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Holden Captiva Series 2 for March release
16th February, 2011
The seven-seat Captiva 7 range now offers three new powertrain
options including a price-leading 2.4 litre four-cylinder petrol variant, a 2.2 litre turbo diesel and the
Commodore-proven performance benefits of Holden’s advanced, Australian-built 3.0-litre (SIDI) V6 .....
Daewoo badge goes in favour of Chevrolet
23rd January, 2011
Although the Chevrolet brand has no meaningful presence in Korea, GM
Daewoo have announced that it is replacing the current "Daewoo" nameplate with "Chevrolet" .....
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Early release for Holden's new tiny imported car
15th October, 2010
Holden’s all-new cheapie, the Daewoo-sourced Barina Spark, will
be released locally next week. The five-door hatch delivers a combination of sharp styling and edgy cabin
design, backed by safety features .....
Spark plugs a gap for Holden
7th October, 2010
GM South Africa will assemble around 15,000 Sparks a year with
half destined for export markets .....
Daewoo's new Captiva
13th September, 2010
Daewoo's new Captiva will be seen for the first time at the Paris
Motor Show next month as the Chevrolet Captiva, sporting a new front-end design, a range of enhancements to the
interior and new engines and transmissions .....
Holden #2 in April
6th May, 2010
Sales of Captiva were strong, with 1,095 sold in April - up 85 per
cent from April 2009 sales, and giving Holden its best April SUV sales on record .....
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Holden Cruze - Top crash rating for under $25,000 cars
28th August, 2009
The all-new Holden Cruze is the safest car under $25,000 according to
a report released by the NSW Minister for Roads, Michael Daley, and NSW's Roads and Traffic Authority .....
Holden Cruze a Showroom Hit
9th August, 2009
Sales figures for July released by the Federal Chamber of Automotive
Industries show 1,982 Cruzes sold, making it Australia’s eighth best-selling car for the month .....
Top Selling Holden Captiva Now with Seven Seats Across the Range
15th March, 2009
Effective March 2009, Captiva SX will be offered as a true 7
seater, combining interior space with a high level of standard safety features and class leading fuel economy on
the 2WD manual variant .....
Holden Cruze For Q2 2009
3rd March, 2009
Cruze is the first of General Motors’ next wave of global
products and enters Australia’s small car segment equipped with striking road presence, advanced interior
comfort and high levels of safety features .....
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Upgraded Holden Barina 3-Door Hatchback Achieves 4-Star Crash Test Rating
6th November, 2008
The result reflects structural improvements and
the addition of side impact airbags as standard across the updated Barina hatchback range,
which was introduced in August .....
Holden Delivering New Luxury to South Korea
9th September, 2008
GM Holden announced its newest export programme
last Friday – the GM Daewoo Veritas, a long wheelbase luxury flagship tailored for the South
Korean market .....
Holden Adds 2WD To Captiva Range
27th August, 2008
GM Holden will offer a new entry in the medium SUV
segment with a new two-wheel-drive, diesel powered Captiva model .....
Update For Holden Barina
22nd August, 2008
GM Holden continues its competitive push into the
value end of the light car market with a fresh look and feel for the Barina 3 door and
5 door hatchbacks, plus the addition of side impact airbags across the range .....
Diesel Added To Revised Holden Epica Line-Up
18th July, 2008
GM Holden’s mid-size Epica sedan just got even
better with the introduction of a new fuel efficient four-cylinder diesel engine plus
six-speed automatic transmission with Active Select, Electronic Stability Programme
(ESP®) and six airbags standard across the range .....
Holden Drives Safety with Captiva 60th Anniversary Special Edition
3rd April, 2008
GM Holden continues its anniversary celebrations by
introducing the Captiva 60th Anniversary Special Edition including a rear view camera, adding even
greater safety and value to an already impressive list of standard features .....
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GM Gets The Beat From Daewoo
15th November, 2007
A vehicle based on the Chevrolet Beat concept, which appeared at
motor shows around the globe earlier this year, will go into production in South Korea, Chevrolet announced
at the 2007 Los Angeles Motor Show overnight .....
Holden Captiva Enhanced By Extra Features
12th October, 2007
Holden's popular mid-size SUV, the Captiva, is
about to get even better with a range of new standard features that will enhance its
position as a highly specified, flexible package that offers outstanding value for money .....
Holden Epica Now On Sale
3rd May, 2007
Epica is 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 .....
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Holden Captiva SUV Range Hits The Road
11th October, 2006
Holden has launched its all new Daewoo sourced
Captiva sports utility vehicle range. It is priced from $35,990 (RRP) .....
Holden To Offer Four Models In Captiva Range
18th September, 2006
Holden has announced it would offer four models
across the range of its new Captiva sports utility vehicle, all powered by the
Australian-built 3.2 litre Alloytec engine .....
Daewoo's New Holden Captiva
28th February, 2006
Holden’s new Daewoo-built sports utility vehicle will
be called Captiva and will be powered by a new 3.2-litre Global V6 all-alloy engine .....
Euro NCAP issues wake-up call to industry
26th February, 2006
A wake-up call for the motor industry as Euro NCAP
awards two star strike-through for the new Chevrolet Aveo sedan (Holden Barina sedan) .....
Holden's First Barina Sedan
19th February, 2006
Holden’s light car line-up has a new addition - and it
is made in communist China! (CORRECTION: The Barina sedan is made in South
Europe's New Chevrolet Epica From Daewoo
8th February, 2006
Europe's new Chevrolet Epica, sourced from Daewoo, is
the brand’s first mid-size model to be launched in Europe and will come with a choice of two
transversely mounted engines .....
Daewoo's New AWD To Debut At Geneva Motor Show
18th January, 2006
GM has issued the first details of its all-new
compact SUV, the Chevrolet Captiva, which makes its global debut at the Geneva Motor Show in
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GM Reaches New Milestone in Asia Pacific
29th December, 2005
With the purchase of a midnight black Chevrolet Optra
1.8 LT, H.E. Manaspas Xuto recently became the 1 millionth buyer of a General Motors vehicle in
Asia Pacific in 2005 .....
Holden Barina Ushers in New Era
7th November, 2005
Holden is set to shift the balance in Australia ’s light car market
with a new Barina starting below $13,000 with air conditioning as standard .....
Sales of Daewoo-Sourced Vehicles Rise 41%
2nd November, 2005
GM Daewoo Auto & Technology (GM Daewoo) announced yesterday that
112,631 of the Incheon-based car maker's vehicles were sold globally in October .....
S3X From Daewoo For Holden
16th October, 2005
Holden is showing the striking S3X concept SUV at Sydney's Australian
International Motor Show, as the preview for a Daewoo-sourced seven-seater Holden destined for Australia next year .....
Viva is Holden's Big News
10th October, 2005
Holden has launched Viva – a new nameplate, for the Holden brand .....
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