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GM details cleaner 2015 Chevrolet Volt

General Motors has shed some light on the lighter, sprightlier and more efficient plug-in hybrid drivetrain that will underpin its second-generation 2015 Chevrolet Volt...

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Holden badge to take centre stage with Chevrolet at SEMA show
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Holden badge to take centre stage with Chevrolet at SEMA show

The iconic Holden badge will take centre stage at next month’s SEMA aftermarket and accessories show in Las Vegas, appearing on the star of the Chevrolet stand. The Chevrolet SS Sport concept will feature a host of styling enhancements, including familiar high-gloss black 20-inch wheels, floor mats and boot cargo tray all adorned with Holden’s lion logo...


GM working on a new all-electric car with 320km range - report
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GM working on a new all-electric car with 320km range - report

GM's product development chief, Mark Reuss, has confirmed that the company is working on a new electric car. According to Automotive News, Reuss, formerly the head of Holden, made this statement at an investors' conference held last week, but wouldn't elaborate further on the project...


GM to slash platforms to four by 2025
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GM to slash platforms to four by 2025

General Motors CEO, Mary Barra, has committed the company to reducing its number of platforms to just four. While the eyes of the world were on Paris, over in Detroit Barra and her executive team were the headline act at an investor briefing session in Detroit. There she told Reuters, among others, that the company would slash its number of platforms from today's 26 to four by the year 2025...


Chevrolet Corvette Z06 can do 0-60mph sprint in 2.95 seconds
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Chevrolet Corvette Z06 can do 0-60mph sprint in 2.95 seconds

GM has announced the performance figures for the seventh-generation Chevrolet Corvette Z06 coupe. When fitted with the optional eight-speed automatic transmission and the Z07 performance package, the Z06 can race from 0-60mph (96km/h) in 2.95 seconds. The quarter mile (402m) dash takes just 10.95 seconds, at the end of which the car is running at 204km/h...


GM talks camouflage, shows a little of the next-generation Holden Volt
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GM talks camouflage, shows a little of the next-generation Holden Volt

Overnight GM showed off a heavily camouflaged photo of its next-generation Chevrolet Volt, which we'll again know as the Holden Volt. The side-on shot (above), with Volt chief engineer Andrew Farah parked in front it, reveals nothing that our earlier spy photos haven't already shown. What was more interesting was what the company said about the car's camouflage...


2015 Holden Captiva 7 : Final facelift for ageing SUV spied
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2015 Holden Captiva 7 : Final facelift for ageing SUV spied

CarAdvice’s spy photographers have captured what is believed to be the final update for the ageing Chevrolet Captiva, known as the Holden Captiva 7 in Australia. The 2015 Captiva will become the fourth iteration of General Motors’ current-generation large SUV following its initial launch in 2006 and subsequent facelifts in 2011 and 2013...


Chevrolet Niva : Russian SUV's Australian connection revived
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Chevrolet Niva : Russian SUV's Australian connection revived

The new Chevrolet Niva SUV revealed today ahead of its world debut at the Moscow motor show this week represents the reincarnation of a Russian icon — one that also revives an extant Australian connection.  Pitched as the patriotic choice for Russian buyers with a keen sense of adventure, the Chevrolet Niva is the second-generation of the vehicle produced under a joint venture between General Motors and AvtoVAZ, parent company of the Niva’s original maker Lada...


2016 Chevrolet Niva teased
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2016 Chevrolet Niva teased

The 2016 Chevrolet Niva is a rugged new baby SUV for Russia - and perhaps the rest of the world - that been teased ahead of the 2014 Moscow motor show. Inspired by the iconic Russian off-roader, the Lada Niva, the new-generation Chevrolet Niva - which will be revealed on August 27 in Russia - is said to "be the perfect choice for buyers who love their country and want to enjoy its vast open spaces at any time of the year"...


2015 Chevrolet Cruze spotted undisguised in Michigan
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2015 Chevrolet Cruze spotted undisguised in Michigan

The 2015 Chevrolet Cruze has been caught on camera near Troy, Michigan, as the US brand readies the car for its expected international debut at the 2015 Detroit auto show. The all-new Cruze has been seen before - it was seen in Chinese-spec guise earlier this year - but this is the first known glimpse of what is expected to be the model sold to the rest of the world...


