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By Armen Hareyan on October 5, 2022 - 9:50PM
Many of the Ford Maverick hybrid buyers are previous Toyota RAV4 and Honda CR-V owners. What's in the Maverick hybrid that attracts the RAV4 and CR-V buyers?
By Patrick Rall on May 20, 2019 - 12:29PM
The Camaro ZL1’s LT4 engine is the same as the one used in the USA, but a different measurement method leads to a lower official rating.
By Patrick Rall on May 25, 2017 - 2:04PM
The Chevrolet SS sport sedan, once referred to as the four door Corvette by GM boss Mark Reuss, has officially come to the end of its lifecycle as the final Chevy-badged Holden Commodore has rolled off of the assembly line in Elizabeth, Australia.
By Patrick Rall on September 23, 2016 - 3:20PM
The high performance Holden Commodore will leave the Australian lineup next year, but before it does, the company’s Aussie performance brand HSV will offer up one final, ultra-high performance super sedan with the engine from the C6 Corvette ZR1 and the suspension setup from the Holden VF race cars.
By Patrick Rall on February 26, 2016 - 10:10AM
The Ford Mustang has proven to be very popular in the few short months that it has been available in Australia, with everyone including local police departments lining up to get their hands on the high performance American muscle car.
By Patrick Rall on September 5, 2013 - 10:37AM
The folks from Microsoft have announced a new sponsorship program with a team in the Australian V8 Supercar series for Xbox One and Forza Motorsport 5 that will put the colors of the upcoming gaming console and driving simulator in front of racing fans – while jointly announcing that the famous Australian race course Bathurst will appear in Forza 5.
By Patrick Rall on July 1, 2013 - 6:12PM
General Motors has announced that their Australian sold Holden VF SS V Redline Ute has claimed the title of being the quickest truck around the famed Nürburgring – although many Dodge Ram SRT10 and Ford SVT Lightning F150 owners will question the legitimacy of the title since the Holden Ute is a very different “truck” than those American sold go-fast pickups.
By Patrick Rall on February 12, 2013 - 12:49PM
GM’s Australian brand Holden has unveiled the newest iteration of their popular VF Commodore – giving us our first look at the Chevy SS performance sedan that will debut later this month at the Daytona 500.
By Patrick Rall on February 12, 2013 - 12:46PM
By Patrick Rall on January 29, 2013 - 12:29PM
We have known for months now that GM would be launching a diesel powered Chevrolet Cruze for the US market and it appears as though the new Cruze Eco-D will make its grand debut in nine days at the 2013 Chicago Auto Show.
By Nicolas Zart on August 16, 2012 - 6:31AM
By swapping the battery pack, Better Place allows a modified Holden to achieve a new record, 1,172 miles driven in 24 hrs.
By Frank Sherosky on October 19, 2011 - 1:11PM
Talk about a classic resurrection. Holden has gone back to the future, restoring its first concept car – the 1969 Holden Hurricane - for the 2011 Motorclassica in Australia.
By Patrick Rall on February 28, 2011 - 3:00PM
General Motors’ Austrailian Holden brand has introduced their new Series II Cruze and while it looks a great deal like the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze, the Holden version offers more interior goodies and drivetrain options.
By Frank Sherosky on February 16, 2011 - 3:17PM
The new Series II, Holden Captiva 5 and Captiva 7 models to include high-performing, new-generation gasoline and diesel engines.
By Keith Griffin on January 17, 2011 - 9:25PM
An astute observer once said that Australians are the people Americans wish they were, which makes sense when one considers the fact that the Holden Commodore has been Australia’s top-selling car for 15 years and Americans wanted but were denied a long love affair like Australia’s when it came to our shores.
By Frank Sherosky on December 13, 2010 - 9:31AM
It pays to be global-news minded these days. Some gets filtered our way as well, like a Monday morning report on Sunday evening; and the latest buzz on the web is about the Holden Cruze. That’s right, not a Chevy, but a Holden version including the 5 door hatchbback to be built down under.