16 Mar '17, 6pm

Opel Confirms Ampera-e Plus Other EVs Will Be Wearing Its Badge

Opel Confirms Ampera-e Plus Other EVs Will Be Wearing Its Badge

Opel has confirmed that it will continue with plans to produce the Chevy Bolt-based Ampera-e along with follow-up models under its new ownership. Company CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann told German automobile magazine auto motor und sport that more electric vehicles will follow the Ampera-e. He declined to comment on an earlier report that he’d been planning to turn Opel into an electric car-only brand before General Motors had decided to sell the company to French Automaker PSA. On March 6, GM had announced it will sell Opel to PSA, along with Vauxhall and some financing operations in Europe. Questions came up about the future of Opel Ampera-e, which is built on the Chevrolet Bolt platform. The deal between GM and PSA included intellectual property licenses from GM until vehicles transition over to PSA platforms. It looked like the Ampera-e rollout in Europe would be able to cont...

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