What is the car company with a sideways lightning bolt in the logo

Opel has a logo that has a circle and then a lightning bolt that almost looks like an elongated “Z” across it.

Opel is a German car manufacturer that was founded in 1862. They have had many logos over the years. The first time they officially began using a lightning bolt was in 1964.

Opel cars were sold in the U.S. under the Opel name from 1958-1975. Later, some Opel models were rebadged under different brands. For example, the Cadillac Cater sold from 1997 to 2001 in the US was a rebadged Opel Omega B.

Just in! Opel has released new details about the 2014 Insignia and Insignia Country Tourer. Check them out at World Car Fans.

Updated on Tuesday, July 30 2013 at 11:08AM EDT
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