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Interview: On the road with Richard Ferlazzo, Holden design boss

As Holden winds down its Australian manufacturing operations, we take a ride with the company's design chief to see just what he - and the entire local operation - will be doing with themselves now that everything's imported...

The Holden Commodore and three things we'll miss: The V8 ute!

s the sun sets on Australian manufacturing, we look back on three things we'll miss about the Australian creation — the Holden Commodore. Here, we look at that most iconic of Aussie cars: the ute.

Holden Commodore: We'll miss that properly Aussie wagon

Despite SUVs now being the 'in thing', wagons have always held a place in the Australian landscape. I'd argue that everybody had or knew somebody that had a Holden Commodore wagon (now known as the Sportwagon) in their life at some point.

Holden Commodore: Goodbye to Australia's hero sedan

Since the first Commodore rolled down the production line in 1978, Holden's modus operandi was to create a big family sedan with a big donk up front. Here, we say our last goodbyes.

Holden Commodore: Death of a Ute

As the sun sets on Australian manufacturing, we look back on three things we'll miss about the Australian creation — the Holden Commodore. Here, Mike Costello says goodbye to the iconic Ute.

2018 Kia Stinger 330Si v Holden Commodore SS-V Redline comparison

See the full article here. Every single time we mention the word Stinger on the CarAdvice website, a small smoke haze rises out of the server as the comments section descends into a chest-beating war of words. A car has never been so divisive and it's not hard to see why. The all-new Kia Stinger is encroaching on territory long held by an Australian mob in the form of the Blue Oval and red lion...

Kia Stinger 330Si v Holden Commodore SS-V Redline: 1/4 mile and 0-100km/h

As part of our larger Kia Stinger 330Si v Holden Commodore SS-V Redline comparison, we lined up both cars over a stretch of road at the Australian Automotive Research Centre (AARC) to measure 0-100km/h and 1/4 mile times. Check out the video to see how they went!

Holden Elizabeth plant factory tour: Rubbing shoulders with the local lion’s hometown heroes

Before local production draws to a close on October 20 this year, our own Dave Zalstein heads to Holden’s Elizabeth plant in South Australia to get a first-hand look at exactly how the final-ever Holden Commodores are built… including his very own. Video credit: Archive photos courtesy Steve McNicol/Railmac Publications.

2018 Holden ZB Commodore review

The all-new and fully-imported 2018 Holden Commodore has some mighty big wheels to fill. But is it up to the task? Paul Maric drives a pre-production version to find out. MORE: Read the full review here.

2017 Holden Commodore SS-V Redline review

It’s hard to imagine the noise of a rumbling exhaust and angry V8 could ever get old. But, with the passing of time, the lure of a meaty V8 in a large sedan has passed Australians. Sure, it’s sad that we’re going to lose local manufacturing, but it doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate one last blast in what will arguably be known as Australia’s best bang-for-buck car – the 2017 Holden Commodore SS-V Redline...

2018 Holden Acadia, Equinox quick drive review

As Holden moves towards its new life as a full-line vehicle importer, a new generation of models are beginning to touch down in Australia. Here, Paul drives the CX-5 rivalling Equinox, and the big Captiva-replacing Acadia. NOTE: We apologise for the shaky vision in some shots. Technical issues on the day!  ...