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Strong demand for Opel Ampera-e in Norway moves up launch date

Strong demand for Opel Ampera-e in Norway moves up launch date

Just as the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car is launching in North America, its European cousin is beginning deliveries across the Atlantic. In Europe, General Motors markets the U.S.-built Bolt EV as virtually identical Opel Ampera-e under its German Opel brand. An example of what is known in... read more

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Opel Ampera-e

Chevy Bolt EV To Be Sold In Europe As Opel Ampera-E Electric Car

When the first-generation Chevrolet Volt debuted just over five years ago, General Motors created a version for Europe called the Opel Ampera. It was essentially identical to... read more February 11, 2016 by


 
2014 Opel Adam S

Buick To Get Version Of Opel Adam Minicar As Range Is Renewed Over Next Few Years

Once upon a time, Buick and Opel models were sold alongside each other in U.S. dealerships. Now, it seems General Motors wants the two brands to actually share products... read more July 22, 2015 by


 
2014 Chevrolet Spark EV  -  First Drive, Portland, July 2013

2017 Chevrolet Sonic EV: More Electric-Car Details Trickle Out

A few more details on the upcoming 2017 Chevrolet Sonic EV electric car are starting to come into focus, including its production date and a second version to be sold in... read more October 14, 2014 by


 
2013 Opel Adam

Opel's New 3-Cylinder Engine May Preview Volt's Next Range-Extender

It's been expected for some time that the next generation Chevrolet Volt could use a smaller, more efficient and likely three-cylinder power unit as its range-extending... read more February 17, 2014 by


 
1959 Opel P1 experimental prototype gas-mileage record-holder

Opel P1 376-MPG Record-Holder Still For Sale, At $425,000

Do you rarely hear the words "green car" and "collectible" used in the same sentence? The owner of the one-and-only 1959 Opel P1 experimental prototype--which set a Guinness... read more December 15, 2013 by


 
2013 Chevrolet Volt  -  Driven, December 2012

Chevy Volt's Next Range Extender: New Opel 1.0-Liter Three-Cylinder Engine?

It's been rumored for a while that the next-generation Chevy Volt electric car would get a new, smaller, three-cylinder engine as a range extender. Now we've seen what that... read more September 15, 2013 by


 
Opel Monza concept

Opel Monza Concept: Is Range-Extended Coupe Clue To Next Volt?

Opel, European arm of General Motors, has revealed the first official images of its Monza concept, set to debut at the Frankfurt Auto Show in September. The Monza name has... read more August 21, 2013 by


 
2013 Opel Adam

Could The Opel Adam Minicar Become The Smallest Buick Ever?

Buick and Opel have long been linked, starting 45 years ago when Buick dealers sold Opels imported from GM's German brand. There will be no more Opel-brand cars sold in the... read more July 17, 2012 by 7


 
Vauxhall/Opel electric car concept for 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

GM's European Arm, Opel, Shows Two-Seat Electric Urban Concept

With the Frankfurt Motor Show launching in less than a week, the concept cars are starting to come thick and fast. The latest is a small two-seat electric urban car from... read more September 8, 2011 by 16


 
2012 Opel Ampera, first pre-production vehicle, April 2010

Report Threatens Badge-Engineered Buick Model Of Chevy Volt

General Motors and its brand strategies have been through a lot of turmoil in recent years. Now, GM is down to just four brands in North America--Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, and... read more March 31, 2011 by 1


 
Opel Ampera

Chevrolet Volt and Opel Ampera: What Are The Differences?

Chevrolet's Volt has only been on sale for a short while but sales are respectable and Chevrolet have pulled out all the stops to build a quality product and bridge the... read more March 4, 2011 by 1


 
Opel Ampera

Opel Ampera News - Euro Volt Price Revealed, 42,900 Euros

If you're familiar with the 2011 Chevrolet Volt range-extended EV, then you're already familar with the Opel Ampera, since it's essentially the same car. The Ampera will be... read more November 12, 2010 by 2


 
Opel Meriva electric vehicle, to be tested in Germany as part of MeRegioMobil program, 2010-2011

GM Electric Meriva Van Tests Vehicle-to-Grid Charging in Germany

Last summer, Karl Stracke, the vice president of global vehicle engineering of General Motors, said the company planned to test three battery-electric vehicles in different... read more September 29, 2010 by 1


 
1959 Opel P1 experimental prototype gas-mileage record-holder

World-Record Gas-Mileage Champ For Sale, From 1959, For $425K. Ahem.

It's the Friday before a long holiday, which means most of you aren't around to read this. But for those who are, here's our bit of green-car randomness to launch the... read more July 2, 2010 by 2


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt in New York City, March 2010

2011 Chevy Volt “Hold Charge” Mode for European ZEV Zones, But Not U.S.

 The EPA and CARB like zero emissions vehicles, but don't want you controlling when you decide your vehicle is zero emissions. According to Tony Posawatz, line director for... read more May 25, 2010 by 6


 

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