Articles about Vauxhall

  • The Conway Column: Hydrogen… place your bets, gentlemen

    With the launch of the UK Government’s UKH2Mobility initiative, the car industry faces biggest gamble in a 100 years.
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    By Gavin Conway January 21, 2012 11:26 AM
  • Vauxhall cleared after Ampera advert challenge

    The Advertising Standards Authority has cleared Vauxhall after an automotive blogger and journalist said the carmaker’s fuel efficiency and environmental claims were misleading.
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    By Will Dron January 13, 2012 11:47 AM
  • Chevrolet Volt a bargain compared with Ampera sibling

    With the official opening yesterday of the extended-range electric 2012 Vauxhall Ampera’s order books, we thought we’d check in with Chevrolet to see what the score is with its UK-bound stable mate, the 2012 Chevy Volt. The two cars are virtually identical with but a few differences, mainly cosmetic.
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    By Gavin Conway January 11, 2012 4:54 PM
  • 2012 Vauxhall Ampera order book officially opens

    Here at, we have an ‘ePioneer’ in our midst. That’s what Vauxhall calls those who officially registered early interest in acquiring a ‘range-extended’ Ampera– as a result, our man received advance notice that the order books are now open, with prices starting at £37,250.
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    By Gavin Conway January 10, 2012 4:59 PM
  • Vauxhall Ampera makes 2012 Car of the Year shortlist

    After being in the news for all the wrong reasons – namely, fears of post-crash battery fires after American tests – the Ampera/Volt extended range EV duo have something to celebrate. The 2012 Vauxhall Ampera and its 2012 Chevrolet Volt twin have both made it onto the shortlist for the European Car of the Year (ECOTY) gong.
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    By Gavin Conway January 9, 2012 5:20 PM