Adam Opel AG
Opel 2002.jpg
Slogan: Wir leben Autos
Founded: 1862 (first car in 1899)
Founder: Adam Opel
Headquarters: Rüsselsheim, Germany

General Motors Company



Adam Opel AG, better known as Opel, is a German car manufacturer that designs, engineers and manufacturers passenger vehicles and light-commercial vehicles. Opel vehicles are also sold under the Buick brand in the United States , Canada , Mexico and China , and in the United Kingdom under Vauxhall .

Opel is founded by Adam Opel in 1862, but its first car is produced in 1899. Opel is owned by General Motors and has its headquarters in Rüsselsheim, Germany.


Current models:

  • Adam
  • Agila
  • Ampera
  • Antara
  • Astra (OPC)
  • Cascada
  • Combo (commercial)
  • Combo Tour
  • Corsa (OPC)
  • Corsavan (commercial)
  • Insignia (OPC)
  • Meriva
  • Mokka
  • Movano (comemrcial)
  • Vivaro (comemrcial)
  • Zafira Family
  • Zafira Tourer

Historic models:

  • System Lutzmann
  • Darracq
  • Doktorwagen
  • Laubfrosch
  • Olympia
  • Kadett
  • Kapitän
  • Olympia Rekkord
  • Rekord
  • Commodore
  • GT
  • Manta Omega
  • Vectra
  • Calibra
  • Signum

Logo and Slogan



Opel's slogan is: 'Wir leben Autos', meaning: 'We live cars'.

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