The Holden 48-215 is a mid-size sedan which was produced by the Australian automaker ... The 48-215 was the first model from General Motors in Australia to bear the Holden name. ... 1 September, the decision is made to call the car Holden.


In 1852, James Alexander Holden emigrated to South ... in 1908, Holden & Frost moved into the business of minor repairs to car upholstery. ... These bodies were made to suit a number of chassis imported from ...


Dec 10, 2013 ... The iconic car maker Holden has today announced an end to its operations in Australia. Look back on the history of the manufacturer, since its ...


1948: Australia's first locally made car, the Holden 48-215, launched.


The Holden was a vivid manifestation of Australian dreams of prosperity, made more intense by years of wartime austerity. More than just a car, the early ...


Oct 14, 2017 ... Tracing its history back to 1856, Holden is the second-oldest mobility ... restrictions during World War I prompted a lack of fully built vehicles.


INTERACTIVE TIMELINE: Holden Australia has closed down its Adelaide ... Farewelling more than 60 years of local manufacturing by the car-making lion.


August 1946 saw the first fully functional prototype of the car in the US; it was ... The first Holden was built to a reject 1949-model Chevrolet styling design on ...


Oct 20, 2017 ... After the last locally made Holden, all cars bought in the country will be ... Ford (F) was the first to back out, announcing in May 2013 that it was ...