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GM names first female Chief Financial Officer

Dhivya Suryadevara has been named Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for General Motors (GM), becoming the first woman in the role since the company's foundation in 1908...

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Time Machine Tuesday: 29 May 2018
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Time Machine Tuesday: 29 May 2018

People often say “don’t forget where you came from”. Although we’re focused on every new car, every last detail here at CarAdvice, we have an extensive back-catalogue of news stories, lifestyle yarns and reviews. Here’s a look at what happened on the week of May 29 in years past...


HSV Camaro to be auto-only
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HSV Camaro to be auto-only

Initial specifications for the HSV Chevrolet Camaro have been revealed, and spoiler alert – there's no manual version. The Camaro will be imported and converted in only one spec: outgoing MY18 2SS trim, rather than the facelifted MY19 version. And, according to HSV's website, the V8 sports car will only be available locally with an eight-speed automatic transmission...


Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 drags Dodge Demon - video
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Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 drags Dodge Demon - video

Ever wondered who would win out of the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 and Dodge Challenger SRT Demon at a drag strip? This video could have the answer. Posted by Farmer Machine Co Racing, the new clip shows the two wild muscle cars settling the score once and for all at Richmond Dragway in Virginia, USA...


HSV Silverado pricing and specs
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HSV Silverado pricing and specs

Holden Special Vehicles (HSV) has announced pricing and specifications for the Chevrolet Silverado range, with the re-engineered American pick-up truck to start at $114,990 before on-road costs. Five variants will be offered locally, though all versions feature the same 6...


GM Korea reaches deal with unions, avoids bankruptcy
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GM Korea reaches deal with unions, avoids bankruptcy

GM Korea and its trade unions have reached a preliminary agreement to keep the South Korean automaker alive, agreeing on significant concessions during last-ditch negotiations. The Yonhap news agency says the union has agreed to key demands from GM, including a wage freeze, reduced benefits, and a stop to bonuses for this financial year...


South Korean government may save GM Korea from bankruptcy
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South Korean government may save GM Korea from bankruptcy

GM Korea has been thrown a lifeline, with the Korea Development Bank (KDB) indicating it will help fund the company's restructuring and investment. Lee Dong-gull, CEO of the state-owned KDB, has told Reuters it could inject 500 billion won ($609 million) into GM Korea. He said an agreement could be reached as early as April 27, but is subject to due diligence being completed...


Poll: 2019 Chevrolet Camaro topples Ford Mustang
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Poll: 2019 Chevrolet Camaro topples Ford Mustang

Chevrolet split opinion with the 2019 Camaro, eschewing a sleek face for a fussier look in line with the brand's wider range, but that hasn't stopped the GM Pony Car from taking down the Ford Mustang in our latest poll. A handy 57 per cent of respondents preferred the Camaro to the (also facelifted) Mustang...


GM cuts 1500 jobs in Ohio
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GM cuts 1500 jobs in Ohio

General Motors has announced job cuts at its manufacturing facility in Lordstown, Ohio, with as many of 1500 workers being laid off. The Lordstown factory is a main producer of the Chevrolet Cruze, which posted a sales decline of over 30 per cent between 2014 and 2017...


2019 Chevrolet Malibu revealed
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2019 Chevrolet Malibu revealed

The facelifted 2019 Chevrolet Malibu has been revealed for North America, boasting an array of cosmetic, equipment and technology upgrades over its predecessor. For the US-market 2019 model year, Chevrolet has given its mid-size sedan a new front fascia, grille, and headlights, along with a new rear treatment and dual-element tail-lights – which are also available with LED internals on high-spec models...


2019 Chevrolet Cruze revealed
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2019 Chevrolet Cruze revealed

The 2019 Chevrolet Cruze has been revealed for the North American market, featuring a revised design, upgraded infotainment for base models, and new interior colours. Available in both hatchback and sedan bodies, the Cruze – sold here as the Astra sedan – continues to be available with both 114kW/239Nm 1.4-litre turbocharged petrol and 102kW/240Nm 1...


