GM Holden Ltd. reportedly is poised to rush the closure of its Family II 4-cyl. engine plant in Port Melbourne, Victoria. The Age newspaper in Melbourne says the shuttering of the Australian plant, originally scheduled for late this year and affecting 530 workers, could happen as early as next month “as U.S.-based General Motors (Corp.) shares the pain of its near-collapse with its overseas subsidiaries.” The report quotes a GM Holden spokesman as confirming the engine plant is one of ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"Holden May Hurry Engine-Plant Closure; Union Says More Job Cuts Likely" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

  All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
  Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
  •   Global sales and production data by country
  •   U.S. model-line inventory data
  •   Engine and equipment installation rates
  •   WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
  •   Product Cycle chart
  •   Interrelationships among major OEMs
  •   Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
   •  Historical data and much more!

For pricing and subscription information please contact
Lisa Williamson by email: or phone: (248) 799-2642

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Already registered? here.