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Corvette sub-brand could launch electric SUV to fight Mustang Mach-E – report
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17th Jan 2021
3 min read

Corvette sub-brand could launch electric SUV to fight Mustang Mach-E – report

General Motors may be getting ready to launch a new sub-brand based on the Corvette. According to a report from business news outlet Bloomberg, sources inside the company have confirmed General Motors' plans to build a number of Corvette-inspired models – known internally as 'Project R' or 'Brand R' – and kicking it off with an all-electric SUV.
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Ben Zachariah
2021 GMSV Chevrolet new cars
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20th Dec 2020
2 min read

2021 GMSV Chevrolet new cars

Holden might be gone but General Motors will live-on in the form of GMSV and Chevrolet. General Motors Specialty Vehicles (GMSV) is a factory-backed operation with a direct line to Detroit, but the vehicles will be converted locally to right-hand-drive by the same outfit that transformed Holden Special Vehicles for more than three decades. The GMSV line-up currently only has the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ powered by a 6.2-litre V8 petrol backed by a 10-speed auto.
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Hummer electric SUV appears just weeks after pick-up debut
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20th Nov 2020
1 min read

Hummer electric SUV appears just weeks after pick-up debut

General Motors' new fully-electric Hummer has shown up in SUV form. While the Hummer pick-up was revealed last month, this is the first time the wagon body has made an appearance in public. Compared with the pick-up's unveiling, the Hummer SUV variant was presented without any fanfare at all, merely turning up in the background of a conference call with company investors. MORE: 10 electric utes on the horizon
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Ben Zachariah
US pick-up sales in Australia surge in June 2020
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3rd Jul 2020
3 min read

US pick-up sales in Australia surge in June 2020

Sales of US pick-ups in Australia continue to go from strength to strength, with the Ram 1500 and the Chevrolet Silverado posting their best results since being introduced locally. Ram Trucks Australia recorded its best monthly sales result since being established in Australia five years ago, with 604 vehicles reported as sold in June 2020, an increase of 130 per cent in a new-car market that was down by 6.4 per cent.
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Joshua Dowling
Buyers close in on Holden’s Lang Lang test track
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4th Jun 2020
4 min read

Buyers close in on Holden’s Lang Lang test track

The birthplace of every Holden built in Australia over the past 60 years – the Lang Lang test track on the south-eastern outskirts of Melbourne – has caught the interest of a number of potential bidders, CarAdvice has learned. The property has been listed for sale on behalf of US car giant General Motors by industrial real estate specialist CBRE, who also handled the sale of former Holden manufacturing sites at Elizabeth and Port Melbourne.
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