Germany’s Opel announces plans for electric van in 2020

By John Mac, December 7, 2018

Opel’s CEO, Michael LohschellerMichael stated the new Corsa could “create electron-mobility affordable for many customers.”
In addition, Opel will open its own arrangement novels for a battery-electric edition of its popular Corsa model and a plugin hybrid version of its Grandland X-sport utility vehicle (SUV) at a first half 2019.
In September 2018, Mercedes-Benz started its first electric SUV. The mercedes benz EQC was unveiled at an event in Stockholm, Sweden, also would be the first car produced beneath Mercedes’ tech manufacturer EQ. September observed Audi start production of its own e tron, the brand’s first totally-electric SUV.
Auto maker Opel is set to roll out an electric version of its Vivaro van. Thursday the mid-size van will undoubtedly be for sale as a car or truck in 2020, the organization said in a statement. Lohscheller extra that the organization was “placing maximum effort into the electrification of our own portfolio”
In 2017, for instance, Volvo Cars declared that every new auto it launched will have an electrical engine from 20-19. The business wants automobiles to accounts for 50 percent of earnings from the calendar year 2025. Launched in 1862, Opel is currently one of the largest car makers in Europe.
It has been part of this French organization Groupe PSA since August last calendar year. Opel is just one of several major companies ramping up their presence inside the electrical auto sector.