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GM reveal next-gen Astra
6th August, 2015
Vauxhall’s all-new Astra will be in UK showrooms in October. The new model, built at Vauxhall’s manufacturing plant in Ellesmere Port includes Design, Tech Line, Energy, SRi and Elite models ..... more

April Fool's Day jokes from UK car companies
6th April, 2015
Tricksters will always try a prank on the morning of 1st April - commonly known as April Fools Day. Would you fall for this year's efforts in the UK? BMW, Nissan, Vauxhall and Volkswagen each tried to 'pull the leg' of the usual suspects! Here at Next Car we have assembled all four efforts on one page ..... read all about it! more

Vauxhall Astra GTC coupe
7th June, 2011
The third body style to come off the new Astra’s Delta platform (following the Hatch and last year’s Sports Tourer), the only elements the GTC shares with its 'siblings' are door handles and the roof aerial – even the wheelbase and tracks are different ..... more

New Astra Coupe Concept for GM Europe
12th September, 2010
Opel and Vauxhall’s GTC Paris Concept, which gives the strongest hint yet to the Astra Sport Hatch’s successor and is set for a debut early next month at the Paris Motor Show ..... more

Vauxhall at Goodwood's Festival of Speed
21st June, 2010
While Vauxhall has yet to confirm its launch of the new VXR8, the latest HSV GTS E2 – its near-identical Australian 'sibling' - will give the clearest indication yet of its intention to sell the car in Britain ..... more

GM's new Vauxhall Astra wagon
16th June, 2010
GM's new Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer will debut at this year’s Paris Motor Show in September and hit UK showrooms by the end of the year ..... more

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Andy Green at Goodwood Festival of Speed
3rd July, 2009
World Land Speed Record holder, Andy Green, will be experiencing a different type of thrust this weekend when he drives the all-new, 325 hp Vauxhall Insignia VXR up Goodwood’s hillclimb course at England's famous Festival of Speed ..... more

Vauxhall at Goodwood Festival of Speed
24th June, 2009
The high-performance version of this year’s European Car of the Year winner will be displayed in the popular Super Car Paddock throughout the event, which runs from 3rd - 5th July ..... more

More Details: GM's New Astra
19th June, 2009
And those gloves? According to the survey, most owners don’t keep them in the glove box at all ..... more

GM Europe's New Astra Revealed
14th May, 2009
With its strong, cab-forward silhouette, steeply-raked windscreen and sloping rear roofline, the new Astra makes ingenious use of many of the design features found in the Insignia ..... more

England's Vauxhall Heritage Centre Open Day
24th February, 2009
Vauxhall will be throwing open the doors of its Heritage Centre to mark the annual ‘Drive it Day’ celebration of classic motoring on Sunday, 26th April, 2009 ..... more

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Vauxhall Heritage Centre Open Day – An Astra-nomical day out
8th May, 2008
The world’s biggest private collection of classic Vauxhalls is to throw its doors open to the public for one day only, and, for 2008, Vauxhall will also be celebrating 10 million Astra sales since the model first appeared in 1980 ..... more

GM's new Vectra for 2009
20th April, 2008
A new name, a new car and a new ambition ..... that's the story of the successor for Europe's Opel/Vauxhall Vectra ..... more

GM's Meriva Concept To Make Geneva Debut
7th February, 2008
Already Europe’s market leader in the monocab sector, with one in five pan-European sales being a Zafira, Meriva or Agila, Vauxhall and Opel are set to unveil their vision of the future ..... more

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HSV at the 2007 Melbourne Motor Show
11th March, 2007
Holden Special Vehicles confirmed pricing and on-sale dates for the all new WM series Grange at the Melbourne Motor Show ..... more

Corsa VXR – Vauxhall's Hottest Ever Supermini
4th January, 2007
The new generation Corsa (Europe's replacement for the former European sourced Holden Barina) has already caused quite a sensation with its bold styling and impressive road manners, but now Vauxhall has pulled the wraps off the ultimate version – the VXR ..... more

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Britain's Astra Gains Panoramic Windscreen
15th June, 2006
In the UK, the Astra Sport Hatch is now available with a Panoramic windscreen ..... more

Vauxhall's Astra TwinTop Released In England
28th May, 2006
The right hand drive version of this new model was released in England just last Friday ..... more

Europe's Corsa Uncovered!
18th May, 2006
The new Corsa is slightly longer and wider than the current car (which was sold in Australia as the Holden Barina until late last year) ..... more

GM Opens New European Design Centre
15th May, 2006
As part of General Motors’ continued focus on further strengthening product development, it, last week, opened a new European Design Centre in Rüsselsheim ..... more

Century Of Vauxhall Heritage
14th May, 2006
To coincide with the Luton Festival of Transport and over 100 years of being based in the town, Vauxhall is holding its annual open day at its Heritage Centre in Luton, on Sunday 11th June 2006 ..... more

GM's Antara Targets European Growth Market
10th May, 2006
Following the enthusiastic reaction to the Antara GTC crossover concept car at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2005, GM launches, in Europe, later this year, the five-door production version of the new Antara ..... more

GM Europe and Renault pursue cooperation on LCVs
10th May, 2006
The cooperation between General Motors Europe (GME) and Renault is taking a further step forward with the release of new van versions for the two brands ..... more

Vauxhall Unveils The UK's All-New Astravan
25th April, 2006
Vauxhall has pulled the wraps off its new Astravan – the latest edition of the company’s most established van brand ..... more

New Corsa To Debut At London Show
23rd March, 2006
Vauxhall yesterday announced that the all-new Corsa will make its world debut at the British International Motor Show in July ..... more

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The New Astra Twin Top For 2006
2nd August, 2005
Last year, we reported the new Astra would be a coupe/cabriolet. Now we discover General Motors has lifted the lid on the latest version of its new Astra – the stunning TwinTop ..... more

Racing Astra Sport Hatch Wins At Brands Hatch
7th June, 2005
Yvan Muller driving the new-for-2005 VX Racing Astra Sport Hatch ended two months of drought from BTCC wins with a masterful display of driving in the third race of the day at Brands Hatch ..... more

Vauxhall Astra Diesel
20th April, 2005
Will we see a diesel engine in the Holden Astra? ..... more

Irmscher Styling Pack For The Vauxhall Tigra
28th March, 2005
The Tigra may be one of the snappiest lookers around, but that has not stopped the specialists at Irmscher from developing a styling pack to give this coupé/convertible even more appeal ..... more

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