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The Week That Was: Holden Ending Production In 2017, BMW M4, Audi S3

SUN, 15 DEC, 2013

We may have known it was coming, but that didn’t make it any easier to hear… Holden has announced its intentions to cease manufactu...

General Motors Appoints Mary Barra As First Female CEO

THU, 12 DEC, 2013

At the same time as General Motors announced its decision to pull the pin on Holden's manufacturing operations, on the other side of the world,...

Next Holden Volt Will Get A 'Significant' Driving Range Boost, GM Boss Says

TUE, 13 AUG, 2013

General Motors boss Dan Akerson has said this week that the carmaker plans to “significantly” extend the electric-only dri...

Chev Malibu Facelift In The Works: Report

FRI, 7 DEC, 2012

GM's Chevrolet arm is reportedly working on a facelift for its midsized Malibu sedan, just months on from its US market sales debut.  ...

GM Holden, Ford Discuss Manufacturing Futures With Federal Government

TUE, 10 JAN, 2012

We’re becoming used to media mulling out loud over the future of local vehicle manufacturing in Australia, but we’re less used to Fo...

GM Boss Akerson Targeting 60,000 Volt EVs In 2012

THU, 22 DEC, 2011

Pricing for Holden's upcoming Volt EREV has yet to be revealed, but news this week of the Nissan Leaf's $51,500 price tag, along with th...