How new ANCAP safety standards could influence the way new dual-cab utes look
Despite all the latest technology, the dual-cab utes that scored five safety stars late last year, might only be a three- or four-star performer if it was tested today.While new driver-assistance ...Read more
2020 new-car sales: Holden beat Ford again in March, but will it win again?
It’s no secret: Holden is being retired in Australia. But that doesn’t mean it’s not making some noise on its way out. In fact, it’s just thrown another punch at its biggest ...Read more
Australia's new-car sales shocker: Coronavirus sinks its teeth into auto industry in March as market drops 18 per cent
Australia's new-car market plummeted by 18 per cent in March compared to the same month last year as the impacts of the coronavirus tightens its grip in Australia. Read more
General Motors and Honda to co-develop electric cars in VW/Ford rivalling tie-up
GM and Honda have announced a large scale tie-up on EV development, but don't hope to see an electric mid-size SUV hitting Australian streets any time soon... Read more
Best new car deals
Welcome to autumn and the new-car deals are still pouring through at your local dealership as car-makers are still clearing 2019 stock and emptying the dealerships for new models. Read more
The new cars, SUVs and people movers that are dominating their segments in 2020
Australia is one of the most competitive new-vehicle markets in the world, but not all of its models are created equal. In fact, some are just plain dominant in their segments Read more
Which classic Holden cars should you avoid?
As much as we loved the brand and the vast majority of the cars it produced, like any carmaker, Holden was capable of getting it wrong.Hilariously wrong in some cases and hopelessly wrong in others. Read more
Which classic Holden cars should you buy?
With the impending implosion of the Holden brand, it’s worth having a look to see if any of the lion products will be worth hanging onto as investments in the longer term ...Read more
2020 new-car sales: Toyota and HiLux dominate again in February as Holden falls to 15th in brand race
New-vehicle sales were down for the 23rd consecutive month in February, with VFACTS data released today revealing an 8.2 per cent decrease month-on-month Read more
Holden heritage collection: Birdwood keen for permanent display
It’s far from a done deal, but there are now hints that the Holden heritage collection of 70-odd cars will turn up as a permanent part of the National Motor Museum at Birdwood in South Australia.Paul ...Read more
Is this why Ford survived and Holden didn't? The one mistake that changed everything
It doesn’t take a marketing degree or masters in economics to see that one brand has out-performed the other since 2016/2017 ...Read more
Holden's priceless collection of concepts and classics set to stay in Australia
Holden's Heritage car collection is safe and will continue to be enjoyed by Australians - it seems.Holden couldn't tell us exactly what would happen to the collection of concept and milestones ...Read more
The best new Holden cars you can buy now that the iconic brand is being retired
The dust has settled on this week’s big announcement, and soon Holden will be no more in Australia and New Zealand. While undoubtedly sad, this is great news for buyers in the market for a good ...Read more
Holden history timeline: All the biggest hits and misses from 1856-2020
The Holden-badged car is no more, with General Motors announcing it will ‘retire’ the brand after deciding to withdraw from all right-hand-drive markets including Australia. ...Read more
Holden discounts might not be as big as you think
With news this week of the Holden brand being 'retired' by year's end, dealers are expected to offer heavy discounts to clear their forecourts in the lead up to the exit.However, online reports have ...Read more
Is this the post-Holden future of General Motors in Australia?
As the old saying goes, as one door closes, another one opens, and it seems that's true of car doors too. Read more
Does the luxury car tax still make sense?
Australia's luxury car tax (LCT) is increasingly looking irrelevant in the wake of General Motors pulling the plug on Holden, according to the Australian Taxpayers' Alliance (ATA).In a release titled ...Read more
"Tried everything": Holden targets "orderly and respectful transition" after announcing "deeply regrettable" exit
Holden has detailed its exit plan for the Australian and New Zealand markets, which comes at a huge financial cost to its parent company, General Motors (GM), not to the mention the hundreds of ...Read more
CarsGuide Podcast: Tools in the Shed special episode
Special episode: Holden closing down - everything we know Read more
So you just bought a new Holden? Here's everything you need to know about your car now
And just like that, Holden is no more. Read more