Adam Opel AG (Opel) is a German automobile manufacturer headquartered in, Germany and a subsidiary of the American General Motors Company. The company designs, engineers, manufactures and distributes Opel-branded passenger vehicles, light commercial vehicles. Opel designed and manufactured vehicles are also sold under the Buick brand in the United States, Canada, Mexico and China, the Holden brand in Australia and New Zealand and the Vauxhall brand in the United Kingdom.

Opel traces its roots to a sewing machine manufacturer founded by Adam Opel in 1862. The company began manufacturing bicycles in 1886 and produced its first automobile in 1899.

During the 1970s and 1980s, Opel and Vauxhall ranges were rationalised into one consistent range across Europe.

  • 1980 – Opel Kadett D
  • 1981 – Opel Ascona C
  • 1989 – Opel Vectra A
  • 1991 – Opel Calibra
  • 1992 – Opel Astra F
  • 1995 – Opel Omega B
  • 1999 – Opel Astra G
  • 2000 – Opel Zafira A
  • 2007 – Opel Corsa D
  • 2010 – Opel Astra J
  • 2011 – Opel Meriva B