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    Report: Chevy to show SS in Vegas in race trim
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    A lot of speculation has been made with regards to the SS, the promised new Chevrolet rear-wheel drive performance sedan. The Holden Commodore-based muscle saloon will be prowling the open road as early as next year, while a NASCAR version is set to compete in 2013. Shots of the cars testing in ...

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    Official: HSV celebrates quarter-century of smoking tires with 25th Anniversary GTS
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    When it comes to rear-drive, V8 performance sedans, few do it like HSV. Australia's Holden Special Vehicles makes a high-horsepower hoon-happy saloon called GTS (known elsewhere as the Vauxhall VXR8) based on the Holden Commodore. With General Motors LS V8 power under the bonnet, the GTS makes us ...

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    Report: High tarriffs curb resurgent U.S. hopes for Holden Ute
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    With the Holden Commodore sedan on its way back to the States as the Chevrolet SS, we were hoping that the El Camino-like, two-seat Ute wouldn't be far behind (after all, the halfbreed was supposed to be offered here as the Pontiac G8 Sport Truck before General Motors offed the brand altogether). ...

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    Report: Holden looted by plant workers, $2.5M in parts stolen
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    Though it may sound more like a Johnny Cash song, new reports say employees at General Motors' Holden plant in Elizabeth, Australia, have been stealing auto parts. Lots of 'em. Police have been investigating the crime spree since January and say engines and transmissions worth more than $2.5 ...

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    Report: HSV sales strong despite Aussie slump, around 20% of Ford Falcon sales
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    The economic doldrums are having a hard time sullying the teflon-coated sales numbers of Holden Special Vehicles, the division that serves the same purpose within Holden that AMG does within Mercedes-Benz. Despite a slump in purchases of large sedans that has affected General Motors' standard ...

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    Report: Daytona 500 debut set for Chevrolet SS/next-gen Holden Commodore
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    You can mark this date on your calendar as VF Day: February 21, 2013. That's the date of the Daytona 500, and depending on which side of the equator you call home it will also mark the introduction of the Chevrolet SS Performance or Holden VF Commodore. Melbourne, Australia newspaper The Age said ...

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    Spy Shots: Chevy SS prototype already taking the checkered flag
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    General Motors isn't set to begin producing the new Chevrolet SS until early next year, but the company has recently been spotted testing the model on U.S. streets. Our spy photographers managed to click a few photos of a heavily camouflaged version of the sedan before engineers spirited it back ...

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    Submit your questions for Autoblog Podcast #283 LIVE
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    We record Episode #283 of the Autoblog Podcast tonight, meaning you can drop us your questions via our Q&A module below and chime in to direct our conversation. Subscribe to the Autoblog Podcast in iTunes if you haven't already done so, and if you want to take it all in live, tune in to our ...

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    Official: Holden announces export of RWD Commodore to North America, other bodystyles could follow *UPDATE
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    Calling it "Holden's worst kept secret," a report in Australia's Drive indicates that the General Motors antipodean brand will announce "very soon" that it will be exporting "thousands of Commodores to the U.S. from 2013." Or, put another way, we will be getting thousands of Chevrolet SS ...

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    Rumormill: Rendered Speculation: Chevrolet SS
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    We can now add a rendering and a litte more gossip to General Motors and its recent patenting of the of the "SS" designation. GM has used the SS designator for more than 50 years but only got around to trademarking it five years ago, and persistent rumors have suggested that a civilian version of ...

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    Video: Terrifying V8 Supercar crash on the grid at Barbagallo
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    Today's round of the Australian V8 Supercar series at Barbagallo didn't even get to the first corner before a massive accident brought out the caution. When the green flag waved, driver Karl Reindler stalled his Holden Commodore and was rammed from behind by Steve Owen. Owen had already ...

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    2011 Vauxhall VXR8 is all we really want for the holidays
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    2011 Vauxhall VXR8 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Listen, General Motors. We know you're kinda busy getting back on track, jump-starting your IPO, and generally getting your house in order. We appreciate it and everything. But could we ask just one favor? You see this Vauxhall? ...

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    Submit your questions for Autoblog Podcast #205
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    Episode #205 of the Autoblog Podcast records tonight, and we've got some things to talk about. Drop us your own feedback and questions below if you think there's anything we've missed, or vote on your fellow readers' submissions to help ...

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    G8 redux? Chevy comeback rumored for Holden Commodore
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    Holden VE Series II Commodore - Click above for high-res image gallery
    A fountain of tears was shed when the Pontiac G8 sedans bit the dust along with their parent brand. The Poncho-fied Holden Commodore was one of our favorite rides - particularly in its delicious, LS3-powered GXP guise with a ...

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    Video: Epic showdown pits Ford rookie against GM vet in final laps of V8 Supercar race
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    Showdown at the Gold Coast Corral – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    Back in the Mad Men days, just about everyone was either a General Motors man or a Ford man. Cadillac or Lincoln. Buick or Mercury. Nowadays it may be as much about Toyota vs Honda, but the Detroit rivalry ...

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    Video: Opening lap crash at 2010 Bathurst race
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    Fabien Coulthard crashes out of the Bathurst 1000 – Click above to watch video after the jump
    The Australian Supercar Bathurst 1000 has grown a reputation for being an all-out slugfest between two camps: those loyal to the Holden banner and those who eat, sleep and breathe Ford blue. While ...

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    GM releases 2011 Holden Series II family for Australia
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    2011 Holden Series II family – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We'll admit it – we miss the Pontiac G8. A lot. General Motors' Americanized version of the rear-wheel-drive Holden Commodore met its death with the demise of Pontiac last year, and of all the GM products that we've ...

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    Legendary Pontiac ad-man Jim Wangers selling off his collection
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    Jim Wangers' 1969 Pontiac GTO Judge – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Got a hankering for a new Pontiac? Well, we've got bad news, then... you can't get one. But today we can offer up something even better: a new-to-you classic Pontiac GTO, Firebird, Trans Am, or even a Holden ...

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    Report: Holden tallies $210M loss, blames Pontiac
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    2009 Pontiac G8 GXP – Click above for a high-res image gallery
    When General Motors first announced it was sending Pontiac packing, our first thought was a pang for the loss of the most excellent G8 GXP, followed quickly by concern for Holden, the automaker's Australian subsidiary. After ...

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    Report: GM's Mark Reuss ponders return of VE Commodore to U.S.
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    Holden VE Ute – Click above for high-res image gallery
    As if General Motors hasn't endured enough turmoil in the last year, Pickuptrucks.com is reporting that GM North America president Mark Reuss is championing the idea of a stateside Holden VE Ute. Pardon us for thinking this issue was ...

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