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    Video: If you seek humor, tear down this wall (with an Opel Corsa)

    Is there any higher form of comedy than Eastern Europeans doing stupid things with cars? This latest YouTube stunner features the usual stock characters: A guy wearing track pants, his cheap 15-year-old hatchback, and an audience egging him on. We'll not give away the entire plot, but it involves ...

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    Report: GM to bring compact Opel back to America?

    Think of German automakers and you're likely to conjure up names like Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Volkswagen, Porsche and Audi. Those are the ones we get on this side of the Atlantic. In their home market, they are joined, most notably, by Opel. The reason we don't get that brand in the States is ...

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    Opel channels the Nürburgring for its hottest-ever Corsa

    Between the New York Auto Show, the Shanghai Motor Show and Top Marques Monaco, there's a major motor expo happening on each of three continents. But the latest model you see here wasn't unveiled at any one of them. What you're looking at is the hottest hatch to come from Opel. It's called the ...

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    Opel debuts 53-mpg Corsa ecoFLEX at Bologna Motor Show

    2011 Opel Corsa
    Opel's upcoming 2011 Corsa ecoFlex model, powered by a 1.3-liter CDTI turbodiesel, boasts an impressive fuel economy rating of 53 miles per gallon (U.S.) and an equally noteworthy CO2 emissions of 98 grams per kilometer. Credit the 95-horsepower, 140-pound-foot engine; ...

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    Can a Vauxhall play Bingo? Well of Corsa it can!

    Vauxhall Corsa Bingo Ball Special – Click above for high-res image gallery
    If you thought the current trend of alphanumeric nameplates leaves most cars sounding like places on a bingo card, just get a load of the latest from Vauxhall. General Motors' British subsidiary has outfitted one of ...

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    Opel releases updated Corsa in Europe

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    Some new vehicle launches come as a surprise, while others are expected well in advance. After Fiat released the updated Punto Evo, it was only a matter of time until Opel did the same with its Corsa. Why is that, you ask? Because the ...

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    Bumblebee's European Cousin: Opel Corsa Color Race [w/video]

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    Opel's future may still be a little uncertain, so they're kicking it old school with a new special edition of their Corsa super-mini. Called the Color Race, the appearance package harkens back to the '60s-era Opel Rallye ...

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    VIDEO: Vauxhall trying to bring back roller skating? Groovy.

    Vauxhall skate party -- Click above to watch video
    Vauxhall is rolling out the retro cool by holding an invitation-only roller skating event in North London on July 29. As part of the festivities, the General Motors division has reportedly commissioned bespoke sets of Vauxhall Corsa roller boots ...

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    Vauxhall celelebrates BTCC domination with limited-edition VX Racing Corsa and Astra

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    Piloted by Fabrizio Giovanardi of the VX Racing, Vauxhall took all three golden trophies in last year's British Touring Car Championship (BTCC): driver, team, and manufacturer. To celebrate, Vauxhall is making 888 Corsa and Astra VX Racing Editions. The number of the run ...

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    Rendered Speculation: Alfa Romeo MiTo could be first true MINI-killer

    The Mini is so 2006. VW's new Polo has yet to launch. Neither of those cars matter once you set eyes on the forthcoming hotness from Alfa Romeo. Alfa is coming back to the U.S. market, and while everyone's been ga-ga about the 8C Competizione, supercars just don't support the type of sales volume ...

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    Vauxhall unveils Corsa SRi in UK

    Click image for high-res galleryUK car shoppers looking for a little extra pep in a subcompact, but who don't want to pony up for the high-zoot Vauxhall Corsa VXR (a.k.a. Opel Corsa OPC), now have another option: the Corsa SRi. This is simply the British-market version of the Opel Corsa GSi that ...

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    Frankfurt Preview: GM to show Opel Corsa Hybrid Concept

    Click image for galleryGeneral Motors' Opel division will use the IAA in Frankfurt to push its ecoFLEX initiative, which will see the automaker leverage multiple technologies to help lower its offerings' CO2 emissions and fuel consumption. Headlining ecoFLEX for the automaker is the Opel Corsa ...

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    GM bringing more 'Green' to Frankfurt, new Opel concept to bow

    During this year's Frankfurt Motor Show in September, GM will be taking the wraps of its latest eco-minded concept, in the form of a new Opel-branded vehicle. The E-Flex-equipped concept will feature an electric motor that sends power to the wheels, which can be charged via either a household power ...

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    Autoblog Week in Photos: Week of June 04, 2007

    Time is winding down for the chance to win a fully-loaded $29,000 Dodge Nitro, so get in when the getting is still good (Enter every day through June 14th by clicking here.) This week in pictures saw plenty of spy shots, new models, and some interesting videos. Among the many stories on Autoblog, ...

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    We'll always have Paris: Saturn considers what Lutz already confirmed

    Bloomberg's Greg Bensinger penned an article Friday that's getting some play on the web. In it, he spoke to Saturn's product development director, Lisa Hutchinson, who said that the Saturn division is indeed considering the addition of the Corsa subcompact to the lineup. Hutchinson doesn't attach a ...

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    Barcelona Motor Show: GM unveils Opel Corsa GSi

    Click image for photo galleryThe Barcelona Motor Show kicks off today, and GM will use the Spanish venue to show off its new Opel Corsa GSi (its UK twin, the Vauxhall Corsa SRi, has also been announced). Positioned below the range-topping Corsa OPC, the GSi gets a detuned version of the OPC's 1.6L ...

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    Van Up! Corsa, Astra spawn van concepts at Commercial Vehicle Show

    Click image to enlargeThe annual Commercial Vehicle Show is set to kick off in Birmingham, UK, and GM's Vauxhall division has prepared two concepts that likely telegraph a pair of small-business-oriented cars coming sometime in the not-too-distant future. The Corsavan Sportive and Astravan Sportive ...

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    Vauxhall Corsa VXR / Opel Corsa OPC to arrive in March

    Click image for high-resolution photo galleryThe new Opel/Vauxhall Corsa's a smart-looking little hatchback that our friends in Europe and the UK get to enjoy while we watch from the sidelines. GM hasn't seen fit to send the little Fit-fighter our way, but with Saturn and Opel tied at the hip now, ...

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    VIDEO: 2006 Paris Motor Show Booth Tour - General Motors

    Here's the second video in our five-part series of booth tours at the 2006 Paris Motor Show, and this time we focus on General Motors. I'll say again this our first time producing video and I'm disappointed in myself that we didn't capture footage of more vehicles from General Motors and its brands ...

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    Saturn and Opel to be indistinguishable by 2014

    Ward's Auto is reporting that General Motors has begun a plan to completely integrate Saturn and its European Opel brand by 2014. By that time, nearly every car in the lineup of each brand will be "interchangeable," according to Carl-Peter Forster, president of GM Europe. Forster likens what will ...


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