Ford promises they are here to stay, may even help laid-off Holden Workers

PHOTO: Holden's Commodore was at one stage Australia's best-selling car for 15 years. Supplied: State Library of South Australia Holden's US parent company General Motors last month announced it would retire the iconic Holden brand and clo; Read More

The Drivesouth top 5 Holden models of all time

With the looming end of the iconic Holden brand, we thought we would take a look back at the history of all things Holden, and highlight our top 5 favourite Holden models ever produced. ; Read More

Van makes kindy accessible to all

Kindergarten is for everyone . . . Celebrating the official handover of the new Oamaru Kindergarten Association van are (from left) North Otago Motor Group owner Peter Robinson, Rotary Club of Oamaru president Blai; Read More

Holden has a hold on his heart

"Part of the family" .. Michael Lobb and his 1970 Holden HG Monaro GTS coupe. PHOTOS: SHAWN MCAVINUE In a three-part series, motoring reporter Shawn McAvinue ask; Read More

Power and pomp

Richard Bosselman gets behind the wheel of the HSV Camaro ZL1 and holds on for his life. What’s new?It’s not so much the car — it’s the sixth-generati; Read More

Holden on unfamiliar territory

David Thomson and Richard Bosselman were recently invited to the Chatham Islands to test drive a variety of Holden vehicles on the island’s roads and tracks. When Holden NZ Corporate Affairs boss Ed Finn set on the bold sc; Read More

Good looks, workhorse character

What’s new?  Holden’s Colorado flagship, the dual-cab Z71, exemplifies the incremental improvement that has been a defining feature of the Colorado range.  What’s it like to look at? ; Read More

When size matters

An unashamedly large SUV with an imposing visual presence, the US-sourced Arcadia is a valuable addition to Holden’s revamped range, writes David Thomson. We Kiwis haven’t had much cause to admit it of late, but sometimes ; Read More

Holden changing tack

No longer on top of the sales charts in Australian and New Zealand, Holden has come up with a bold new sales plan, writes Richard Bosselman. ‘‘We’re a challenger brand and we’ll need to do things that epitomise what a ; Read More

Commodore comes in diesel

What’s new? This year’s launch of the ZB-series Holden Commodore has brought many firsts: coming from Europe rather than Australia, this is the first Commodore to feature front-wheel drive, the first to come in liftback form, and the first to be of; Read More