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VF Series II Commodore pumps up the volume

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Holden has taken the V8 driver’s care-free attitude to fuel consumption to a whole new level with an exhaust system on the Series II V8 Commodores that snaps, crackles and pops when extra fuel is injected on the overrun. The use of fuel to create detonations in the exhaust system is just one of three different ways in which Holden has enhanced the aural sensation of driving “the quickest Commodore ever”.

2016 Holden Commodore Revealed, May Preview Updates For The Chevy SS

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Holden has unveiled what’s likely to be the last major update for its Commodore family of models before the Australian General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] subsidiary ceases production in late 2017 and finally retires the car’s...

2016 Holden Commodore Series II: What We Know

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - If you’re in the same mindset as us, you will be tuning it at 10:30 a.m. AEST, on Sunday, September 13 for the live reveal of the highly-anticipated 2016 VF Holden Commodore Series II. If you reside in the U.S., that’s Saturday, September 12 at 8:30 p.m. EST, to make the distinction for you.

2016 Holden Commodore Series II Unveiled With LS3 Power

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Holden threw a curveball with the introduction of the 2016 VF Holden Commodore Series II. While it was expected we would see a new L99 6.2-liter V8 engine, with the latest Active Fuel Management technology, the 2016 Commodore Series II instead arrives with the no-frills LS3 6.2-liter V8 engine.

Number 1 not top priority: Bernhard

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - GM Holden's new chairman and managing director Mark Bernhard said he still believes the company can one day regain market leadership in Australia, but it is more focused on delivering quality product and making gains in customer service than unseating Toyota.

Holden to keep engineering unit beyond 2017

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - GM Holden has announced that it will retain its Port Melbourne-based Powertrain Engineering department beyond the closure of its manufacturing operations in 2017, reversing a previous decision and ensuring ongoing employment for more than 300 staff. The announcement to keep the department was made by Holden’s new chairman and managing director, Mark Bernhard, who also confirmed the creation of a new Advanced Vehicle Development team that will be tasked with supporting the GM Australia Design Centre also located in Port Melbourne.