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The 2006 Pontiac GTO Is the Perfect Used Performance Car Everyone Forgets

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Pontiac's mid-2000s revival of the GTO was, sadly, a failure. GM brought the great Australian-built Holden Monaro into the U.S. and badged it as a GTO, but it never caught on with the public. The upside to this is that 2004-2006 models are now one of the best relatively affordable used car finds for enthusiasts. It's an affordable car with an LS2 and a Tremec T56: What more do you want?​

GM-Holden Recalls 2013 Trax Crossover

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors’ Australia-based division, Holden, is recalling 2013 model year Trax (TJ) crossovers over a potential issue that could result in the loss of power steering. An electrical wiring harness connector may not have been completely secured to the steering column during vehicle manufacture. Certain driving maneuvers may cause the wiring harness connector to disconnect. If this happens, the driver will identify a visible warning on the instrument cluster and the effort required to steer the vehicle may increase, which may potentially cause an accident.

Holden's next Commodore SS Spied?

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Opel is working hard on a high-output variant of its next-generation Insignia, which moves up in size from the current model Insignia Holden is struggling to sell here in meaningful numbers. The Insignia Holden is currently selling in Australia – 117 sales for the first four months of this year – is available in just one variant, the VXR. That’s a rebadged version of the car known overseas as the Opel Insignia OPC. In Australia, the Insignia VXR is overlooked in the showroom as prospective buyers rush past it in the stampede for the remaining V8-engined Commodores.

China’s BYD Qin PHEV Sells 50,000th Unit As Quickly As Did The Chevy Volt

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The Chinese electrified car manufacturer that counts Warren Buffet as a key investor, and which led Tesla in sales last year, delivered its 50,000th unit as quickly as did the Chevy Volt. This took place last month for the plug-in hybrid that was launched a couple years after the Volt but whose first two-and-a-half years’ of global sales have about matched those of General Motors’ Chevy and Holden Volt and Volt-based Opel/Vauxhall Ampera.

2017 Holden Captiva spied testing in Chevrolet guise

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The now long-anticipated replacement for the Holden Captiva may have surfaced this week, with a new mid-sized Chevrolet SUV prototype hitting the road overseas. The new SUV is likely to be the new-generation Chevrolet Captiva, which could also make its way to the US as the downsized new Equinox reported last year. The model shown here is a right-hand-drive vehicle, although left-hand-drive versions have also appeared in the North American press.

2018 Buick Regal Sedan and Liftback Spied in the USA

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - A Carscoops reader snagged pictures of GM testing two different body styles of the common replacement to the Buick Regal, Opel Insignia, and according to some accounts, possibly even the Holden Commodore.

Holden Recognises Australia’s Best Dealers Of 2015

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Holden has recognised 32 of the best Dealerships in Australia by naming them 2015 Grand Masters at an awards ceremony in Barcelona overnight, bringing GM dealers from multiple countries together to celebrate the best of the best.