The first new Insignia rolled off the production line at the Rüsselsheim plant on September 11, 2020 in the presence of Mayor Udo Bausch (left), Opel CEO Michael Lohscheller (right) and plant manager Michael Lewald (back).

Start of Production: New Insignia Drives off Rüsselsheim Production Line

RÜSSELSHEIM Production of Opel’s new flagship has officially started. With Rüsselsheim’s Mayor Udo Bausch and Opel CEO Michael Lohscheller in attendance, the first new Insignia – a Sports Tourer in Satin Steel Grey – rolled off the production line at the headquarter plant.

“Today is a good day for Rüsselsheim. We are looking forward to the new Insignia. It will provide us with new momentum thanks to its outstanding technologies and efficient engines. Thanks to the new Insignia and the future models that we will bring to Rüsselsheim, the plant can look forward to a good future as a location for the production of ultra-modern vehicles – both with efficient combustion engines and electrified drive,” said Opel CEO Michael Lohscheller.

September 2020