23 Jul 2021

Hummer to produce a new electric ute this year

GM Hummer says it will build a new electric ute to rival the Tesla Cybertruck. General Motors’ Buick and GMC boss says that a new Hummer electric ute is en route and it has a swathe of rivals from the Tesla Cybertruck to the recently revealed RAM 1500 EV.  The

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09 Jun 2021

Chevrolet C8 Corvette orders officially open in Australia

GMSV confirms that interested buyers can now put down money on a new Chevrolet C8 Corvette. General Motors Specialty Vehicles (GMSV) has announced the ordering for the new C8 Corvette is officially open via the GMSV Dealer network across Australia and New Zealand. Chevrolet’s mid-engine supercar is available in Australia

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07 Jun 2021

Bathurst Test Car Torana goes up for auction

Record sale price for Torana GTR XU-1 prompts emergence of another. Burns & Co. Auctions are enjoying a very busy period, with some exceptional results achieved at recent auctions. Their Mother’s Day Classic Car Auction, headlined by the ex-Pete Geoghegan Mustang and ex-Bob Jane Monaro, resulted in a $4 million

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30 Mar 2021

Holden Stamp Set released by Australia Post

A collectable Holden set you can buy: Australia Post reveals 48/215, EH, HK, HQ and VE in latest Holden-themed set. Australia Post has released a new set of postage stamps devoted to Holden, featuring iconic models from the early and recent days of the brand. Holdens have been the subject

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29 Jan 2021

GM going fully electric by 2035? Nah

General Motors is driving the Chevy to the carbon-neutral levy. American automaker giant General Motors has announced a plan to go carbon neutral and produce no vehicles with traditional engines by 2035. The announcement lists a bevy of environmentally-motivated action plans such as using only renewable energy to power its

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10 Nov 2020

GMSV: America’s most successful vehicles coming to Australia

GMSV launches officially in Australia with a network of over 50 dealers and confirmation of new models to enter the lineup. General Motors Specialty Vehicles (GMSV) has officially launched, revealing a network of over 50 dealers nationwide and that there will be plenty of new models to join the Chevrolet

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09 Sep 2020

Vietnamese carmaker buys Lang Lang, but GM to test vehicles still

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

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18 Aug 2020

GMSV confirmed along with Corvette

GMSV will launch in Australia Q4 2020, followed by the new Corvette supercar. General Motors has officially confirmed the new General Motors Special Vehicles (GMSV) brand in Australia, which will be run by a former Holden executive. And as first reported by Practical Motoring earlier this year, GMSV will introduce

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04 Jun 2020

CORVETTE CONFIRMED: Right-hand drive supercar begins export

Chevrolet has confirmed right-hand drive production of the Corvette C8. GM Chevrolet has confirmed overnight that it will produce the Corvette C8 in right-hand drive. As first reported by Practical Motoring last month in our exclusive, GM’s new brand GMSV is to sell the Corvette in right-hand drive around the

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29 May 2020

New Chevrolet Suburban not on the radar for HSV

Tough Suburban Z71 SUV is a seven to nine-seater with acres of space, but not on the cards for HSV just yet. Chevrolet has revealed the upgraded Z71 pack for the new fifth-generation Suburban, bringing a tougher look and some added off-road ability. The model slipped onto the Bow Tie

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22 May 2020

GM vs Tesla for the million-mile battery

Two carmakers are surging to the top at the moment when it comes to developing long-life battery technology. A two-horse race is on to be the first manufacturer to deliver a “million-mile” battery, capable of lasting 1.6 million kilometres before needing to be replaced. The competitors are General Motors and

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01 May 2020

GMSV to sell Corvette in RHD around the world

Despite production delays in North America, we’re told the new GMSV brand will sell the Corvette C8 across the globe in right-hand drive markets. THE NEW GMSV brand is readying to sell GM products in markets around the globe – not just Australia – and as we understand, the Corvette

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06 Mar 2020

Walkinshaw registered GMSV name last year

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

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17 Feb 2020

GONE: Holden to close this year

GENERAL MOTORS WILL retire Holden in Australia, shutting the iconic Lion Brand down, closing the incredible Lang Lang providing ground which proved instrumental in the local development of Australian and imported Holden models, and shutting the local design and engineering teams. Around 600 of the 800 jobs filled at Holden

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13 Jan 2020

LeBron James to relaunch Hummer as an electric car brand

Hummer by name, hummer by an electric drivetrain…

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