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Vauxhall Corsa Through The Years

Take a look at the history of the Corsa!

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Our Favourite Test Drive Routes in Leicester

When planning to take what could be your next car for a test drive from our Drive Vauxhall franchise in Leicester you will need an interesting route to follow, so we have put together a few interesting places for you to visit, with of course the salesman’s permission!

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What's included in a Vauxhall 25-point check?

Treat your car to a safety check for only £25 and for no extra cost treat yourself too!

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Vauxhall Produces its 4,000,000th British Built Astra

Vauxhall has been now been producing the Astra model at its Ellesmere Port plant in Cheshire for almost 40 years, and earlier this month reached a landmark as the 4 millionth Astra rolled off the production line.

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Drive – your new name for Vauxhall in Nuneaton

Drive Vauxhall are delighted to welcome the Martin Rumble business to the Drive Group. Drive Vauxhall Nuneaton, along with our other dealerships adds more presence in the Warwickshire area and brings our total sites up to 12 nationwide.

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Wheel options with the Vauxhall Insignia

Round off your Insignia by choosing the right wheels for you!

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Can I still get my car on Vauxhall Scrappage?

What does the Scrappage offer include and what do I do if the offer has expired?

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How To Check Your Cars Oil Levels

Our quick and easy guide on how to check and top up your oil level.

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Family Friendly Features of the Crossland X

we thought we’d take a look at the new Vauxhall Crossland X, selecting our most family friendly features to help you decide.

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The Ins and Outs of Pre-Registered Vehicles at Drive

At Drive Vauxhall, we have a wide selection of new and used cars including various pre-registered models also available.

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A Guide On Checking Your Car Tyres

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The All-New Vauxhall Grandland X SUV Coming to Drive Vauxhall Early 2018!

The latest member of the growing Vauxhall X family comes with a new sporty design and boasts crisp proportions to the envy of our competitors. The all-new Grandland X has a generous cabin inside, capable of comfortably transporting five passengers and their luggage! We take a closer look at the latest SUV from Vauxhall, the stunning Vauxhall Grandland X!

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Pre-Holiday Vehicle Checklist

Check out our top tips on making sure you car is ready for your summer road trip!

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New Car Checklist

Buying a new car can be confusing, here are some top tips on where to start!

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Drive Vauxhall - Introducing the new Vauxhall Insignia Country Tourer

The New Insignia Country Tourer is here. See full details, specifications and more in this latest Drive Vauxhall blog.

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UK road conditions continue to decline

UK road conditions are still deteriorating. Are you a victim of poor road maintenance?

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Vauxhall Commercial Vehicles announces partnership with MCE British Superbike Championship

Vauxhall Commercial Vehicles will be the official commercial vehicle partner for the 2017 MCE British Superbike Championship (BSB). A total of six vans will be utilised by MCE BSB to provide both track and offsite support during the season and the fleet will include four Movano and two Brit-built Vivaro panel vans.

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Vauxhall Dominate at Business Car Manager Awards

Vauxhall has scooped a colossal total of six top honours at the Business Car Manager Awards in London, across both car and van categories.

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Vauxhall Corsa Honoured By Fleet World

Vauxhall’s Corsa has been chosen as one of the top models in the fleet industry, taking home the Best Supermini award at the 2017 Fleet World Honours.

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Insignia Sports Tourer Follows Grand Sport Out Into the Open

The Insignia Sports Tourer is unveiled in these first images! Find out all we know in this blog post...

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Vauxhall Reveals All-New Crossland X SUV

Crisp and compact on the outside, spacious and flexible on the inside, with unique two-tone paintwork, these are the first pictures of Vauxhall’s all-new Crossland X. The newcomer adds a second vital ingredient to Vauxhall’s burgeoning SUV offering.

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Vauxhall Astra Named as Leading Family Car at What Car? Awards

After an extremely successful first year on the market, 2017 has started strongly for the Vauxhall Astra, which has again been recognised in the Family Car category at the WhatCar? Car of the Year Awards. The latest win in the hotly-contested category helps to solidify the new Astra as one of the top models on the market.

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New Insignia Grand Sport Breaks Cover, Looks Incredible

A new Insignia Grand Sport has been announced and boy does it look good! Jump inside to see the full story!

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New Vauxhall Grandland X

The brand have announced its new C-segment SUV will be named the Grandland X and will join the ever growing SUV line up next year

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All new Vauxhall Insignia Grand Sport which is due out summer 2017

Hear more about the stunning new Vauxhall Insignia Grand Sport which is set to light up 2017

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Vauxhall Vivaro Ends Year On A High With What Van? Award

Vauxhall has picked up another award to round off a highly-successful year, with the Vivaro being named as What Van? Used Van of the Year for the second year in a row.

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VAUXHALL ASTRA TOP FAMILY CAR AT CARBUYER 2017 AWARDS

Vauxhall’s all-new Astra has been recognised as the Best Family Car at the Carbuyer Best Cars 2017 Awards. This latest win adds to what has been an outstanding year of awards for the all-new Astra, securing its position as one of the top new models on the market.

