Vauxhall is an English automobile manufacturer and a subsidiary of Opel. The brand was founded in 1857 as a machine factory in London and has been producing automobiles since 1903. Vauxhall is one of the oldest, largest, and most popular car brands in the UK. Over the years they have produced iconic vehicles such as the Vauxhall Lotus Carlton, Astra GTE, VX220, and Firenza HP. Today, Vauxhall has over 4,000 employees and produces over 200,000 vehicles a year, including famous models such as the Corsa, Viva, and Astra.