STATE CASH KEEPS HOLDEN IN AUSTRALIA
Federal money helps GM commit to its Australian arm
GM clearly feels there's mileage in Holden, however, as it has pledged $1bn AUD (£660m) of investment to its Aussie division until 2022, a move that follows a $275m AUD (£181m) cash injection from the Australian government.
Exactly what form the two new models will take is unclear, but they're likely to be next generation of the Commodore and a smaller saloon "The two new Australian-made cars will be world-class." Says Holden Chairman Mike Devereux. "They will be underpinned by global architectures from within General Motors and bring new fuel-saving, connectivity and safety technologies to Holden's portfolio."
the Maloo pick-up we drove recently and the estate version are also available as Vauxhalls. And the UK car market would definitely be the worse off for the absence of those three from price lists.