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  1. ITV News Vauxhall reveals 'improper repairs' put Zafiras at risk of fire ITV News Vauxhall has revealed new evidence from its investigation of fires involving the Zafira model, as it upgrades its fix to full safety recall status. The car manufacturer has told ITV News its tests have shown worrying levels of "improper repairs ... Vauxhall Zafira fire fix upgraded to official recall by DVSAManchester Evening News Vauxhall Zafira fires: Driver Vehicle Standards Agency makes it a safety recallAM-online all 12 news articles » View the full article
  2. getreading Car review: Vauxhall Corsa 1.3 CDTi Easytronic getreading Car review: Vauxhall Corsa 1.3 CDTi Easytronic. 09:46, 14 Dec 2015; Updated 09:47, 14 Dec 2015; By John Calne. There's a reason why most superminis have petrol engines and manual gearboxes. Is this version of the Corsa flying in the face of it? Shares ... and more » View the full article
  3. AutoExpress Made In England: how the new Vauxhall Astra is built at Ellesmere Port AutoExpress It takes over a million square metres of Cheshire land, 24 hours and dozens of robots to put together the new car, and we've joined the morning shift at the Vauxhall plant to follow a very special Astra throughout its journey. In 2012, the plant won a ... View the full article
  4. Aberdeen Press and Journal It's safe to say, Vauxhall has been listening... Aberdeen Press and Journal Vauxhall's latest version of the Corsa VXR packs a 202bhp punch, a six-speed manual gearbox that'll delight the purists and the option of a Performance Pack with a Drexler differential, Brembo brakes and bigger wheels. Some trick Koni dampers are ... View the full article
  5. BBC News Vauxhall helicopter crash deaths 'accidental' jury finds BBC News An inquest into the deaths of two men killed in a helicopter crash in central London has found the pilot's decision to fly in the conditions was unsafe. Peter Barnes, 50, died when the helicopter he was flying clipped a crane at St George Wharf in ... Vauxhall helicopter crash: Pilot under commercial pressure to fly in unsafe ...Telegraph.co.uk Pilot made 'unsafe' decision to fly in bad weather before Vauxhall helicopter ...Evening Standard Pilot killed in London helicopter crash WAS under commercial pressure to ...Daily Mail all 26 news articles » View the full article
  6. Liverpool Echo Corinthian: Vauxhall continue to motor on at the top Liverpool Echo In the Carlsberg West Cheshire League's Division One title chase, pacesetters Vauxhall Motors took the honours in Saturday's encounter with their nearest rivals Newton at Rivacre Park. As a result of their 3-0 victory which featured a goal apiece from ... and more » View the full article
  7. ITV News Decision to fly 'not safe' Vauxhall helicopter inquest rules ITV News Peter Barnes, 50, died when the helicopter he was piloting clipped a crane at The Tower, St George Wharf, Vauxhall, in January 2013. Pedestrian Matthew Wood, 39, from Sutton, Surrey, was also killed as he walked to work. Twelve other people on the ... Vauxhall helicopter crash: Pilot under commercial pressure to fly in unsafe ...Telegraph.co.uk Vauxhall helicopter crash deaths 'accidental' jury findsBBC News Pilot killed in London helicopter crash WAS under commercial pressure to ...Daily Mail The Northern Echo (registration) all 9 news articles » View the full article
  8. Telegraph.co.uk Vauxhall helicopter crash: Pilot under commercial pressure to fly in unsafe ... Telegraph.co.uk Gallery: Vauxhall helicopter crash, in pictures. The jury found that Mr Barnes should have aborted the Battersea landing. But it said there could be no certainty about whether Mr Barnes became distracted immediately before he crashed. "Timing suggests ... Vauxhall helicopter crash deaths 'accidental' jury findsBBC News Pilot made 'unsafe' decision to fly in bad weather before Vauxhall helicopter ...Evening Standard all 29 news articles » View the full article
  9. Car dealer Now Vauxhall takes on iVendi online finance tools AM-online These tools have been integrated into a new website provided to the dealer, which trades as Now Vauxhall, by Web21st. Nick Potter, projects manager at Web21st said: “Perhaps the most important current trend in dealer web sites is the provision of finance. View the full article
  10. Cornish Guardian Cop that! Devon and Cornwall Police help Vauxhall complete largest ever fleet deal Cornish Guardian VAUXHALL has signed one of the UK's biggest police fleet deals with over 2,000 vehicles, including 1,200 Brit-built Astras, destined for police forces nationwide under a huge group tender. The two-year, multi-million pound contract also includes Corsas ... View the full article
  11. Daily Star Livin' La Viva Loca: Vauxhall revives the iconic three-cyclinder – and it's ... Daily Star Did Vauxhall get the car name Viva from the Elvis Presley film Viva Las Vegas, which roughly means Long Live Las Vegas? Obviously not. The film didn't come out until 1964 and the original Viva was produced in 1963, so that splatters that theory ... View the full article
