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Holden to build small car?

GM Holden will possibly follow Ford down the path of diversifying local production by adding a small car to its local build program in the future. - David Twomey A decision will be made in the next two to three years on the product mix of vehicles that GM Holden will build in Australia and a car other than the Commodore is likely to be added to the production mix...

Hot $ won't stop Holden exports

With half its annual production now going overseas GM Holden has said that the high value of the Australian dollar won’t affect those sales. - David Twomey Speaking in Melbourne to a media briefing General Motors Group vice president and president GM Asia Pacific, Mr Nick Reilly, said that despite predictions the Australian dollar could achieve parity with the US dollar, this would not affect the export programs in the immediate future...

Americans have kind words for Holden Commodore

The Pontiac G8 and G8 GT have now done the rounds of the American motoring world and by nearly all accounts, it's well received. Americans love their muscle cars and the SS Commodore has delivered the goods. Here is a small sample of what some of the American journalists have said about Australia's own SS Commodore: -- All in all, this is the best-performing sedan in the segment...

Holden developing new turbo range?

Holden is developing a new range of turbocharged vehicles which could eventually include the VE Commodore range - but certainly not in the way Holden fans were hoping. A check of the license plate which appeared in recent spy shots of the next-generation Buick LaCrosse has revealed the test mule captured was registered to Saab and built right here in Australia by Holden...

60th Anniversary Holden VE Ute

Holden's VE ute will join in the 60th Anniversary celebrations with a special edition model set to make its debut at the National 4x4 Show in Brisbane this week. Joining the 60th Anniversary SS-V, Omega and Captiva models, the special edition ute will sport over $2,000 of extra value...

New Opel Insignia (Holden Vectra) revealed

Holden pulled the Vectra model from the Australian market in 2005 amid slow sales and the rising import cost, but that might all change now that Opel has come out with a new Vectra, better known as the Opel Insignia. Not only does it look absolutely brilliant, but the new car may go a long way in helping GM's ailing fortunes...

2009 Holden Astra CGI

With the current Holden Astra starting to show its age, European manufacturer Opel (in charge of the project), is currently testing the new-generation Astra before its public debut at next year's Geneva motor show. CarAdvice brought you the first spy photos of the new Astra earlier this year and now we can show you a Computer Generated Image (CGI) produced by our graphic artists...

2008 Holden Colorado (Rodeo)

With trademark issues with the Rodeo name, GM Holden is set to replace the Rodeo completely, with an all new Holden Colorado starting in July. So far little else is known about the car, we can confirm, however, that it will be built in Thailand (like the Rodeo) using a Chevrolet platform and is similar in size to the existing Rodeo...

2010 Holden VF Commodore CGI

While the team at Ford Australia are hard at work on the public release of the all-new FG Falcon, the Holden camp are by no means sitting around waiting. Instead, they are designing revisions to the hugely successful VE Commodore. Holden now sells the VE Commodore all over the world, the only Australian car to have ever gone so far on the international market...

South African exports of Holden Ute to continue

Holden announced yesterday that it will export the VE ute to South Africa which continues a five year trend of ute exports to that country. Although the ute will be re-badges as a Chevy Lumina SS, the specifications are almost identical to our own SS-V. “The ute is the only vehicle of its kind available in South Africa and has a tremendous appeal amongst a set group of buyers” GM South Africa Marketing Manager Des Fenner says...

Holden announces Sportwagon line-up

Holden has released official details of its VE Sportwagon line-up due to arrive in the first half of 2008. Specifications and model variants will be in line with the VE sedan range, with the exception of rear park assist, which will be  fitted to all Sportwagon models as standard...