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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.


The Cars Australia Built: A Eulogy To Local Motoring

Remember when we used to build things? Not “we” like you and me, but we like Australia. We’re a country that built stuff like Wi-Fi, the Hills Hoist, the ultrasound and the goonbag. We were also a country that built great cars. Now we don’t do any of those things. These are the cars Australia built.


Confirmed: Toyota To Close Australian Manufacturing Facilities, Design Centre

Toyota, Australia’s last remaining automotive manufacturer, this afternoon has confirmed what many have suspected for some time: it’s pulling out of Australia in 2017.


Holden VF Commodore SSV Redline Tech Review: Brawn Meets (Some) Brains

Can an updated styling pack and a fancy computer system save the age-old Holden Commodore from slipping into irrelevance? That’s what the Aussie car-maker is hoping with the release of the VF Commodore Redline sedan.


Holden To Cease Australian Manufacturing

Just like Ford before it, GM and Holden have today confirmed that it will scale back its Australian manufacturing operations by 2017.


Opel Pulls Out Of Australia

Remember Opel? You could be forgiven if the answer was no. Turns out the German automaker has pulled out of Australia after just a year in the local market.


GoGet Has Electric Share Cars Now In A Great Leap Forward For Aussie EVs

Car-share service, GoGet, is a blessing for car-less city folk in need of some wheels. Now those city slickers in Melbourne are about to get a boost to their green credentials, as GoGet adds Toyota plug-in hybrids to its fleet. This is so great I can’t begin to describe it.