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GM Holden, a subsidiary of General Motors US, is Australia's most-iconic brand, widely identified as "Australia's own".

However, Holden is to cease local manufacturing, along with Ford and Toyota, in 2017. That date will bring to an end an unbroken line of models that began with 'the first Holden', the 48-215 'FX'.

After decades of market dominance, Holden has seen its share of Australian sales slip to less than 10 percent. But the Commodore continues to sell well, as does the Cruze, also manufactured here.

Determined to retain its position, Holden offers a competitive range of sporty European-sourced models - like the Insignia, convertible Cascada and Astra - and robust, locally-refined SUVs, 4X4s and small cars, like the Captiva and Trax, the Colorado range, the Barina and tiny Barina Spark.

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TMR's Top Ten RWD Sports Sedans Under $100k

TMR's Top Ten RWD Sports Sedans Under $100k

Local car manufacturing is on the way out, and it’ll take with it two uniquely Australian vehicles in the Holden C...

May 29, 2016 (1 month ago)
Holden Trax Recalled For Wiring Harness Hassles

Holden Trax Recalled For Wiring Harness Hassles

Holden has recalled its Trax compact SUV from the 2013 model-year, due to a potential problem with a wiring harness. ...

May 25, 2016 (1 month ago)
Holden Cruze Recalled For Engine Stalling Risk

Holden Cruze Recalled For Engine Stalling Risk

Holden has recalled its JG Cruze small car due to a potential risk of engine stalling. The carmaker has identified a ...

May 17, 2016 (1 month ago)
Holden Trailblazer Coming This Year - Replacing Colorado 7

Holden Colorado 7 To Be Replaced By New 2017 Trailblazer Later This Year

Holden’s Colorado 7 SUV is not long for this world, as the carmaker has announced a replacement is coming later th...

May 6, 2016 (2 months ago)
Holden Colorado LS-X Returns With Drive-Away Pricing For A Limited Time

Holden Colorado LS-X Returns With Drive-Away Pricing For A Limited Time

Holden has brought the LS-X variant back into the Colorado pickup range, with drive-away pricing until the end of the mo...

May 5, 2016 (2 months ago)
2017 Holden Colorado Gets A Fresh Face Courtesy Of Chevrolet S10

2017 Holden Colorado Gets A Fresh Face Courtesy Of Chevrolet S10

The Holden Colorado will be given an update before the end of this year, but before it arrives on Aussie shores, we...

Apr 27, 2016 (2 months ago)
2016 Holden Commodore Black Sedan, Sportwagon and Ute Released

2016 Holden Commodore Black Sedan, Sportwagon and Ute Released

Holden has announced the arrival of a new set of performance-oriented special editions for the Holden Commodore fam...

Apr 20, 2016 (2 months ago)
Holden Colorado Storm, Colorado7 Trailblazer and Trax Active Special Editions

Holden Trax, Colorado Storm and Colorado7 Trailblazer Special Edition 'Active' Models Launched

Holden is introducing three limited edition models across its Trax, Colorado, and Colorado 7 ranges, tailored to the nee...

Apr 14, 2016 (3 months ago)
ANCAP 5-Star Safety Ratings For Kia Sportage | Holden Spark | Skoda Superb | Jaguar XF

ANCAP 5-Star Safety Ratings For Kia Sportage | Holden Spark | Skoda Superb | Jaguar XF

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) has handed out top marks all round for the latest group to...

Apr 13, 2016 (3 months ago)
Australia’s Mike Simcoe Named New GM Design Chief

Australia’s Mike Simcoe Named New GM Design Chief

Australia’s Mike Simcoe has climbed to the top of the tree with his employer, General Motors, having just been nam...

Apr 8, 2016 (3 months ago)
2017 Chevrolet Sonic Points To Updated Holden Barina

2017 Chevrolet Sonic Points To Updated Holden Barina

A facelifted version of the Holden Barina could be on the cars if these images of the US-market Chevrolet Sonic are anyt...

Mar 23, 2016 (3 months ago)
Holden Colorado Facelift:'The Future Face' Of Chevrolet (And Holden)

Holden Colorado Facelift: 'The Future Face' Of Chevrolet (And Holden)

The face of the 2017 Holden Colorado range is set to take centre stage at the upcoming Bangkok Motor Show, with both the...

Mar 22, 2016 (3 months ago)
No Chance Of Buick Avista Concept Shaping Holden Monaro Revival

No Chance Of Buick Avista Concept Shaping Holden Monaro Revival

With the reveal of the achingly beautiful Buick Avista coupe concept at this year’s Detroit Auto Show, speculation...

Mar 21, 2016 (3 months ago)
Opel Planning New Large SUV Based On Insignia, Coming To Australia? - Report

Opel Planning New Large SUV Based On Insignia, Coming To Australia? - Report

Opel boss Karl-Thomas Neumann is reportedly frustrated that the brand’s SUV range is lacking players in certain mo...

Mar 7, 2016 (4 months ago)
Holden VFII Commodore And Caprice Recalled For Airbag Circuit Fix

Holden VFII Commodore And Caprice Recalled For Airbag Circuit Fix

Holden has announced a recall for its 2016 year-model VFII Commodore and Caprice variants, due to a potential problem wi...

Feb 28, 2016 (4 months ago)
Holden Cruze Manufacturing To Cease In October - 400 Jobs To go

Holden Cruze Manufacturing To Cease In October - 400 Jobs To go

Holden has announced that the ‘beginning of the end’ is nigh, with the Cruze to be the first model discontin...

Feb 27, 2016 (4 months ago)
Holden Factory Deal Dies – GM and Punch Corporation Confirm End Of Discussions

Holden Factory Deal Dies – GM and Punch Corporation Confirm End Of Discussions

As if it was ever really on, the ‘pie in the sky’ proposal from Belgian tycoon Guido Dumarey and h...

Feb 26, 2016 (4 months ago)
Ford Mustang Spied In NSW Police Highway Patrol Livery

Ford Mustang Spied In NSW Police Highway Patrol Livery

A new Ford Mustang has been spied in New South Wales wearing the full NSW Police Highway Patrol war paint, leading to sp...

Feb 19, 2016 (4 months ago)
2016 Holden Spark - Prices, Specifications and Features

2016 Holden Spark - Prices, Specifications and Features

Holden promises its all-new Spark sub-compact will "shake up the micro-car segment" when it arrives in showroo...

Feb 17, 2016 (4 months ago)
2017 Chevrolet Trax Facelift Forecasts Future For 2016 Holden Trax

2017 Chevrolet Trax Facelift Forecasts Future For 2016 Holden Trax

An updated version of the Chevrolet Trax has been unveiled at the Chicago Auto Show, hot on the heels of the related Ope...

Feb 11, 2016 (5 months ago)
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