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2013 Buick Encore: 2012 Detroit Auto Show
2013 Buick Encore: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

Buick is quickly expanding its lineup, what with the Regal and new Verano, but it needs an encore to the Enclave. And that is exactly what it is naming its new compact crossover, the 2013 Encore. The new Encore's contemporary styling won't offend anyone. Up front, there's a dark-gray waterfall...Read More»

2013 Buick Encore teaser
2013 Buick Encore Crossover: 2012 Detroit Auto Show Preview

Buick today revealed the third section of its teaser image of the soon-to-be-revealed 2013 Encore. The full unveiling will come at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show next week. The latest image reveals the front end of the Encore, complete with the expected grille and a first look at the lower air dam...Read More»

Third Buick Encore Teaser
Update: 2013 Buick Encore Crossover Teaser Photos

With less than two weeks before the official full reveal at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show, Buick has revealed two additional teaser photos of its all-new 2013 Buick Encore compact crossover. As we reported earlier, the new small Buick crossover bears some resemblance to its larger brother, the Buick...Read More»

2012 Detroit Auto Show
Family Car Preview: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

Who doesn’t love a sneak peek at new production and concept vehicles prior to the start of a major auto show? In the case of the upcoming 2012 Detroit Auto Show, a number of automakers are fueling this anticipation by releasing glimpses of some family cars and SUVs they’ll showcase...Read More»

2013 Buick Encore Teaser
2013 Buick Encore Teased

With just a few short weeks remaining before the 2012 Detroit Auto Show press days begin, January 9 and 10, Buick sends out this teaser photo of its all-new 2013 Encore five-passenger compact crossover making its world debut there. As our sister publication TheCarConnection notes, this new small...Read More»

2012 Buick Enclave
Increased Car Sales Means Bargains May Be Slim And Tough To Find

If you’re in the market for a new family car and haven’t made the deal yet, you might find that the attractive incentives automakers have been offering are few and far between. In fact, it’s due to the record incentives that car sales are up. This is a good news, bad news...Read More»

GM and Takata's front center air bag. Image: © GM Corp.
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»

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