BLOG: Is this what the 2017 Buick Encore will look like?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 9, 2016

The 2017 Buick Encore will debut at the New York Auto Show in April, but before that its European-market Opel Mokka X twin will premiere at the Geneva motor show.... Read More »


In Flint, helping is just what you do

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016

Dealers step up to help in Flint but don't talk about it. It's too personal. Of all the body blows it has endured, lead-laced drinking water is the cruelest.... Read More »


Auto brands hope famous faces pay off in Super Bowl ads

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 6, 2016

A buzzworthy celebrity appearance is often the price of admission for advertising on gameday, but not any celebrity will do.... Read More »


Buick Super Bowl ad features Cascada with a pair of celebrities

2:55 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 26, 2016

Buick is the latest brand to go with a celebrity-laden Super Bowl spot, picking NFL star Odell Beckham Jr. and actress/model Emily Ratajkowski with the Cascada convertible.... Read More »

Don't expect smaller Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 25, 2016

The big question was left hanging after GMC showed a shrunken 2017 Acadia this month at the Detroit auto show: What does the redesign mean for the Acadia's crossover cousins, the Buick Enclave and Chevrolet Traverse? Global product chief Mark Reuss offered a hint when asked what to expect on the next-generation Enclave and Traverse.... Read More »

Buick aims Cascada beyond the Midwest

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 23, 2016

Buick is bucking an industry trend with the Cascada, a newcomer in an affordable family ragtop segment that has all but disappeared.... Read More »

Next Chevy Traverse, Buick Enclave won't follow GMC Acadia diet

11:45 am U.S. ET | Jan. 19, 2016

The next-generation Buick Enclave and Chevrolet Traverse are expected to be built on a long-wheelbase version of GMC's redesigned and slimmed down 2017 Acadia, leaving them closer in size to that of the current crossovers.... Read More »

Buick Envision intro is low-key, high-stakes

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 17, 2016

The China-built Envision compact crossover had a low-key arrival to Detroit. But in terms of a vehicle that can pull double duty as both sales driver and image booster, the Envision is Buick's biggest entry since the Encore subcompact hit showrooms three years ago -- probably bigger.... Read More »

The 5 most important models in Detroit

11:45 am U.S. ET | Jan. 12, 2016

Though the number of concept and future production vehicles making world debuts at the Detroit auto show are far fewer this year than in years past, there are some stars. In no particular order, here are the five most important vehicles at the show and how they grade.... Read More »


BLOG: Why the Buick Avista is a long shot for production

3:00 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 11, 2016

With the Avista concept, the questions are growing louder about whether Buick is serious about adding any of its recent sexy sheet metal to its lineup.... Read More »


12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 11, 2016

Gary Gagnon, owner of Gagnon's Auto & RV Sales in Caribou, Maine, receives a 25-year award for Buick from Veronica Player, New England district manager for Buick-GMC.... Read More »

Buick rekindles performance roots with turbo Avista concept

7:00 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 10, 2016

Buick hinted at possible future styling cues and plans to expand its lineup with a new coupe, the Avista concept, and rekindle its historic performance roots. The 2+2 concept is powered by a twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter V-6 engine that generates 400 hp.... Read More »

Buick’s Detroit debuts to include a sporty coupe and a Chinese SUV, report says

7:37 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 8, 2016

GM will make its latest play to bring Buick back in the U.S. when the brand shows off a sporty coupe concept and a Chinese-built SUV at the Detroit auto show on Sunday, a person familiar with the plan told Bloomberg.... Read More »

Buick plans to run Super Bowl ad for Cascada

6:38 am U.S. ET | Jan. 7, 2016

Buick will air its first-ever Super Bowl commercial during next month's broadcast, a bid to raise the brand's profile ahead of a big product-launch year.... Read More »

GM rises 5.7% in December on pickups, Cadillac surge

1:30 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 5, 2016

General Motors' December U.S. sales rose 5.7 percent, as strong demand for pickups and a surge in volume at Cadillac helped push the company's average transaction price to a record high of $37,000.... Read More »


Fresh sheet metal ends product drought

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 4, 2016

Evolve the long-running "Experience the new Buick" advertising campaign to support the launches in 2016, starting with the Cascada. Envision will land in the heart of a hot crossover market.... Read More »

GM seeks a market beyond the snow belt for awd models

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 21, 2015

All-wheel drive isn't just for the snow belt anymore. That's the gist of the pitch that will come from Buick when the redesigned 2017 LaCrosse sedan comes out next summer. It's one of several new General Motors models that will get a "twin clutch" awd system from British supplier GKN Driveline.... Read More »

How American icon Buick gets its global style

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 7, 2015

Bryan Nesbitt became Buick's top designer in June after spending four years in China, most recently as the head of design for GM China. He's no stranger to the brand - China is by far Buick's biggest market.... Read More »

GM's November China sales up 14% on demand for SUVs, crossovers

1:59 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 7, 2015

General Motors' China deliveries rose for the second straight month in November, with sales up 14 percent year on year to 346,671 vehicles on strong demand for its SUVs and crossovers.... Read More »


Bob Pion, retired GM dealer, passes at 88

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 7, 2015

Bob Pion began by selling Chevrolets at a Springfield, Mass., dealership. In 1970, he and a partner opened Allen Imports of Springfield, selling MG, Renault and Subaru vehicles.... Read More »

A serious shift upscale: What people think of Buick's redesigned LaCrosse

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 6, 2015

Buick's flagship sedan, the LaCrosse, has been retooled for 2017 with styling cues borrowed from the Avenir sedan concept introduced in January at the 2015 Detroit auto show. Here's what some critics and others are saying about it.... Read More »

Buick's China-made crossover set for summer U.S. launch

2:15 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 4, 2015

General Motors has greenlighted a summer 2016 U.S. launch for the Buick Envision compact crossover, which should provide a much-needed lift for the brand's lineup by taking aim at one of the industry's largest segments.... Read More »

GM reports strong truck sales, record average transaction price

12:00 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 1, 2015

General Motors’ U.S. sales rose 1.5 percent in November, as strong demand for pickups, SUVs and crossovers offset weak car sales and helped the automaker to a record transaction price of $35,800.... Read More »

Los Angeles' hits & mehs

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015

Like any auto show, Los Angeles was supposed to be chockablock with astonishing, flabbergasting production models, honey-will-you-look-at-that concepts - maybe even a handful of hybrids or green cars with mind-bending technology. Well, maybe the exciting stuff got stuck in L.A. traffic.... Read More »


Glimpses from a subdued Los Angeles show

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015

A look at what was cool about five cars unveiled in Los Angeles.... Read More »

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