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Conviction insurance

People with non-motoring criminal convictions have historically always struggled to get cover for all types of insurance. Widely unknown changes that came into force in April 2013 means that people with non-motoring convictions no longer need to disclose them if they are now considered spent under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act of 1974(ROA) Lewis Baker […]

Vauxhall Astra GTC

Vauxhall Astra GTC: Review

Are you bored of the same old Vauxhall Astra? Here’s where the stylish, three-door coupe GTC comes in and saves the day. Vauxhall leasing is becoming more and more popular as the days go on and for every reason. The lease deals available for the GTC vary from good credit, to bad credit, to zero deposit, […]

Vauxhall Owners Club

Vauxhall Owners Club

  Vauxhall Owners Club ….. obsessively covers everything to do with Vauxhall including Vauxhall News, Vauxhall Forum, Vauxhall Car Reviews , Vauxhall Videos and Vauxhall Members Area   All our members have access to site features such as …..  Video and Instant Chat  Internal Emailing  Members Blogs  Members Wall  Members Video Galleries  Members Picture Galleries  Events Calendar  Members Polls  Latest Industry News  Members […]

Adam Opel

Adam Opel was born on 9 May 1837 to Wilhelm, a locksmith, and his wife in Rüsselsheim. Adam studied with his father until the age of 20, when he received his travel pass. The pass enabled him to be an apprentice locksmith in Belgium, in Liege, Brussels, and then Paris, where he arrived in mid-1858. While in Paris, he […]

History of Opel Cars

Adam Opel AG (Opel) is a German automobile manufacturer headquartered in Rüsselsheim, Hesse, Germany and a subsidiary of the American General Motors Company. The company designs, engineers, manufactures and distributes Opel-branded passenger vehicles, light commercial vehicles and vehicle parts for distribution in Africa, Asia, Europe and South America. Opel designed and manufactured vehicles are also sold under the Buick brand in […]

Vauxhall Today

  Vauxhall is a major UK employer, with around 35,000 people employed directly or indirectly through our company activities. Our direct head count amounts to some 4,500 people at our Luton, Ellesmere Port and other locations. 23,000 people work within our Retail Network, and a further 7,000 are employed within our UK supply chain, providing […]

Vauxhall Iron Works

  In 1857 the Vauxhall Iron Works was founded at 90-92 Wandsworth Road, London SW8 by the Scottish engineer Alexander Wilson, who took the Falkes de Breauté’s heraldic griffin as his company badge. Alexander Wilson and Co, as it was originally known, produced engines for Admiralty pinnaces and triple-expansion engines for Thames river tugs and […]

Alexander Wilson

Alexander Wilson set up in business in 1857 (as Alexander Wilson & Co, Engineers) in the Vauxhall Iron Works in Wandsworth Road. He manufactured marine engines and other engineering items and took the Fulk’s griffin (see the separate history of Vauxhall) as his company badge. He had left the company by 1894 and in 1897 the […]

Vauxhall VXR

VXR is the branding for the high-performance trim specification, for models in many of Vauxhall’s car range in the United Kingdom. It was launched in 2004 following discussions with the Directors (K Grice, P Marshall and N Reed) and several Regional Organisers of the Vauxhall Sports Car Club – at the time the official club for owners and […]

History of Vauxhall Motors

Vauxhall Motors (/ˈvaʊksɔːl/; registered name General Motors UK Limited) is a British automotive manufacturing and distribution company headquartered in Luton, Bedfordshire, and a subsidiary of the German Adam Opel AG, itself a wholly owned subsidiary of the American General Motors (GM). The company sells passenger cars and light commercial vehicles under the Vauxhall marque; in the past it has also sold buses and […]