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2017 Opel Insignia/2018 Holden Commodore scores 5-star NCAP safety rating

Jul 07, 2017

As expected, the 2017 Opel Insignia has scored a full five-star crash rating after recent crash tests performed by Euro NCAP. This top score is likely to carry over for the local 2018 Holden Commodore...

2017 Opel Insignia Exclusive pack announced – Commodore potential?

Jul 03, 2017

The 2018 Holden Commodore’s European progenitor, the Opel/Vauxhall Insignia, will be available with a premium brand-style personalisation program dubbed ‘Exclusive’. The choice of Insignia as the first ambassador of the Exclusive range suggests that this...

2018 Holden Commodore Supercar race car revealed

Jun 09, 2017

Holden has unveiled its next-generation Commodore Supercar racing car concept, which will compete in the 2018 Supercars Championship. The Supercars Championship (stupid name, we know) replaces V8 Supercars, allowing more engine choices and thus more...

Opel sale to PSA hits delays, production plans to be sorted

May 31, 2017

The sale of Opel and Vauxhall to PSA has hit a snag, with the employees at Opel’s Development centre in Russelheim, Germany, wanting some 7700 jobs guaranteed. The works council and IG Metall, which is...

Top 10 most obscure Aussie-developed Holdens

May 10, 2017

The countdown is on to a new era for Holden. For the first time in 70 years, the ‘Lion playing basketball’ will no longer come to represent vehicles put together in this country, but cars...

2017 Cadillac CT6 spotted testing in Australia

Apr 30, 2017

A prototype of what looks to be a Cadillac CT6 has been spotted in Australia, further fuelling rumours of the Cadlilac brand making its way Down Under in the near future. Once the locally-made Holden...

HSV developing 375kW V6 for 2018 Commodore ‘VXR’ – report

Apr 29, 2017

Australians might be about to lose one of its favourite sports sedans, but it seems the next-gen 2018 Commodore ‘VXR’ variant, potentially branded as a HSV, could receive a new twin-turbo V6. According to an...

2018 Buick Regal revealed, only sedan in GM Insignia/Commodore range

Apr 24, 2017

The three-box sedan version of the 2018 Buick Regal – which as many of you know is also our next Holden Commodore – has been unveiled in China. It’s the only market that will receive...

Vauxhall Grandland X revealed as GM’s new mid-size SUV

Apr 19, 2017

GM’s European brands Opel and Vauxhall are planning to unveil the new Grandland X at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show in September, and to build some excitement a handful of images have been released showing...

Buick Regal GS leaked; potential 2018 Commodore/HSV?

Apr 16, 2017

The case of the mysterious 2018 Opel Insignia OPC (nee Holden Commodore/HSV) prototype spotted at the Nurburgring last week may have been solved, as pictures of the Chinese-spec 2018 Buick Regal GS have been leaked...

Opel Grandland X previewed, RAV4 rival for Holden?

Apr 07, 2017

Opel is previewing its new Grandland X SUV ahead of its debut later this year, set to become the brand’s new mid-size off-roader. This image was posted up on Twitter by Opel boss Karl-Thomas Neumann,...

2018 Buick Regal TourX revealed as Chinese & U.S. versions of Insignia/Commodore

Apr 06, 2017

While the 2018 Commodore and its basis, the Opel/Vauxhall Insignia, have been detailed, two more pieces of the global puzzle remain; the Chinese and North American Buick Regal. This means the Insignia will effectively wear...