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The firm was founded by Alexander Wilson in London quarter Vauxhall bridge on the Thames river in 1857. It was organized for the production of steam engines of vessels and tugs for the Thames. As the emblem of his company Wilson took the image of a Griffon from the emblem of Fulk Le Brant.
During the 30 years after World War II, Vauxhall has released family cars, including the successful model of the Victor.
In 60’s began the process of optimizing production. Design of Vauxhall cars and the German branch of the General Motors Opel became similar. The first time the British firm was allowed to create external differences on the new models, but in the 80’s Vauxhall cars were almost twins with Opel models.
In the early 90’s Vauxhall and Opel have bonded even more. British cars with a Griffon on the emblem was in all respects better and better. The firm Cosworth helped to create in the 80’s the first cylinder head with two camshafts and four valves per cylinder, General Motors developed the all-wheel drive, the sedan model Calibra. Vauxhall Carlton/Opel Omega was so good that a wonderful sedan Lotus, developed a maximum speed of 273 km/H was based on it.
In the 90s, the European division of General Motors Europe challenged Ford-Europe, occupying a leading position in several market sectors.
In the new century British Vauxhall came with new models.
Today, modern Assembly Vauxhall plant in Ellesmere Port can produce more than 180,000 cars and vans per year, including Astra, 5-door hatchback, with the hatch, the Astra Sports Tourer and AstraVan. The production of GM model Vivaro in Luton, as well as derivatives for Renault and Nissan, is the largest manufacturer of commercial vehicles in the UK.
After the recent launch of the Corsa and Viva Vauxhall and Opel for spring debut are preparing new products, which usually immediately arrive on the market. At the Autumn 2015 is expected to debut the new Astra, which will be much lighter, and prove that fashionable […]2015-03-05
This VXR got a temper, which you should like to tame. Or you will just get tired it. In the Network appeared the first official photo of “charged” Vauxhall Corsa VXR, which leaked before the official premiere, scheduled for this year. However, the exact […]2015-03-02
Opel and Vauxhall has introduced a new Adam S 2015 at the last Paris motor show in 2014. Made in announced the concept of Adam’s, the preproduction model has a same design but different spoiler in front, new side skirts with improved aerodynamic and rear […]2015-02-17
2015 Vauxhall Viva release date The British from European division of General Motors Vauxhall spoke about the upcoming this spring world premiere urban Viva, also known as Opel Karl (presented specifically for continental Europe), to be held within the walls of Geneva motor show 2015 and […]2015-02-06