Opel will utilize the PSA Group’s technology in the next generation of its best-selling Corsa design, a company spokesperson said, verifying a paper report.
PSA Group has agreed to buy Opel from General Motors.
The existing model is developed with GM technology. Opel had formerly said its new Corsa, slated to be released in 2019, would likewise be developed with GM technology however has now chosen to use Peugeot technology, permitting greater margins, Allgemeine Zeitung Mainz reported in its online edition.
PSA was not right away available for comment.
The new model is going to be Opel’s fourth joint task with PSA after Opel models Crossland X, Grandland X and Combo. The Corsa will be constructed at Opel’s biggest production site, in Saragossa, Spain.