  12. ITV News ITV News reveals there have been 264 fires involving Vauxhall Zafiras since 2013 ITV News For the first time we now have national figures on the Vauxhall Zafira fires causing distress across the UK. Fire service information released to ITV News shows crews have now attended hundreds of incidents involving the vehicles. Vauxhall is recalling ... Vauxhall to inspect 240000 Zafiras over fire riskCAR Magazine all 2 news articles » View the full article
  13. CAR Magazine Vauxhall to inspect 240000 Zafiras over fire risk CAR Magazine Vauxhall is in the process of contacting 240,000 Zafira B owners in the UK, following reports of fires in some examples of the popular people carrier. Vauxhall says there is 'clear evidence' that the conflagrations have been caused by the 'improper ... View the full article
  14. AutoExpress Deals On Wheels: Vauxhall Astra super-salesman AutoExpress It's doubtful there's anyone in Britain who has quite as much hands-on experience with the Astra as sales manager Simon Railton. In a career that has spanned 32 years to date, Simon has sold all seven versions of the huge-selling hatchback, and so is ... View the full article
  15. Tested: Vauxhall Corsa VXR 1.6i Turbo (Price, as tested, £21090) The Northern Echo (registration) ON THE ROAD: IF you like your driving experiences to test you both mentally and physically then Vauxhall's pocket rocket might be right up your street. It puts out more than 200bhp and is capable of shooting from nought to 60mph in 6.5 seconds. It's ... View the full article
  16. AutoExpress Astras Arrest: Vauxhall signs large UK police car deal AutoExpress Vauxhall has completed one of the biggest British police car supply deals ever, meaning UK criminals will be running from the Griffin badge even more frequently. The multi-million pound contract will see over 2,000 vehicles rolled-out to forces ... Vauxhall signs multi-million pound police fleet deal with 28 forcesFleet World All-New Vauxhall "Arresting" Astra K Enters Police Service in the UKautoevolution Vauxhall seals mammoth police fleet order 2000 vehicles across 28 forcesContractHireAndLeasing.com FleetPoint all 6 news articles » View the full article
  17. Happy Birthday: Vauxhall Cavalier Honest John The Mk 1 Cavalier was quite a revelation for the traditionally dowdy Vauxhall brand. The shovel-nosed styling, a trademark of GM's British-born and somewhat flamboyant chief stylist, Wayne Cherry, was a massive step forward for the Luton company, ... View the full article
  18. Telegraph.co.uk Vauxhall Zafira Tourer review Telegraph.co.uk The original Vauxhall Zafira was the first compact seven-seater, but this latest version - the Zafira Tourer - is even more practical. It's more stylish and upmarket than previous Zafiras, too. And there are so many engines and specifications to choose ... View the full article
  19. Telegraph.co.uk Vauxhall Insignia review Telegraph.co.uk The Vauxhall Insignia has always been a great looking family car, but one that was undermined by dated engines, disappointing comfort and a fussy dashboard layout. This revised version is designed to fix those failings, benefiting from significant ... 2017 Vauxhall/Opel Insignia reveal date not in 2016Product Reviews all 2 news articles » View the full article
  20. Telegraph.co.uk Vauxhall Meriva review: do fancy doors make a fancy car? Telegraph.co.uk A car that can fit lots of people and luggage into a relatively small space is, ultimately, what most town-dwelling drivers are looking for. Which is why the current crop of small MPVs – among them the Vauxhall Meriva – are proving themselves to be ... and more » View the full article
  21. AM-online Vauxhall Insignia tops Auto Trader's fastest selling used car poll AM-online The 2012 Vauxhall Insignia hatchback petrol variant, with manual transmission, sold in an average of just 20 days across the UK. > For details of the fastest selling used cars in your region view the data here. The Corsa and Volkswagen Touran also ... View the full article
  22. AutoExpress The Astra Diet: how latest Vauxhall hatch lost up to 200kg AutoExpress The new Vauxhall Astra underwent a serious weight-saving regime that saw up to 200kg shaved off the total weight compared to its predecessor. But where exactly does that huge weight loss come from? View the full article
  23. Vauxhall signs procurement deal with 28 police forces for fleet cars FleetNews 28 UK Police forces have signed a procurement deal with Vauxhall for the supply of more than 2,000 police vehicles over the next two years. The group tender includes the supply of 1,200 British built Astras, as well as Corsas, Insignias and Vivaro cell ... View the full article
  24. Luton On Sunday ​Luton Town players bring Christmas cheer to Vauxhall Plant Luton On Sunday LUTON Town Football Club players tried their hands on the production line at the Vauxhall plant this week. Northern Ireland international and Luton Town winger Paddy McCourt joined defender Stephen O'Donnell and striker Josh McQuoid to help with the ... View the full article
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