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Corporate entry General Motors-Holden's Ltd (1931 - 1990s)

Victoria, Australia
Motor industry


General Motors-Holden's Ltd. was established in 1931 as a result of a merger which took place between General Motors Australia and Holden Motor Body Builders. In the late 1990s the company became simply Holden Ltd.


 1918 - 1931 Holden's Motor Body Builders
 1926 - 1931 General Motors Australia
       1931 - 1990s General Motors-Holden's Ltd
             1990s - Holden Ltd

Published resources


  • Bebbington, Terry, 60 Years of Holden: Complete Encyclopedia of all Models , Haynes Manuals, Padstow (N.S.W.) , 2009, 352 pp. Details
  • Hagon, Toby and Hagon, Will, Holden: our car 1856-2017, Pan Macmillan Australia, Sydney, 2016, 280 pp. Details
  • Hartnett, Laurence, Big wheels and little wheels, Rev. edn, Gold Star Publications, Hawthorn (Vic.), 1973, 278 pp. Details
  • Loffler, Don, Holden Days: From the Original 48-215 'FX' to the 1966 HR, Wakefield Press, Kent Town (S.A.), 2012, 276 pp. Details

Conference Papers

Journal Articles

  • Arthur, Ian, 'Making cars in Australia', ASHET News, vol. 10, no. 4, 2017, pp. 1, 3-6. Details


See also

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