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Opel Astra grabs Overall Best of the Best Award.

  • 03 Dec 2016

The Opel Astra scooped both overall victory and a category win at the 2016 Best of the Best Awards held by Independent Motoring. Announced at the 7th Independent Motoring's annual Best of the Best awards in Johannesburg, the Opel Astra grabbed the trophy for Overall Best of the Best award and Best Family Car award.

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New Opel MOKKA X Signals New Direction for Opel

  • 30 Nov 2016
  • 6 00 000 units sold globally since introduction in 2014
  • First of Opel’s new ‘X’ vehicles
  • Best connected SUV in its segment


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Montecasino Creates Stir with Longest Convoy of Opel ADAMS!

  • 28 Oct 2016
  • Montecasino purchases 31 Opel ADAM Jams.
  • Montecasino attempts longest convoy of cars as part of 7 million rand promotion!


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Opel Astra Named as South African Car of the Year Finalist

  • 27 Sep 2016

Opel Astra, the reigning European Car of the Year, has been selected as a finalist for the 2017 Wesbank South African Car of the Year (COTY) competition. This is the second successive year in which an Opel has been named COTY finalist in South Africa after ADAM and Corsa were voted as finalists last year.

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A Whole New World: Opel GT Concept Shows Visionary Interior

  • 22 Feb 2016
  • Central themes: Symbiosis of human and machine along with digital connectivity
  • Pure elegance and athleticism: Sculptural design with sophisticated details
  • Buttonless: Operation only via touchpad and voice control
  • Artificial Intelligence: Self-learning HMI system recognizes driver’s preferences
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New Opel Astra Wins “2015 Golden Steering Wheel”

  • 16 Nov 2015

Rüsselsheim/Berlin. And the winner is: The Opel Astra. Opel’s new compact class star was recognized at the Oscars of the automotive industry in Berlin, winning the “Golden Steering Wheel” in the compact class.

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2016 WESBANK / SAGMJ CAR OF THE YEAR FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

  • 08 Oct 2015

 The South African Guild of Motoring Journalists (SAGMJ) announced the finalist vehicle ranges for the 2016 WesBank / SAGMJ Car of the Year (COTY) competition during an interactive reveal event at Langhams Lifestyle Estate in Johannesburg. Hosted by WesBank, the competition’s headline sponsor, and the South African Guild of Motoring Journalists (SAGMJ), the finalist reveal followed a vote cast by a 26-member Jury, elected by their peers, of an original list of 45 eligible vehicle ranges.

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South African Women loves Opel

South African Women loves Opel

  • 07 Sep 2015

The Opel brand received high recognition today in the 2015 Women's Car of the Year Awards for best car in the hatchback and multipurpose vehicle (MPV) categories.

 

The stylish Opel ADAM that was introduced to South African consumers in January this year, emerged the winner in the hatchback category while the Opel Mokka, launched in March, gained favour as preferred MPV.

 

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15 years of OPC - Opel sports cars for the road

15 years of OPC - Opel sports cars for the road

  • 28 Jan 2015
  • Start of an era: Astra OPC with 118 kW ready for the race track
  • Turbo debut 2001: turbocharged Zafira OPC is fastest MPV in the world
  • Lap records: OPC models are developed and set the pace at the Nürburgring
  • OPC flagships today: Astra OPC with limited-slip differential and Insignia OPC with al-wheel drive

 

 

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Opel commends business innovation at 2014 BBQ Awards

Opel commends business innovation at 2014 BBQ Awards

  • 31 Oct 2014

01 November 2014 – The 13th annual BBQ Awards, hosted at Emperors Palace on Friday 31 October, have recognised black entrepreneurial excellence at a gala awards evening. Sponsoring the New and Innovative Business Award, Opel presented Flavalite Innovations with the prestigious award

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