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Holden is the Autralian arm of General Motors, becoming a GM subsidiary in 1931. Holden handles most of GM’s Australasia sales. Holden generally takes GM products and changes the look slightly to sell them in Australia. Models to watch: Holden Volt
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Every day that passes is another where Holden draws closer to shuttering its Australian factories, but the company isn’t prepared to do that without releasing a few more of the thunderous products its customers love. Continue Reading...
Yesterday we took eight fun-to-drive performance vehicles under $30,000 and put them through their paces on the street. After much deliberation, we chose the 2014 Ford Fiesta ST as the king of the street. Despite a somewhat harsh ride, nothing else matches the raw, hilariously fun driving experience behind the wheel. Continue Reading...
Holden shut down its Australian manufacturing operation in 2017, but not before going out with a bang. Continue Reading...
Despite GM’s plan to end end Australian production in 2017, tuning partner HSV will likely remain in business to create manic versions of Holden-badged products beyond that point. Continue Reading...
Despite its decision to shutter Australian auto manufacturing in 2017, General Motors’ Holden subsidiary will continue to engineer, test and develop vehicles in the country. Continue Reading...
General Motors’ choice to stop manufacturing Holden vehicles in Australia could have some entertaining consequences for driving enthusiasts in the U.S. Continue Reading...
Three row crossovers are on the menu here at AutoGuide.com this week and we’re testing a whopping eight of them in succession. Which one will emerge as the best? You’ll find out soon enough! Continue Reading...
General Motors will keep its Australian marque alive after production stops in 2017. Continue Reading...
GM and Holden’s announcement yesterday that they’ll cease their Australian operations in 2017 could put the Australian automotive industry in jeopardy. Continue Reading...
General Motors’ Holden unit has confirmed that it will cease its Australian manufacturing operations in 2017. Continue Reading...
General Motors might have already come to a final decision about the future of its vehicle manufacturing operation in Australia. Continue Reading...
Holden Special Vehicles (HSV) has revealed its Gen-F model lineup, based on the VF Commodore but packing plenty more power under the hood. Continue Reading...
Take a look at Australia’s most powerful car: a 575-hp Holden HSV GTS powered by the same supercharged V8 from the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1. Continue Reading...
Holden, General Motors’ Australian subsidiary, unveiled another version of its new Commodore sedan that previews the upcoming Chevrolet SS performance sedan more than ever. Continue Reading...
Holden has revealed its all-new VF Commodore, giving Americans a preview of the Chevrolet SS Sports Sedan that will be imported from Australia. Continue Reading...
Bigger isn’t always better, although domestic automakers are pretending not to hear you when it comes to compact pickups. Why? Continue Reading...
Toyota has announced its sales figures for the first half of 2012, and the numbers look like Toyota will be able to beat out GM and Volkswagen in sales for 2012. In the first six months of this year the Japanese automaker sold 4.97 million vehicles. Continue Reading...
We might have some fancy cars over here in the USA, but there are quite a few vehicles overseas that we can’t help but think are desperately missing from our shores. More than a few are niche market models perfect for auto-enthusiasts, while others are more stylish or practical than what’s currently available in the… Continue Reading...
The latest rumblings from Down Under are suggesting that GM subsidiary Holden will soon announce its plan to export the V8 Commodore to the American market as the Chevrolet SS Performance sedan. Continue Reading...
We found out recently that the 2014 Chevrolet SS Performance Sedan is likely coming in 2014. We also speculated that this car is likely a re-release of the old Pontiac G8, which is based on the Holden Commodore (seen above) Continue Reading...
With the strong dollar eating into profit margins and GM already engaged in a global consolidation and cutting exercise, it must be sorely tempting to seriously consider relocating production of these vehicles elsewhere if not dropping them entirely. Continue Reading...
With only about three weeks until 2012, the Australian car market could end 2011 with a new best-selling sedan for the first time in 15 years. Although the Holden Commodore has been Australia’s favorite and a sales leader since 1997, Australia’s Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries revealed that the Mazda3 has currently sold 301 more… Continue Reading...
Between 250 and 300 engineering jobs in Australia may disappear in the next two years if Holden stops producing its Commodore at home. If the decision becomes final, it means a big change considering the company has designed, engineered and built the Commodore on Australian shores for 64 years. In an interview with OptusZoo News,… Continue Reading...