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OnStar Coming to Australia, Asia Pacific Region

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors’ Australian subsidiary GM Holden will roll out OnStar first with the Equinox CUV and eventually across all its models. OnStar’s emergency, security, navigation, connections and vehicle-manager services will be available by subscription.

Former Holden Chief Slams GM On Manufacturing Closure, Says ‘Pure Mismanagement’ To Blame

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Peter Hanenberger worked for Holden twice and led the company to success in the early 2000s. He isn’t Australian, but he’s regarded as one of the brightest minds to have taken the leading role at Holden. Hanenberger, a former Opel engineer and German native, began his stint at Holden in 1976 when he ushered in new chassis dynamics to clean up the cars’ handling and precision.

Australia marks the end of an era, exits car-building business

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors closed its last Holden factory in Australia last week, officially bringing to an end nearly a century of Australian automotive manufacturing. The move was far from unexpected, and follows similar pull-outs from both Ford and Toyota last year as carmakers seek out more sustainable production locations.

Holden Builds Its Final Model In Australia, Marks The End Of 69 Years Of Production

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - After 69 years of automotive production, Holden marked a somber moment as the last Australian-built model rolled off the assembly line earlier today.