The next generation of the Opel Corsa will continue to be manufactured in Spain and in the same plant of Figueruelas will be produced in addition its variant purely electric.
Lfter the acquisition of Opel by the PSA Group, the production of the Opel Corsa in silver Spanish Figueruelas seemed to run the risk of moving to another factory. However, the French group confirmed that the model will continue to be produced exclusively in the factory Spanish and even announced the manufacture of the first Opel Corsa electric in the same facilities from 2020.
factory Spanish will host the entire production of the new generation of the Opel Corsa, which will begin to be produced in 2019. A year later will come the turn to start the manufacture of your version 100% electric, which will be the first model purely electric that the German manufacturer will produce in Europe.
The new Opel Corsa will break definitely its relationship with General Motors, to give way to an architecture based on the models of the French group, possibly the same platform that will be used by the next Peugeot 208 and Citroën C3. in Addition, with the new Opel Corsa to electric, the German firm is saying goodbye to the technologies of General Motors, as it will be the first electric Model that will use the technology of the PSA Group.
The Opel Corsa electric will also be the model that finally relieve the Opel Ampera-e, a power developed in times of General Motors that was not without controversy due to its limited production has failed to meet the demand of the customers.
With respect to the Corsa electric there are not many details, although it is possible that the model adopted by the platform e-CMP developed jointly by PSA and Dongfeng Motors, an architecture that will allow the new Corsa to accept a system of propulsion 100% electric. A battery pack 50 kWh you will be able to provide a range of 350 km in actual use, though for the moment we do not know the official data.