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The 270kW, 6.0 litre, V8-powered cars are the first brand new SS model VE Commodores to appear in police livery and form part of the new unit which was established in December as a dedicated resource for traffic enforcement in the Territory. In addition to the SS models, a fleet of new VE Commodores is being delivered to Northern Territory Police, with SV6 and Omega variants among the models appearing on the fleet in coming months. Featuring the latest in police technology, the new (...)

Holden will showcase two new turbo diesel powered vehicles and the new mid-size sedan Epica at the 2007 Melbourne International Motor Show, starting tomorrow. Captiva Diesel will make its Australian debut, powered by a 2.0-litre common rail turbo diesel engine that produces 147 hp at 4000rpm and 236 lbs-ft of peak torque at 2000rpm.

Holden has unveiled the 2007 Jack Daniel’s Racing Commodore VE V8 Supercar. Rookie sensations Shane Price and Jack Perkins lifted the covers off the first of two striking new Jack Daniel’s Racing VE Commodores the pair will debut at the season opening Clipsal 500 in Adelaide in just over three weeks time. "With new cars and drivers, we are going to be a bit of an unknown quantity in Adelaide, but everyone within Jack Daniel’s Racing is confident it will all work out." "To launch the (...)
Source: V8 Supercars
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The Holden Ute Holden Ute is a very popular vehicle down- I use to live there and you would see them everywhere. Carpoint of Australia reports that the redesigned version production launch date has been pushed up to this Spring. Even more revealing is that the Holden Ute will also be produced in left hand drive form. Does this mean that GM is bringing the Holden Ute to be “rebadged” as the next Chevrolet Chevrolet El Camino? Or is the rebadge destined for another (...)

GM Holden’s new mid-size sedan, Epica, made its Australian debut today at the Brisbane International Motor Show. On sale in early April 2007, Epica will be available in two variants (CDX and CDXi) with a choice of either a 2.0 or 2.5-litre in-line six cylinder engine, depending on model.

By the end of this year or in early 2008, Pontiac Pontiac will add a rear-wheel-drive sport sedan to its lineup. The new model will be called G8 and will be based on the Holden Commodore VE SS and will come to replae the Pontiac Grand Prix Pontiac Grand Prix . It will debut in February at the Chicago Auto Show. The G8 comes from the same global Zeta development program as the Chevrolet Chevrolet Camaro sports coupe and convertible, which Oshawa will begin building in late 2008 or early 2009. The top Commodore model features a (...)
Source: Freep
At Detroit Auto Show, General Motors has confirmed that the Holden Commodore Holden Commodore will be exported to the United States. The Commodore SS, a V8-powered sports sedan, will be sold as a Pontiac from late this year or early next year. Holden expects to export 30,000 Commodores annually, about half what it sells locally. "We are seriously planning to import a lot of Commodore SS sedans as Pontiac G8 Pontiac G8 s," Mr Lutz said. Mr Lutz said the export of the Holden Monaro Holden Monaro as a Pontiac Pontiac GTO from 2003 to 2006 (...)
Source: Drive.com.au
GM Holden has issued a safety recall for VE Commodore, WM Statesman and Caprice, involving around 13,000 vehicles. The recall is in relation to a potential issue regarding rear seat belt buckles. No customer cases have been reported but Holden is taking this action on advice from the relevant buckle supplier after the issue was detected during routine testing at the Holden Proving Ground. The supplier has advised there is potential for the rear seat belt buckles’ internal spring, which (...)

Holden revealed two exciting new Astra models at the 2006 Australian International Motor Show in Sydney. The Astra TwinTop retractable hard top convertible and sporty SRi five-door hatch made their Australian debuts on the Holden show stand. Both vehicles, and a new SRi three-door coupe, will be on sale in December.

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The Opel Calibra (badged as a Vauxhall in the UK and a Holden in Australia and New Zealand) was launched in 1989, a front-wheel drive coupé based around the running gear of the Opel Vectra A, (Cavalier under the Vauxhall name) which had been launched the year before.

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