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2014 Buick LaCrosse Priced Below $35,000
2014 Buick LaCrosse Priced Below $35,000

The 2014 Buick LaCrosse is ready to start rolling out into showrooms, and those interested can finally start putting down a number on the check they'll have to write. General Motors has announced pricing for the updated machine, and it's set to start at $34,060. That price includes the $925...Read More»

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Cadillac, Buick Top 2013 Vehicle Satisfaction Awards

Cadillac and Buick customers feel satisfied—extremely so, according to the latest gauge of owner satisfaction. The 17th annual Vehicle Satisfaction Awards (VSA), from the market-research firm AutoPacific, looks at satisfaction with 51 different vehicle attributes—including things like...Read More»

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J.D. Power: Dealership Service Improving Rapidly, Buoying Brands

New-car dealerships are doing much better—even compared to last year—in satisfying customers who return to the shop for service. That's one of the findings from J.D. Power's latest Consumer Service Index (CSI) Study, released today. The latest 2013 CSI finds that thanks to automaker and...Read More»

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Why Aren't Women Buying Cars From Detroit?

Detroit, we have a problem -- in fact, we have two. Everyone knows that younger consumers are ambivalent about owning cars. That's an obstacle that automakers around the globe are trying to overcome. But Detroit's Big Three have an additional hurdle: women don't care much for them, either...Read More»

Most GM models will offer 4G LTE mobile broadband from 2014 onwards
Mobile Wi-Fi Coming To Millions Of GM Cars, Courtesy Of AT&T

If you work with Ray LaHood, you might want to stay out of his way this morning -- not because he lost any Oscar bets (though he might've, we don't know), but because General Motors has announced a deal with AT&T that will bring mobile internet service to millions of GM vehicles next year, if...Read More»

Mayan motor mayhem: end of the world clearance event from the Humberview Group
Mayan Motor Mayhem: Canadian Dealer Offers Free Cars If The World Ends

We're just a few weeks away from the big event -- not Christmas, not Wright Brothers Day, but the end of Planet Earth. Well, at least if Mayans are correct. Most of us seem to have forgotten about the whole world-ending-on-December-21 thing. Maybe we were distracted by a contentious presidential...Read More»

2013 Buick Encore
2013 Buick Encore: Pricing And Features Revealed

The wait is finally over, as the Encore to the three-row Buick Enclave is almost ready for young families everywhere. Revealed back at the Detroit Auto Show, the baby Buick crossover has been priced from $24,950. That price includes standard features like ten airbags, cornering brake control...Read More»

General Motors' Vice President for Global Quality and U.S. Customer Experience, Alicia Boler-Davis
General Motors Works Overtime To Keep Customers Happy

Back in January, J.D. Power and Polk released some interesting data about customer-retention rates in the auto industry -- or, in everyday language, brand loyalty. The two research firms came up with slightly different statistics, but both agreed that companies like Ford were making real progress...Read More»

2013 Buick Enclave
2013 Buick Enclave Priced From $39,270

The popular, three-row SUV known as the Buick Enclave received a makeover for the 2013 model year -- and so did its pricing. The Enclave now starts at $39,270, which is a bit higher than the 2012 model's current sticker price of $36,500. Of course, as Bengt Halvorson points out in his review of the...Read More»

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2013 Buick Verano Turbo Priced From $29,990

Buick has released pricing for the turbocharged model of the 2013 Verano compact luxury sedan, ahead of pricing for the rest of the Verano lineup or the pricing for options on the new higher-performance model. The 2013 Buick Verano Turbo will be priced from $29,990, including an $885 destination...Read More»

Peyton Manning - behind-the-scenes of Buick Verano TV ad
NFL Quarterback Peyton Manning Touts Buick Verano In TV Ads

It’s a different kind of rivalry for two superstar NFL athletes: claiming screen time in TV ads for two of the Big Three Detroit automakers. Just a day after the cameo appearance by the New England Patriots’ Tom Brady in the 2013 Dodge Dart commercial during the MLB All-Star Game...Read More»

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2013 Buick Regal: 36-MPG eAssist System Comes Standard

The Buick Regal lineup gets considerably more fuel-efficient for 2013—with an EPA rating of 36 mpg highway that beats most other sedans its size. GM has dropped the base 2.4-liter Ecotec direct-injected four-cylinder engine on the 2013 Buick Regal and is instead making its eAssist mild-hybrid...Read More»

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2013 Buick Verano T: It Stands For Turbo, But It's Silent

Turbocharged fours are the new V-6s, at least among compact and mid-size sedans. For the 2013 model year, the Buick Verano jumps on the forced-induction bandwagon, but it does it in a discreet way--making the "T" in turbo silent. Silent, in that it's badged subtly, without reference to the added...Read More»

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2011-2012 Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia Recalled

General Motors has issued a recall for 2011 and 2012 models of the Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse, and GMC Acadia. However, the recall is limited to owners in northern states, since it's associated with problems with snow and ice buildup. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic...Read More»

2013 Buick Enclave
2013 Buick Enclave, Volkswagen Recall, Shelby GT500's Future: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, our six-month road test Hyundai Veloster suffered its first injury and the Shelby GT500's fate is revealed. Porsche revealed the 2013 Cayenne GTS and we did some video walkarounds with a few new vehicles. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car...Read More»

2013 Buick Enclave
2013 Buick Enclave: Walkaround Video

The Buick Enclave has been on the market for about five years, and because it was the first vehicle to represent the new face of Buick, the 2012 model that's in showrooms still looks relatively fresh and contemporary from the outside. But the instrument panel and interior trims are a sore point...Read More»

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2014 Chevy Impala, 2013 Traverse, SL and GLK: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, Chevrolet teased the new 2014 Impala and refreshed 2013 Traverse and we reviewed the 2013 Mercedes SL. Scion priced the 2013 FR-S and Fisker is ready to reveal the Nina. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Mercedes-Benz revealed the...Read More»

2012 Buick Verano - First Drive
2012 Buick Verano Two Minute Review: Video

Automakers think the luxury compact-car segment is about to grow with aging baby boomers and young professionals. Buick wants to be at the forefront of this new segment and has launched the new Verano. While based on the same platform as the Chevrolet Cruze, the Buick Verano is truly a completely...Read More»

2012 Buick Regal GS
2012 Buick Regal Recalled For Parking Lamp Failure

General Motors has issued a recall for 2012 models of the Buick Regal due to a problem with the parking lamps. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, parking lamps on the 2012 Regal don't illuminate when either the parking lamps or the headlamps are turned...Read More»

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