28 Apr 2021

Holden Special Vehicles collection up for auction

Rare Coupe 4 and VF GTS-R No.1 in six-car group being auctioned by Grays. A sextet of late model HSVs are up for grabs as part of Grays’ latest Classic and Collectable Car Auction. Covering VT through to Gen-F sedans in GTS and GTS-R spec, the collection also includes a

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30 Mar 2021

Holden Stamp Set released by Australia Post

A collectable Holden set you can buy: Australia Post reveals 48/215, EH, HK, HQ and VE in latest Holden-themed set. Australia Post has released a new set of postage stamps devoted to Holden, featuring iconic models from the early and recent days of the brand. Holdens have been the subject

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03 Feb 2021

Lions to dragons: Chinese cars surge as no Holdens sold

Holden sales hit zero and Chinese manufactured cars overtook German in a bonza January new car sales boost. New car sales are surging across the board with Aussies purchasing more cars last month than in many recent Januaries. But things have changed significantly in just a few years according to

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18 Jan 2021

Holden Heritage Collection tours Australia

Concepts, milestone production cars, engines and memorabilia to be shared amongst museums around Australia. With Holden’s proving grounds at Lang Lang sold off in September, followed by the closure of the Holden Design Centre in October, the next act in General Motors’ dissolution of the Australian carmaker’s assets took place

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05 Jan 2021

Holden Commodore VT V8 Supercar up for auction

Perkins / Ingall Holden Commodore VT V8 Supercar offered to highest bidder. Australia’s home-grown touring car formula has proved to be a smash-hit across the globe, growing from the ferocious Holden and Ford rivalry which ran for decades. Of all the legends this sport gave us, Larry Perkins is one

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04 Mar 2020

Holden sales plummet, 23 months of gloom for new car market

The FCAI has released its Vfacts report for February and none of it’s good news unless you were one of the brands which bucked the downward sales trend. There were close to 300 fewer cars sold every day last month compared to February 2019, making February 2020 the 23rd month

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26 Feb 2020

Government steps in to protect Holden heritage collection from GM

The Australian Government says it has clarified with GM that Holden’s historic collection will stay in Australia, citing legal means to do so and ensuring Australians that GM is not “secretly moving stuff offshore.” As GM departs Australia after announcing it will close Holden and axe a significant proportion of

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17 Feb 2020

Blue vs red: Ford says goodbye to Aussie rival Holden

Ford has said goodbye to Holden, the end to what was one of Australia’s most famous rivalries. SURE, BLUE AND RED fans agree the rivalry between Ford and Holden ended with the shuttering of local production, but today’s announcement from General Motors brings a finite end to the unique competition

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17 Feb 2020

GONE: Holden to close this year

GENERAL MOTORS WILL retire Holden in Australia, shutting the iconic Lion Brand down, closing the incredible Lang Lang providing ground which proved instrumental in the local development of Australian and imported Holden models, and shutting the local design and engineering teams. Around 600 of the 800 jobs filled at Holden

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20 Jan 2020

Holden’s saviour? Chevrolet Blazer turbo a fit

Holden has to do something to increase sales in its now exclusive SUV and ute lineup. Could this be the next new addition?

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17 Dec 2019

Father of the Commodore says ‘Holden name could disappear’

The man who designed the very first Holden Commodore says that time is running out for Roary the lion and the Holden name could leave Australia.

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10 Dec 2019

Bye-bye Commodore: Holden axes passenger cars

Holden’s new boss hits the ground running, announcing that the brand will offer an exclusive SUV and ute lineup, seeing the end of the Commodore and Astra.

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02 Dec 2019

Holden boss leaves after 16 months

David Buttner has resigned as chairman and managing director of Holden due to personal reasons, Kristian Aquilina replaces him.

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14 Nov 2019

Holden introduces Netflix-style subscription service

If you weren’t sure about buying a new Holden now you don’t have to, with Holden’s new Maven service allowing users to subscribe to rent cars on a temporary basis.

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01 Oct 2019

Holden announces seven years free servicing

Holden Colorado, Acadia, and Trailblazer now come with seven years free servicing.

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