General Motors Corp. executives await the business pitch for a rear-wheel-drive Pontiac G8, based on the new VE Commodore built by Australia subsidiary GM Holden Ltd., Ward’s learns. The GM Automotive Strategy Board, which has final say on all product programs, recently gave the thumbs up for managers to develop a case for a G8 based on the Holden-engineered GM Global RWD Architecture, dubbed Zeta. GM’s upcoming Chevrolet Camaro also will be built on this platform. A G8 likely would ...

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