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All-New Astra Makes Public Debut at IAA, Frankfurt; Confirmed For Australian Release Late In 2016

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The all-new Astra was revealed today at the 2015 International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Germany, giving Australians another taste of what is to come in Holden’s new-model onslaught that will see 24 new models introduced over the next five..

Holden commits to fleet customers

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Holden will not follow Ford Australia’s lead in prioritising private sales over fleet buyers, with the company’s new chief confident of continued strong sales from business customers. Speaking with GoAuto at the VF Series II Commodore reveal on the weekend, new GM Holden chairman and managing director Mark Bernhard said the car-maker was committed to its fleet customers, and suggested that the new V8 that powers some variants could in fact boost interest from business buyers.

Is It Possible The 2018 Commodore Won’t Be Opel Insignia Based?

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Connecting some very dim dots for a possible wildcard scenario. Before Holden’s new Managing Director and Chairman, Mark Bernhard, unveiled the 2016 VF Holden Commodore Series II, he took a few minutes to address media on the future of the Australian automotive brand.

Holden Will Retain 100 Design Employees In Australia

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - During the live reveal of the 2016 VF Holden Commodore Series II, Mark Bernhard, Holden Managing Director and Chairman, announced more Holden employees would be sticking around than once imagined. 100 design jobs will stick around after manufacturing ceases in Australia after 2017 and, in fact, 18 new design positions will be created in what Bernhard called an effort to help Holdens “retain their unique Australian DNA.”

Ferlazzo tames Commodore's LEDs

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Holden designer’s cherished Commodore Sportwagon gets new take on LED tail-lights. The brand has moved away from the current trend of using LEDs splashed across tail-lights in random arrays in a bid to achieve its own a unique signature for the VF Series II Commodore Sportwagon, according to the company's design chief.

VF Series II Commodore pumps up the volume

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Holden has taken the V8 driver’s care-free attitude to fuel consumption to a whole new level with an exhaust system on the Series II V8 Commodores that snaps, crackles and pops when extra fuel is injected on the overrun. The use of fuel to create detonations in the exhaust system is just one of three different ways in which Holden has enhanced the aural sensation of driving “the quickest Commodore ever”.

2016 Holden Commodore Revealed, May Preview Updates For The Chevy SS

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Holden has unveiled what’s likely to be the last major update for its Commodore family of models before the Australian General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] subsidiary ceases production in late 2017 and finally retires the car’s...