Tag: Holden

GM Tells Aussie Corvette Reservation Holders Their Deposits Do Not Guarantee Them A Car

Bad news for C8 Corvette reservation holders in Australia and New Zealand as GM has told them the deposits they have paid to Holden dealers do not guarantee them a car. Mind you, this does not mean that would-be Aussie owners of the mid-engined sports car will lose their deposits. In a bulletin issued to […]

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Peugeot Driver Crashes Hard Trying To Illegally Overtake Six Cars

A Peugeot 406 driver in Australia has been filmed slamming into a Holden Commodore while illegally overtaking several vehicles on the wrong side of the road. The first video was filmed from the front of the bright blue Commodore and shows it pulling across the road into the owner’s driveway. As the driver makes the […]

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Walkinshaw’s Tuned Holden Colorado Looks Ready To Tackle The Outdoors

While General Motors has killed off the Holden brand in Australia and New Zealand, Walkinshaw Performance is targeting owners of the Colorado with a tuning pack. Officially dubbed the ‘Colorado 550 Pack by Walkinshaw Performance’, it brings revised looks combined with some relatively minor technical improvements, wrapping everything up into a kit that is limited […]

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Corvette C8 Reconfirmed For Australia, Will Launch In 2021 Under New GMSV Brand

General Motors’ Holden saga is far from being over in Australia despite The General having announced the death of its Aussie brand earlier this year. Many Holden dealers are not satisfied with the compensation package offered by GM and chances are the negotiations will carry on for a while. That, however, does not stop the […]

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Australian Senate Inquiry Told General Motors “Exploited” Holden Dealers

A Senate inquiry in Australia has been told that General Motors “exploited” Holden dealerships in its decision to kill the brand. Speaking at the inquiry earlier this week, the Australia Automotive Dealer Association said that GM had recklessly allowed dealerships to continue with costly upgrades to their facilities in the months leading up to the […]

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Road Rage, Poor Driving Skills Combine To Make The Most Avoidable Crash Unavoidable

One can never be too careful when driving but there’s almost nothing one can do when crossing paths with an accident waiting to happen. That’s exactly what happened in Rockingham, Western Australia to a woman driver who was perplexed to see an older Holden Astra running wide around a corner in front of her and […]

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Australian Minister Calls On GM To Negotiate Compensation With Holden Dealers “In Good Faith”

GM Holden and local Holden dealerships across Australia are still yet to agree to terms on compensation after General Motors made the call earlier this year to kill off the Holden brand. The Australian Holden Dealers’ Council and GM Holden have been going back and forth during dispute resolutions and earlier this month, held two […]

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It’s Complicated: GM Finds Its Hard To Break Up With Australia’s Holden

Senior representatives from Holden have concluded two days of dispute resolution talks with dealer representatives in Australia regarding the compensation dealerships will be given following GM’s decision to kill the Holden brand. In a brief statement issued on the matter, it was confirmed that three senior Holden representatives attended the talks, facilitated by former Federal […]

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Holden Torana A9X: An Insane Muscle Compact Hatch With A 5.0L V8 (And A Crazy Asking Price)

An absolutely stunning 1977 Holden Torano A9X Hatchback is up for sale, and if you’re a fan of Australian muscle cars, things don’t get much better than this. The Torano A9X was produced to allow the car to race at the Bathurst 1000, the most important race on the nation’s motoring calendar. Just 405 examples […]

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