2016 Chevrolet Volt teased ahead of 2015 Detroit auto show debut
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2016 Chevrolet Volt teased ahead of 2015 Detroit auto show debut

The new-generation 2016 Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid car will make its international debut at the 2015 Detroit auto show in early January, it has been revealed. The all-new Volt is expected to bring with a more modern design, as has been hinted at in spy photos of the car. Changes are expected to include a more streamlined roof, smaller glasshouse, and as the above image suggests, a sloping boot-line...


Chevrolet SS confirmed to gain manual option, magnetic ride suspension and new colours
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Chevrolet SS confirmed to gain manual option, magnetic ride suspension and new colours

The Australian-made Holden Commodore model that is exported to the US as the Chevrolet SS is about to get a number of new options. Sections of a fleet order sheet published on US site Jalopnik confirms CarAdvice's previous report that the Chevrolet SS will gain a manual transmission option, as well as HSV's magnetic ride control system...


2016 Chevrolet Camaro spied for the first time
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2016 Chevrolet Camaro spied for the first time

The 2016 Chevrolet Camaro has been spied for the first time, giving us our first look at the sixth-generation ‘pony car’ that will go head-to-head with the new Ford Mustang. The next-gen Camaro – codenamed ‘A1BC’ – will be new from the ground up, trading its ageing, Australian-engineered Zeta architecture underpinnings for a version of the newer, lighter Alpha rear-wheel-drive chassis shared with the Cadillac ATS and CTS models...


Amended airbag recall affects affects Nissan, Honda and Mazda in Australia
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Amended airbag recall affects affects Nissan, Honda and Mazda in Australia

Nissan, Honda and Mazda this week expanded their respective Australian recalls over potentially faulty airbags supplied by third-party Japanese company Takata.  The series of local recalls are part of a wider global recall announced in April-May 2013 and expanded this week, affecting millions of vehicles from seven car-makers — Nissan, Honda, Mazda, Toyota, BMW, Ford and Chrysler...


Ford takes top spot from Toyota as world's greenest brand - report
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Ford takes top spot from Toyota as world's greenest brand - report

The blue oval brand is the world's greenest, according to the Best Global Green Brands survey which has put Ford as the most eco-friendly brand in the world above longstanding leader Toyota. The survey - which is conducted with Deloitte Consulting and published by Interbrand - is designed to gauge the perceptions of customers and potential buyers around the world, and also looks at data based on numerous companies internal performance and environmental standards...


Chevrolet Cruze cabin revealed
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Chevrolet Cruze cabin revealed

General Motors has released the first official image of the cabin of the new-generation 2015 Chevrolet Cruze, though it will be years before any such design is seen in Australia.  The image seen here is taken from the Chinese-market Cruze, the exterior of which was premiered at the 2014 Beijing motor show in April...


Chevrolet Volt owners want more space, sharper pricing
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Chevrolet Volt owners want more space, sharper pricing

General Motors is busy working on the second-generation Volt plug-in hybrid due around 2015/16, a car its US customers are reportedly hoping will have five seats (rather than four), a longer electric range and a sharper starting price. The customer wish list, reported by US industry journal Automotive News, was revealed around the same time as GM released findings from a 30-month study into the performance of 300 Volts in the real world...


Staggering GM North America recall list now tops 20 million vehicles
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Staggering GM North America recall list now tops 20 million vehicles

Beleaguered US car-making giant General Motors has now recalled more than 20 million vehicles across North America since the beginning of 2014, with 17.8 million in the United States alone. The company last night announced a further six separate recall campaigns on a vast range of models sold almost entirely in the US, Canada and Mexico, bringing the total number of separate campaigns to 44 since January 13 this year...


2014 Chevrolet SS Review
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2014 Chevrolet SS Review

We unleash Chevy's first performance sedan since 1996 in New York City...


Quadriplegic race car driver will pilot car via head movements alone at Indy 500
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Quadriplegic race car driver will pilot car via head movements alone at Indy 500

Quadriplegic former IndyCar driver Sam Schmidt will steer a specially modified Chevrolet C7 Corvette Stingray around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for four laps prior to this year's Indy 500 race. The modified Corvette is part of Arrow Electronics' SAM (semi-autonomous motorcar) project...