Motoring News

Mon 24 Feb 2020

Prestige brand’s racy twins fit for the family

Prestige brand’s racy twins fit for the family

The hardcore BMW X3 and X4 M pair prove lugging a load no longer needs to be slow or boring.

Sun 23 Feb 2020

What it’s like for a family living with an electric car

What it’s like for a family living with an electric car

It’s been three months without a visit to the service station...but there are some additional grey hairs.

Sat 22 Feb 2020

What led to the death of Holden

premium_icon What led to the death of Holden

There’s been much speculation on what caused the death of an Australian brand, but the truth is there are many reasons Holden is completing its final lap.

Thu 20 Feb 2020

Holden to slash new car prices by up to $17,500

premium_icon Holden to slash new car prices by up to $17,500

Holden dealers will offer massive discounts as the brand winds down over the coming months. But there’s bad news for existing owners.

Wed 19 Feb 2020

The most iconic Holdens of all time revealed

premium_icon The most iconic Holdens of all time revealed

The lion brand has rolled out dozens of success stories over decades in Australia, from the original to the last one to roll off the production line.

Holden bosses ‘blindsided’ by move to axe brand

premium_icon Holden bosses ‘blindsided’ by move to axe brand

Senior Holden executives are believed to have been shocked by Detroit’s decision to kill the iconic Aussie brand and are scrambling to shift thousands of cars in the...

REAR VIEW: How Holden first came to Bundy

premium_icon REAR VIEW: How Holden first came to Bundy

The story behind Bundaberg’s first Holden and its owner is as unique as the brand itself.

Tue 18 Feb 2020

Family owned and operated centre wins Dealer of the Year

Family owned and operated centre wins Dealer of the Year

Daimler Dealer of the Year win is bitter-sweet for Murwillumbah Truck Centre

Holden’s open letter to Australians

Holden’s open letter to Australians

The last chairman of the iconic car brand has penned an open letter thanking Australia — but letting go of Holden isn’t going to be easy.

Ford makes call on Aussie future

Ford makes call on Aussie future

Following General Motor’s announcement it will ‘retire’ the Holden brand, Ford has announced its future plans for Australia.

‘Won’t take long’: Holden’s big clear out

‘Won’t take long’: Holden’s big clear out

If you’re keen on saving a motza on a new motor, Holden could be about to take drastic measures to clear the last of its stock of new cars.

Holden’s Australia closure explained: What it means

premium_icon Holden’s Australia closure explained: What it means

From why it happened, to job losses and what it means for car owners, here’s everything you need to know about Holden’s Australian exit.

Holden’s greatest TV ads of all time

premium_icon Holden’s greatest TV ads of all time

Holden has announced it is leaving Australia for good by the end of the year, but the Lion brand has given us some terrific memories during the past 72 years.

Holden: The rise and fall of an Australian icon

premium_icon Holden: The rise and fall of an Australian icon

It was a brand synonymous with Australia, but more than 70 years after the first Holden rolled off the production line it will cease to exist by the end of this year.

Mon 17 Feb 2020

‘You’re not taking the Kingswood!’

premium_icon ‘You’re not taking the Kingswood!’

Ted Bullpitt must be spinning in his grave – but it is too late for him to tell the boss of General Motors: “You’re not taking the Kingswood!”

Huge clues behind Holden bombshell

Huge clues behind Holden bombshell

It’s as Aussie as Vegemite and backyard cricket, but the iconic brand’s 160-year history will soon come to an end. Here’s what really killed it off.

What Holden disappearance means for owners

What Holden disappearance means for owners

Following General Motors’ bombshell announcement, Holden’s chairman has revealed what the brand’s disappearance will mean for car owners.

Holden to quit Australia

premium_icon Holden to quit Australia

Holden will cease to exist in Australia by the end of this year. The company told dealers and head office staff the news this morning.

Huge change for new Porsche twins

Huge change for new Porsche twins

Porsche has revealed its version of back to the future, as its new performance car twins go old-school to deliver new and improved thrills.

Sat 15 Feb 2020

Huge fine increase for selfish parking act

Huge fine increase for selfish parking act

One Aussie state is cracking down on drivers who break one particularly irritating parking rule, with the fine set to double this year.

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