Opel Astra

Type: Product
Name: Opel Astra
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

2014 VW Scirocco R vs Opel Astra OPC: Which FWD Hot Hatch Would You Have?

⌖A- A+If you're in the market for a front-wheel drive hot hatch with both street cred' and awesome performance, chances are you're going to end up looking at one of these gods of the 3-door realm, the Astra OPC from the blitz brand and the Scirocco R ... [Published Auto Evolution - 17 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

BMW M235i vs Subaru WRX STi vs Opel Astra OPC Comparison Test [Video]

⌖A- A+There’s no actual reason to compare the BMW M235i agains the Subaru WRX STi or the Opel Astra OPC but if the chance arises, would you turn it down? No, we didn’t think so and neither did the guys from Ignition that took the trio up for a set of ... [Published Auto Evolution - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Opel cuts production, 500 jobs in Russia

(MENAFN) European Opel Group announced cutting production along with around 500 jobs in Russia on the back of the weak Russian ruble and a drop ... [Published MENAFN - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Mother criticises sentence of death crash teen

The mother of a teenager killed during a “road race” has said the sentencing of another youngster involved in the fatal crash is “too lenient”.Heather Lutchman has spoken out following the sentencing of Billingshurst teenager Brett Hewson for his part ... [Published Brighton & Hove Argus - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Sponsor fast wheels for speedy response

LINDEN – Linden Neighbourhood Watch needs a faster vehicle to help them respond faster to crime incidents.Be the first to commentLinden Neighbourhood Watch Chairperson and Operations Manager Fareed Hoosen, and Assistant Operations Manager John Tyrer, ... [Published Randburg Sun - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Russia: Opel to slowdown car output

Following other global automakers – including Ford and Renault’s subsidiary AvtoVaz – the Opel Group has decided to reduce car output and also fire 500 employees in Russia. The European unit of US giant General Motors has decided to take the cost cutting ... [Published Inautonews - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

'I need a bigger car. I'm pregnant and need a different car. I need a 4x4 for icy roads'

I'm looking to upgrade from my current car (2006, 1-litre Corsa, 120,000km) to something a little bigger and more able to deal with motorway driving. The cars I have been researching so far are the Opel Astra, Peugeot 307, Hyundai i30 and Mazda2 but I ... [Published Irish Independent - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Driver reverses off tow truck to avoid fine

In the hustle and bustle of large cities, parking spaces are at a premium. The last thing a driver wants to watch his or her car being impounded. According to the Daily Mail, A driver in London returned to his Opel Astra only to find it being on the back ... [Published Wheels24 - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 3 reports

Man cleared of causing crash deaths

A teenager has been found not guilty of causing the death by dangerous driving of two other young men in a car crash in West Sussex.Brett Hewson, 19, of Coombe Hill, Billingshurst was cleared of causing the deaths of William Richardson, 18, and Asa Caudill, ... [Published BBC - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

FWD vs. RWD Explained In One Video

Every tried to explain to someone the difference between front-wheel drive and rear-wheel drive? Just show them this video.As you can see, the FWD Opel Astra loses it. The powersliding Ford Escort, on the other hand, makes the corner in style.Which car ... [Published Jalopnik - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

Irmscher Opel Astra GTC Turbo i 1400 Boasts With 170 Horsepower [Photo Gallery]

⌖A- A+If the Opel Astra OPC is way too laity with its 280 horsepower sent to the front wheels, the German tuning outfit Irmscher has an Astra that may be more to your liking. Built on the 1.4-liter Opel Astra GTC, the Irmscher Turbo i 1400 comes with ... [Published Auto Evolution - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 3 reports

General Motors Cuts Production for 3 Months at Russian Plant as Car Sales Slump

General Motors is cutting production at its plant near St. Petersburg.General Motors said Thursday it would reduce production at its plant near St. Petersburg, citing a continued slowdown of the Russian auto market.The plant, which makes Chevrolet Cruze, ... [Published Moscow Times - Aug 22 2014]

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"Demand has been in free fall recently, none of the carmakers producing in Russia will be able to escape output cuts" analyst at market research firm IHS Automotive said
Ms Lutchman said: "We respect the jury’s decision at the verdict but feel the sentence given was too lenient for dangerous driving."
"I need a bigger car. I'm pregnant and need a different car. I need a 4x4 for icy roads"
"We believe in the long-term potential of Russia but volume and prices are under strong pressure and the ruble keeps devaluing. We're now taking steps to minimize the risk and stay on course" Neumann said

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2014 VW Scirocco R vs Opel Astra OPC: Which FWD... [Published Auto Evolution - 17 hours ago]
BMW M235i vs Subaru WRX STi vs Opel Astra OPC C... [Published Auto Evolution - 22 hours ago]
Opel cuts production, 500 jobs in Russia [Published MENAFN - Sep 17 2014]
Mother criticises sentence of death crash teen [Published Brighton & Hove Argus - Sep 17 2014]
Sponsor fast wheels for speedy response [Published Randburg Sun - Sep 17 2014]
Russia: Opel to slowdown car output [Published Inautonews - Sep 17 2014]
Opel to cut Russia production as slowdown bites [Published Nigeria Punch - Sep 17 2014]
'I need a bigger car. I'm pregnant and need a d... [Published Irish Independent - Sep 17 2014]
General Motors' Opel Slashes Russian Production... [Published Moscow Times - Sep 17 2014]
GM Cuts Production At Opel Plant In Russia [Published Bidness Etc - Sep 16 2014]
GM’s Opel to slash Russia output as slowdown bites [Published Oman Observer - Sep 16 2014]
After new sanctions, Russian ruble drops to his... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Sep 16 2014]
Driver reverses off tow truck to avoid fine [Published Wheels24 - Sep 16 2014]
UPDATE 2-GM's Opel to cut Russia production as ... [Published CNBC - Sep 16 2014]
Oh no, you don't! Crazy driver reverses off tow... [Published Wheels24 - Sep 16 2014]
Man cleared of causing crash deaths [Published BBC - Sep 15 2014]
Teenager cleared of death by dangerous driving [Published West Sussex Today - Sep 15 2014]
Teenager guilty of dangerous driving in double ... [Published Sussex Police Online - Sep 15 2014]
Lighter Astra previewed Opel's next-generation ... [Published Carsales.com.au - Sep 15 2014]
Collapsing Russian Car Sales Hit GM, Ford, Toyo... [Published 24/7 Wall St - Sep 12 2014]
FWD vs. RWD Explained In One Video [Published Jalopnik - Sep 12 2014]
Russia Could Ban Used Cars, Other Goods in Resp... [Published Auto World News - Sep 11 2014]
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Nissan preparing 275-horsepower hot hatch? [Published Leftlane - Sep 03 2014]
Garda appeal after attempted robbery at Ballyfo... [Published Westmeath Independent - Sep 02 2014]
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