After the eventual run-out of the current generation Ampera, we'll introduce a successor product in the electric vehicle segment. Our next electric vehicle will be part of our massive product offensive – with 27 new vehicles in the 2014-2018 time frame. We see eMobility as important part of the mobility of tomorrow and we will continue to drive down costs & deliver affordability.
Opel Chief Executive Officer Nick Reilly has unloaded a sweeping new business plan that includes plenty of interesting little tidbits for green car aficionados. Of course we already know about the 2011 Opel/Vauxhall Ampera, the European version of the 2011 Chevrolet Volt, but Reilly says that there will be another extended-range electric vehicle in addition to the Ampera.
It's no secret that Opel's upcoming line-up will include the European version of the Chevy Volt (the Ampera), a pure electric vehicle and a minicar. The company's new CEO, Nick Reilly, told Reuters that we can count on a small SUV and new hybrid models to join the Open family within five years. The new dedicated EV is due in three years and current models will likely get the BEV powertrain upgrade not long after the new car's introduction. Even with all of the ties between Opel and companies lik
That zig-zag in the Opel logo just might be hiding the plans for an all-electric car. This rumor is surfacing in Forbes, which says their source is today's issue of Auto Motor Sport magazine. Details are so scant they're barely enough to fill a post, but here's the rumor: Opel will "bring out" a pure electric vehicle at the end of 2010. So says GM's European chief Carl-Peter Forster.
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