Opel prepares eight electrified models by 2021

Opel prepares eight electrified models by 2021

October 29, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

The advent of new electrified models is a key part of Opel’s PACE! Plan, according to which its entire range will be electrified by 2024.

“We will electrify our entire product range by 2024. Further models will appear very soon after we start with the Corsa-e and Grandland X Hybrid4 this year, ”said Opel CEO Michael Löscheller.

The two first new cars to be released under this plan will be the electric version of the Vivaro battery-powered transporter and the all-electric version of the successor to the Mokka X. In addition, Opel will release electric versions of Combo, Combo Life and Zafira Life. One of the most important new electric cars from Opel will be the future Astra derivative of the next generation.

 “This product portfolio will put us in an excellent position to meet the ambitious future emission goals of Europe. Electromobility is a must in this. But our ultra-modern and efficient internal combustion engines and fuel cell research at the Competence Center in Rüsselsheim will also make an important contribution to making our company sustainable and future-oriented, ”Löscheller added.

The wider PSA group, which owns Opel, intends to electrify its brands Peugeot, Citroen, DS, Opel and Vauxhall by 2025. This will allow in 2019 to see each model updated, and offering fully electric or hybrid models and versions.