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Fairytale Characters Go From Riches to Rags in These New Vauxhall Spots

British automaker Vauxhall found an attention-grabbing way to notify audiences about the reverse parking camera that comes standard with its Atria. A new animated campaign from Velocity, McCann's agency unit dedicated to Vauxhall Motors and MRM Madrid, tells three fairytale stories in reverse. Cinderella, Jack and The Ugly Duckling start off well but find over...
Tags: Advertising, Vauxhall, McCann, AdFreak, MRM Madrid, Vauxhall Motors, Cinderella Jack

Letter From The UK: Car Production In Crisis

As production thins from an ongoing Brexit debate, the future looks uncertain. How will the auto industry in the UK weather the current storm; is there a silver lining?      Geoff Maxted of DriveWrite Automotive Magazine examines in this Letter From The UK. With the industrial problems of the 20th Century long forgotten, it seemed as if Great Britain had secured a strong and burgeoning future for the car industry with the likes of Nissan, Toyota, and Honda among the foreign brands building car...
Tags: UK, London, China, Eu, European Union, Britain, Magazine, Autos, Jaguar Land Rover, Honda, Crossrail, Bentley, Crewe, Vauxhall, Great Britain, Bentley Bentayga

DS 7 Crossback spied on test in India yet again

Of the Peugeot, Citroen DS, Opel and Vauxhall brands, Groupe PSA announced...
Tags: India, Autos, Vauxhall, Groupe PSA, Peugeot Citroen DS Opel

Teen dead after van being chased by police crashes into wall in Manchester

The teenager was driving the silver Vauxhall van and was pronounced dead at the scene, say police [Author: Chris kitching]
Tags: UK News, Manchester, Vauxhall, Chris kitching

BMW, Peugeot go ahead with UK plant shutdowns despite Brexit delay

BMW's Mini plant in Britain closes for four weeks from Monday and Peugeot's Vauxhall car factory shuts for two weeks in moves planned months ago to help the firms deal with any disruption resulting from Brexit, which has since been delayed.
Tags: UK, Money, businessNews, Britain, Bmw, Brexit, Vauxhall, Peugeot, BMW Peugeot

Vauxhall Monaro VXR500: Spotted

There's no such thing as an undesirable Monaro, but a VXR500? Now we're talking!
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Free From GM, Opel’s Suddenly Back in (the) Black

The German automaker that cranks out Buick Regals and, until this summer, Buick Cascadas for American consumers is suddenly flying high, distancing itself from its money pit days under former parent General Motors. After trying and failing to return the Opel (and sister brand Vauxhall) to profitability, GM offloaded the automaker to the French in […] The post Free From GM, Opel’s Suddenly Back in (the) Black appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: General Motors, Production, Gm, Autos, Vauxhall, Opel, Buick, GM Opel, News Blog, PSA Group, Buick Regal, Buick Regals

UK firms cut staff; Greek debt auction success - business live

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as China sets its lowest growth target in almost three decadesLatest: Greek debt auction underwayPre-Brexit euro liquidity auctions launchedUK company workforces fall at fastest pace since 2012China cuts 2019 growth target to 6-6.5% 2.02pm GMT Boom! Greece has successfully held its first sale of 10-year government bonds in a decade.Athens has raised €2.5bn through today’s auction, after receiving €11.8bn worth of offers from investo...
Tags: Business, UK, Greece, China, Economics, Eu, UK News, World news, Stock Markets, Britain, Asia Pacific, Psa, Oxford, Athens, Bmw, Geneva Motor Show

Annie and Gary and Me

If you like cricket and you're on Twitter, and you follow everybody that everyone else follows, you will probably have heard of Annie Chave. These days, it seems, most people have. Among other things, Annie commentates on Guerilla Cricket, and she recently had the privilege of being flown to Barbados to broadcast on the First Test between the West Indies (they will never ever be called the 'Windies' around here) and England. The only thing stopping it being the trip of a lifetime is the fact ...
Tags: England, Australia, Sex, Time, Swansea, Devon, Melbourne, Annie, Warner, Caribbean, West Indies, Somerset, Vauxhall, Sussex, Glamorgan, Brian Close

Electrician wins asbestos case against Vauxhall

John Carey is in line for a £1m payout after his wife developed cancer from washing his work clothes.
Tags: News, Vauxhall, John Carey

UK's carmakers face twin concerns of global upheaval and Brexit

Manufacturers face investment decisions amid transition to electric and self-drive vehiclesThe British car industry faces a “pivotal moment” during the next few years of potential Brexit upheaval as manufacturers decide where to invest for the next generation of vehicle production.Car manufacturers tend to invest in cycles of roughly seven years, meaning companies that started production of new models more than three years ago face imminent decisions on where to invest next. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Business, UK, UK News, Jaguar Land Rover, Automotive Industry, Manufacturing sector, Nissan, Brexit, Vauxhall

Brexit: what are carmakers' contingency plans?

