Archive for Category: "Holden"
Holden announced that it will cut 500 jobs in Australia as the company “struggles to cope with a profound structural shift triggered by the high dollar and fierce competition from foreign rivals.” The carmaker will cut 100 jobs from its product development facility in Melbourne and another 400 jobs will be slashed at its Elizabeth [...]
Earlier in the year, Chevrolet made the officially announcement that a rear wheel drive performance sedan would make a debut for 2014 and it would be named simply the “SS”. Like many times before, the upcoming car will be based on an Australian Holden – more specifically the Commodore. As exciting as the news is, what [...]
Australia’s General Motors, Holden, got some good news recently when the Australian Federal Government issued $39.8 million to make the best known car in Holden’s stable more efficient. The Green Car Innovation Fund was put in place to build technologies that could be used to increase fuel economy and the Holden Commodore will get a [...]
The introduction of new-look Series II Captiva 5 and Captiva 7 models have given Holden’s strong-selling SUV range even more widespread appeal. High-performing new generation petrol and diesel engines matched to smooth six-speed transmissions and exceptionally competitive pricing are the big Captiva stories. There’s more power on tap across the range, complemented by fuel efficiency [...]
General Motors’ Australian subsidiary GM Holden on Thursday recalled 9,000 Cruze sedans over a faulty fuel hose, after a raft of damaging glitches hit Japan’s Toyota and Honda. A company spokesman said some of the hoses on 1.8-litre MY10 JG Cruze models had sprung a leak, and some owners may notice leaking fuel, a petrol [...]
Australia said on Saturday it had extended a 200-million-dollar (170-million-US) lifeline to car maker GM Holden following the bankruptcy of General Motors, its ailing US parent. Industry Minister Kim Carr said the credit, which had not yet been drawn upon by Holden, was agreed a month ago as part of a broader effort to save [...]