Holden was headquartered in Melbourne, Australia and was a 100% subsidiary of General Motors. Until 2017, Holden had its own development department with corresponding production facilities on site. The founder was Alexander Holden, who emigrated from England to South Australia in 1852. In Melbourne, Holden ran its technology and design development center. The center was part of a global GM development network and other models, not just Holden, were developed. The self-developed powerful models "Commodore" and "Caprice" (V6 and V8) from 2013 should be emphasized Holden Special Vehiles (HSV for short). The tuning company HSV distributed the tuned variants of Holden vehicles. The tuning versions of the Holden Commodore were imported to the UK. They were shipped from Vauxhall as models of the VXR8 (eight-cylinder) series. Comparable you were with the OPC variants of Opel, The comfortable large pickups were mostly own developments. They were better for the Australian market. 2017 ran the last Holden vehicle off the line. The Australian sales were simply too low.

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