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 ...


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.


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 ...


Holden Prototype Car No. 1. Four door, blue-gunmetal grey sedan with chrome- plated radiator grille, bumper. Holden Prototype Car No. 1, made in 1946 ...


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


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.


Oct 21, 2017 ... GM Holden Ltd., an Australian subsidiary of the U.S. automotive giant, built its last car almost 70 years after it created Australia's first, the FX ...


Holden manufactured the FX 48-215, the first car 'made in Australia, for Australia'. Ben Chifley, the prime minister, launched ...


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