Posted: 7 October, 2016
by Sean Maynard
Small Car Production 'Cruzes' Off From Adelaide
It's a sad day for the local car industry.
The very last Holden Cruze has rolled off the production line at the Elizabeth factory.
It was the last locally-built small car in Australia and more than 120,000 vehicles were made in Adelaide.
It's also the end of the line for around 270 workers who face voluntary redundancy.
The last two sedan and hatch Cruze models are being donated to the Leukaemia Foundation.
Production of the Holden Commodore will continue for several more months until the plant is wound up later next year.
It's also the end of an era for Ford which has ended its decades-long history of car-making at Broadmeadows in Victoria.
The final Ford Falcon came off the line this morning.