From stockpiling to Nissan’s U-turn on making new model in the UK, here’s what firms are doingUK-based ​carmakers have triggered a wave of Brexit contingency plans, with Nissan the latest manufacturer to warn that uncertainty around leaving the EU is “not helping” companies.The British car industry is a major exporter, with eight out of 10 cars sold abroad to markets including the EU, the US and China. The sector made more than 1.5m cars last year, although the industry body, the Society of Moto...
Tags: Business, Japan, Politics, UK, China, Germany, US, Eu, European Union, UK News, US news, Asia Pacific, Ford, Jaguar Land Rover, Automotive Industry, Toyota

Shed of the Week: Vauxhall Omega Elite

Will you be the one to join the Shed Elite with a flagship Vauxhall?
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Organised crime in the UK is bigger than ever before. Can the police catch up?

Faced with new threats from international gangsters, the boss of the National Crime Agency, Lynne Owens, thinks UK policing needs a radical reboot. By Alex PerryOne afternoon in April, as we climbed into an armoured car outside her office in Vauxhall, south London, I asked Lynne Owens, the country’s most senior police officer, to describe 21st-century crime in the UK. Her answer spanned most of the next two hours, as we crawled east through the traffic to Chelmsford, Essex where, as head of the ...
Tags: UK, London, Police, Russia, UK News, Metropolitan Police, Merseyside, Organised Crime, Vauxhall, Owens, Arron Banks, Eastern Region, Manchester Continue, National Crime Agency, National Crime Agency NCA, Lynne Owens

Watch Morrissey Cover The Pretenders On James Corden

In Jonah Hill's new directorial debut Mid90s, a movie I liked a lot, there's a key emotional scene where two kids are skateboarding together and Morrissey's Vauxhall & I song "We'll Let You Know" wafts onto the soundtrack. That moment, along with Hill's freaked-out enthusiasm at having anything to do with Morrissey, might … More »
Tags: Video, Music, James Corden, The Pretenders, Morrissey, Jonah Hill, Vauxhall, Hill

Sure, GM Europe Is Gone, but the Automaker Hasn’t Entirely Pulled up Stakes

General Motors vacated the continent in fine style last year, flushing the Vauxhall and Opel brand to Groupe PSA in a deal worth about 2.2 billion Euro. However, it turns out Ren Cen remains as a lingering presence in moving metal across the pond. All this was spurred by a tweet by David Shepardson of […] The post Sure, GM Europe Is Gone, but the Automaker Hasn’t Entirely Pulled up Stakes appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Europe, Sales, General Motors, Gm, Autos, Overseas, Vauxhall, Cadillac, Opel, David Shepardson, News Blog, Groupe PSA, Ren Cen

The scourge of the 'Corsa Cannibals' striking in Birmingham

Bonnets, headlights and bumpers are among the parts being stripped from the Vauxhall models.
Tags: News, Birmingham, Vauxhall

Vauxhall owner warns of 'dramatic consequences' of Brexit

PSA chief Carlos Tavares warns of "dramatic consequences" for its UK plants if there is no deal.
Tags: Business, UK, Psa, Brexit, Vauxhall, Carlos Tavares

The Chevrolet Firenza Can-Am Is A Tiny Muscle Car With A Z28 Heart

This brilliantly mad, Vauxhall-based homologation special had enough pace to worry Ferraris of its day
Tags: Autos, Vauxhall

2019 Vauxhall Combo Van Pricing and Specs

The van market in the United Kingdom is a vibrant one, and it is now getting ready to welcome a fresh new member. The new Vauxhall Combo Van is a fine product coming to the showrooms in December, priced from £15,630 and offering a nice and well-rounded package.  2019 Vauxhall Combo Van boasts class-leading fuel economy and CO2 efficiency. in both petrol and diesel variants. Details of the powertrains can be found in the specs table below. The commercial vehicles prides itself on offering car...
Tags: United Kingdom, Autos, Vauxhall, TBC, Flank Guard, Intelligrip, LE NAV, TBC Service Life

AI and the Used Cars Around Europe

We will surprise nobody if we say that clearly, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the future of car driving. This is why we aren’t going to say it. Instead, what we will do is trace the effect that AI has had on vehicles and car buying so far. Think about it – how often do you hear the words “used cars for sale” together with AI in the same sentence. Not a lot, right? In reality, it will not be long before we start doing used car test drives during which we will carefully inspect the behaviour ...
Tags: Europe, Used Cars, Autos, Ibm, Driverless Cars, Hertz, Vauxhall, Other News, Motor Exclusive Auto Industry News, AI Cars, Car Artificial Intelligence

Opel GT X Experimental Concept Unveiled

The groundbreaking new concept Opel/Vauxhall had promised us a while back is now ready to show itself in public. It’s called the Opel GT X Experimental Concept, and it’s an electric coupe/SUV thing in the same vein as the Jaguar I-Pace.  Opel’s proposition for an all-electric all-rounder for the future has five doors, a jacked-up ride height, and fairly compact size, plus a rather interesting design. The interesting thing about the GT X Experimental Concept is that it’s promoted by both Vaux...
Tags: Autos, Jaguar, Vauxhall, Opel, Mark Adams, Opel Vauxhall

The Vauxhall at Pavlovsk.

