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2012 Buick Regal GS Gets Pre-Launch Horsepower Bump

2012 Buick Regal GS Gets Pre-Launch Horsepower Bump

Common wisdom decrees that Buicks have an interior that’s silent as a tomb, with handling most often associated with ocean-going vessels. Common wisdom, then, wouldn’t apply to the new Buick Regal, which is the first Buick in recent history to add a dose of sport to its ample amounts of... read more

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2010 Opel Meriva leak

New Opel Meriva, Toyota Prius Tuning: Today’s Car News

General Motors’ European division Opel has taken the wraps off a new compact MPV complete with suicide style rear-hinged doors. The new car is the Opel Meriva and... read more January 5, 2010 by 


 
2011 Buick Regal

Preview: 2011 Buick Regal

What is it?: The relaunch of the popular Regal nameplate, which will be Buick's new mid-size sedan  The basics: Four-cylinder only for now; front-wheel drive, 180+ hp Price... read more November 11, 2009 by  11


 
Opel Ampera

Opel CEO Calls It Quits, Rolls-Royce Hybrid: Today’s Car News

It’s official. The boss of Opel, Carl-Peter Forster, will be leaving his role as head of the European operation and will advise the company during the transition to... read more November 6, 2009 by  1


 
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The Coolest Car In Draganesti-Vlasca

Ah, Romania: home of quirky mid-century art, bloody communist repression, gypsies, and Dracula. Just like the textbooks say, it's a land of contrasts. Case in point: this... read more June 29, 2009 by 


 
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Strange Bedfellows, Part Deux: Will Fiat Turn to Peugeot Instead of Opel?

On a day when General Motors filed bankruptcy and Chrysler found its way almost entirely out of a quick Chapter 11 filing, news of yet another possible automaker tie-up began... read more June 1, 2009 by 


 
Opel Ampera

Magna and Opel Ready to Deal?

The purchase of Opel reads like a daytime soap opera romance - too many suitors, lots of drama, and a fair amount of threats and protests. But in the end, it looks like Magna... read more May 29, 2009 by 


 
2010 Opel Ampera

And Then There Were Three: GM's Opel Gets Bidders

General Motors has three bidders interested in its European businesses Opel and Vauxhall. Among the bidders? Fiat Group, which is busy recrafting itself from also-ran in the... read more May 20, 2009 by  1


 
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The Dubious File: Opel Wants New Wartburgs!

If you think the great juggling act between Chrysler, Fiat, and General Motors has gotten out of hand, wait until you read the latest from Opel, GM's European arm. One report... read more May 12, 2009 by 


 
2010 Opel Ampera

Fiat, Magna Eyeing Opel

Though it's still short of bankruptcy, the parting out of General Motors' corporate structure is underway, and the latest word has Fiat and Magna emerging as rivals over a... read more April 28, 2009 by 


 
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Link Love From The Car Connection: Fiat Goes For Opel, An EV For The U.K., And The Booth Hostesses Of Shanghai

Fiat may take majority stake in Opel -- Not content to take a big ol' slice of Chrysler pie, Fiat is seriously eying GM's Opel brand. In fact, by the time you read this, the... read more April 23, 2009 by 


 
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Opel Assistance Deal Thin On Details Says German Gov't

Yesterday German Economy Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg, on his way from Germany to the U.S. for talks with GM and U.S. government officials, called upon more... read more March 16, 2009 by  1


 
2010 Opel Insignia

Buick Uses Opel Insignia To Resurrect Regal for 2010

So says a "source familiar with GM's product plans," Buick will sell a version of Europe's Opel Insignia to resurrect the Regal nameplate for 2010. But isn't GM trying to... read more March 9, 2009 by  8


 
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GM Wants $4.2 Billion European Aid For Opel Restructuring

Today GM of Europe announced a restructuring plan that would spin Opel off into a separate business unit to save "as many jobs and factories as possible" according to... read more February 27, 2009 by  5


 
2009 Opel Ampera concept

Opel Not Left Out of the Volt Race

digg_url = 'http://www.thecarconnection.com/marty-blog/1017988_opel-not-left-out-of-the-volt-race'; GM's well-oiled press machine looks like it's putting in overtime--this... read more January 26, 2009 by 


 
2008 Opel Insignia

Opel Insignia "Sport Tourer," Saab 9-X Air for Paris

GM is prepping the ground for its 100th anniversary celebration tomorrow by announcing two more vehicles that will make their debut at the Paris auto show next month. The... read more September 15, 2008 by  1


 
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