Work begins constructing buildings and facilities.
First parts made.
First unpainted bodies produced.
Royal visit by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in February. Painted, fully trimmed and sealed bodies shipped to final assembly plants.
First complete vehicles manufactured including the HD Holden; and in 1968 first Monaro and HB Torana Series II launches.
HQ Holden launches including first Statesman; Caprice starts in 1974.
First Commodores (VC) built at Elizabeth after $6.7 million investment.
VK Commodore and RB Gemini launched.
Elizabeth becomes Holden’s sole vehicle operations in Australia and the VN Commodore is introduced.
5 millionth Holden (VN Calais) made.
$500m upgrade across entire site.
Third shift introduced, daily volume reaches 780, annual volume peaks at 165, 252.
Seven millionth Holden produced (VE Commodore Duel Fuel); time capsule buried at Elizabeth for 50th anniversary.
Cruze and US Police cars launched in 2011; Chevrolet SS launched in 2013.