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Encyclopedia > Adam Opel

Founder of the German car-maker Opel, originally and more correctly known as Adam Opel AG is an automobile maker in Germany. It opened for business on January 21, 1899 and as the Opel company started to build cars, it also made household goods. However, two years later, following the dissolution of his partnership, Adam Opel... Opel.

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Opel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (584 words)
Opel, originally and more correctly known as Adam Opel AG is an automobile maker in Germany.
Opels appeared under their own name in the US in the late Sixties, when they were sold through Buick dealers as captive imports.
The Opel name largely disappeared from the UK in 1981 after Vauxhall and Opel dealerships were merged, with only the Manta and the Monza (the coupe version of the Senator) being sold as Opels, until they were discontinued in 1988 and 1987 respectively.
Opel Presents New Image With Insignia (1338 words)
Carl-Peter Forster, Chairman and MD, Adam Opel AG Adam Opel AG The long-rumored Insignia continues a recent trend for unconventional forms in the upper-midsize segment, returning to an earlier era in sedan design with a fastback vehicle in the same class as the Chrysler Airflite concept unveiled at the Geneva Auto Salon earlier this year.
Adam Opel AG The Insignia's rear end is also a study formal harmony: Clear accents are provided by a chrome strip and two twin exhaust tailpipes integrated into the bumper.
Adam Opel AG The future potential of the pantograph mounting and lever principle used for the two rear doors is also obvious.
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