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
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
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
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
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
The FCAI has released its Vfacts report for February and none of it’s good news unless you were one of the brands which bucked the downward sales trend. There were close to 300 fewer cars sold every day last month compared to February 2019, making February 2020 the 23rd month
The Australian Government says it has clarified with GM that Holden’s historic collection will stay in Australia, citing legal means to do so and ensuring Australians that GM is not “secretly moving stuff offshore.” As GM departs Australia after announcing it will close Holden and axe a significant proportion of
Ford has said goodbye to Holden, the end to what was one of Australia’s most famous rivalries. SURE, BLUE AND RED fans agree the rivalry between Ford and Holden ended with the shuttering of local production, but today’s announcement from General Motors brings a finite end to the unique competition
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
Holden has to do something to increase sales in its now exclusive SUV and ute lineup. Could this be the next new addition?
The man who designed the very first Holden Commodore says that time is running out for Roary the lion and the Holden name could leave Australia.
Holden’s new boss hits the ground running, announcing that the brand will offer an exclusive SUV and ute lineup, seeing the end of the Commodore and Astra.
David Buttner has resigned as chairman and managing director of Holden due to personal reasons, Kristian Aquilina replaces him.
If you weren’t sure about buying a new Holden now you don’t have to, with Holden’s new Maven service allowing users to subscribe to rent cars on a temporary basis.
Holden Colorado, Acadia, and Trailblazer now come with seven years free servicing.