7 03, 2017

GM sells Opel and Vauxhall to PSA Peugeot Citroen

By |2017-03-07T09:53:49+10:00March 7th, 2017|Gay Car News|0 Comments

OPEL/VAUXHALL TO JOIN PSA GROUP Establishes PSA Group as #2 in Europe. This strong and balanced presence in its home markets will serve as the basis of profitable growth worldwide Joint venture in auto financing with BNP Paribas to support development of Opel/Vauxhall brands €2.2 Bn transaction advances GM’s transformation and unlocks shareholder value through disciplined capital allocation Detroit and [...]

8 02, 2017

LAB TESTING REVEALS RISK OF HIGH SPEED HOOD FLY-UP

By |2017-02-08T15:56:28+10:00February 8th, 2017|Gay Car News|0 Comments

    Motorists around the country are being exposed to serious crash risks after laboratory testing on non-genuine parts by GM-Holden engineers has revealed flaws and sub-standard materials used in a critical safety design feature on imported hoods.The non-genuine part has failed under testing, which would result in the hood of the car suddenly flying up and slamming against the [...]

10 01, 2017

Holden’s new Astra is a total pleasure.

By |2017-03-10T14:01:11+10:00January 10th, 2017|Holden Reviews|0 Comments

We loved Astra at its recent local launch. Read about it here (including prices and specs). Sometimes, the razzmatazz and fancy footwork of a launch doesn’t translate well to daily use. The Astra was not one of those unfortunate cars. In fact, it was even better the second time round. We were promised the top model with the fancy schmancy [...]

18 08, 2016

Holden Colorado facelift is More Than Skin Deep

By |2017-03-10T14:19:46+10:00August 18th, 2016|4WD, Diesel, Holden Reviews, SUV|0 Comments

  Above: Only in Australia. Photos by Deanna Avzangelis   Above: Chevy Colorado Extreme Below: Holden Colorado   Colorado Local Launch Album VIEW SLIDE SHOW DOWNLOAD ALL   Launch Photo Album   Where else would you reveal a workhorse but on a working farm? Canny old Holden wanted to show Colorado in what should be its natural surroundings even if [...]

1 06, 2016

Holden’s Captiva shows her age, but still does the job at a reasonable price.

By |2017-03-10T14:22:59+10:00June 1st, 2016|Holden Reviews, SUV|0 Comments

It’s been a long time since I was last in a Captiva, and no a lot had changed. The top model is on sale for $37,990 which is a full $1,000 cheaper than the model under it. That makes the LTZ excellent value. Here are the current SALE prices: Current Drive-away sale prices:- LS man $25,990 auto $28,990/LT auto $38,913/ [...]

27 05, 2016

Understated Insignia deserves to be seen and heard

By |2017-03-10T14:23:04+10:00May 27th, 2016|Holden Reviews|0 Comments

    Insignia, late of Opel fame, now a Holden You may all remember the delectable Insignia from her brief 12-month stint as part of the ill-fated Opel nameplate. The classy Euro brand is GM’s continental presence, like Holden GM’s presence in Australia. Both Holden and Opel are GM owned companies. I stress this after reading some viewer comments on [...]

8 04, 2016

Mike Simcoe: Now VIce President of GM Global Design. Australia leads in design again. Thanks Mike

By |2016-04-08T10:19:43+10:00April 8th, 2016|Gay Car News|0 Comments

  MICHAEL SIMCOE BIOGRAPHY On 7 April 2016 Michael Simcoe was named vice president, GM Global Design, effective 1 May 2016 replacing Ed Welburn who will retire as of 1 July 2016. Simcoe was previously vice president, Design, for GM International (GMI), since 5 March 2014. His design leadership responsibilities included GM’s production and advanced studios in Korea, Australia and [...]

22 03, 2016

AUSTRALIAN BUILT SHOW VEHICLES HINT AT EXCITING NEW DIRECTION FOR TRUCK AND SUV MARKET

By |2016-03-22T17:36:00+10:00March 22nd, 2016|Gay Car News|0 Comments

    Colorado Xtreme and TrailBlazer Premier revealed in Bangkok Vehicles designed and built at Holden’s GM Australia Design Centre in Port Melbourne Today at the 37th Bangkok International Motor Show, Chevrolet Thailand has taken the covers off two exciting new, Australian designed and built show vehicles, Colorado Xtreme and Trailblazer Premier. The vehicles, which explore two very different directions [...]

26 10, 2015

Fake Wheels Fail even at low speed

By |2015-10-26T10:39:53+10:00October 26th, 2015|Gay Car News|0 Comments

    A set of fake wheels on sale in Australia have been shown to dangerously disintegrate at just 50km/h in testing. The test was carried out by the Australian automotive industry and saw Mercedes-Benz Australia Pacific and GM Holden team up to demonstrate to consumers the serious safety risks that can be associated with fake parts.Using imitation Mercedes-Benz wheels [...]

20 05, 2015

Holden SSV Ute: The last of the Australian Built hairy chested Two Door V8’s

By |2017-03-10T14:37:43+10:00May 20th, 2015|Holden Reviews|0 Comments

  For this argument, all prices are drive away, in NSW. You can get a V8 ute for as little as $39,990 drive away in Holden’s special “Please buy us PLLEEEEEEASE” campaign. The normal price for the SS is $43,757 That’s still insane for a V8. Can anyone show me another V8 sports coupe for that money? I say sports [...]