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Base-spec 2018 Holden Commodore/Opel Insignia spotted

Jan 02, 2017

Although we’ve seen the glossy official pictures from Holden (and Opel/Vauxhall, for that matter) regarding the NG Commodore and new Insignia, new pictures have emerged on photo hosting website Photobucket of a hubcap-laden Opel Insignia...

At least 3 Holden Commodore limited editions confirmed

Dec 15, 2016

Following confirmation from Holden earlier this year regarding the launch of Commodore limited editions, GM’s local arm has now provided some more insight with a special web page. The web page (click here) confirms three...

Michigan state approves driverless cars, cars without steering wheels

Dec 12, 2016

The state of Michigan in the US, home to the big three manufacturers, has officially approved bills to allow autonomous vehicles on public streets. A series of four separate bills were signed into law by...

2018 Holden NG Commodore revealed with 2017 Opel Insignia

Dec 07, 2016

Say hello to the new, 2018 Holden NG Commodore. GM’s European divisions, Opel and Vauxhall, have just unveiled the all-new 2017 Insignia, following spy shoots just yesterday, and Holden has lifted the covers on its...

2018 Holden Commodore revealed, spotted during photo shoot

Dec 06, 2016

The 2018 Holden NG Commodore has been scooped completely uncovered, in Sportwagon form. This Opel Insignia Sport Tourer upon which it’s based, spotted in Los Angeles, USA, by Chris Doane and initially posted on Jalopnik,...

Holden Commodore SV6 production ends for manual transmission

Nov 28, 2016

After the axe fell on the Cruze small car last month and the last HSV Grange rolled out of Clayton a few weeks ago, the latest casualty in the lead up to Holden’s local plant...

2018 NG Commodore to get FlexRide, Nurburgring-developed

Nov 24, 2016

GM’s European arm Opel is thoroughly testing what will become the basis for the 2018 Holden NG Commodore, hitting the Nurburgring to fine-tune the new chassis and adaptive driving modes. Opel says the new Insignia,...

Chevrolet Spark Activ debuts as new mini crossover

Nov 18, 2016

Chevrolet has taken to the Los Angeles motor show to unveil the Spark Activ; a high-riding city car priced from US$16,945. With the compact utility vehicle (CUV) market segment exploding in recent years, Chevrolet arrived...

GM to cut over 2000 jobs at U.S. plants

Nov 10, 2016

General Motors has announced the termination of over 2000 jobs at its Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana manufacturing plants. 2084 job losses will come into effect in January next year, with GM saying that customer demand...

President Trump election could prove troublesome for US carmakers

Nov 10, 2016

The election of Donald J. Trump as US president and leader of the free world could prove troublesome for major car manufacturers that rely on open-trade with Mexico, and benefit from the southern nation as...

2018 Holden Commodore matrix headlights previewed

Nov 09, 2016

The headlights and front grille treatment of the 2018 Holden Commodore have been revealed some 15 months before its February 2018 on-sale date. This is thanks to a teaser of the Opel Insignia Grand Sport...

Opel confirms new crossover versions of Astra & Insignia – Commodore SUV?

Nov 08, 2016

Opel has announced plans to introduce a mammoth 29 new models by the end of the decade, including a new flagship Insignia Grand Sport (2018 Commodore), Insignia Sports Tourer wagon, and a jumped up off-road...