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Uber flying taxi cars to take to skies in 2020

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Uber will launch flying taxis in Texas and Dubai by 2020, the company's chief product officer Jeff Holden has announced at the Uber Elevate Summit. Using small electric VTOL (Vertical Take-off and Landing) aircraft, Uber will charge passengers $1.

The Death Of Australia's Automotive Industry Was A 30-Year Plot To Avoid Economic Collapse

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - As General Motors shuts down its Holden manufacturing in Australia this year, we’re all supposed to mourn what had been the new frontier of ute-loving, V8 freedom.

HSV GTSR W1 vs Holden Commodore SS

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - HSV wowed Australia when it announced Australia’s fastest and most powerful production car ever, the HSV GTSR W1. The wows continued when the engine and performance specs were revealed, but the biggest wow belonged to the price: $169,990 (plus on-road costs).

The 2018 Holden Commodore Will Have A Rugged 'Tourer' Spec

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The next-gen Holden Commodore is going to be a very different car to the one that came before it in a lot of ways. But it'll also have a bit of a hat-tip to the early 2000s: the just-announced Commodore Tourer will be a rugged, lifted wagon in the vein of 2003's Adventra crossover.

2017 Holden Astra RS Review - The Sweet Spot In New Small Car Range

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - History never repeats, according to 1980s pop-rock band Split Enz. But it certainly is trying to in the case of the Holden Astra RS. Not because this small Holden is attempting to revive old-school small-car motoring, but rather it is trying to rekindle its spark on the charts. From the late 1990s until mid-way through the 2000s, the Astra was absolutely class leading. But the Mazda3 and Volkswagen Golf then stormed the reign parade, just before the Astra was killed.