Holden is going through a time of change. The Australian firm General Motors is one part, southern closing its nationwide industrial activity and, on the other hand by reorganizing its business activities with the arrival of new models in its catalogue. For this is counting with the helps of its matrix and its new leaders that, to mode of procuresses, are choosing them best models of each brand sister of General Motors to market them low its seal in Australia.
We already know that the principal donor of Holden models will be Opel and that the new Grand Sport logo will become the Commodore of the firm. However it seems the lion House will take all its German sister models provided. According to have declared them managers of the firm, after the presentation of the Opel Crossland X, to Australia not is planned that reaches a version highlighted of this model.
According to Sean Poppitt, one of the spokesmen of Holden, the new X Crossland does not conform to the tastes of Australian customers and that his arrival in the country is therefore ruled out. In addition, said that the Holden Trax (twin of the Chevrolet Trax) has just arrived to the market and by design and positioning is more adapted to the type of new vehicle looking to the firm’s clients.
However has clarified that, but they have decided that this model will not come to the country at this time, if things change might examine changes to apply to it to take it and market it. Another aspect that has wanted to mention Poppitt is that the large Opel, Grandland X SUV that will come to Australia once is presented formally to the signing of ray and have applied the necessary changes so that share the aesthetic line with the rest of Holden models.
The arrival of the X Grandland will be once they begin to be sold in Australia highlighted versions of the Chevrolet Equinox and Acadia and could well be the year 2018.
Source – Holden