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Sir Edward Wheewall Holden (1885 – 1947) is considered the father of the Australian car industry. Sir Edward’s company Holden was founded in 1856 as a saddlery business, but later moved into the automotive field.

Holden became a subsidiary of the US-based General Motors in1931. Based in Port Melbourne, Victoria, GM Holden Ltd has offered over the years, a broad range of locally produced vehicles, supplemented by imported GM models.

See also
Bathurst Motor Racing Winners
Australian Motor Racing

Other Resources

  1. How Safe Is Your Car
  2. Motorsport Safety & Rescue
  3. Australian Automobile Assoc (AAA)
  4. CalTex
  5. Fuel Watch
    WA Dept of Consumer Protection.
  6. NEC Australian Rally Championship
  7. CAMS – Confederation of Australian Motor Sport
    Governing body of Australian Motor Sport
  8. Historic Rally Association
  9. West Australian Racing Museum
  10. Rally Sport Magazine