Camaro ZL1 headed Down Under: Trademark, facelift open door for 485kW coupe locally
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Camaro ZL1 headed Down Under: Trademark, facelift open door for 485kW coupe locally

Ladies and gents, Chevrolet's most ballistic Camaro is likely to hit Australian shores by the end of this year, if a recent facelift and trademark registration are a guide. The right-hand drive Camaro ZL1 will pack a 6.2-litre supercharged V8 engine producing 485kW of power (650hp) and 881Nm of torque, with a 0-60mph (97km/h) time of just 3.5 seconds...


2019 Chevrolet Camaro facelift unveiled
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2019 Chevrolet Camaro facelift unveiled

The sixth-generation Chevrolet Camaro coupe and convertible range has been given an extensive update, including significant revisions to its looks. The biggest changes have taken place at the front, with all Camaro models featuring wider headlamp units with lengthened daytime running light elements. Variants powered by the 2...


2007/08 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra join Takata recall
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2007/08 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra join Takata recall

Overseas Vehicle Sales has recalled the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra, adding them to the list of vehicles included in the Takata airbag inflator drama. According to the company, a combination of high temperatures and humidity can make the airbag propellant degrade over time. If the airbag is deployed in an accident, the metal inflator housing could explode or rupture...


Corvette ZR1: 0-60mph in 2.85 seconds
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Corvette ZR1: 0-60mph in 2.85 seconds

Chevrolet has touted the 2019 Corvette ZR1 has the "fastest, most powerful production Corvette ever" – but we didn't realise just how much faster it is than previous iterations. According to a new report, Harlan Charles, product manager for Corvette, confirmed with CorvetteBlogger the ZR1 is capable of some serious acceleration times...


Hennessey-tuned Camaro exorcises the Dodge Demon – VIDEO
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Hennessey-tuned Camaro exorcises the Dodge Demon – VIDEO

Hennessey Performance has picked up the gauntlet laid down by the Dodge Demon, outrunning the factory-fresh Fiat Chrysler dragster in a Camaro called 'The Exorcist'. Based on a Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, The Exorcist has been boosted to 756kW and 1197Nm. The results are predictably impressive...


Chevrolet Bolt: Business case hinges on legislation
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Chevrolet Bolt: Business case hinges on legislation

Holden has taken steps to bring a fully-electric car to the Australian market, but the business case depends on government support. In August 2017, Holden lodged a trademark application to protect the use of Chevrolet Bolt. The company then transported a vehicle to Australia for local testing – and display at the Holden Dream Cruise in 2017...


HSV: SportsCat, Camaro and Silverado pricing revealed
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HSV: SportsCat, Camaro and Silverado pricing revealed

Pricing for HSV's 2018 range has been revealed on a dealer website, showing prices for the SportsCat, SportsCat+, Camaro and Silverado. The range kicks off from $65,000 for the entry-level HSV SportsCat, which is based on the Holden Colorado Z71. As we reported late last year, the HSV SportsCat will feature a design that veers away from the current Colorado Z71 offering, but will carryover the same engine and power outputs...


2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 revealed
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2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 revealed

The new-generation 2019 Chevrolet Silverado has been revealed this week, at an event celebrating 100 years of Chevrolet pick-up trucks. Launched in smaller '1500' form, the new Silverado is "all new from the ground up", featuring a refreshed exterior and new materials in the body, designed to cut vehicle weight...


GM planning to use carbon-fibre in truck beds - report
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GM planning to use carbon-fibre in truck beds - report

General Motors is reportedly planning to use carbon-fibre in the beds of future full-size pickup trucks. According to sources close to Automotive News, the next Chevrolet Silverado will make use of carbon-fibre-reinforced thermoplastic in its bed. The material has reportedly been developed as part of a collaboration with Japanese materials company Teijin, initially announced in 2011...