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Special: The Untold Story of Australia's Holden
by by John Wright
Binding: Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Weight: 120
Dimension: H: 0.75 x L: 9 x W: 0.59 inches

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This is a fascinating history of an iconic car the FJ Holden and the story of the extraordinary success of General Motors Holden. The FJ Holden is an unmistakable, much loved, and unique symbol of Australia. But how did it get this way? Exactly how did an American car company so accurately grasp Australia's automotive pulse to create a car which is now an Australian automotive icon? Right from the beginning, Holden understood the importance of brand, the need to create a car for every purse and purpose. The advent of the FJ Holden, seen as 'Australia's Own Car,' revolutionized Australian automobility. Australians clamored for the Holden not just because it was a (relatively) affordable car but because it was seen as symbolic of the new post war era of increasing prosperity. Holden now enjoys a unique, iconic status in the automotive culture of Australia. In this fascinating book part social history, part corporate history, part biography of a car Wright tracks the elements that made General Motors Holden such a successful company, from its beginnings in the 1920s and the boom in car ownership in the 1950s right through to the present day, when a Holden car an artistic re invention of the much loved 1953 FJ Holden was the star car at the 2005 Australian International Motor Show. This is a must read story of opportunity, inspiration, and business genius for all motoring enthusiasts, Holden fans, and car buffs.

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