General Motors Chairman and CEO, Dan Akerson, and other senior GM leaders met with Australian Minister for Manufacturing, Senator the Hon. Kim Carr, and South Australian Premier, the Hon. Jay Weatherill, today to discuss Holden’s ongoing commitment to manufacturing cars in Australia.
For the first time since 2005, two Holden vehicles – Commodore and Cruze, finished the year among Australia’s top five-selling vehicles.
After a record 15 years as Australia’s number one selling car, the Commodore closed 2011 in the number two position with sales of 40,617 units.
Holden sold a total 33,784 Cruzes last year, an increase of 5,450 units or