They don’t think the now-former carmaker should put the Commodore badge on an imported car. The next Commodore will be a German-built, front-wheel-drive Opel and while it might be a good vehicle, many think the name is exclusively Australian and therefore should be retired. “That is probably one of the biggest sore points with us,” said retiring forklift driver Peter Clarke, 61. “Calling it a Commodore just doesn’t sit well with us,” he said. “It’s not going to be a Commodore any more.