Opel, Crossland X, B SUV, Meriva, 2008, C3 Aircross, Torquing Cars

For a while, the small MPV segment had a decent following in South Africa.  The best seller on a regular basis was the Opel Meriva – based on the Corsa platform and providing space for a family in a compact package, the Meriva was a good, solid performer.  But times … Read moreContinue Reading

Bill Mott, Opel, Opel South Africa, Crossland X, Williams Hunt, Torquing Cars

After the recent announcement that General Motors would be pulling out of South Africa, Opel was left in limbo.  No longer a subsidiary of GM, but not yet divorced from GMSA.  There were thoughts that Opel may pair operations with Isuzu and rely on people with knowledge of the brand, … Read moreContinue Reading