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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...

Historic General Motors collection goes to auction in Florida

A substantial General Motors collection of extremely rare and sought-after muscle cars is about to go to auction in Florida, USA. The Muscle Car City Museum – owned by real estate mogul Rick Treworgy – is set to permanently close its doors on January 17, 2021, and the circa-200 vehicles on display will go to individual auction on January 22-23 with no set reserve price...

CES 2021: GM teases Cadillac Celestiq electric sedan, BrightDrop electric van brand announced

General Motors has teased a number of its upcoming electric vehicles (EVs) during the virtual 2021 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), including the flagship Cadillac Celestiq sedan and what appears to be an SUV inspired by the mid-engined Chevrolet Corvette sports car...

General Motors unveils all-new logo to signal new company direction

For the first time in nearly six decades, General Motors has unveiled an all-new logo. The fresh branding accompanies a new direction for General Motors, which the company says is to "transform itself to deliver on a vision that creates a world with zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion"...

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...

Every car leaving the Australian market in 2020

It was a big year for automotive in 2020, with the exit of Holden, the cancellation of international motor shows and the Australian Grand Prix due to coronavirus, and the steady decline of new car sales. In a challenging climate, it's perhaps unsurprising that carmakers reduced their ranges, discontinued under-performers and replaced older models with hybrids, electric cars or new creations altogether...

Walkinshaw teases supercharged Silverado ahead of 2021 launch

Walkinshaw Performance is preparing to launch a supercharged Chevrolet Silverado 1500. The sister company to HSV teased an audio file of a supercharged V8 on Instagram (below), with a spokesperson for Walkinshaw confirming to CarAdvice the high-performance Chevrolet Silverado will arrive in the first quarter of 2021...

Takata airbag crisis: General Motors recalls millions of pick-ups and SUVs

General Motors is set to recall seven million pick-ups and SUV models across the Chevrolet, GMC, and Cadillac brands, many of which are now in Australia. According to news outlet Reuters, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) handed down its decision on the recall, which GM estimates will cost the company US$1.2 billion (AU$1...

Around the tracks: The Rock can't fit into a Porsche Taycan

When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world. Here’s a handful of the photos, articles, videos or social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand new, others have been online for a while. Enjoy them – just not too much, okay? 1...

2021 Chevrolet Corvette: GMSV dealers holding more than 100 orders a year ahead of arrival

The 2021 Chevrolet Corvette has received more than 100 orders in Australia a year before it is due in local showrooms – and before anyone knows the price –according to dealer sources. The iconic US sports-car is due in Australia by this time next year as the first ever factory-built right-hand-drive model...

GMSV kicks off with fresh Chevrolet Silverado 1500 stock, no price change despite factory backing 

Anyone holding out for a discounted price on a new Chevrolet Silverado 1500 pick-up due to the establishment of General Motors Specialty Vehicles (GMSV) – under the direct control of Detroit – may be out of luck...