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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...

Holden gets new Managing Director

In one of the shortest tenures in Holden's history, Chris Gubbey has been replaced as GM Holden's Chairman, and Managing Director.   Nothing untoward here, as Gubbey has been appointed GME Vice President and Managing Director, GM Russia and Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). Stepping into the new role is 44-year-old Mark L...

Holden VE Commodore recalled again

The VE Commodore and WM Statesman series have again being recalled this morning following yesterday's announcement of it being Australia's top selling car. Due to the possibility of an engine bay fire from a faulty fuel line, 86,000 V6 models will be recalled to address the issue...

Holden VE Commodore Wagon spy photos

It didn't take long for Car Advice readers to send through spy photos of the upcoming Holden VE Wagon. Of course, when we heard spy photos, we expected the entire car to be covered, not so. Parked casually out the front of what can only be a Holden employee's home, the VE (SS?) Wagon is a little less spectacular than the Sportswagon we saw at the Sydney Motor Show...

Holden VE Commodore Sportwagon

If there was one concept at the Sydney Motor Show that captured the imagination of all visitors, it was GM Holden's sleek new VE Commodore Sportwagon. There is something special about a big aussie wagon and Holden has delivered the goods. Although this VE Commodore Sportwagon is just a production-based concept vehicle, it does give us a reasonable insight at just how good the VE Wagon can look...

Holden VE Commodore Battery Drain Issue Resolution

Following our initial story about an issue many VE Commodore owners have experienced with regards to a lack of battery charge, we received many complaints from owners agreeing that the issue was getting long in the tooth, especially when vehicles would be dry of charge at inconvenient times...

2007 Holden Rodeo Recall

2007 Holden Rodeo Brake Master Cylinder Recall     Holden has today recalled over 9,000 2007 model Rodeo's due to a fault with the assembly of the brake master cylinder. The recall affects four-cylinder petrol, V6 and diesel variants. Check your Vehicle Identification Number in the list below and contact your nearest Holden dealer...

Super-Luxury Holden Caprice

With the likes of BMW and Mercedes-Benz firmly in their sights, Holden have announced plans to add more luxurious features to the already extravagant long-wheel base Caprice model. With the market for long-wheel based luxury cars in Australia diminishing rapidly with the discontinuation of Ford's Fairlane only the Statesman, the Caprice and Chrysler’s 300C remain...

Holden VE Commodore Battery Drain Issue

We have received several complaints from readers, and one of our motoring writers has encountered this particular issue with two press vehicles, so we would like to get a consensus of the severity of this problem. From the data we have collected, this issue seems to be affecting all VE Commodore models, ranging from run of the mill Omega, right through to the top of the line HSV Grange...

Holden VE Ute Revealed!

Holden have released the official specs and images of their long anticipated VE Ute range...

Holden continues surge in the Middle East

While the coalition of the willing continue to fight a losing battle in the middle-east, GM Holden has long ago won the war. The oil rich region has a unquenchable hunger for Australian made cars. Having started exports in 1998, last year Holden sold over 31,000 locally produced vehicles to our friends in the Middle East (46,100 vehicles in total to all continents except Antarctica)...