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General Motors Leads With Industry-First Front Center Airbag
General Motors Leads With Industry-First Front Center Airbag

The 2011 Chevrolet Cruze has 10 standard airbags and that was an industry first for a compact car. Today, General Motors adds another industry first, announcing it will introduce the first front center airbag on the 2013 Buick Enclave, GMC Acadia and Chevrolet Traverse crossovers. The 2012 Buick...Read More»

GM and Takata's front center air bag. Image: © GM Corp.
GM Pioneers The Front Center Air Bag

General Motors will launch an industry-first center air bag in 2013 Buick Enclave, GMC Acadia and Chevy Traverse midsize crossovers. The airbag will be standard on the Buick Enclave, and on all Acadia and Traverse models equipped with power seats. The front center airbag is designed to protect...Read More»

2012 Buick Verano
2012 Buick Verano Priced From $23,470

Buick has high hopes for their Acura TSX and Lexus IS 250-fighting Verano compact sedan. It’s Buick’s first new compact car since the demise of the Skylark in the 1990s, and it’s the best chance the automaker has at luring a younger demographic to the brand. Based on the same...Read More»

2012 Buick Verano
Saab Reorganizes, Buick Prices Verano, Jaguar C-X16 Bows: Car News Headlines

Nissan might build the non-U.S. mid-size Teana sedan in Tennessee, for everyone but Americans. [TheCarConnection] Saab has filed for protection from creditors while it reorganizes. How is this different from a bankruptcy? That's what they did last time. [MotorAuthority] The 2012 Buick Verano has...Read More»

2012 Buick Verano
2012 Buick Verano Priced From $23,470

The 2012 Buick Verano compact luxury sedan is the third new Buick in the past three years, as well as the brand’s first compact sedan since the unloved Skylark. Now it has a third trick up its sleeve to entice buyers interested in a Chevy Cruze-sized premium small car: a starting price of...Read More»

2012 Volkswagen Passat
China Halfheartedly Clamps Down On Government Car Perks

When it comes to political leaders who work the system for their own benefit, the United States hardly has a monopoly. In China, being a government official practically entitles you to a free car, free maintenance, and in some cases, all the government money you can embezzle via phony service...Read More»

2012 Buick Verano
2012 Buick Verano: The Sounds Of Silence

Think about the concept for a moment: A family car that promises – and delivers – the sounds of silence. Now think about the typical stresses and noise that go along with everyday family life. Wouldn't it be nice to get in a family car that gives you that precious quiet time? The...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Cruze
GM Looks To Streamline Platform And Engine Options

If the recent recession has taught automakers anything, it’s this: lean and efficient companies get by, even in difficult economic times. In the next ten years, General Motors wants to cut the number of platforms and engines used by its divisions in half. Today, the automaker utilizes nearly...Read More»

2012 Buick Regal with eAssist
2012 Buick Regal With eAssist Priced From $29,530

Family buyers looking for a mid-size luxury sedan that’s sporty and offers mild hybrid technology and fuel efficiency may find what they’re looking for in the 2012 Buick Regal with eAssist. Buick announced that the mild hybrid version of the 2012 Regal will start at $29,530, including...Read More»

2012 Buick Regal GS
2012 Buick Regal GS and Regal eAssist Priced

General Motors has revealed pricing for their 2012 Buick Regal GS and 2012 Buick Regal eAssist mild-hybrid models, and it looks like both will prove to be well priced in their respective segments. The 2012 Buick Regal GS will start at $35,310, including a delivery charge of $860. That money buys...Read More»

GMC's updated website with Facebook integration
Buick, GMC Now Let You Share Your Dream Ride On Facebook

General Motors' marketing team have working overtime to make the company's brands attractive to tech-friendly consumers. A couple of weeks ago, the company announced that its popular OnStar system would finally come to non-GM vehicles on July 24 (i.e. yesterday), and now the automaker has unveiled...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Cruze
J.D. Power: Chinese Avoid Chinese Car Brands (But Love GM)

A couple of weeks ago, we mentioned a survey that showed Americans' growing dissatisfaction with domestic brands. On the other side of the Pacific, there's a similar story to tell in China's burgeoning, booming auto market. According to a recent study from J.D. Power, Chinese shoppers are wary of...Read More»

2011 Cadillac CTS
Groupon Groupies: $199 Gets $500 Off A GM Vehicle (In One Michigan Town)

Who doesn’t love a good deal? Every family head worth his or her coupon clippings knows that Groupon is often a bargain. You just need to need the item. And a new GM vehicle might just be the right item. At least, that’s what one GM dealer in Highland Township, Michigan believes. As...Read More»

2011 Cadillac CTS Sedan
GM Offers One Year’s Free Car Insurance to Buyers In Washington and Oregon

Anyone on the fence about buying a new vehicle certainly has many items to consider, auto insurance being one of them. General Motors is now offering consumers in Washington and Oregon a free year’s worth of car insurance – if they buy a new 2010, 2011 or 2012 GM product between now and...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Cruze
Buy A GM Vehicle, Get Free Car Insurance

If you live in the states of Washington or Oregon and are shopping for a new Chevrolet, Buick, GMC or Cadillac, we’ve got some good news for you. Through September 6, residents of those states who buy a new 2010, 2011 or 2012 GM product will get one year of auto insurance coverage at no...Read More»

2012 Buick Regal GS
2012 Buick Regal GS: Return of the Sporty Family Buick?

When Buick launches the 2012 Regal GS this fall, the halo sedan will feature a horsepower boost – to 270 horsepower. GM's original specs for the Regal GS called for only 255 horsepower, so the added 15 horses are a definite improvement. That may qualify the Regal GS as a viable contender for...Read More»

2012 Buick LaCrosse
2012 Buick LaCrosse To Benefit From GM's Improved V-6

If you’re in the market for a 2012 Buick LaCrosse, there’s good news on the horizon: the 2012 model will benefit from the same engine upgrades as the 2012 Chevrolet Camaro V-6. LaCrosse buyers opting for the V-6 version will get a 3.6-liter engine rated at 303 horsepower, which is an...Read More»

Ryan Dunn
Jackass Star Ryan Dunn, Hybrid Popemobile, John McGee: Today's Car News

Jackass star Ryan Dunn died last night when his Porsche crashed. Our thoughts go out to his family and friends. [MotorAuthority] John McGee, state senator for Idaho, has been booked on charge of DUI and grand theft. [TheCarConnection] Will General Motors' 2011 Chevrolet Volt become a costly dead...Read More»

Chevy, Buick, and GMC 'Main Street in Motion' drive event, CitiField, NYC, June 2011
Chevy, Buick, GMC Get 'Butts In Seats' Via Stadium Drive Days

Let's say you're the largest U.S. automaker, and you have a little problem. You're building cars that get good reviews for features, fit, finish, and fuel economy, but half the world still thinks you build lousy cars like you used to, and the other half shuns you as "Government Motors" due to a...Read More»

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