Vauxhall Motors, currently a subsidiary of German automobile company which is owned by General Motors. The company is planning to sell the company to a French automobile manufacturing company ending its 90 years of association with Vauxhall Motors. The history of this vehicle manufacturing company starts in the1850s. The parent company was established in 1857 as a marine engine and pump manufacturer that was founded by Alexander Wilson (Named Alex Wilson and Company). However, in 1863 this company was bought by Andrew Betts Brown who turned it into a travelling crane manufacturing company (Naming it Vauxhall Iron Works in 1897).
This company started to manufacture cars in 1903 and was acquired by the GM in 1925. Vauxhall Motors started a subsidiary company to concentrate only in the commercial vehicle market. The Vauxhall Motors was producing luxury cars before World War II and after that; they started to manufacture passenger vehicles to support common man. Just like any other luxury car brand the Vauxhall spares are costly. Vauxhall Motors have been active in the motorsports like rallying and championships.
To get the genuine Vauxhall spares you will need the help from dealers. The vehicles and the Vauxhall spares are mainly manufactured at their manufacturing facilities in the UK. They have even manufactured more than 7300 infantry tanks from 1941 to 1945. Some of the passenger cars that were famous for their comfort and quality are HC Viva, Chevette, and Cavalier. The latest news is that the General Motors is going to sell the company to a French vehicle manufacturing company. The name of this French company is PSA Group that is a pioneer in this industry for more than 2 centuries. The name came into existence after the merging of two companies called Citroën S.A. and Peugeot S.A.Vauxhall Motors will be selling vehicles under PSA Group from this year onwards.