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2018 Buick LaCrosse gets eAssist mild-hybrid powertrain

2018 Buick LaCrosse gets eAssist mild-hybrid powertrain

When the 2017 Buick LaCrosse made its debut at the 2015 Los Angeles auto show, the eAssist mild-hybrid powertrain offered in the previous-generation model was noticeably absent. Buick has rectified the issue for the 2018 model year by announcing that its 2018 LaCrosse will come standard with a... read more

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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 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 0


 
2010 Honda Civic GX natural-gas vehicle, Los Angeles, November 2010

Alternative Fuels: Possibilities Far Beyond Passenger Cars

The Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) exposition rolled into Long Beach, California, last week to examine options available right now to use alternative fuels to their... read more May 9, 2011 by 0


 
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 0


 
Cadillac XTS Platinum Concept

Chevy's Got the Volt; Will Cadillac Be GM's Hybrid Leader?

Among car buyers, none of the four surviving General Motors brands are really associated with hybrid vehicles. Now that customer deliveries have started for the 2011... read more December 23, 2010 by 0


 
Buick eAssist Hybrid Technology

GM Mild Hybrids: If At First You Don’t Succeed, Try, Try Again

The 2011 Chevrolet Volt has gotten all the attention lately, including a narrow second-place finish in our GreenCarReports 2011 Best Car To Buy award, but General Motors also... read more November 16, 2010 by 4


 
Buick eAssist Hybrid Technology

GM Resurrects Mild Hybrid System For 2012 Buick LaCrosse

As we first reported more than a year ago, a beefier version of GM’s mild hybrid system, the kind that was on the previous Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid, is coming next year... read more November 15, 2010 by 1


 
Audi R8 e-tron at Le Mans

Oh, Audi, How Could You? The French Like Electric Cars, But...

Marketing missteps in naming cars quickly become legendary. There's the urban myth that the Chevrolet Nova failed in South America because in Spanish, no va means "won't go."... read more September 10, 2010 by 15


 
2010 Buick LaCrosse

Smaller-More-Efficient-Engine Example: 2010 Buick LaCrosse

Sure, hybrids and electric cars are great, but they sell in small numbers. The way most cars will meet newer, more aggressive fuel-economy rules is by making engines smaller... read more April 8, 2010 by 0


 
Cadillac XTS Platinum Concept

2010 Detroit Auto Show: Cadillac XTS Concept Revives GM's Plug-In Hybrid Hopes

Say "luxury hybrid," and very few people think of Cadillac. Sure, the Escalade Hybrid large luxury sport-utility vehicle has been around for a few years, but Cadillac has no... read more January 12, 2010 by 0


 
GM Recycling

Your New Car Is Made Of Old Carpet, Milk Jugs, and Ripped Jeans

When you think of a brand-new, gleaming, 2010 model car rolling out of your driveway, what materials come to mind? Steel, chrome, soft-touch interior plastics, maybe even... read more October 19, 2009 by 5


 
2010 Buick LaCrosse

Hybrid Buick LaCrosse Expected

The redesigned 2010 Buick LaCrosse will add a fuel efficient 2.4 liter, 4 cylinder engine to the lineup.  But of even more interest, according to GM execs, a hybrid model... read more July 5, 2009 by 1


 

 
 

 
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