Does New Zealand have Holden?

With a heavy heart, Holden announced today that General Motors will be retiring the Holden brand in Australia and New Zealand. This announcement will be felt deeply by the entire Holden family, our customers and our fans.

Is it OK to still buy a Holden?

You can still buy a Holden until the dealers close their sales operations. There are likely to be good deals on some Holden models until they sell out. Questions remain about depreciation.

Is Holden closing down in NZ?

Holden to shut down across NZ and Australia, resulting in hundreds of job losses. Holden is hitting the brakes in New Zealand and Australia, with owner General Motors (GM) announcing the brand will be retired from sales by 2021.

Where are Holden cars made now?

From 1994 to 2017, all Australian-built Holden vehicles were manufactured in Elizabeth, South Australia, and engines were produced at the Fishermans Bend plant in Melbourne….Holden.

Trade name Holden
Fate Holden brand phased out; replaced by GM Specialty Vehicles
Successor GMSV (for HSV)
Headquarters Port Melbourne , Australia

Where can I buy Holden merchandise?

Holden | Shop Official Holden Merchandise Online |

Is Chevrolet coming to NZ?

GM Specialty Vehicles – 2022 Chevrolet Silverado Launched in New Zealand. Like many things, the launch of the new range of Chevrolet Silverados had been delayed due to Covid and its knock-on effects on the global supply chain.

Will Holdens go up in value?

If the model in question comes from Holden Special Vehicles (HSV), prices have also soared over the past 12 months, with the median price climbing 30.7 per cent to $68,000 in January 2021 compared to the corresponding month last year.

Are Holden cars reliable?

Australian-made Fords and Holdens are an institution (though, sadly, not for much longer). While not as reliable as Japanese cars, they are still made very well and are reasonably reliable. And, given that they’re made here, the cost of parts is relatively low.

What will replace Holden?

The Camaro will replace the now defunct Holden Commodore as GM’s Supercars racer when the Gen3 rules come into play for the 2023 season.

Will Holden come back to Australia?

Back in February, General Motors announced it would retire the Holden brand in Australia, leading to questions over the automaker’s future presence in the Australian market. Now, GM Authority has uncovered a trademark filing that confirms GMSV as the new GM brand in Australia.

Will Australia ever make cars again?

Car fans across Australia would love be able to buy homegrown vehicles again, and that’s without mentioning all the talented, passionate men and women who lost their jobs when the industry went belly-up. But here’s the rub: it isn’t going to happen. The days of Australia mass-producing vehicles are over.