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    Opel adds stop/start technology to Corsa, Astra ecoFLEX models

    2011 Opel Corsa
    Aside from unveiling the production Ampera extended-range plug-in hybrid at the Geneva Motor Show, European automaker Opel highlighted two other fuel-efficient models: the Corsa 1.3 CDTI ecoFlex and the Astra 1.3 CDTI ecoFLEX, both of which are now available with the firm's ...

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    Opel debuts 53-mpg Corsa ecoFLEX at Bologna Motor Show

    2011 Opel Corsa
    Opel's upcoming 2011 Corsa ecoFlex model, powered by a 1.3-liter CDTI turbodiesel, boasts an impressive fuel economy rating of 53 miles per gallon (U.S.) and an equally noteworthy CO2 emissions of 98 grams per kilometer. Credit the 95-horsepower, 140-pound-foot engine; stop-start ...

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    Opel/Vauxhall launch ecoFLEX version of the new Astra

    Like many other Opel/Vauxhall models across the range, the new Astra is getting a low-CO2 version to compete in the green market. Named ecoFLEX, the new Astra uses an updated version of the 1.3-liter CDTi engine that was co-developed with Fiat and produces 95 horsepower. This engine, along with ...

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    Opel adds Sports Tourer Wagon to Insignia ecoFlex line

    2010 Opel Insignia Sports Tourer ecoFlex - click above for high res image
    Over in Europe, Opel has expanded it's Insignia ecoFlex line with a Sports Tourer model. That would be a station wagon in American English. Whatever you call it, this handsome machine gets the same range of optimizations as ...

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    New Corsa ecoFLEX most frugal Vauxhall ever: 59 mpg

    Vauxhall Corsa ecoFLEX - click above for high-res image gallery
    It's not a hybrid and it doesn't have a plug, but Vauxhall's new Corsa ecoFLEX is the company's most fuel efficient production vehicle ever: on the UK's extra urban fuel cycle the car is rated at 71 mpg (U.S.); the combined rating is ...

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    Opel Zafira 1.6 CNG Turbo: Full details on the first Turbo-charged CNG minivan

    Click on image to get full-size pics of the Opel Zafira ecoFLEX Turbo CNG minivan
    Do you need to haul kids in a zippy van and you don't want it in diesel? Here's a good option for Europeans: the Opel Zafira 1.6 CNG Turbo. We heard not long ago that the Zafira minivan would get the turbo option - ...

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    Vauxhall launches the Astra ecoFlex

    Click for high-resolution pictures of the Astra ecoFlexGM's brand in the United Kingdom, Vauxhall, has launched the Astra Ecoflex version. As with the array of green signatures created by all European automakers (see: Bluemotion, Ecomotive, Eco2, Airdream...), the Vaxuhall Ecoflex takes a standard ...

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    Frankfurt Preview: GM starts letting out details on Opel ecoFlex models

    Opel will debut a range of ecoFLEX models at the Frankfurt Motor Show next month to take on Volkswagen's BlueMotion models as the lowest-CO2 emitting variant in each vehicle range. At the lower end of spectrum will be the Corsa ecoFLEX with a 75hp 1.3L turbodiesel equipped with a particulate ...

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    GM Europe to unveil CO2 reduction strategy at the Frankurt Motor Show

    In Berlin, Germany today General Motors Europe announced a broad ranging strategy for reducing carbon dioxide emissions starting this year. Opel and Vauxhall will be adding ecoFLEX variants to each of their model lines similar to what Volkswagen has done with their BlueMotion models. The new ...


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