Articles about Vauxhall

  • Vauxhall / Opel Ampera and Chevy Volt voted Car of the Year 2012

    The 2012 Vauxhall / Opel Ampera has been awarded the European Car of the Year title, along with its sibling 2012 Chevrolet Volt. There were 35 contenders in the running, voted on by 59 motoring journalists from 23 countries.
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    By Gavin Conway March 5, 2012 3:08 PM
  • Geneva 2012: full electric vehicle preview

    Farah reveals all the electric stars ahead of March auto show.
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    By Farah Alkhalisi February 29, 2012 11:33 AM
  • The Force is strong with this Vauxhall Ampera

    The UK Police force loves its Vauxhalls – the car brand is the nation’s biggest supplier of low and intermediate Police vehicles to the home nations – and it seems this is set to continue with the forthcoming extended-range electric Ampera.
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    By Will Dron February 13, 2012 1:05 PM
  • Sparks fly at Chevy Volt fire safety hearing

    Sparks flew yesterday at the US hearing over the Chevrolet Volt electric car post crash fires. The hearing’s primary function was to establish why the NHTSA took more than three months to make an official announcement. In the hot seat were GM CEO Dan Akerson, the NHTSA's David Strickland and John German, Program Director at the International Council on Clean Transportation.
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    By Will Dron January 26, 2012 12:42 PM
  • Chevy Volt fire investigation closed: car declared safe

    The Chevrolet Volt and other electric vehicles do not pose a greater risk of fire than gasoline-powered vehicles. That is the conclusion of the American National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) after it closed its two-month safety defect investigation into the extended-range electric Volt.
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    By Will Dron January 23, 2012 2:58 PM