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Elizabeth’s Lion Will Continue To Roar As Former Manufacturing Site Set To Transform Into Lionsgate Business Park

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Holden has today confirmed the successful buyer of its former manufacturing plant at Elizabeth as the Melbourne-based developer Pelligra Group, which will re-name the extensive site “Lionsgate Business Park”.

Chevrolet Aveo/Sonic Fails Latin NCAP Tests Despite The Addition Of Airbags

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Latin NCAP continue to express their concerns with vehicles sold at South American markets after the Chevrolet Aveo became the latest in a string of cars to fail their tests. Otherwise known as Chevrolet Sonic north of the border, the Aveo is one of the best selling cars in Mexico, and it scored zero stars in Latin NCAP's latest crash test session, despite being equipped with 2 standard front airbags, unlike the model tested in 2015.

43 MPG! 2018 Chevrolet Equinox Diesel AWD Tested

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - After years of living under a dark cloud in the United States, 2015 was shaping up to be the year affordable diesel-powered passenger vehicles would make a serious mark. Volkswagen, long a torchbearer for the technology in America, was reporting strong sales, Mazda was working to certify its Euro-market diesel, General Motors was readying its second-gen 2017 Chevrolet Cruze diesel, and several other manufacturers were, for the first time in decades, studying the viability of diesels.

Possible Mid-Engine Corvette CAD Drawings Leak

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - For years, the mid-engine Corvette has been “totally about to definitely happen very soon,” but considering how many leaks and spy shots we’ve seen lately, it seems like it’ll actually happen this time. Heck, we’ve even seen a camouflaged prototype stop off to order lunch at a McDonald’s drive-through.

Maven: GM Expands its Growing Mobility Strategy (with video)

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Back in January 2016, GM saw that it needed to make a move; actually several of them if it wanted to remain viable for the future. Since it already had the cars it started with a Zipcar-like rental service called Maven and now has graduated to something called Maven Gig. Joining John McElroy to explain the story of Maven and how GM plans to expand it is Rachel Bhattacharya, Maven’s director of Commercial Mobility Strategy.