Tag: Vauxhall

Vauxhall replaces VXR brand with GSe, aimed at sporty EV models

Vauxhall has announced some new changes to its branding for performance vehicles. Vauxhall, before it was taken over by Stellantis in 2020 had a few models under the VXR brand, with the Astra, Corsa, Insignia all getting performance models over the years. However, Vauxhall hasn’t updated these models recently, instead focusing on getting its electric models going forward. The only performance models the company has launched recently is the Insignia […]

New electric Vauxhall Astra-e to launch in 2023

Vauxhall put the new Astra on sale here in the UK last November, but unlike the Corsa – there hasn’t been an all electric model available from launch. However, Vauxhall is getting ready to launch the new Astra-e in 2023, with plug-in hybrid version being made available first. As a company, Vauxhall is working on launching electric versions of each car in its lineup by 2024, with the entire Vauxhall […]

As the Vauxhall Corsa turns 40, a special edition inspired by the Nova is released

Earlier this week, the Vauxhall Corsa turned 40 years old and to celebrate, Vauxhall has announced a new special edition called the ‘Vauxhall Corsa-e Anniversary Edition’ which is the top spec Corsa, in EV only and the S Line trim. The new car is inspired by the Vauxhall Nova, which was launched back in 1982. The Nova was the previous name Opel and Vauxhall used back then for the Corsa, […]

Vauxhall stops selling the Insignia, coming back as an EV model by 2026

Today, Vauxhall has stopped selling its medium sized saloon car, the Insignia. For the time being, Vauxhall has no plans to replace it soon, but with a long term future of being replaced with a fully electric version in 2026. The latest Insignia was only just facelifted two years ago and the company has said that it’ll be fulfilling any new orders, but for now the Insignia won’t be replaced. Over […]

Vauxhall stops offering diesel Corsa, now only electric and petrol going forward

Vauxhall has today stopped selling brand new Corsa cars with diesel engines, instead focusing only on the fully electric and petrol versions of the car. This is the first time in 35 years that Vauxhall has stopped offering the Corsa with a diesel engine. The first Corsa was offered with a 1.5-litre Isuzu engine back in 1987. With the previous Corsa, Vauxhall did actually pull the diesel option shortly before […]

Last ever British built Vauxhall Astra was manufactured this week in Ellsemere

The very last British built Vauxhall Astra has been produced this week at the factory in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire. Vauxhall, like a lot of other car companies is preparing for the future of electric cars so the factory will be home to pure EVs going forward. Vauxhall starting using the faculty in Ellsemere in 1981 to make the Astra, from then till this week over four million Astra’s have been […]

Vauxhall Corsa-e and Mokka-e price dropped by £3,000

Vauxhall has today responded to the Government’s actions on reducing the plug-in car grants, by reducing the list prices of its two electric cars, the Corsa-e and Mokka-e. Both models have had their prices reduced by £3,000 across the range, bringing the entry level Corsa-e down from £30,305 to £27,305 without the plug-in grant. WIth the grant it is now £25,805. The UK Government reduced the plug-in car grant last […]

Vauxhall Corsa-e and Mokka-e gain range, thanks to various improvements

Some of the latest electric cars from Vauxhall have been updated this week to be more efficient in electricity usage, which is resulting in some improvements in range, with a 6% improving for the Corsa-e and a 4% improvement for the Mokka-e. The Corsa-e now has a quoted range of 222 miles, a jump from 209 and the Mokka-e has jumped from 201 to 209 miles of range. To achieve […]

New Vauxhall Astra now on sale in the UK

Vauxhall has announced that the new Astra hatchback is now on sale in the UK, with prices starting at £23,275. The new Astra is also the first Vauxhall model on sale, to offer the new range of trim levels from the company. The new trim levels are Design, GS Line and Ultimate, with a wide array of high end included equipment and optional extras. Astra Design has 16-inch alloy wheels, LED […]

New all electric Vauxhall Astra will be launch in 2023

Vauxhall announced the all new Astra in July this year, no in its eighth generation touting a redesigned front end and sitting on a brand new Stellantis platform, paving the way new hybrid options and a fully electric version. Vauxhall has announced recently that a new fully electric Astra will be launched in 2023 and will be on sale alongside the plug in hybrid version that will be on sale, […]