Written by Daniel Andzhurov - March 08, 2022
Reviewed by Asaf Kedem
Opel currently has the Corsa-e and Mokka-e in its range, which are all-electric modifications of two conventional models. Opel in Rüsselsheim has announced that it will launch the Astra as the first electric station wagon in Europe. Furthermore, in the light truck range of the brand, there are three offers of electricity: the Movano-e, Vivaro-e, and Zafira e-Life. Opel's Rocks-e microcar, a smaller of its vehicles, is charged from a household socket.
However, the electrification of the "flash" brand will not stop there: the Crossland and Insignia models will also be available as electric cars. As with the Astra, however, customers will also be able to opt for Internal Combustion Engines (ICEs) and plug-in hybrid versions. By 2028, the German brand must be ready with a fully electrified range.
In the future, the manufacturer aims to launch models that will have a travel range of between 500 and 800 km on a single charge. Another goal is to charge enough for 32 km of energy in just one minute.
Auto Trendy’s take:
Opel is one of the oldest and biggest car manufacturers in history and they aim to show us that they’ve still got it. With the planned additions to its electric range, the “flash” brand is about to prove its capability to learn and to not stay trapped within conventional standards. The automotive industry in general is diversifying at rates which have never been seen before, and it is amazing to see new and old, small and big companies compete for a cleaner future!