever look at a concept car from a foreign auto marque like Opel and wonder what relevance it will have to you as an American consumer? Well, we'll tell you: at least as far as the Opel Monza concept goes, it could mean a lot.

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Opel's slinky answer to the Ford Fiesta and Volkswagen Polo debuted on Thursday at the Paris Motor Show, ahead of its launch in European markets late this year. The long-running Corsa – 32 years and counting – getting its first major refresh in eight years.

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We had a chance to drive the tiny Opel Adam following the Frankfurt Motor Show last fall, and what we found was a cute little city car that's decently fun, but hardly sporty. But that's about to change, as Opel has thrown a dose of sport at its plucky little runabout, and the finished result, the Adam S, makes its debut here at the Paris Motor Show.

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General Motors makes plenty of performance machinery, but it isn't huge in hot hatches. The closest you can get Stateside is the Chevy Sonic RS, and, while a perfectly reasonable vehicle in its own right, let's just say it doesn't quite keep pace with its European and Japanese rivals. GM does make hot hatches, it just usually leaves them up to its Opel division to sell overseas. Like the new Opel Adam S.

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There are many vehicles we'd consider taking racing. Even on a cross-country rally as punishing as the Dakar. But a Buick Encore? That's not one that would enter our motorsports-based consciousness. Yet it's basically what General Motors is entering in the South American rally raid this year, and you're looking at it.

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The affordable four-seat convertible has become a largely forgotten genre in the States, especially with the death of the Chrysler 200 Convertible. Of course, there are still premium options from Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz – not to mention more overtly performance-oriented droptop pony cars from Chevrolet and Ford – but if you want an affordable cruiser, you're kind of out of luck. That may be about to change, however, with renewed rumors of the Opel Cascada (pictured above) making

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