British automaker Vauxhall is planning a revamp of its product range by introducing eight new and updated models by 2020.
With the overhaul, Vauxhall is aiming at an electric push in the coming years adding to which the company confirmed that at least four out of the eight that the company has scheduled will possess an electrified powertrain. This is a part of the company’s plans to go fully electric by the year 2024.
Reports suggest that two of the company’s prioritised cars, Corsa Supermini and Vivaro van will be unveiled next year and will go on sale by 2020. Vauxhall which is currently in ties with the PSA group will base the next Corsa on the latter’s Common Modular Platform (CMP), which will also be seen on the next Peugeot 208. Additionally, a fully-electric version of the same car will be available in the same year.
Reports suggest that both the commercial as well as the passenger versions of the Vivaro van would be unveiled around the same time. Earlier, in April, PSA had announced that the next Vivaro would be built at its plant in Luton which employs close to 1,400 workers.
Vauxhall also aims to increase the proportion of its SUV sales up to 40 per cent by 2021. Reports suggest that the replacement for the Mokka X will play a significant role in this and will launch by the end of 2019.