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2013 VFACTS: Winners and losers

VFACTS data for 2013 reveals the Toyota Corolla as the best-selling passenger vehicle in Australia, just pipping the Mazda 3.

Holden's timeline to destruction

To many, it seemed inevitable, but Holden’s decision to cease manufacturing in Australia was a long and sometimes painful journey. Here’s how it...

Holden closure: the full story

Holden to become full-line vehicle and parts importer with design studio staying

Holden closure: Toyota's response


Holden closure: company statement

Dead: Holden to cease manufacturing by 2017

Dead: Holden to cease manufacturing by 2017

Dead: Holden to cease manufacturing by 2017

D Day for Holden

Today is D Day for Holden with reports swirling the embattled company’s boss, Mike Devereux, is this morning appearing before the government’s P...

Report: Holden quits Oz by 2016

Today was supposed to be the day that Holden's great export hope was launched in the US city of Palm Springs.

Oz's cheapest car axed

Australia’s cheapest car, the $9,990 Chery J1, is no more due to safety regulation changes.

Toyota gets behind local industry

Toyota Australia recently announced that it will pour $123 million into its local manufacturing operations as it prepares to build what it says...

'Holden's Evoke makes me smile,' says Land Rover boss

Jaguar Land Rover wasn’t angered by Holden’s decision to name its entry level VF Commodore the Evoke -- which sounds suspiciously like Land Rove...

Car industry slams 'dire' tax changes

Another nail has been hammered into the coffin of the Australian motoring industry - and it’s the Federal Government that’s swinging the hammer.

Holden denies holding Government to ransom

Holden has denied media reports that it is playing "double or nothing" with the Federal Government, demanding another $265 million in funding or...

Holden to cut wages, axe more staff

Holden will ask its workers to take pay cuts or voluntary redundancies as it looks to secure its manufacturing future in Australia.

Ford Australia timeline

Wheels looks back at the history of Ford Motor Company in Australia.