First Holden Volt test drives - Sydney December 2011
In December 2011, VIPs and media joined Holden at the official reveal of the first Holden Volts to arrive in Australia. These left hand drive vehicles are not allowed to be driven by non-Holden employees, so the first drive took place in a Sydney warehouse.
View more information at: http://www.holden.com.au/volt
Charging the Holden Volt
http://www.holdenhq.com.au Interview with Holden Performance Engineer, Dion Schulz about the work he is doing ahead of the launch of the Holden Volt in Australia later this year. Dion also shows us how simple it is to use the new Volt charging station at Holden's headquarters - 191 Salmon Street, Fishermans Bend.
Introducing the Holden Volt - How it works
Introducing the ground-breaking Holden Volt - an electric vehicle without range restrictions. Want to drive purely on electricity? You can. The Holden Volt is electric when you want it, petrol when you need it.
For more information: http://www.holden.com/volt
2011 RACV Energy Breakthrough - Holden event review
As a major sponsor of the RACV Energy Breakthrough, Holden provides 22 employees as mentors throughout the year. The mentors help students and school teachers design, construct and test their own human-powered vehicles. More than 6000 students from 170 primary and secondary schools descend on Maryborough to participate in demonstrating how they have used environmentally-friendly technology to power vehicles of different shapes and sizes.
View more information on the Holden Volt at: http://www.holden.com.au/volt
During the event, Holden showcased its new electric car, The Volt which kicked off the trials of the student's vehicles on the "Holden Track" with a parade lap.
Holden Volt Revealed To Media
http://www.holden.com.au/volt Volt, the no-compromise electric car, was previewed to motoring media at an exclusive event in Sydney on December 8/9 2011.
The event, featured the first left hand drive engineering model vehicles to arrive in Australia, and was the first time the motoring media have seen the Volt as a Holden.
Volt - Electric when you want it, petrol when you need it
1969 Holden Hurricane concept car - restored 2011
Holden has gone back to the future, restoring its very first concept car -- the 1969 Holden Hurricane.
The futuristic research vehicle described as an experiment "to study design trend, propulsion systems and other long range developments" has been restored to its former glory as a labour of love by a dedicated group of Holden designers and engineers.
Code named RD 001; the Hurricane is a mid-engined, rear-wheel drive, two-seater sports car which incorporates a remarkable array of innovative features and technology, much of it way ahead of its time.
electronic digital instrument displays,
automatic temperature control air conditioning,
rear vision camera
automated route finder
Holden Hurricane goes on show to the public for the first time at Motorclassica, Melbourne, October 21-23
SIDI Direct Injection Technology - Holden Commodore
Introducing the Spark Ignition Direct Injection V6 engine. State-of-the-art technology that delivers incredible fuel economy, the world-class refinement and extra engine performance without compromise. It's why it's the most important change in Commodore's history.
Steel to Road - Building Holden Commodore (Part 1)
http://Holden.com.au/commodore - See Australia's top selling car for the last 15 years, the Holden Commodore, being made from steel coil to the car you see on the road.
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Holden Volt Technology Workshop - 11 September 2012
www.holdenhq.com.au Holden hosted a technology workshop for tech media, bloggers and auto journalists. The event showcased Volt's innovative technology and gave guests a view into GM's developments in the area of infotainment and active safety.
With special thanks to GM's Kristen Siemen, Executive Director, Electrical Systems and Kathy McMahon, Senior Management, Infotainment Program Management and Holden's Paul Gibson, Director, Electrical Engineering for participating in our event.
View more information on the Holden Volt at http://www.holden.com.au/volt
Chevrolet Caprice Police Patrol Vehicle Evaluation - January 2011
The Chevrolet Caprice Police Patrol Vehicle will be made by GM Holden in Australia.
Based on the Holden Caprice, it was recently evaluated by US police departments at the Firebird International Raceway in Phoenix, Arizona.
Holden took some cameras behind the scenes and captured this vision of the police officers putting the Caprice through its paces.
Steel to Road - Building Holden Commodore (Part 2 Body & Paint Shop)
http://Holden.com.au/commodore - Part 2 of Steel to Road explores the Body and Paint Shops. See the Holden Commodore make its way through the Body Shop where the familiar body profile takes shape and learn what goes into producing the Commodore's rich and unique colours in the Paint Shop.
Holden Manufacturing Announcement - March 2012
http://www.HoldenHQ.com.au Holden Social Media team member, Sarah Prescott covers the announcement of 2 all new Holden cars to be made in Australia within the second half of the decade. The announcement was made by Holden Managing Director, Mike Devereux with Australia's Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Industry Minister, Greg Combet and SA Premier, Jay Weatherill
Holden Design: A Look Inside Series (Holden Careers)
Ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at Holden Design? Here's your chance to have a look inside and learn about the diverse career journeys of some of Holden Design's talented team.
If this inspires you to consider a career in any one of these individuals direction, you can find out more about the opportunities to work alongside the team at http://www.holden.com/careers or for students interested in our Cooperative program all you need to know will be here http://www.facebook.com/HoldenStudentRecruitment.
Holden Colorado Behind The Scenes
http://www.HoldenHQ.com.au Holden Social Media team member, Sarah Prescott interviews Scott Doughty, Holden Vehicle Performance Manager behind the scenes in Queensland before the launch of the Holden Colorado to the media.