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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)...

Holden VE SV6 Ute Spied..once again

This time we KNOW it wasn't a Holden marketing plan, as we managed to catch the SV6 variant VE ute in the early hours of this morning. From the front, it looks near identical to the sedan variant... It's still too had to make out a proper rearend from these spyshots, however one thing is for sure, Holden are all but finished with the VE ute...

2007 Holden Captiva Road Test

2007 Holden Captiva Road Test CarAdvice rating: Test model: 2007 Holden Captiva CX 3.2 litre automatic - $38,990.00 A bit of history Models & Engines Safety, Interior & Exterior Ergonomics, Road test,...

2007 Holden Commodore VE Ute Spied - Again

Literally days after our exclusive spy pictures of Holden's new Commodore Ute, more photos have appeared of the exact same vehicle pictured in our initial post. In fact, not only is it the same vehicle, it's parked in the exact same location - if not the exact same parking space...

Holden EFIJY concept car of the year

Concept cars serve a few purposes, they allow designers to run free without practical limitations, while leading to the creation of new technology that eventually finds its way to every day cars. The EFIJY is one such concept, which although is bold and wins over many fans, would struggle in the showrooms. Nonetheless as a concept car, it has reached the very top...

Holden VE Commodore Lumina Sedan Special Edition

Interesting news from Holden this morning, the old General has launched a new special edition VE Commodore Lumina. The special edition model will start from $32,990, a good $1,500 less than the Holden Omega, the base model Commodore...

Holden Posts $146 Million Loss

GM Holden announced its financial results late Friday afternoon, in a bid to possibly curb any bad media coverage, and it worked, most of the press (including CarAdvice) missed it for the weekend. Nonetheless, nothing like Monday morning financial news. Holden might be behind Australia's current number one selling car, the Holden VE Commodore, however in 2006, GM Holden went $146...

Holden Considering the Daewoo Matiz

We thought Holden's marketing department had learned a lesson from the disastrous Holden Barina, but we were wrong. GoAuto reports Holden are considering importing the next generation Daewoo Matiz to sit below the Holden Barina - as a Holden Matiz...

Holden doesn't like the Ford Mondeo

Holden are still a little bitter about the negative publicity the Holden Epica has caused, so to attract some attention elsewhere, they have taken a stab at Ford and the new Ford Mondeo. Holden believes the new Mondeo is doomed to failure due to its high price. At the launch of the Epica, which incidentally is replacing the the European (Opel-built) Vectra, a move which Ford has still refused todo...

2007 Holden Commodore SVZ Ute And Wagon Special Edition

Its clear now that the Holden VE Ute and wagon are coming. The life cycle of the current model ute is about to end and to help maintain sales before the new model rocks up, Holden have come out with a Special Edition Commodore SVZ Ute And Wagon. Available now, the 2007 Commodore SVZ Ute offers a six-speed manual transmission from $29,990 and a five-speed automatic from $30,990...

Corvette Muscle Stronger Than Holden's V8?

Currently if you want to buy a Corvette in Australia, you need to have roughly $250,000 to have the icon made to Right Hand Drive, but there are plans for the future versions of the Corvette to be made in RHD from factory. For a car that can go from 0-100km/h in 3.7sec ..