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Holden’s $100,000 Community Grant Helps Keep Women’s Sport Alive in Regional Queensland

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The Maryborough Bears Australian Football Club is the inaugural recipient of Holden’s Home Ground Advantage (HGA) community grant program, taking home $100,000 to help encourage greater female participation in sport.

European Hero Insignia VXR Introduces Three New Holden Firsts

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Holden’s first all-wheel-drive (AWD) turbocharged performance sedan will arrive in Australian dealerships next month, marking the second important instalment in Holden’s new European product onslaught.

Poll: Would you buy a Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet?

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - This week's poll concerns a car that stands a lesser chance of being lost in translation. Volkswagen offers the Beetle cabriolet in the States, and it certainly offers the Golf. But it does not offer the soft-top Golf cabriolet like it does in other markets, including Germany.

Bentley Bentayga fastest almost-production SUV in the world

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - We’ve learned that the Bentley Bentayga luxe-SUV will be powered by a twin-turbocharged 6-liter W12 capable of propelling the SUV to 301 KMH (around 187 MPH) – for those keeping score, that’s one kilometer per hour faster than the current top Porsche Cayenne. The all-wheel drive system gets that power fed to it through an eight-speed automatic transmission.

Why won't GM play ball with Marchionne?

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Sergio Marchionne's fixation with a General Motors merger says a lot about how he views the future prospects of FCA as a standalone entity. And GM's reticence to engage says a lot about how Mary Barra and Co. view their own.

NHRA Chevrolet Performance US Nationals final qualifying, Monday's elimination pairings

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Jack Beckman’s dominance proved itself to be a real force, winning the Traxxas Nitro Shootout for Funny Car Sunday at the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals and a $100,000 payday.

Plato, Shedden and Jackson take BTCC victories at Rockingham

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - ason Plato, Gordon Shedden and Mat Jackson have all chalked up victories today at Rockingham Motor Speedway, in the latest rounds of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship. The first race of the day saw Mat Jackson lead from start to finish, as the Motorbase driver piloted his Ford Focus away from pole position ahead of fellow front-row starter Aron Smith. Early in the race, Tom Ingram's Toyota Avensis was hit by the Chevrolet Cruze of Josh Cook, sending Ingram sideways and catching Plato in the crossfire.