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Vauxhall Astra Electric review

Vauxhall Astra Electric review

We get behind the wheel of the much-anticipated 100% electric version of the Vauxhall Astra… The family favourite that is the Vauxhall Astra was originally launched way back in 1980. Available as a hatchback or rakish Sports Tourer (estate), the eighth-generation model was introduced in 2022. Initially offered as a …

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Vauxhall Astra review

2022 Vauxhall Astra hatchback

We road test the all-new Vauxhall Astra hatchback – is it as good to drive as it looks? When the Vauxhall brand was bought in 2017 it was the best thing that could have happened to the UK’s oldest surviving car brand. Cynics thought it would be left to wither …

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Vauxhall Corsa leading the charge

Vauxhall-Corsa-e

The Vauxhall Corsa was the best-selling car in the UK during May, according to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. The supermini, which is available with petrol and diesel engines, plus an all-electric powertrain, is also the most popular car this year so far with …

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Last Vauxhall Astra rolls off line at Ellesmere Port

Last Vauxhall Astra rolls of Ellesmere Port production line

The final British-built Vauxhall Astra has rolled off the production line at Ellesmere Port, ending a run that has seen more than four million models produced since 1981. From early 2023, the Cheshire plant will produce the Vauxhall Combo-e and its sibling electric vans, the Citroën ë-Berlingo and Peugeot e-Partner …

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Vauxhall Grandland review

Vauxhall Grandland review

Launched in 2018, the Vauxhall Grandland X was never the most scintillating SUV on the market, but it sold well. More than 70,000 found homes in the UK, along with some 300,000 in Europe. So-called C-SUVs are the biggest single sector in the UK, accounting for one-in-six of all new …

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Vauxhall Mokka-e review

Vauxhall Mokka-e review

What are your key considerations when choosing a new car – practicality, running costs, connectivity or safety? The reality is that looks tend to trump all of the above, which is why kerb appeal is so crucial. Now, they say beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but I’d …

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British Gas makes electrifying commitment

British Gas Vauxhall e-Vivaro van

The largest electric vehicle order for a commercial fleet in the UK has been awarded to Vauxhall by British Gas. The order is for 2,000 all-new all-electric Vauxhall Vivaro-e vans, adding to the 1,000 purchased in summer 2020. All 3,000 electric vehicles (EVs) will be on the road by 2022. …

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Vauxhall Vivaro Life review

Vauxhall Vivaro Life review

If you’ve ever tried squeezing seven people into a so-called seven-seater SUV or MPV you’ll know that the third row is often best suited to agile, small children. We tested Vauxhall’s new Vivaro Life people carrier to see whether it’s more than just a van with windows and extra seats… …

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Vauxhall helps create giant fruit and veg stall

Vauxhall helps create giant fruit and veg stall

Giant veg grower Kevin Fortey has teamed up with Vauxhall Motors to create the UK’s biggest fruit and veg stall. The gargantuan groceries on display at RHS Garden Hyde Hall in Essex were transported from around the UK using Vauxhall’s smallest van, the Combo Cargo. Proving that no job is …

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Vauxhall Grandland X joins Blues and Twos

Cornwall Fire, Rescue and Community Safety’s fleet of new Vauxhall Grand X vehicles

Vauxhall’s range-topping Grandland X SUV has joined the ranks at Cornwall Fire, Rescue and Community Safety Service which has ordered a fleet of eight vehicles. They will be used by officers to respond to incidents within the local community, including fire and emergency response. The Cornwall Fire, Rescue and Community …

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