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2016 Holden Commodore Series II Unveiled With LS3 Power

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Holden threw a curveball with the introduction of the 2016 VF Holden Commodore Series II. While it was expected we would see a new L99 6.2-liter V8 engine, with the latest Active Fuel Management technology, the 2016 Commodore Series II instead arrives with the no-frills LS3 6.2-liter V8 engine.

Holden to keep engineering unit beyond 2017

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - GM Holden has announced that it will retain its Port Melbourne-based Powertrain Engineering department beyond the closure of its manufacturing operations in 2017, reversing a previous decision and ensuring ongoing employment for more than 300 staff. The announcement to keep the department was made by Holden’s new chairman and managing director, Mark Bernhard, who also confirmed the creation of a new Advanced Vehicle Development team that will be tasked with supporting the GM Australia Design Centre also located in Port Melbourne.

Number 1 not top priority: Bernhard

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - GM Holden's new chairman and managing director Mark Bernhard said he still believes the company can one day regain market leadership in Australia, but it is more focused on delivering quality product and making gains in customer service than unseating Toyota.

Holden Dishes Out Details On The 2016 Commodore Series II Reveal

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - We’re nearly there. Holden will unveil what it’s calling its “greatest Commodore ever built” this Sunday, September 13 at the company’s headquarters during a special event: the 2016 VF Holden Commodore Series II.

2018 Holden Commodore Caught Testing On Public Roads

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - As we eagerly await the arrival of the 2016 Holden Commodore Series II, which will debut September 13, Opel is busy engineering away at the next-generation Insignia. Holden has yet to confirm the next-generation Opel Insignia will be the basis for the 2018 Holden Commodore, but it’s all but certain, and World Car Fans has spied the Insignia-Commodore-Regal wearing a production body.

And Now, A Slightly Better Look At The 2016 Holden Commodore Series II

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Just last week, GM’s Holden division shared a teaser photo of the upcoming 2016 Commodore Series II, which will deliver a refresh to the Commodore lineup. We gave the image to our digital artists with the goal of extracting as many details from the (too dark for our tastes) teaser, and what you see above is what they came away with.

2015 Vauxhall VXR8 GTS Warrants Praise Across The Pond

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The Australians don’t get to have all of the fun. Those in the UK are also able to pony up to an HSV-branded vehicle and experience some of the might that is Holden Special Vehicles.

GMI Drives: Holden Astra VXR

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Designed in Germany, built in Poland and migrated to Australia, the Astra VXR is a bucket of exhaust growl, corner grip and sweat. Is this an ill fated consolation prize or a proper response to the cries of detractors that Holden is the one trick pony Commodore company?