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DRIVE VAUXHALL SPONSORING LEICESTERSHIRE & RUTLAND BLOOD BIKES

We at Drive Vauxhall are proud to announce our sponsorship of Leicestershire & Rutland Blood Bikes. They are a charitable organisation run by a group of volunteers, serving the NHS in the local community. Their mission is to support local hospitals in Leicestershire and Rutland with out-of-hours courier service in order to send out their urgent deliveries.

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Vauxhall Insignia Grand Sport set to be launched in 2017

The much loved Vauxhall Insignia will step up into a more premium market with the addition of the Vauxhall Insignia Grand Sport

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Vauxhall's All-New Insignia in Final Development Stage

Covered in camouflage, Vauxhall’s all-new flagship model, which will be known as the Insignia Grand Sport, is in its final stage of development on UK roads before it makes its world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show next March.

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ALL NEW VAUXHALL X MODELS LANDING IN 2017

Vauxhall’s new Mokka X will be joined by a couple of exciting new crossover siblings in early 2017, as the UK market continues to embrace the growing trend towards sporty and spacious crossover and SUV products.

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Vauxhall to introduce new Crossland X model to sit next to Mokka X

The Meriva is to be transformed from a mini-MPV into a fully fledged SUV

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VAUXHALL CELEBRATES FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF ONSTAR

One year after its launch, OnStar is now expanding into 18 additional markets through Europe, as its existing customers make even greater use of the services available in Vauxhall and Opel cars.

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Vauxhall Debuts Next-Generation IntelliLux LED Headlights In Insignia Grand Sport

Vauxhall will launch the next-generation of IntelliLux LED lighting with the all-new Insignia Grand Sport in 2017. In addition to the numerous benefits of the award-winning matrix technology, the more refined and sophisticated IntelliLux LED highlights feature new functions that further improve night-time visibility.

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CUSTOMERS FLOCK TO VAUXHALL IN SEPTEMBER

Vauxhall sold 47, 067 cars and vans in the crucial plate-change month of September with two models, Corsa and Astra, among the UK’s top ten best-sellers, according to figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders.

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Drive - your new name for Vauxhall in Kingswood

Drive Vauxhall are delighted to welcome the Dan Harford business to the Drive Group, adding to our presence in the Bristol market area.

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Zafira Tourer Included in Jeremy Clarkson's TOP TEN!

Automotive aficionado Jeremy Clarkson recently rated his top ten drives of the past year. We were delighted to find that the Vauxhall Zafira Tourer was included on the list. Read more to hear about his adventures and review of our car.

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RALLY LEGEND JOINS TEAM NETWORK Q LINE UP FOR 2016 WALES RALLY GB

Network Q is pleased to confirm that five-time British Rally Champion, Jimmy McRae has joined Team Network Q for this year’s Wales Rally GB. The former Vauxhall and Opel works driver will join the brand’s two junior drivers, Chris Ingram and Robert Duggan, competing in the National Rally segment of Wales Rally GB in a Vauxhall Magnum.

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Vauxhall Astra Scoops Top Honours At Car Tech Awards

Vauxhall’s all-new Astra has been recognised for its outstanding range of advanced technology features, picking up a handful of accolades at the Car Tech Awards. This latest victory confirms the all-new Astra’s position as one of the top new models on the market.

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New Viva set to go on sale in 2017

Vauxhall are ready to give it a shake up in the form of a ‘Rocks’ makeover which will go on sale in the UK in 2017.

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Vauxhall Make Move in SUV Market

Vauxhall to unveil new five and seven seat Astra as firm goes full throttle on SUV market.

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Vauxhall Celebrates 80th Anniversary of Astra

The Vauxhall Astra is one of the best selling cars on UK roads, and it’s no wonder, a stylish, practical family hatchback at an affordable price. This iconic car is now celebrating a landmark birthday.

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NEW MOKKA X & ZAFIRA TOURER LEAD VAUXHALL’S CHARGE AT PARIS

Vauxhall will reveal new versions of two class-leading models at next week’s Paris Motor Show, while providing a clear signal about its future commitment to electric vehicles. Both the Mokka X and new Zafira Tourer will appear ahead of their dealer launch next month, and the ground-breaking Ampera-e will be readied for UK evaluation early in 2017.

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Weston-super-Mare present new kit to Hornets

Following the announcement of Drive Vauxhall – Weston-super-Mare as their main sponsor for the forthcoming season, the Hornets senior playing squad took some time out of training to visit the Drive site for the presentation of their new playing kit.

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New Vauxhall Ampera-e set to debut in Paris

This year’s imminent and iconic Paris Motor Show in October will feature the all new Ampera-e electric model from Opel Group which will be an all electric hatchback vehicle.

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Vauxhall set to introduce new Meriva

The much loved Vauxhall Meriva is getting ready for an all new transformation

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Japan legalise rear-facing camera’s to replace car mirrors

Could the end of the car mirror be nigh?

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Warning and Indicator Symbols

To help with your general driving life, Vauxhall have put together a list of all warning indicators and signals on your vehicle

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Vauxhall Set to Release Updated Mokka X SUV

Starting from £17,590 and available from October this year the facelifted Mokka X SUV

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Vauxhall’s GT Concept could still make production

Next year’s Insignia could feature heavily influenced design from the concept.

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