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Fully-electric Chevrolet Silverado announced with 640km range

General Motors has announced it will offer a battery-powered Chevrolet Silverado with more than 640km of range. GM President Mark Reuss announced the electric Silverado overnight would be built at the company's plants in Michigan alongside the new Hummer EV pick-up and recently-revealed SUV, though provided few details of the zero-emissions pick-up, including timing...

2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ price rises after General Motors takeover

US car giant General Motors has discreetly increased the price of the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ in Australia by $1000, despite lower import costs following the switch to a factory-direct operation, which could have reduced the RRP...

2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT Trail Boss price and specs: Off-road pick-up priced from $106,990 

2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT Trail Boss pricing and specifications Off-road focused pick-up in showrooms between April and June inclusive Lift kit, black wheels, off-road kit headline changes Priced from $106,990 before on-road costs Forget Holden versus Ford, there’s a new battle brewing between Chevrolet and Ram in the US pick-up market in Australia, with the announcement of the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT Trail Boss for Australia...

US pick-up sales continue to grow

Sales of full-size US pick-ups continue to increase in Australia and show few signs of stopping, official figures reveal. According to national sales data released this week by the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI), Ram shifted 305 examples of its 1500 pick-up family in February 2021 – comprising 196 Express models, 100 Laramies and 9 Warlocks – while General Motors Specialty Vehicles sold 77 units of the similarly-sized Chevrolet Silverado 1500...

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...

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...

GMSV confirmed, Corvette coming 2021

US car giant General Motors will retain a presence in Australia with a range of specialist vehicles including the Chevrolet Silverado pick-up and Corvette sports-car from the US, Holden has confirmed today. The new General Motors Specialty Vehicles operation will be established by the end of this year, as the Holden brand is retired...

Now is the time for more full-size US trucks to be made available in Australia

Close your eyes and you can hear it. It’s coming from everywhere. Even the merest mention of a US pick-up and the whining starts. You know what I mean, the high-pitched baying… “They’re too big!” “Who needs one?” “How ridiculous!” “Why would you want to drive something that big?” “Clogging up city streets in your silly big truck...

Sales of US pick-ups surge despite market slowdown 

US pick-up sales in Australia are continuing at record pace, with Ram and Chevrolet posting big gains in the grip of the coronavirus crisis – and now the Melbourne facility that remanufactures them in right-hand-drive is struggling to keep up with demand...