Opel OnStar Wins Spanish Award for Innovation in Road Safety


Madrid. The Opel OnStar personal connectivity and mobility assistant has won the Spanish “Ponle Freno” (“Stop Them”) award. Enrico de Lorenzi, Opel Spain General Sales Manager, received the award in the category “Innovation and Development in Road Safety” during a ceremony held at the Senate Palace in Madrid ...

Opel Astra voted “Car of the Year 2016”


Rüsselsheim/Geneva. The new Opel Astra is “Car of the Year 2016” and therefore the winner of the most renowned award in the industry! The 58-strong jury of automotive journalists from 22 European countries awarded the Astra a total of 312 points versus 294 for the Volvo XC90 and 202 for the Mazda MX-5...

Best in Class: Opel Combo Shines in DEKRA Second-hand Car Report


Rüsselsheim. The Opel Combo can celebrate a major success: the versatile, family, recreational and company vehicle finished first in the 2016 DEKRA Second-hand Car Report and can claim to be the “Winner in its segment” after triumphing in the high-top station wagon/small van category ...

Opel in Vogue: Brand Climbs in “Best Cars 2016” Image Poll


Rüsselsheim. Opel’s repositioning is having an impact: The Rüsselsheim-based carmaker was one of the winners in the image poll conducted by auto motor und sport in the course of the “Best Cars 2016” readers’ choice awards. Opel managed to increase its ratings especially with its own customers...

Double Success: Opel ADAM and IntelliLux LED® Matrix Light in the New Astra Win at “Best Cars 2016” Readers’ Choice Awards


Rüsselsheim/Stuttgart. Opel bring home two prizes at the 40th “Best Cars” readers’ choice awards conducted by magazine auto motor und sport. The trendy Opel ADAM cruised to an overall success in the mini-car category with 26 percent of all votes ...

Award-winning 2015: Opel Wins Host of Trophies and Titles


Right at the beginning of the year, the Opel Zafira Tourer 1.6 CNG led the way for the influx of awards in 2015 when it was named most environmentally friendly van by the environmental institue Ökotrend – for the third time in a row (combined fuel consumption and CO2 emissions: 4.7 kg/7.2 m3 H-Gas per 100 km, 129 g/km) ...

New Opel Astra Wins “2015 Golden Steering Wheel”


Rüsselsheim/Berlin. And the winner is: The Opel Astra. Opel’s new compact class star was recognized at the Oscars of the automotive industry in Berlin yesterday evening and won the “Golden Steering Wheel” in the compact class...

Opel Wins “GWA Effie in Gold“ for “Umparken im Kopf” Campaign


Rüsselsheim. The General Association of Communication Agencies (GWA) has presented Opel with the “GWA Effie in Gold” for the “Umparken im Kopf” (Change your Mind) campaign. Opel and lead agency Scholz and Friends thus received the most important marketing award in Germany for the courageous advertising campaign ...

“SAFETYBEST 2015“: Opel IntelliLux LED® Matrix Light Recognized


Rüsselsheim. To each saint his candle: The new Opel Astra has won the “SAFETYBEST 2015” award with its trendsetting adaptive IntelliLux LED® matrix light system. The AUTOBEST jury consisting of specialized independent journalists from 26 European countries awards the prize. The opinion of the jury was ...


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