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Will Buick Add Diesels To Its Lineup Too--And Will Its Customers Bite?

Will Buick Add Diesels To Its Lineup Too--And Will Its Customers Bite?

Aside from a few dubious efforts in the 1970s and 1980s, diesel has until now been the preserve of big rigs, pickups and the occasional European offering brought over to the U.S. More recently though, wider acceptance of the fuel--aided by rising gas prices--has seen other manufacturers dabble. One... read more

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2012 Buick Regal with eAssist

2013 Buick Regal Gets eAssist Mild Hybrid As Base Engine To Boost MPG

The eAssist system may have entered production less than a year ago, but General Motors is clearly making a big bet on the mild hybrid system to help its Buick brand meet... read more June 13, 2012 by  1


 
2012 Buick Regal GS

More Mild Hybrids: 2013 Buick Regal To Fit eAssist As Standard

It takes a lot of money and time to develop and produce hybrid cars and electric vehicles, but that's not to say regular gasoline cars can't benefit from some of their... read more February 7, 2012 by 


 
'Regeneration Road,' part of the Buick Fuel Efficiency Games app

Buick eAssist Smartphone App Makes A Game Out Of Saving Fuel

Want to get the next generation of drivers thinking green, long before they get behind the wheel? Buick has come up with an innovative and fun app for Android and iPhone... read more January 30, 2012 by 


 
2013 Buick Encore

2013 Buick Encore: Video Walkaround At Detroit Auto Show

Until now, you'd have been hard-pressed to find the words "Buick" and "compact five-door crossover" in the same sentence. But as of this month's Detroit Auto Show, the 2013... read more January 13, 2012 by 


 
2012 Buick Lacrosse with eAssist, Catskill Mountains, October 2011

2012 Buick Lacrosse With eAssist: Mild Hybrid Weekend Drive

We drove the prototype, and liked it. Now we've driven the real thing. We still like it. In this case, "it" is the 2012 Buick Lacrosse with eAssist, the only four-cylinder... read more December 6, 2011 by  5


 
2012 Buick Verano - First Drive

Buick Verano Hybrid Coming--But Not Until 2015

Remember The Purloined Letter, the classic Edgar Allen Poe story where a letter is hidden by storing it in plain sight? General Motors may not have realized it, but the... read more October 19, 2011 by 


 
2012 Buick LaCrosse eAssist Live Shots

2012 Buick Lacrosse eAssist: TV Ad Sells MPGs, Avoids H-Word (Video)

The 2012 Buick Lacrosse with eAssist is now beginning to roll into dealerships across the country, and we've been curious to see how GM would market the car. On our preview... read more September 29, 2011 by  12


 
2012 Buick Regal with eAssist

2012 Buick Regal With eAssist Mild Hybrid Priced At $29,530

Buick announced today that it would offer the eAssist mild-hybrid technology on its mid-size 2012 Regal sedan as a $2,000 option over the base 2.4-liter model. That brings... read more August 4, 2011 by 


 
2012 Buick LaCrosse eAssist Live Shots

2012 Buick Lacrosse eAssist 37-MPG Sedan Priced At $30,820 (With Destination)

Buick announced today that it would price the four-cylinder version of its 2012 Lacrosse large sedan at $29,960. That sneaks the advertised price neatly under the $30,000... read more June 8, 2011 by 


 
Buick Envision Concept

Buick Envision Concept: Plug-In Hybrid SUV From Shanghai

The guessing games continue, with General Motors releasing more details about its Buick Envision concept car that give tantalizing hints of a concept stuffed with technology... read more April 18, 2011 by 


 
Corn Ethanol Pump

Ethanol Wars: Farm Senators Want More E85 Flex-Fuel Cars By 2016

Let's be real: How many of you out there have ever driven a single mile on E85 ethanol fuel? Very, very, very few of you, most likely. The fuel composed of 85 percent ethanol... read more April 8, 2011 by  9


 
2012 Opel Ampera, first pre-production vehicle, April 2010

Report Threatens Badge-Engineered Buick Model Of Chevy Volt

General Motors and its brand strategies have been through a lot of turmoil in recent years. Now, GM is down to just four brands in North America--Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, and... read more March 31, 2011 by  1


 
Buick Envision SUV Concept, teaser sketch, Auto Shanghai 2011

Buick Envision Plug-In Hybrid SUV Concept: Auto Shanghai Preview

It's unfortunate that the media days for the Auto Shanghai 2011 Show and the New York Auto Show overlap a couple of weeks hence, because it looks like Shanghai might get the... read more March 30, 2011 by 


 
2012 Buick LaCrosse eAssist Live Shots

FIRST DRIVE: 2012 Buick Lacrosse 37-MPG eAssist Prototype

To date, Buick and "fuel economy" haven't often been used in the same sentence. But the 2012 Buick LaCrosse, the brand's largest surviving car, will offer one engine option... read more March 24, 2011 by  2


 
2012 Buick Regal with eAssist

What's Good For GM Is...Good For The Environment?

We asked last year if the new GM would be a cleantech play. It’s looking more and more like that’s the case. Yesterday, the company announced it would be rolling... read more February 9, 2011 by 


 
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