Tag: Vauxhall

Vauxhall launches new redesigned Astra

This week, Vauxhall has announced the brand new eighth generation Astra hatchback which sits on a brand new platform from Stellantis with some plug-in hybrid options too. The new Astra is completely redesigned with the striking ‘Vizor’ front grille, something that has made its way to the new Grandland and Mokka. The Astra now sits on the EMP2 platform from Stellantis, which is shared between other models, including the new […]

Vauxhall previews new redesigned Astra

Vauxhall has released some preview images this week of what the new, upcoming Astra is destined to look like. The new hatchback, which is similar in size to the Ford Focus and Peugeot 308 is due to be fully revealed in the UK later this year. This will be the eighth-generation of the car and this is the first time it’ll based on the Stellantis platform, of which Vauxhall came […]

Vauxhall launches new all electric Movano-e van

This week, Vauxhall has announced the new Movano-e which shares the same drivetrain and battery systems as the other large panel vans in the Stellantis group, from Opel, Citroën and Peugeot. Fiat’s version, the e-Ducato looks identical but due to the timings of the merger earlier this year, the battery system is different. Like the other vans in the group, the Movano-e has the choice of two batteries, 37kWh and […]

Vauxhall announces new Hydrogen Vivaro-e van

Vauxhall has launched a new hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle version of the Vivaro panel van, which will have 249 miles of range with affect on the load capacity of the van, which is the same as the all electric Vivaro-e and combustion based cars. Parent company Stellantis announced its hydrogen plans in April this year. Hydrogen availability in the UK isn’t at a very high availability at the moment, […]

New hydrogen plug-in hybrid van from Citroën, Peugeot and Vauxhall is coming next year

Stellantis, the new parent company behind Citroën, Peugeot, Vauxhall, Fiat, Jeep as well as many more companies has announced recently that coming from its Citroën, Peugeot and Vauxhall brands will be a new hydrogen powered van, next year. Sitting on the same platform as the Dispatch, Expert and Vivaro, which themselves all have fully electric versions, the new hydrogen vans will be plug in hybrid models, with the tank sitting […]

Vauxhall launches all electric Combo-e van with 171 mile range

Joining the other two PSA related small electric vans is the new Combo-e from Vauxhall. Peugeot has the e-Partner and Citroën has the e-Berlingo. All three vans share the same CMP platform which is what the Corsa-e and e-208 are both based on. As expected all three vans are very similar, all with 171 miles of range and going on sale later this year. The Combo-e has a single electric motor […]

Vauxhall Corsa VXR could come back next year, in electric form

Vauxhall stopped selling the Corsa VXR back in 2019, just before the current generation was introduced and at that time, it was the last Vauxhall to have that badge. However, Vauxhall has confirmed the the VXR badge is coming back in 2022, but this time as an all electric hot hatch. The new e-Corsa VXR (if that’s what it’ll be called) would likely be based on the current e-Corsa, which […]

Vauxhall adds more trim options to new Corsa and reduces prices

This week, Vauxhall has updated the new Corsa with more engine options, new trim options for the e-Corsa and in some cases, lower prices. e-Corsa Vauxhall has expanded the e-Corsa line up with three additional trim levels, the SE Nav Premium, SRi Nav Premium and Elite Nav Premium. The SRi model is more sporty, so it adds larger 17-inch alloy wheels, sport seats, red SRi interior, tinted rear windows as well […]

New Vauxhall Crossland is available to order now

Earlier this week, Vauxhall revealed the prices for the new Crossland SUV, gone is the X from the name and it has a brand new face to match Vauxhall’s look going forward. The base spec SE model is £19,060 all the way up to £27,430 for the top of the range model. All cars inside LED headlights, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Higher spec models add reversing camera and rear […]

Vauxhall will start reopening its Luton factory on the 18th May

Vauxhall has announced that starting Monday new week, the 18th May its Luton factory where a lot of its commercial vans are produced, will open up for production, but only in a “gradual and secured” way. PSA, who now own Vauxhall has developed “reinforced health protocols” which consists of temperature checks for staff and entry as well as face masks. Yann Vincent who is the manufacturing chief at PSA has […]