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2018 Holden Commodore: 230kW V6 AWD confirmed, 9spd auto

Oct 26, 2016

Holden has released some details of the next-gen, 2018 Commodore, including some specs and images of prototypes. The 2018 Commodore will, as suspected, be based on the Opel Insignia and the GM ‘E2’ global platform....


GM invests $8.7m in Holden’s Lang Lang facility

Oct 25, 2016

Holden’s historic Lang Lang vehicle development facilities have been given a new lease on life after parent company General Motors announced an $8.7 million investment for emissions testing facilities. Located in Victoria near Melbourne, the...


2017 Buick LaCrosse could help form next-gen Commodore?

Oct 24, 2016

The 2017 Buick LaCrosse has gone on sale in the US, on a long wheelbase version of the next-generation Commodore’s E2XX architecture. Many industry pundits believe this could provide several clues to Holden’s upcoming import....


HSV is moving factories, part of 15-year Walkinshaw lease

Oct 21, 2016

The future of Holden Special Vehicles (HSV) has been given more certainty with the announcement that parent company Walkinshaw Automotive Group is moving to a larger site as part of a 15-year deal. All companies...


2017 Holden Colorado LTZ Space Cab review (video)

Oct 13, 2016

The facelifted 2017 Holden Colorado LTZ aims to maintain a steady market position in the 4×4 ute segment and right some criticisms of the outgoing model. During the course of 2017, the Thai-built workhorse will...


2018 Insignia (Commodore?) to feature torque-vectoring

Oct 08, 2016

Despite expectedly switching to the front/all-wheel drive platform of the Opel Insignia, the next Holden Commodore may not lose it’s tail-out capability after all. At least not in sporty variants. GKN’s ‘Twinster’ rear differential is...


Australian Holden Cruze production comes to an end

Oct 07, 2016

Not to miss out on the limelight beamed on Ford Australia today, production of the Holden Cruze in Australia stops today as well, at Holden’s Elizabeth plant in Adelaide. This brings an end to local...


Father teaches 5yo to do burnout, car towed by authorities

Sep 27, 2016

A Queensland man has had his Commodore towed and is currently under investigation after footage emerged of his five-year-old son performing a burnout. Alex Dobson captured footage of his son Riley shredding the Commodore’s rear...

2017 Holden Astra R price

2017 Holden Astra priced from $25,312; R, RS, RS-V confirmed

Sep 24, 2016

The all-new 2017 Holden Astra will launch in Australia later this year based on the new Opel Astra, and the Holden website has just revealed some interesting details including initial drive-away pricing. It confirms the...

2018 Chevrolet Equinox

2018 Chevrolet Equinox revealed, to become 2017 Holden SUV

Sep 23, 2016

General Motors has fully revealed the new, 2018 Chevrolet Equinox – an SUV closely related to the Holden Captiva that has ostensibly been with us since 2006. The all-new Equinox is based on the D2XX...


Last hurrah HSV GTS-R to be named ‘W1’ – report

Sep 21, 2016

Holden Special Vehicles’s (HSV) Australian rear-wheel drive sign-off will purportedly entail a three-prong range of GTS-based models, including an updated GTS, GTS-R and a more hardcore ‘GTS-R W1’. According to Motoring.com.au, the most powerful and...

Commodore LPG-Falcon LPG

Saying goodbye to LPG with Falcon/Commodore – why isn’t it a popular fuel?

Sep 15, 2016

LPG is a locally-sourced fuel which is dwindling into insignificance now that the abolition of government incentives and subsidies has condemned it to sales extinction. A cursory look over the sales charts reveals total LPG...

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