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GM investing AU$28 million in Holden engineering

Aug 22, 2018

Holden’s parent company General Motors has announced nearly $30 million of extra investment in Australia, which could result in more than 150 new jobs. General Motors confirmed that it will be calling on Australian engineers...

GM reveals potent new 2.7L ‘Tripower’ turbo 4-cylinder

Aug 02, 2018

General Motors has announced a new ‘Tripower’ 2.7-litre turbo-petrol engine, offering one of the highest power outputs for a mainstream four-cylinder engine. The new engine is set to be introduced in GM’s big trucks as...

Holden Acadia gets closer to arrival, first GMC-based product

Jul 20, 2018

Holden is gearing up to launch the new Holden Acadia later this year, based on the GMC Acadia from the US. It will come in as Holden’s new seven-seat SUV, effectively replacing the Captiva 7....

Chevrolet C8 Corvette spotted doing acceleration tests (video)

Jun 25, 2018

The next-gen, mid-engine Chevrolet C8 Corvette has been spotted testing in the US again. And this time we get more of a listen to the new powertrain as the driver performs some acceleration tests. In...

2019 Chevrolet Blazer revealed, gets sporty RS variant

Jun 22, 2018

Chevrolet has unveiled the rather Camaro-esque 2019 Blazer SUV in North America, “raising the bar on crossover design”, Chevrolet says. The new model will sit between the Equinox and the Traverse (not sold in Australia)...

Holden Camaro soon to be a reality? Trademark found

Nov 29, 2017

Will Holden introduce the Camaro? Nothing has been confirmed as of yet but a strong clue has been found at the Australia trademark office. It seems General Motors LLC has filed a trademark application for...

Holden dealerships getting makeover, upgrades for Lang Lang track

Nov 27, 2017

Holden’s historic Lang Lang proving ground facility in Victoria is undergoing a major upgrade as part of a $7 million investment program, while dealerships around the country are also getting a major makeover to a...

2018 Holden Commodore up for World Car of the Year award

Nov 06, 2017

The next-gen Holden Commodore, set to arrive in February, is up for the 2018 World Car of the Year Award overseas, in the form of the Opel Insignia which shares the same platform, body and...

2017 Vauxhall Insignia GSi quicker around Nurburgring than predecessor

Oct 23, 2017

The new Vauxhall Insignia GSi – which is almost the same as the flagship 2018 Holden Commodore VXR – has just set an impressive lap time around the Nurburgring, making it the quickest-ever factory Vauxhall to lap the...

Holden confirms OnStar 4G LTE technology coming in 2019

Oct 06, 2017

Holden has confirmed it will be introducing GM’s OnStar connectivity technology to the local showroom in 2019, setting new levels in security and safety with 4G LTE connectivity. OnStar was originally launched in North America...

2018 Holden Commodore VXR shows off sporty design at Frankfurt

Sep 18, 2017

The European version of the 2018 Holden Commodore VXR has been revealed at the Frankfurt motor show, carrying the nameplate Opel Insignia GSi. Vauxhall will adopt the same name for its version as well. Holden...

2018 Opel Astra OPC in the works, getting 300hp 1.6 turbo – report

Aug 07, 2017

The latest Opel Astra, which also forms the basis for the Holden Astra, has been on sale for well over a year now and there is yet to be a performance-oriented OPC version. However, it...

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