Much earlier this year, we covered the unveiling of the all-new, super-versatile Opel/Vauxhall Movano full-size van. We’re not ashamed to say that the model got us pretty excited (as far as vans go).
Why, exactly, is the Movano so appealing to us? For starters, we like the spec sheet. With 29 different body variations and more cargo space than rival Mercedes/Freightliner (and at one point, Dodge) Sprinter and a more affordable price, the Movano could do wonders for the stale van market here in the United States and Canada if it donned a GMC or Chevrolet badge.
Apparently, somebody within General Motors has been reading our articles, as we just got word from a trusted source that plans of bringing some of the van models from the Old World have been laid on the table and are currently waiting the ever-important approval.
So, what does this mean? Well, we could very well see the Movano here in the States to fortify GM’s lineup of commercial and service-oriented vehicles that currently lay on the shoulders of the dulling (yet still capable) Chevy Express/GMC Sierra vans.
What’s more, models such as the Opel/Vauxhall Combo midsize/compact van could also arrive in due time. The Combo would be a perfect contender against the popular and super-useful Ford Transit Connect.
If true, this could be another good decision in a series of rumored decisions that we welcome by the New General Motors.
Hang tight the next few days as this story unfolds!