Teaser: Opel Gives First Glimpse of Future Astra

Opel released images that offer the first glimpse of the future Astra – the first generation of the German brand’s compact car to be electrified. The photographs reveal the extreme precision and high attention to detail of the eagerly awaited all-new model, which newly interprets the brand’s pure and bold design philosophy and shows the way forward for its up-coming passenger cars.

Porsche ambassador Walter Röhrl tests new high-performance model in the Cayenne product line

Walter Röhrl has been putting a still lightly camouflaged prototype of a powerful new Cayenne model through its paces in a tough test of its capabilities. The two-time World Rally Champion and Porsche Brand Ambassador completed numerous test laps in the high-performance SUV on the Grand Prix circuit of the Hockenheimring. In his assessment of its driving dynamics, he described the new Cayenne as a “great leap forward compared to everything that has gone before. This car redefines the meaning of the term SUV”.

Opel Manta Goes Electric

Opel belongs to the e-pioneers among automobile manufacturers. Opel’s newest BEV (battery electric vehicle), the Mokka-e, is just arriving on our roads and the brand is already allowing a first glimpse of another exciting e-project: The Opel Manta GSe ElektroMOD harks back to the legendary Opel Manta of 1970 and simultaneously gives added impetus to the growing phenomenon of “restomods” – a recent development among automobile fans and collectors where icons like the Manta mix original and new technologies and design.

Kia teases EV6, its first dedicated EV

Kia Corporation has revealed the first official images of the EV6 – its first dedicated battery electric vehicle (BEV) built on the company’s new EV platform (Electric-Global Modular Platform, or E-GMP). EV6 is also the first of Kia’s next-generation BEVs to be developed under a new design philosophy that embodies Kia’s shifting focus towards electrification. “EV6 is the embodiment of both our brand purpose, ‘Movement that inspires’, and our new design philosophy. It has been designed to inspire every journey by offering an instinctive and natural experience that improves the…