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Holden commits to fleet customers

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Holden will not follow Ford Australia’s lead in prioritising private sales over fleet buyers, with the company’s new chief confident of continued strong sales from business customers. Speaking with GoAuto at the VF Series II Commodore reveal on the weekend, new GM Holden chairman and managing director Mark Bernhard said the car-maker was committed to its fleet customers, and suggested that the new V8 that powers some variants could in fact boost interest from business buyers.

Is It Possible The 2018 Commodore Won’t Be Opel Insignia Based?

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Connecting some very dim dots for a possible wildcard scenario. Before Holden’s new Managing Director and Chairman, Mark Bernhard, unveiled the 2016 VF Holden Commodore Series II, he took a few minutes to address media on the future of the Australian automotive brand.

Porsche on a Mission to Electrify with 600-hp Battery Sports Car

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - If you’re image of a battery car runs along the lines of a Nissan Leaf, Toyota Prius or Chevrolet Volt, something, slow, awkward and anything but fun to drive, Porsche is about to blow your doors off. TheDetroitBureau.

The 2016 Chevrolet Camaro's Performance Numbers

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - When the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro was launched, we were surprised to learn that the manufacturer was going to follow in Ford’s footsteps by announcing that their latest muscle car would have a turbocharged four-cylinder under its hood.

Holden Will Retain 100 Design Employees In Australia

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - During the live reveal of the 2016 VF Holden Commodore Series II, Mark Bernhard, Holden Managing Director and Chairman, announced more Holden employees would be sticking around than once imagined. 100 design jobs will stick around after manufacturing ceases in Australia after 2017 and, in fact, 18 new design positions will be created in what Bernhard called an effort to help Holdens “retain their unique Australian DNA.”

2017 Buick LaCrosse Spy Shot Reveals Opel Influence

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The 2017 LaCrosse will grow in size on the E2XX platform, stretching its legs to make for some greater breathing room above the Buick Regal. Expect some major weight savings with the transition to the platform for the 2017 LaCrosse, judging by what Chevrolet engineers were able to accomplish with the 2016 Malibu and its weight loss. Construction should be stiffer, yet lighter.

Here Is The Solution To The Cadillac ATS Sunroof Recall

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - You may have already heard about the Cadillac ATS sunroof recall, which was prompted by insufficient recess on the Slide and Tilt switches on ATS Sedans equipped with the optional sunroof. The recess did not comply with federal standards, thereby allowing the sunroof to be closed with less force than necessary to comply with federal standards.

2010 Chevrolet Camaro Sets New Quarter-Mile World Record At 7.70 Seconds

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The American Racing Headers and FARKS-Supercar sponsored 2010 Camaro laid down a world-record smashing 7.70-seconds in the quarter mile during a final-round appearance at the NMCA event at Summit Motorsports Park in Ohio.