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2021 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 revealed in the US

The updated Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 has been revealed alongside revisions for the North American version of the ute. Revisions to the off-road-focussed ZR2 model include a unique full-height black grille with Chevrolet lettering and a just a small offset “flow through” bow tie emblem, and red tow hooks...

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Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

Holden posts lowest monthly sales since 1948

Holden has posted its lowest monthly sales result since the first car rolled off the production line and then-Prime Minister Ben Chifley declared “she’s a beauty” in 1948. The latest sales figures show Holden reported just 2863 cars as sold in September 2019 – the lowest result in its 71 year history – a decline of 38 per cent compared to the same month the previous year...

Holden offering seven years free servicing on Acadia, Colorado 4x4, Trailblazer

Holden will offer seven years of free servicing to Colorado 4x4, Trailblazer and Acadia buyers, as it looks to boost sales coming into the end of 2019. The offer applies to cars delivered between October 1 and December 31, 2019, representing a saving of more than $3000 in the case of the Colorado ute and Trailblazer seven-seat SUV...

American GM workers strike

Around 49,000 workers at General Motors plants across the United States have gone on strike after negotiations between the United Auto Workers (UAW) union and the automaker broke down over the weekend. This is the first nationwide strike against GM since 2007, when the automaker was trying to reduce its pension and healthcare burden as part of an effort to stave off bankruptcy...

GM infotainment to be Android-based from 2021, confirmed for Holden

General Motors has announced it will beginning rolling out new infotainment systems based on the Android mobile operating system from 2021. By using the Android operating system, GM will be able to offer navigation using a Google Maps app built into the head unit. For cars with internet connectivity this means access to live traffic information and automatic rerouting...

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Today's download: 2020 Hyundai i10 revealed, not for Oz 2020 Kia Ceed, XCeed Plug-in Hybrids revealed BMW M4 M Heritage Edition revealed Cupra Tavascan concept revealed 2020 Nissan Juke revealed, Australian potential unclear Lamborghini Sian unveiled 2020 Holden Astra range to be trimmed, gain standard kit Faraday Future appoints former BMW i8 program lead as its CEO Hyundai teases EV race car again Safest used cars in Australia rated: 2019 report Renault Koleos gets 7-year warranty and 3 years of free servicing 2020 Audi Q5 spied inside and out  LISTEN: Automotive Industry Insights podcast LISTEN: Car News Daily podcast MORE: All CarAdvice podcasts...

2020 Holden Astra range to be trimmed, gain standard kit

Holden will trim back its Astra range for the 2020 model year, as it looks to boost sales in the hotly-contested small car class. Holden wouldn't confirm or deny the revisions, but official dealer documents reveal change is coming for the Lion Brand's rival to the Hyundai i30, Toyota Corolla and Volkswagen Golf...

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Today's download includes: 2020 Holden Equinox range to be streamlined Aston Vanquish 25 revealed: Ian Callum talks first independent project Lamborghini hypercar teased... again 2019 McLaren Senna recalled Bugatti Chiron tops 300mph as company looks to leave the speed record game 2020 Nissan Patrol leaked 2020 Skoda Scala Monte Carlo revealed  Volkswagen 'Urban Coupe' teased Volkswagen ID...

2020 Holden Equinox range to be streamlined

Holden is hoping a simplified range will give its Equinox mid-sized SUV a sales boost for the 2020 model year. The two base models (LS, LS+) will be discontinued from the end of 2019, and the unloved diesel and manual options will be axed. The starting price for a new Equinox is likely to increase from $27,990 drive-away to more than $32,000 before on-road costs with the revised line-up...

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Today's download includes: 2020 Hyundai Kona gets safety updates 2020 Alpina B3 Touring teased Electric and hybrid cars to no longer get the silent treatment Exclusive: 2020 Ford Fiesta ST five-door confirmed for Australia, priced from $31,990 2021 Volkswagen 'T7' spied Exclusive: 2020 Ford Focus ST priced from $44,690 and in showrooms early 2020 2020 Smart ForTwo facelift sketched out Former Uber engineer charged for stealing autonomous driving secrets Pagani V12 to survive until 2026, electric car in the works Tesla adds web-surfing function to infotainment systems BMW M boss rules out wagons 2020 Ferrari F8 Tributo lands in Oz, priced from $484,888 Volkswagen Tiguan 110TSI pricing and specs Holden Barina, Cruze, Trax Takata recall expanded Mercedes-Benz C-Class: C300e PHEV and C200 Sport Edition on sale now 2020 Volkswagen ID...