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Holden Sends Off The Commodore With Its Most Hardcore Special Editions Yet

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The Holden Commodore as we know it is on its way out, soon to be replaced by a rebadged version of the Opel Insignia. But before it does, GM's Australian brand is sending off its legendary rear-drive model line in the only way it knows how: with its most hardcore performance specials yet.

Holden rolls out special editions to mark end of Aussie-built Commodore

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors Company’s Australian division Holden will shutter its plant in October, ending four decades of Aussie-built, rear-wheel-drive Commodore tradition in the process—as well as resulting in the demise of the Chevrolet SS.

Buick drops price, updates look of Encore subcompact SUV

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Buick has lowered the price on its popular Encore for 2017, all while updating its look and adding new connectivity features. The base price of a 2017 Encore with the destination charge included has been lowered to $23,915, saving buyers $1,075 off of last year's $24,990 manufacturer's suggested retail price. It comes with front-wheel drive, a six-speed automatic transmission and a 138-horsepower, turbocharged four-cylinder engine and is cheaper than some other popular small SUVs, including the 2017 Toyota RAV4 which starts at $24,910, and the 2017 Honda CR-V, which starts at $24,985.

Has Uber's 'Movement' Platform Just Made Lyft Irrelevant?

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Uber started 2017 with the surprise announcement that it will begin sharing its trip data for the first time, with the aim of helping municipal, highway and transport authorities to provide better services. Although it still feels new, the shockwaves caused by its disruptive business model have yet to subside. In fact they are spreading ever further outwards into more and more industries – a process which has even been given its own name of Uberification.

Chevrolet To Boast More Biodiesel-Capable Vehicles Than Any Other Brand

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors is adding to its list of B20-capable vehicles for fleet, commercial and retail customers interested in cleaner, diesel-powered vehicles. During the National Biodiesel Conference, John Schwegman, director of commercial product and medium duty for GM Fleet, announced GM will add the B20-capable cars and crossovers, and offer the industry’s most expansive lineup of diesel-powered vehicles this year.

Best of The Best: Holden Reveals Three New Limted Edition Commodores

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Holden has today honoured its local legacy whilst celebrating its future in Australian motorsport, unveiling three very special new Limited Edition Commodores alongside the inaugural reveal of the new 2017 Red Bull Holden Racing Team Supercars.

Toyota, BMW, Daimler, Honda, and Hyundai Join 8 Other Fuel, Infrastructure Companies In Hydrogen Fuel Cell Push

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Despite being “just around the corner” for the past thirty years or more, there’s been a real push in recent years by automakers like Toyota, Honda and Hyundai to promote hydrogen fuel cell vehicles as being a more practical alternative to battery electric vehicles.  Aided by a number of different filling station companies, these automakers have pushed the idea that electric vehicles aren’t capable of traveling as far as a comparable hydrogen fuel cell vehicle, are more expensive to own, and take far longer to refuel.

SEC Fines GM for Lack of Warning Systems To Head Off Ignition Recall

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The General Motors world headquarters building: The SEC's $1 million civil fine follows GM's $900 million settlement with the Justice Department over GM's ignition switch recalls, and another $1 billion in compensation and financial settlements for victim families. Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images) General Motors may have been hammered by the [.