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2012 Buick Regal GS Gets Pre-Launch Horsepower Bump
2012 Buick Regal GS Gets Pre-Launch Horsepower Bump

Common wisdom decrees that Buicks have an interior that’s silent as a tomb, with handling most often associated with ocean-going vessels. Common wisdom, then, wouldn’t apply to the new Buick Regal, which is the first Buick in recent history to add a dose of sport to its ample amounts of...Read More»

2012 BMW M5
2012 BMW M5, Class of 2009, Lexus Reinventing, Buick Regal GS: Today's Car News

Late last night official pictures of the 2012 BMW M5 leaked onto the web. This forced BMW to make the 2012 M5 official, slightly ahead of schedule. [MotorAuthority] Do you think Lexus is trying to reinvent itself? Does it need to? [TheCarConnection] Father's day is coming; do you know what you're...Read More»

Texting while driving, by Flickr user ericathompson
2012 Benz ML63 AMG, C-Max, and Flo Rida: Today's Car News

The NHTSA just put the industry on notice: your car is not a mobile device. Who knew? (And, really--it actually is.) [TheCarConnection] We knew the 2012 Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG is coming; now we have the spy video to prove it. [MotorAuthority] With the 2013 Ford C-Max Energi, Ford finally will have...Read More»

2012 Buick Regal 4-door Sedan Turbo Premium 2 Steering Wheel
How Do You Sell Sexy? If You Know, Tell Buick

My cousin, a thirty-something up-and-comer, was looking for a new car. Not too fancy, but not too pedestrian, something that wasn’t a fuel pig, yet had lots of toys and bells and whistles. He does a fair bit of driving every year and likes comfort, decent performance, reliability, and just a...Read More»

2012 Buick LaCrosse eAssist Live Shots
2012 Buick LaCrosse eAssist Priced

Buick has released pricing on their mild-hybrid, four-cylinder LaCrosse eAssist, showing that it will sticker at $30,820 (including a destination charge of $860) before you begin adding options. Technically, that allows Buick to claim it’s priced “below $30,000," which also makes it...Read More»

2001 Buick Park Avenue Ultra
How To Avoid Buying A Bad Used Car

Bad used cars can turn what should be a happy occasion--fresh wheels in your driveway--into a nightmare. But buying a used car has all of the pitfalls of buying a new car, plus many of its own, not the least of which is inheriting someone else's problems. “Let your mechanic look it...Read More»

2011 Buick Enclave
The Stories New (Buick Enclave) Tires Could Tell

Ever wonder how the original equipment tires wind up on your family vehicle? It’s not that they were a bargain and the automaker thought they’d save a few coins here and there by snapping up huge lots. Of course, car companies do have their buyers negotiate the best deals possible with...Read More»

Opel Astra GTC three-door hatchback
Should Buick Bring The Astra GTC To The U.S.? #YouTellUs

Above: the sporty new Opel Astra GTC hatchback. That's today. Is it going to be a Buick tomorrow? We've heard rumors that the cute little Astra could come to the U.S. as a Buick. It'd give Buick the product to fight off the Audi A3 hatchback, Lexus CT 200h, and many other new entries into the...Read More»

2013 Chevrolet Malibu
GM Posts Best Quarter In Years, Buoyed On U.S. Product

General Motors [NYSE: GM] is proving that it's truly back in the black. For the fifth straight quarter since emerging from bankruptcy, it posted a net income. In fact, it's not just GM's best financial performance since the 2009 bailout; it beats the company's results for many years prior. For the...Read More»

2011 Toyota Camry LE
African-American Auto Market Surged In 2010, Toyota Benefited Most

Toyota is now the top single brand among African Americans, with 15 percent of the new-vehicle market. That's according to information and marketing analysts at Polk, who listed Ford, Chevrolet, Honda, and Nissan as runners up, each with more than ten percent of the market. While what Polk calls...Read More»

GM honor badge for military personnel
In May, GM Extends Military Discounts To Spouses & Retirees

If you're one of America's men or women in the armed forces, you probably know that General Motors offers discounts to military personnel, but for the next few weeks, the automaker is extending those price breaks to military spouses and retirees, too. If your purchase is a Chevrolet, GM will go one...Read More»

2011 Buick LaCrosse
2011 Buick LaCrosse Earns The NHTSA's Top Rating

Add another GM car to the roster of vehicles earning the Feds' top safety rating. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says the 2011 Buick LaCrosse is worthy of a five-star safety rating. The NHTSA has toughened its safety ratings for the current model year; as a result, many...Read More»

2011 Buick Regal
General Motors Announces Price Increase

General Motors has announced an upcoming price increase on vehicles from Buick, Chevrolet, GMC and Cadillac, due largely to the increase in oil and metal costs. The automaker hasn’t provided a model-by-model breakdown yet, but states that the average per-vehicle increase will be $123. GM did...Read More»

Woman forces man to buy Buick in Shanghai
Video: Shanghai Woman Forces Man To Buy Buick

Driving through a dealership, apparently threatening to steal, then run over, the man you're dating to convince him to buy you a new Buick Regal is daring. It also works, apparently. At least it does on this man, in a Shanghai Buick dealership. The drama unfolds, with English captions, as the young...Read More»

2011 Lexus CT 200h
J.D. Power: Lexus, MINI Dealerships Lead In Customer Satisfaction

Lexus and MINI are among the brands with the best dealership service. That's according to the J.D. Power and Associates' 2011 U.S. Customer Service Index (CSI) Study—the big annual study that gauges multiple aspects of dealership service after the sale. Overall, Lexus ranked at the top among...Read More»

2011 Buick Regal
2011 Buick Regal CXL Review

Despite numerous failures, GM had another go at the European import venture with the 2011 Buick Regal sports sedan. This time, instead of shipping over a normal, run-of-the-mill sedan, Buick brought over the European Car of the Year, the Opel Insignia and it seems the magic is still there. Coming...Read More»

2012 Buick Verano
Play 'Quest For The Keys' And Win A New Buick Enclave, LaCrosse, Regal, Or Verano

There's no doubt about it: Buick is on a roll. The new Regal has been well-received by journalists and consumers alike; the brand's sales are strong in China (aka the World's Largest Auto Market); and there's a lot of interest around Buick's offerings at the Detroit auto show -- especially the 2012...Read More»

2011 Buick LaCrosse 4-door Sedan CX Angular Front Exterior View
Poetry in Motion: 2011 Buick LaCrosse

As Family Car Guide scoured the current crop of family sedans – everything from affordable to luxury – to zero in on the 2011 models with exceptional styling (yeah, we know this is subjective), one car surprised us. It’s the 2011 Buick LaCrosse. You read that right. A Buick...Read More»

Sue Morales From The Buick Enclave Engineering Team
Video: GM Offers Owner's Manual Tutorials On YouTube

The owner's manual is quickly becoming old school, what with the reading and the paper, it's just so dated. Now we have things like smartphone applications, OnStar, YouTube and so much more. GM is still including owner's manuals with each and every car, but they want to enhance the ownership...Read More»

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