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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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2017 Holden Trailblazer LTZ REVIEW | Colorado 7 Kicked-Out... But Holden’s Newcomer Blazes New Trails
Holden Trailblazer LTZ REVIEW, Price, Features | Holden's Newcomer Blazes New Trails For Refinement And On-Road Feel

WHERE ONCE THERE WAS THE HOLDEN COLORADO 7, NOW THERE IS THE HOLDEN TRAILBLAZER. ​At its first model update, the s...

Oct 12, 2016 (2 months ago)
New Holden Trailblazer REVIEW | 2016 LT And LTZ – Holden's Feature-Filled And Refined Heavy-Duty 4X4 Wagon
New Holden Trailblazer REVIEW | 2016 LT And LTZ – Holden Pulls A Rabbit Out Of The Hat

CAN YOU HEAR IT? LISTEN HARD ENOUGH AND YOU’LL HEAR A COLLECTIVE SIGH OF RELIEF FROM HOLDEN DEALERS ACROSS THE LAN...

Sep 10, 2016 (3 months ago)
2017 Holden Colorado 4x4 Dual Cab REVIEW | Smarter, Better Everywhere, Holden’s Colorado Now Has What It Takes...
Holden Colorado 4x4 Dual Cab REVIEW, Price, Features | Better, Better, Better Everywhere: Holden’s Overhauled Workhorse

EXTENSIVELY REDESIGNED AND RE-ENGINEERED, THE 2017 HOLDEN COLORADO IS OUT TO CLAIM SCALPS - 4X4 UTES AND TWIN-...

Aug 18, 2016 (4 months ago)
2016 Holden Captiva LTZ Diesel REVIEW | The Budget Seven Seat Solution
Holden Captiva REVIEW, Price, Features | 2016 LTZ Diesel - Hiding Its Age Behind Touchscreen Technology

IT MAY NOT BE CONSIDERED CUTTING-EDGE, BUT FOR SHEER VALUE AND SMART TECHNOLOGIES, THE 2016 HOLDEN CAPTIVA STILL MA...

Jun 9, 2016 (6 months ago)
Falcon XR6 Sprint -v- Falcon XR8 Sprint -v- Commodore SS V Redline | Sports Sedan Showdown
Showdown | Ford Falcon XR6 Sprint -v- Ford Falcon XR8 Sprint -v- Holden Commodore SS V Redline Comparison Test

WHEN FORD ANNOUNCED AN END TO AUSTRALIAN MANUFACTURING, MANY BELIEVED THE 5.0-LITRE SUPERCHARGED V8 FALCON XR8 WOULD BE ...

Jun 6, 2016 (6 months ago)

NEWS

Final Holden V6 Rolls Off The Production Line In Melbourne

WED, 30 NOV, 2016

Holden’s withdrawal from the Australian new-car manufacturing scene draws ever-closer, as the carmaker built its final V6 engine in Australia...

2017 Holden Barina Revealed | City Car To Target Older Buyers

TUE, 29 NOV, 2016

Holden has shown off its refreshed Barina city car, with a focus on attracting a broader range of buyers.

Walkinshaw Reveals its Answer to HSV

THU, 24 NOV, 2016

While supercharged V8s have been a fixture of the Australian new car land for several years, not everyone enjoys the sound and fury of pumped-up en...

High-Riding Holden Spark Revealed At LA Motor Show

TUE, 15 NOV, 2016

Australia looks set to miss out on a high-riding, urban-focused version of the Holden Spark unveiled in Los Angeles overnight.

Opel Reveals Seven-Model Schedule for 2017, But Holden Misses Out On Most

TUE, 8 NOV, 2016

The European arm of General Motors, which includes Opel and Vauxhall, has announced that it will embark on a seven-model product offensive set to r...

Holden Astra Scores 5-Star ANCAP Safety Rating - Except Entry-Level Astra R

TUE, 8 NOV, 2016

The all-new Holden Astra, set to launch in Australia this month, will kick off its sales campaign with the backing of a maximum 5-star safety rating.

Holden Malibu Will Not Be Replaced Ahead Of 2018 Commodore Arrival

FRI, 28 OCT, 2016

Holden has announced that its midsized Malibu sedan will not be replaced once current stocks are exhausted.

