We took the Holden video cameras behind the scenes at the launch of the 2011 Holden Barina.
Presentations took place at Melbourne's South Wharf before driving out to the North East of Melbourne and ending at Holden HQ in Port Melbourne.
Holden Barina will be on sale in Australia and New Zealand in November
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check out all the details at www.holden.com.au/vehicles/barina
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
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 at the 2012 Sydney Motor Show
Video from media preview day at the 2012 Sydney Motor Show where we handed
over the keys to the Volt to our first Australian customer - the US
Ambassador to Australia, Jeffrey Bleich.
On show this year for the first time are the Holden Colorado 7, Holden
Malibu, Cruze Sportwagon and production Holden Volt. Also previewed is the
Barina CDX featuring Holden's brand new premium infotainment system -
MyLink which will be the first car system in Australia to support Pandora
Internet Radio in the first quarter of 2013.
This video features shots of the stand, interview with Holden MD, Mike
Devereux and an overview of some of the great MyLink features.
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
2011 Melbourne Motor Show Holden Media Reveal
The 2011 Australian International Motor Show opened on 1 July.
Holden Managing Director, Mike Devereux was joined by members of the Holden
Design team to reveal three Showcars, the Holden Colorado, Barin and Cruze
Holden VF Ute Vs The Nürburgring -- World record lap
The experts said we should be happy with 8 mins 40 secs. We hoped for 8
mins 30secs. See how we set the world record lap for a utility, pick up or
any other commercial vehicle.
Think VF Ute. Think Holden.
Find out more: http://www.holden.com.au/cars/ute
Making of the 2012 Holden Colorado show car for 2011 Melbourne Motor Show
An exclusive video for YouTube and Holden's stoked with the result! The
Holden Design team takes us behind the scenes as they take the Holden
Colorado show car from a concept sketch to car that was revealed on the
motor show stand. Check out more on the Colorado Show Car at
2011 Holden Barina Hatch
Launched November 2011 the Holden Barina hatch goes on sale in Australia in
November. Barina has been a well known name in Australia since the
introduction of the first model Barina, back in 1985.
Standard features on the all-new Barina include Bluetooth and Bluetooth
audio streaming, USB input and iPod connectivity, steering wheel controls
and cruise control.
It has also received a five-star safety rating from the Australasian New
Car Assessment Program (ANCAP)
Find out more: http://www.holden.com.au/vehicles/barina
Holden Virtual Ute Muster 2011 - Photo Gallery Video
To celebrate Holden's support of the Deni Ute Muster - see our '2011
Virtual Ute Muster' video showcasing a great range of Holden Ute photos
shared with us by our Facebook fans - ranging from FX to VE. Thanks to
everyone who submitted a photo for us to share and make this clip possible.
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Holden Barina | Chevrolet Aveo | Euro NCAP Crash Test 2011
Holden 2011 Barina has achieved the highest possible 5 star ANCAP
(Australasian New Car Assessment Program) safety rating. This footage
shows Chevrolet Aveo, sold in Australia as the Holden Barina, undergoing
the Euro NCAP crash test 2011.
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
The making of.....Holden Thunder Ute TV commercial
Ever wondered what goes into shooting a Holden TV ad?
We asked the team behind the Holden Thunder Ute TV commercial to give us a
look behind the scenes..
The commercial was filmed on location at Avalon Airport, Victoria
3 hours footage was filmed in total -- 2 of the car and 1 of the bull
A team of 40 people took part in the shoot, including actors, film crew,
locations team, wardrobe, Holden reps and more.....and we filmed not 1, but
2 angry bulls!
Then the team spent 6 days in post production, to get the finished ad.
Holden Series II Captiva 5 and Captiva 7
Holden Series II Captiva goes on sale later this month. Here, Holden
Managing Director, Mike Devereux and Marketing Director, Phil Brook share
what's new for Captiva.
Chevrolet Caprice Police Patrol Vehicle Evaluation - January 2011
The Chevrolet Caprice Police Patrol Vehicle will be made by GM Holden in
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.
Featuring the latest in touch-screen and Bluetooth® technology, the
Commodore's all new Holden-iQ System lets you play music from your choice
of iPod®, MP3 player, USB device, CD or the vehicle's own internal flash
drive where fitted. Access your mobile phone address book to make and take
calls, hands-free without touching your phone. Holden Series II Commodore -
the future has never looked better.