Vauxhall Motors Limited is a British car manufacturer, which is a fully owned subsidiary of German car manufacturer Opel, which in turn is owned by Groupe PSA of France (parent of Peugeot, Citroën and DS). Vauxhall's vehicle lineup is identical to that of its parent, Opel, with the difference being that the Vauxhall brand is exclusively used in the United Kingdom. Vauxhall is one of the oldest established vehicle manufacturers and distribution companies in the United Kingdom and has its headquarters in Park Town, Luton, Bedfordshire, England
Vauxhall was began manufacturing cars in 1903. It was acquired by American automaker General Motors (GM) in 1925 . Most current Vauxhall models are right-hand drive derivatives of GM's German Opel marque; however, production of left-hand drive vehicles also takes place for export to other parts of Europe, and certain marginal markets
On March 6, 2017, General Motors (GM) and Groupe PSA announced their agreement that PSA will buy GM's Vauxhall and Opel subsidiaries in a deal worth €2.2 billion.
In preparation for the sale, the ownership of all GM plants and Vauxhall/Opel sales organizations in Europe (except the Turin development center, and GM Europe with the sales organizations for Cadillac and Chevrolet) were transferred to Adam Opel GmbH in Rüsselsheim, and then at end of June 2017 in one package from Adam Opel GmbH to her subsidiary named Opel Automobile GmbH whose ownership was transferred to Peugeot S.A. by August 1, 2017.
The historic Adam Opel GmbH remains property of GM with the sole purpose of paying out the factory pensions of the former Opel workers who left up to July 31, 2017.
On September 18. 2017, Vauxhall's official company name was changed from 'General Motors UK Limited' (in use since April
16. 2008), back to its original 'Vauxhall Motors Limited'.
The Vauxhall 10-4 is a British-built small family car produced by Vauxhall between 1937 and 1947. It was launched at the October 1937 London Motor Show and was the first British car to have a unitary construction body. The first car was delivered to a customer on November
The Vauxhall Adam is a city car engineered and produced by the German car manufacturer Opel, and is named after the company's founder Adam Opel. It is sold under the Vauxhall marque in the United Kingdom. It was launched in France at the 2012 Paris Motor Show, with sales starting in the beginning of 2013.
The Vauxhall Astra (Lat: Stars) is a compact car/small family car (C-segment in Europe) engineered and manufactured by the German automaker Opel since 1991.
It is branded as the Vauxhall Astra in the United Kingdom and the Buick Excelle XT in China.
The Vauxhall Corsa is a supermini car engineered and produced by the German automobile manufacturer Opel since 1982. It has been sold under a variety of other brands (most notably Vauxhall, Chevrolet, and Holden) and also spawned various derivatives in different markets. Its current fifth generation is built in Spain and in Germany. However, despite its global presence, it has never been sold in the United States or Canada.
The Vauxhall Viva is a city car designated by the German manufacturer Opel as their entry model for the line up. It replaced the Agila in December 2014. In the United Kingdom, it has been marketed as the Vauxhall Viva since December 2014.
Vauxhall Mid Size
Vauxhall Velox (1948-1965)
The Vauxhall Velox is a six-cylinder automobile which was produced by Vauxhall from 1948 to 1965. The Velox was a large family car, directly competing in the UK with the contemporary six-cylinder Ford Zephyr, and, to a slightly lesser extent the A90, A95, and A110 Austin Westminster models.
Vauxhall Vectra (1988-2008)
The Vauxhall Vectra is a large family car that was engineered and produced by the German automaker Opel. In the United Kingdom, the car was sold under the Vauxhall marque as the Vauxhall Cavalier and later as the Vauxhall Vectra, from 1995 onwards. It has also been sold by Holden in Australasia as Holden Vectra, and by Chevrolet in Latin America as the Chevrolet Vectra.
Vauxhall Insignia (2018-present)
The Vauxhall Insignia is a mid-size/large family car engineered and produced by the German car manufacturer Opel. Production of the Insignia began in August 2008, as a replacement for the Vectra and Signum. The vehicle is sold under the Vauxhall marque in the United Kingdom, and sold in North America and China as the Buick Regal.
Vauxhall Suv, Crossover
Grandland X (2017-present)
The Vauxhall Grandland X is a Compact Crossover SUV, which was officially unveiled by the German manufacturer Opel in the Frankfurt Motor Show in April 2017, and went on sale in September. It is based on the PSA EMP2 platform and, thus, closely related to the second generation Peugeot 3008. In the United Kingdom, it is marketed as the Vauxhall Grandland X.
Crossland X (2017-present)
The Vauxhall Crossland X is a subcompact crossover SUV, built by Opel and marketed as the Vauxhall Crossland X in the United Kingdom, officially unveiled to the media in January 2017.
The Vauxhall Mokka is a Crossover SUV engineered and built by German automotive marque Opel since 2012. Sales began with model year 2013 in late 2012. The Mokka is now built in Bupyeong, South Korea and Zaragoza, Spain. In 2016 The Opel Mokka was renamed to the Mokka X. It is also sold under the Vauxhall brand in Great Britain, and as the Buick Encore in North America and in China. A variant of the Mokka/Encore vehicle having significantly different sheet metal and trim is marketed in North America as the Chevrolet Trax.
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