“Honorary Golden Steering Wheel 2016” for GM Chairman & CEO Mary Barra


Rüsselsheim/Berlin. A big honor for General Motors and Opel: at yesterday evening’s Bild am Sonntag and Auto Bild’s “Golden Steering Wheel” awards ceremony in Berlin the spotlight was not on a car, it was on GM Chairman & CEO Mary Barra...

AUTOBEST 2016 Awards for Opel Ampera-e and Opel Group


Rüsselsheim. Opel has been very successful at the 2016 AUTOBEST Awards. The Rüsselsheim-based carmaker took home trophies in two categories. The expert AUTOBEST jury, consisting of independent journalists from 31 European countries, voted the Ampera-e ECOBEST 2016...

Simply Beautiful: Opel Zafira Wins “autonis” Design Prize


Rüsselsheim. The new Opel Zafira is already a star despite only having celebrated its start of regular production recently. Opel’s traveling lounge impressed the readers of magazine auto motor und sport and won the readers’ choice award “autonis – Best design newcomer of 2016”...

Best Technology and Design: Brno University wins “Opel Style Award”


Rüsselsheim/Hockenheim. The German round of the Formula Student race series at the Hockenheimring (August 9-14) attracted a large field of 113 contenders...

Top in Customer Satisfaction: Opel ADAM Takes First in J.D. Power


Rüsselsheim. In the biggest automobile customer satisfaction survey in Germany – the annual J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) – the Opel ADAM small car received the highest rating ...

Distinction: Automotive Brand Award for Opel GT Concept


Rüsselsheim. The Opel GT Concept, a star at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, continues the brand’s strong concept car tradition and embodies avant-garde design in a purist form ...

Mokka wins “Connectivity Award 2016” with Opel OnStar


Rüsselsheim. The Opel Mokka, a two-time winner of the “all-wheel drive car of the year”, has once again shown its many talents by winning the “Connectivity Award”. The SUV bestseller won the Auto Bild Allrad special award for the trendsetting Opel OnStar system ...

Opel OnStar Wins Spanish Award for Innovation in Road Safety


Madrid. The Opel OnStar personal connectivity and mobility assistant has won the Spanish “Ponle Freno” (“Stop Them”) award. Enrico de Lorenzi, Opel Spain General Sales Manager, received the award in the category “Innovation and Development in Road Safety” during a ceremony held at the Senate Palace in Madrid ...

Opel Astra voted “Car of the Year 2016”


Rüsselsheim/Geneva. The new Opel Astra is “Car of the Year 2016” and therefore the winner of the most renowned award in the industry! The 58-strong jury of automotive journalists from 22 European countries awarded the Astra a total of 312 points versus 294 for the Volvo XC90 and 202 for the Mazda MX-5...