485kW of supercharged V8 power through a six-speed manual might just be headed our way. Moves are happening to bring the Cadillac brand to Australia under the new GM Specialty Vehicles umbrella, with the upcoming Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing tipped to be the hero. While the Blackwing model remains unconfirmed officially,
Vietnamese carmaker Vinfast has stumped up to buy the Lang Lang proving ground. Vinfast, a Vietnamese start-up owned by one of the Asian country’s richest men, has purchased the iconic Lang Lang proving ground east of Melbourne, once owned by General Motors Holden and the location for local testing and
Although GM says it’s still figuring out details of General Motors Speciality Vehicles (GMSV) in Australia, Walkinshaw looks one step ahead. Walkinshaw Group, the company which owns Holden Special Vehicles, has already registered the GMSV name. As HSV’s future hangs in doubt, GMSV is the next logical step for Walkinshaw
Holden continues to test a variety of Cadillac models in Australia as questions over the brand being introduced go unanswered.
General Motors and Michelin have announced they’ll work together to develop the tyre maker’s Uptis Prototype airless tyre, with GM fitting them to a fleet of Chevy Bolts for testing.
News late last year that Holden would continue the Commodore nameplate on imported models was met with consternation, but that feeling could be short lived.
General Motors has retreated from Europe, selling off Opel/Vauxhall as well as its financial services arm to PSA Group.