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Opel Ampera-E

Opel Ampera-E Range Beats All Competitors

With the announcement of the Chevrolet Bolt rated at 238 miles of electric range, we knew its cousin, the Opel Ampera-E, would get a similar range-related announcement soon. Sure enough, that announcement has arrived. The title of the press release is “Range over 400 Kilometers: New Opel Ampera-e Revolutionizes Electro-Mobility,”…

1 week ago by Eric Loveday 34

Opel Ampera-E - Full Size Images Here

Opel Ampera-e Spied in Germany

2017 Chevrolet Bolt will spawn a cousin in the form of the Opel Ampera-e. The Ampera-E is expected to make its grand debut at the upcoming Paris Motor Show this fall, but ahead of that unveiling, the folks over at Auto Evolution captured a prototype of the car out on…

2 months ago by Eric Loveday 16

Opel CEO In Ampera-e

Opel CEO – Videocast On Ampera-e

Three weeks ago, Opel confirmed that the Ampera-e (based off the Chevrolet Bolt) will launch in 2017 (see details here). Now, Opel CEO Dr. Neumann has created a videocast specifically on Opel’s electric car efforts and the upcoming Ampera-e. Video description: “In his February 2016 videocast, Opel CEO Dr. Neumann explains,…

7 months ago by Eric Loveday 36

Opel Bolt Rendering via Theophiluschin.com

Opel Bolt EV Rendered

Renderer Theophilus Chin is the man responsible for these images of the Opel Bolt EV: “The Opel/Vauxhall Ampera was the European version of the previous Chevrolet Volt. This time around, will there be an Opel/Vauxhall version of the Bolt EV?” states Chin We have heard from multiple sources that indeed, the Bolt…

8 months ago by Jay Cole 37

Opel Bolt (source RM.Design by Remco Meulendijk)

Opel Bolt As Opel Trixx To Be Available In Europe In 2017?

Opel (a subsidiary of General Motors) disappeared from the EV radar after Ampera’s (Chevrolet Volt clone) extinction in Europe. However, the German-based carmaker needs some plug-in model in the lineup to stay in competition with other brands and to comply with emission standards. Here is where the Chevrolet Bolt comes…

9 months ago by Mark Kane 32