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2017 Holden Spark LT v Suzuki Ignis GLX comparison

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The market’s smallest vehicles aren’t selling quite as well as they used to, but you can’t attribute this decline to any lack of quality on the part of car makers. Two of the best, and newest, entrants are compared here: the Australian-tuned Holden Spark from Korea, and the just-launched Suzuki Ignis from Japan.

2018 HSV Clubsport and Tourer rendered

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - HSV has signed off local production with an epic LS9-powered Commodore, but what will happen next year when the Aussie-made Holden Commodore is gone? Our rendering guru has gone to town on images of the 2018 Holden Commodore and added a stack of HSV-ness...

Should Opel Build An Insignia Sports Tourer OPC?

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Opel and sister GM companies Vauxhall and Holden, could have a winner in their hands if they decide to build OPC, VXR or HSV variants respectively of the new generation Insignia / Commodore Sports Tourer.

2018 Holden Commodore Sportwagon revealed

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The next-generation 2018 Holden Commodore Sportwagon has been revealed today, thanks to an online reveal of the new model in its European form. At the same time, Holden has confirmed it will continue the Sportwagon name, rather than introduce the Sports Tourer badge worn by the Opel/Vauxhall Insignia version shown in today's reveal.

Cadillac, Holden cars star in the latest Forza Horizon 3 car pack

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The pack also features a couple of high-dollar, high-horsepower machines in the form of the 2017 Aston Marin DB11 and the 2016 Cadillac ATS-V. Plus, for fans of older cars, there's the rear-engined Renault Alpine GTA Le Mans, and a Holden with a really long name: the 1985 HDT VK Commodore Group A.

GM in Spring Hill to produce GMC Acadia to sell in Australia

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Workers at the General Motors Spring Hill Manufacturing facility will produce a right-hand vehicle for export to Australia, bringing more job security to the labor force, UAW Local 1853 Chairman Mike Herron said.GM revealed Friday it will invest $27 million more into the plant, which employs more than 4,000 workers in producing the Cadillac XT5 and GMC Acadia and three engines. The Holden Acadia, the Aussie version of the GMC Acadia, will start rolling off the assembly line in 2018.

2017 Holden Trax first drive review

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Has a mid-life upgrade help this baby SUV become a contender again? A city-sized SUV is a must for any serious car maker in 2017. The pint-sized crossover market is booming as the trend towards SUVs continues to accelerate. Holden was actually one of the earlier entrants into the market when the Trax first arrived, but it has been surpassed - both on the road and in the sales charts - but newer rivals, most notably the Mazda CX-3 and Honda HR-V.

2017 Holden Trax LTZ review

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The 2017 Holden Trax gets a number of worthy upgrades that make it a better alternative to Mazda's CX-3 and Honda's HR-V than ever before. The revised MY17 iteration certainly makes a strong first impression. The slightly awkward upright nose on the old car has been replaced by a sharp two-piece grille, sleeker headlights with standard LED daytime running lights (DRLs) and a new bumper. With its flared guards and good proportions, it’s a handsome little runabout. The cabin layout is also much better than before, more resolved and less of a mish-mash. The new trims are made to a higher-standar