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The Agila, badged either as Opel in Europe and Vauxhall in the UK, is a city car built in Poland, with sales commencing in summer 2000. Opel, originally and more correctly known as Adam Opel AG is an automobile maker in Germany. ... World map showing location of Europe When considered a continent, Europe is the worlds second-smallest continent in terms of area, with an area of 10,600,000 km² (4,140,625 square miles), making it larger than Australia only. ... Vauxhall Motors is a UK car company. ... A City Car is a small, moderately powered vehicle (often battery electric powered) intended for use in urban areas. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...

It was a rebadged version of the Suzuki Wagon R, which was produced in Japan. The Agila's Opel-sourced 1.0 L and 1.2 L petrol engines were smaller than the European-market 1.3 L found in European-market Wagon Rs, but were more powerful and refined. Equipment levels, low asking prices and running costs also contributed towards the Agila's success. Badge engineering is a term that describes the rebadging of one model of car as another. ... The Suzuki Wagon R, also known as the Wagon R+, is a small microvan built in Poland and its visually identical to the Opel Agila. ...

The Agila is build at Opel Polska factory in Gliwice, Poland. Suzuki Wagon R+ was built in Suzuki Plant in Hungary till 2004, and since early 2005 is also build in Poland.

While many European city cars (Ford Ka, Volkswagen Lupo, Fiat Seicento and Renault Twingo) come with just three doors, the Agila came with five. it is as high as Korean city cars Hyundai Atos and Kia Picanto. Ford Ka (pronounced Ka, car, or K.A.) is a subcompact car from Ford Motor Company marketed in Europe and elsewhere. ... Categories: Automobile stubs | VW vehicles | Front wheel drive vehicles | Subcompact cars ... Fiat Seicento The Fiat Seicento is a city car made by Italian company Fiat. ... Categories: Automobile stubs | Renault vehicles ... The Hyundai Atos is a small hatchback. ... A green Kia Picanto The Kia Picanto (known as the Kia Morning in South Korea) is a small low cost car produced by Kia Motors. ...

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At present, General Motors Poland was registered on 31 May 1991 and from the very beginning developed rapidly: currently Opel sales network in Poland comprises 77 dealer stations and 39 satellite outlets.
General Motors Poland started production in Poland in 1994, when the assembly of Opel Astra and, then, of Vectra in 1998, was started in Warsaw.
General Motors’ operations in Poland mean also involvement in numerous social and charity actions.
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