general motors

BMW 8 Series Convertible: A Slick, 523-Horsepower Bimmer New for 2019

If it hasn’t been clear yet, the top of the auto market is booming. That’s how General Motors can report declining sales yet surging profits

Acadia makes its Aussie debut

Holden’s big and brash American SUV arrives in Oz high on safety and low on price The long-awaited Holden Acadia – which cost General Motors

2019 Vauxhall Corsa – what we know so far

Vauxhall’s big-selling small hatchback is getting a fresh look, a new range of engines and even an all-electric model The Vauxhall Corsa is a consistently

Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Convertible 2018 Review : Road Test

We test the finest and final example of Chevy’s iconic C7 supercar before the all-new C8 arrives What we liked: • Massive straight-line grunt •

Holdin’ it together

Mark Bernhard is the man at the centre of Holden’s battle for Aussie hearts and minds… And he looks haggard News Feature It’s late on

2019 Chevy Silverado: 5 Things Buyers Need to Know

The 2019 Chevy Silverado is all new for 2019 with new looks, a lighter body that maintains the steel bed and increased performance. Buyers have

2017 Cadillac ATS Coupe review

THE GOOD: Cadillac’s 2.0-liter turbo engine delivers big power, while also returning respectable fuel economy. Handling capabilities match or surpass its German competition. Exterior design is

2018 GMC Terrain First Drive: Small SUV, Big Ambition

There are a handful of brands that are uniquely positioned to take full advantage of soaring public interest in crossovers and SUVs, and GMC –

2017 Mazda CX-3 Maxx v Holden Trax LS comparison

The sales growth of pint-sized SUVs seems to have become stunted in 2017 despite an expanding category, yet they still account for about 10 per

Ford Ranger Raptor confirmed for 2018

Ford has confirmed that the Ranger Raptor performance ute will join the line-up, arriving in Asia-Pacific markets next year. The Ford Ranger Raptor will join the larger F-150 Raptor in the

2017 HSV GTSR W1 Review

As we already know, 2017 marked the end of the line for General Motors’Australian factories, which means that the Holden brand as we know it

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Heritage Blue Special Edition Review

Japan is home to one of the biggest auto industries in the world, so it’s understandable why many automakers send special edition models to the

2017 Chevrolet Camaro Track Concept Review

You have to give a measure of respect to General Motors for not entirely throwing the white flag on the European market despite withdrawing Chevrolet

2017 Nissan Motorsports Titan XD1 PRO-4X Review

The new Titan XD has been on the market for roughly a year now, and sales just aren’t what Nissan was hoping for. In an

2017 Buick Envision review

THE GOOD: The Envision gives a soft ride over rough roads, and its technological complement is everything a suburban warrior will need. THE BAD: The Envision’s 2.0-liter

2017 Buick Envision First Drive: Room for one more?

‘Room for one more?’ seems to be the battle cry of automakers eager to cash in on the unrelenting popularity of SUVs, and the 2017

2018 Holden Commodore Review : New Opel Insignia driven in Australia

Don’t worry, you don’t need to get your eyes checked. You read it right, we’ve just driven the 2018 Holden Commodore, in prototype form –

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD / 3500HD Diesel – First Drive Review

While many C/D staffers were slurping up snails and cold soup at the Paris auto show, I was in the Lone Star State scarfing down

2016 Chevrolet Cruze First Drive Review

Automakers of the world underestimate the engineering acumen of General Motors at their own peril. After decades of less-than-stellar entry-level sedans wearing the Chevy badge,

2016 GMC Canyon Diesel Review

There’s nothing more powerful than an idea whose time has finally come, and in the world of light pickups that particularly prescient thought-form has manifested

Opel GT Concept is as red hot as its tires

Germany’s Opel has officially unveiled its new GT Concept, a modern re-imagining of the original Opel GT, a sport car legend produced from 1968 to

2015 Polaris Slingshot First Ride Review

It looks like something out of Michael Bay’s subconscious – projector-beam headlights as eyes, its futuristic bodywork angular and edgy, with wide-set wheels and low-profile

Corvette E-Ray trademark tips electric Stingray

The next big uproar in Corvette land could very well be an electric version of the iconic Stingray. Chevrolet’s Ferrari-rival for the everyman may have

LG, GM team up to develop Chevrolet Bolt EV

When you hear of tech companies’ involvement with modern, high tech cars, it’s usually limited to a few pieces of technology inside the cabin, more

2015 Mazda MX-5, Holden Cascada and BMW 2 Series Convertible review

If you come out of hibernation with $30K to $50K to spend on a drop-top, here are the perky, posing and premium options. Spring is

Mazda CX-3 AWD vs. Fiat 500X AWD, Honda HR-V AWD, Jeep Renegade 4×4, Chevrolet Trax AWD, Kia Soul – Comparison Tests

In the beginning, God may have created the ­heavens and the Earth, but it was Cambrian metazoan hookup culture that gave us the basis of

2015 Ford Mustang GT vs. Chevrolet Camaro SS 1LE, Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack – Comparison Tests

It’s hard to reconcile the 2015 Ford Mustang and its competitors with the city in which muscle cars were born. While decaying Detroit slogs through

Toyota’s new truck makes off-roading simpler — ‘more civilized’

The 2016 Toyota Tacoma is offering computerized ‘crawl control,’ so off roading is much easier. All drivers need to do is steer. Toyota has a

Mercedes and Global Trade Revive Auto Plant Gone Silent in Indiana

The steady comeback of the American auto industry has brought new life to underused factories, as carmakers across the country add shifts of workers to

Tesla burns cash, loses more than $4,000 on every car sold

It’s crunch time for Tesla Motors. The Silicon Valley automaker is losing more than $4,000 on every Model S electric sedan it sells, using its