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1857: Alexander Wilson founded the Vauxhall Ironworks.
1903: First Vauxhall "car".
1905: Move to Luton.
1907: Named Vauxhall Motors Ltd..
1925: Vauxhall bought by GM.
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1927 Vauxhall 20/60
 
1930: Bedford set up to build commercial vehicles
1964, June: The Vauxhall Viva produced at Ellesmere Port.
1980 February: The (mk1) Vauxhall Astra went on sale (and the mk6 in Dec. 2009).
 
2009 September 10: The board of GM recommended selling 55% of Opel/Vauxhall to the Magna International Inc. and Sberbank [USSR] consortium but, 3 Nov. 2009, "decided to retain Opel[/Vauxhall]".
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