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Buick Is 'The New Class Of World Class'

Buick Is 'The New Class Of World Class'

Bob Lutz has made his first stab at reinvigorating Buick's marketing campaign with a new tagline for the Buick LaCrosse: "The new class of world class". You might recall that shortly after Lutz was installed (post-bankruptcy) as General Motors' chairman for marketing, he dismissed the most recent... read more

September 17, 2009 by  - 2
 
2009 teaser shot of Buick crossover plug-in hybrid, a rebadged Saturn Vue quickly dubbed the 'Vuick'

GM Reveals New, Smaller 2011 Buick Crossover (Nee Saturn Vue)

General Motors announced today that Buick will launch a five-passenger crossover next year, with a plug-in hybrid version to follow in 2011. And it looks to us like the... read more August 6, 2009 by  4


 
2010 Buick LaCrosse

First Drive: 2010 Buick LaCrosse

The 2010 Buick LaCrosse is set to start retail sales next month, and our colleagues at Motor Authority were invited up to Detroit this week to test out the sedan that Buick... read more July 17, 2009 by  2


 
2010 Buick LaCrosse

2010 Buick LaCrosse Gets Four-Cylinder

The 2010 Buick LaCrosse is getting a new engine option--but GNX fans won't be impressed to hear that the new option is a four-cylinder engine. The new four-cylinder is a... read more June 24, 2009 by  0


 
2012 Buick Enclave

2012 Buick Enclave: CBS Blows an Embargo?

General Motors is pounding the airwaves with positive messages while it tries to discreetly machete its way through a Chapter 11 filing. Today's question--are they putting... read more June 10, 2009 by  0


 
Buick Excelle

Spy Shot: Return Of The Buick Electra? Not Quite Yet...

  The spy photo you're looking at is a camouflaged 2011 Buick Excelle. The undisguised photo below, is of the current Excelle, a car Buick currently sells in China. In its... read more May 21, 2009 by  0


 
2008 Saturn Astra XR

Saturn Astra Shuffling Over to Buick? Really?

GM's multi-billion-dollar Saturn experiment hasn't paid off--and in its latest iteration, even a raft of pretty good Opel derivatives couldn't move the needle for the... read more May 6, 2009 by  2


 
Ford Transit Connect Family One Concept

12 Great Family Cars for the Recession

  America’s in the midst of a deep recession--and no industry's suffered like the auto industry. Even so, the need for a new family car is still pressing on folks who may... read more April 28, 2009 by  2


 
Buick Business Hybrid Concept

Buick Brings Business Hybrid Concept To Shanghai

Here in the U.S., today is not exactly GM's day. Between the continuing bailout coverage and the cutting of 1600 jobs from GM's payroll, folks in the General's American PR... read more April 21, 2009 by  1


 
Shanghai skyline

2009 Shanghai Auto Show Coverage

Doom and gloom have had their day--when it comes to auto shows, that is. The 2009 Shanghai auto show just might pull off what all the American and European auto shows held... read more April 19, 2009 by  0


 
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Recall Alert: GM Cites Potential Fire Hazard in 1.5 Million Sedans

Clearly, this is not GM's week. Yesterday, everyone was talking about the company's nearly inevitable "surgical bankruptcy". Today, everyone's talking about a mechanical... read more April 14, 2009 by  2


 
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Jaguar Leaps To First In J.D. Power Rankings; Buick Ties Jag

The British marque Jaguar, once infamous for being in the shop more than on the road, has risen to the unlikely spot of first place in a J.D. Power vehicle dependability... read more March 19, 2009 by  2


 
2010 Opel Insignia

Buick Uses Opel Insignia To Resurrect Regal for 2010

So says a "source familiar with GM's product plans," Buick will sell a version of Europe's Opel Insignia to resurrect the Regal nameplate for 2010. But isn't GM trying to... read more March 9, 2009 by  8


 
2010 Buick LaCrosse

Video: Buick Touts LaCrosse Development, Future Buick Design

Hoping to repeat the success of its popular Enclave crossover, GM is readying its 2010 Buick LaCrosse sedan for market release. They've given it good exposure at recent auto... read more February 2, 2009 by  10


 
Cobo Hall, Detroit, Michigan

2009 Detroit Auto Show Coverage

The 2009 Detroit auto show is in the history books--at least for the media--and true to promise, it was a far more sober affair. The financial crisis has been averted for now... read more January 14, 2009 by  6


 
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GM Going Green And Very Lean

The Scottish poet Robert Burns once said, "The best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry." Why bother planning then? Well, as Congress made abundantly clear during the... read more January 13, 2009 by  1


 

 
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