Holden Commodore - Details Of The Next Generation

WED, 26 OCT, 2016

Holden has outlined its first-ever, all-imported Commodore - the car that will carry the famous name in Australia once the home-built version depar...

2016 Bathurst 1000 - Results Stand As Red Bull Appeal Dismissed

WED, 19 OCT, 2016

The two avenues open to Red Bull Racing Australia to revise the finishing order for the 2016 Bathurst 1000 have now been closed, with the Confedera...

2016 Bathurst 1000 - Davison | Webb Greet The Flag But Triple Eight Lodges Protest

MON, 10 OCT, 2016

For the fourth time in the history of the annual Bathurst touring car enduro, the result will be decided long after the chequered flag has flo...

REVIEWS

2017 Holden Astra REVIEW | Holden's Most Convincing Small Car in Years

FRI, 11 NOV, 2016

This is the new face of Holden.

2017 Holden Trailblazer LTZ REVIEW | Colorado 7 Kicked-Out... But Holden’s Newcomer Blazes New Trails

WED, 12 OCT, 2016

WHERE ONCE THERE WAS THE HOLDEN COLORADO 7, NOW THERE IS THE HOLDEN TRAILBLAZER.

New Holden Trailblazer REVIEW | 2016 LT And LTZ – Holden's Feature-Filled And Refined Heavy-Duty 4X4 Wagon

SAT, 10 SEP, 2016

CAN YOU HEAR IT? LISTEN HARD ENOUGH AND YOU’LL HEAR A COLLECTIVE SIGH OF RELIEF FROM HOLDEN DEALERS ACROSS THE LAND.

2016 Holden Spark LT REVIEW | It’s Fresh And Funky, But An Expensive Little Chihuahua

TUE, 23 AUG, 2016

HOLDEN’S 2016 SPARK LT STRADDLES A BLURRED LINE… it’s tiny, but sits at the top of the newly launched Spark range where it comma...

2017 Holden Colorado 4x4 Dual Cab REVIEW | Smarter, Better Everywhere, Holden’s Colorado Now Has What It Takes...

THU, 18 AUG, 2016

EXTENSIVELY REDESIGNED AND RE-ENGINEERED, THE 2017 HOLDEN COLORADO IS OUT TO CLAIM SCALPS - 4X4 UTES AND TWIN-CABS - FROM TOYOTA AND FORD.

2016 Holden Captiva LTZ Diesel REVIEW | The Budget Seven Seat Solution

THU, 9 JUN, 2016

IT MAY NOT BE CONSIDERED CUTTING-EDGE, BUT FOR SHEER VALUE AND SMART TECHNOLOGIES, THE 2016 HOLDEN CAPTIVA STILL MAKES A CASE FOR FAMILY BUYERS.

Falcon XR6 Sprint -v- Falcon XR8 Sprint -v- Commodore SS V Redline | Sports Sedan Showdown

MON, 6 JUN, 2016

WHEN FORD ANNOUNCED AN END TO AUSTRALIAN MANUFACTURING, MANY BELIEVED THE 5.0-LITRE SUPERCHARGED V8 FALCON XR8 WOULD BE ITS LAST HURRAH.

Holden Commodore SS REVIEW: Driving The Green Dream

FRI, 3 JUN, 2016

WHEN EUTHANISING ANIMALS, VETS SOMETIMES RATHER SADLY CALL THE FLUID THEY INJECT THE "GREEN DREAM".

Micro Hatch Showdown – Kia Picanto -v- Holden Spark Comparison Test

TUE, 24 MAY, 2016

THE SALES FIGURES TELL THE STORY FOR THESE TINY TOTS; buyers prefer larger and more expensive hatches from the class above.  So t...

2016 Holden Spark REVIEW - A Low-Cost Hatch With A High-Tech Twist

SAT, 12 MAR, 2016

HOLDEN'S BRAND NEW 2016 SPARK COMES WITH TWO THINGS YOU MIGHT NOT EXPECT IN A MICRO HATCH: first, it's a joy to drive, and s...

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