Vauxhall is an interesting word. It originally referred to a district of London named (according to Wikipedia) for Falkes de Breauté, “the head of King John’s mercenaries, who owned a large house in the area,” and gave its name to the Vauxhall Gardens, “one of the leading venues for public entertainment in London, from the mid-17th century to the mid-19th century.” So well known were the Gardens (“References to Vauxhall are, for 150 years, as ubiquitous as references to ‘Broadway’ later would b...
Tags: London, Вокзал Wikipedia, Uncategorized, Linguistics, Broadway, John, Vauxhall, Mandelstam, Dostoevsky, Saint Petersburg, Pavlovsk, Vauxhall Gardens

Labour MP Kate Hoey vows to fight deselection

Local Labour activists pass a unanimous vote of no confidence in Brexit-backing Vauxhall MP.
Tags: News, Labour, Brexit, Vauxhall, Kate Hoey, Local Labour

GM sold these money-losing brands. Now they're making hundreds of millions

Opel and Vauxhall were big money losers for General Motors. A year after they were cast aside, the brands are making hundreds of millions for PSA.
Tags: General Motors, Cnn, Gm, Vauxhall, Opel

Vauxhall launches new generation of infotainment systems

Vauxhall has launched a new generation of infotainment systems, which will make their debut later this year, in the company's Insignia model range.
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Tens of thousands expected to protest at Donald Trump UK visit

US president is greeted by noisy protest at US embassy and Amnesty banner on Vauxhall BridgeTens of thousands of protesters are expected to take to the streets as Donald Trump meets with Theresa May on Friday to discuss a possible trade deal on a four-day working visit to the UK. Trump was met with handshakes and smiles when he landed at Stansted in Airforce One at 1:51pm on Thursday, but voluble protests immediately kicked off in earnest, with banners questioning his human rights record unfurle...
Tags: Politics, UK, US, European Union, UK News, World news, US foreign policy, US news, Theresa May, Donald Trump, Brexit, Vauxhall, Stansted, Trump, Amnesty, Donald Trump UK

Vauxhall Brand Concept Previews 2020s Design Langauge

Vauxhall is in the process of redefining the brand with something they call the PACE! strategy, and part of that is introducing a new design language. They are now preparing to give u a glimpse of the new look, which is in the slow cooker for mid-2020s release, through a Vauxhall Brand Concept set for debut before the end of the year.  The teaser image they have released of this intriguing Vauxhall Brand Concept does not really betray much apart from the shape of the car’s LED daytimers. But...
Tags: UK, Autos, James Dyson, Griffin, Vauxhall, Jonathan Ive, Mark Adams Vauxhall

Vauxhall Corsa GSi Pricing Revealed, Starts from £18,995

Opel/Vauxhall intrigued us when they announced they are reviving the Corsa GSi pocket rocket this year, but is now losing us as they reveal how much this thing is going to cost. The GSi is now available to order in the UK with a Vauxhall badge, priced from £18,995. So they’ve priced this tiny little thing like a family saloon, and they still expect you to pay an extra £1,900 for the GSi Plus Pack. Then again, hotted-up Opels and Vauxhalls have never been cheap. And the Corsa GSi does have so...
Tags: UK, Autos, Vauxhall, Android Auto, Apple Carplay, Opel, NAVI, Corsa, Vauxhall Corsa, IntelliLink, Opel Vauxhall, VXR OPC

PSA Groupe is Bringing Free2Move Car-Sharing to Paris

Groupe PSA has confirmed the Paris launch of its carsharing service, which will be operated under the Free2Move brand, by the end of 2018. The fleet will initially include 500 Peugeot and Citroën electric vehicles, creating “the best customer experience” with a sustainable solution. This new Free2Move Paris offer is part of the deployment of PSA’s Push to Pass strategic plan presented in April 2016, which aims to make Groupe PSA known as the preferred mobility provider. Be free to ch...
Tags: Mobile, Apps, France, Uncategorized, Advertising, Digital, Automotive, Psa, Paris, Mobility, Seattle, Madrid, Group, Vauxhall, Peugeot, Citroën