A proud tradition of local service
Holts have been operating in the motor vehicle industry since 1926 with the establishment of a motor garage at Piangil selling Morris motor vehicles and trucks, H.V McKay and Massey Harris farm equipment and fuel, oil and parts.
In 1937 they moved to Swan Hill expanding into Humber and Hillman vehicles and Commer Trucks and in 1970 were awarded the Chrysler franchise. In 1981 Mitsubishi Motors Australia Limited took over Chrysler and in 2005 Holts were awarded the Hyundai franchise.
We look forward to welcoming you to our dealership where our tradition of service continues and you are assured of our best attention to your needs at all times.
Piangil Motors is established by William Holt & Beecher Hungerford, starting with a workshop, spare parts, and Shell lubricants.
The business moved to the expanding township of Swan Hill Victoria and Bickley's garage on McCallum Street is purchased, with a workshop, spare parts, and fuel supply. They also began selling and servicing Sunshine Farm Machinery.
Later that year building new premises at 393 Campbell Street with selling Sunshine McKay farm machinery.
Our current premises are built this year at 69-75 Campbell Street Swan Hill. Holts also began selling and servicing Humber & Hillman brands of vehicles. Also starting up the Service station.
Holts is awarded the Chrysler Franchise.
Mitsubishi Motors Aust. Ltd. takes over the Chrysler brand & production facilities, as a result, the triple red diamond of the Mitsubishi Motors logo becomes prominent at the Holts showroom where it still sits is today.
The service station switches over to Mobil Fuels.
Holts was awarded the Hyundai franchise.
The service station returns to selling Shell fuels and lubricants.
Holts opens a new Hyundai showroom in Curlewis Street Swan Hill.
The Mitsubishi showroom at 69-75 Campbell Street Swan Hill is updated & modernized.
The service station gets a major refurbishment with new fuel pumps and tanks installed.
Holts is awarded the Isuzu UTE franchise, located on Curlewis Street Swan Hill.
97 Curlewis Street is purchased and a Holts new vehicle accessory & Pre-Delivery Centre is built.