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GM A2XX Platform Likely Supports RHD

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - With the sale of Opel and Vauxhall to France’s PSA Groupe, General Motors certainly lost a foothold in the right-hand drive development department. Specifically, Vauxhall has long been a source of engineering expertise for right-hand drive programs, since the British refuse to accept they’re placing the steering wheel on the wrong side of the car.

Chevrolet Camaro set for Australia

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Backroom wrangling and Australia’s enduring desire for rear-drive V8 muscle has seen GM tick the box to ensure the iconic American two-door can be sold here – if Aussies want it. The move could see a range of Camaros heading down under to provide a $50K performance alternative in Holden’s rapidly expanding showrooms. But there’s a catch – engineering work for the V8-powered rival to the Ford Mustang won’t happen until the next generation model, due about 2021.

Report: Right-Hand Drive, Next-Generation Chevrolet Camaro Gets the Green Light for Holden

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Purists and Australian muscle faithful have a few more months of local Holden VF Commodore production before the brand says so long to the Zeta platform for good. However, there is some good news on the horizon for those yearning for a V8 and rear-wheel drive down under.

Exclusive: PSA boss backs Holden deal

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - PSA Group boss Carlos Tavares has declared Opel will continue to sell vehicles to Holden as long as the General Motors division wants to buy them. He also confirmed the current Opel product plan for the next five to six years won’t be cut but may be added to by PSA Group, meaning that additional models Holden had lined up for import in the next few years would likely still be available.