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The Commodore Lives: Holden To Retain Iconic Nameplate

After the news came down that Holden would shutter its Australian operations by 2017, we assumed that the iconic, Australian-built Commodore would become just another automotive memory. But forget what you heard, because the Commodore is sticking around for years to come, Holden confirmed today.


All The High-Tech Cars, Concepts And In-Car Gadgets From CES 2015 And The Detroit Motor Show

CES 2015 is over, the 2015 Detroit Motor Show is done and dusted, and we now know what the next year has in store for us in the world of motoring. There are some really cool things going on, and we’ve rounded them all up into one place. Here’s your scoop on 2015′s high-tech cars.


BMW i3 Versus Chevrolet Bolt: What's The Best Looking Electric Hatch?

It’s going to be a great year for electric hatchbacks. Between the BMW i3 and the recently announced Chevrolet Bolt, there are some great competitors in this market. But that led us to a bit of a disagreement in the office: between the i3 and the Bolt, which is the best looking? Fight!


Chevrolet Bolt: This All-Electric Hatchback Is Pretty Cute

Chevrolet (and by extension, Holden) dipped their proverbial toes into the electric car pool a while back with the hybrid Volt: an electric car with a petrol-powered range extender. Now it’s diving in head-first with an all-electric hatchback partly designed in Australia. Meet the Bolt.


Red Bull Racing Recreates The Holden Sandman

An Aussie icon has been re-imagined. As part of the hype around the V8 Supercars’ upcoming Gold Coast 600, Red Bull Racing Australia has engineered a one-off, 21st century re-imagining of the Holden Sandman, and if you’re at the race this weekend you’ll see it taking a sprint or two around the track.


Holden Trax LTZ: Australian Review

If you’ve got kids, or have to commute to work around school drop-off time, you know how it can be driving through a school zone clogged by obnoxious soft-roaders. They’re big, they’re impassable and tough to get in and out of tight spots when you’re the one in the driver’s seat, especially in the city. When it came to getting behind the wheel of the Holden Trax LTZ, however, we were pleasantly surprised by its departure from class.


Holden Recalling 42,000 Commodores

Own a Commodore? Check the model number: Holden’s having a recall of 42,000 cars in relation to a seatbelt issue.


Holden To Keep Tuning Facility Open After Manufacturing Plant Closes

Finally some good news for the Holden faithful: the company has reversed a decision to close its engineering and tuning facility in Australia, keeping thousands of jobs in Australia.


Is Holden's Parent Company Working On A Cheaper Volt?

The Holden Volt is a pretty great car. We went behind the wheel last year and loved the petrol-electric future sled. The only problem was the whopping $60,000 price tag. That problem might soon be solved, as reports emerge that Holden’s parent, General Motors, is working on a cut-price version.


Holden's Aussie Design Studio Will Remain Open After Manufacturing Plant Closes

The Australian car manufacturing market is scheduled for extinction in the next few years, as major car makers from all over the world abandon their facilities in Australia for cheaper offshore labour. A small ray of light emerged from the rubble this morning, however, as news surfaced that Holden will keep its Australian design lab open beyond the 2017 close date.