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Thrilled With Its Super Bowl Debut Last Year, Buick Returns for an Encore

Thrilled With Its Super Bowl Debut Last Year, Buick Returns for an Encore

Buick is officially a fan of the Super Bowl. The General Motors nameplate told Adweek on Wednesday that it has bought a 30-second spot on Super Bowl LI. The decision comes a year after the brand
Buick joins the torque-vectoring, goes-in-the-snow, all-wheel-drive show

Buick joins the torque-vectoring, goes-in-the-snow, all-wheel-drive show

Buick Envision with new Active Twin Clutch torque vectoring system takes on Acura SH-AWD in the snow. New tech conquers older tech. The post Buick joins the torque-vectoring, goes-in-the-snow,
2018 Buick Enclave Avenir launches luxe subbrand with premium SUV

2018 Buick Enclave Avenir launches luxe subbrand with premium SUV

The Buick Avenir is real, but don’t get too excited: the first vehicle to bear the name of the new sub-brand is actually a high-luxe SUV. The 2018 Buick Enclave Avenir marks the debut of the
Top Cars of the 2017 Shanghai Auto Show

Top Cars of the 2017 Shanghai Auto Show

As China deals with pollution and crowded magacities, it looks to small cars. Electrics and plug-in hybrids aren't just good ideas; they're the future. The post Top Cars of the 2017 Shanghai Auto Show
Best Diesel Cars and SUVs Worth Buying in 2017

Best Diesel Cars and SUVs Worth Buying in 2017

With more torque (but sometimes less horsepower), diesels are often quicker than gasoline equivalents. They all burn less fuel. The post Best Diesel Cars and SUVs Worth Buying in 2017 appeared first
Good Cars, Poor Sales: Why GM Might Kill Off 6 Sedans

Good Cars, Poor Sales: Why GM Might Kill Off 6 Sedans

US sedan sales are down 12 percent this year, and GM's are down 17 percent; the Chevy Impala is down a whopping 45 percent. At risk are the Impala, Sonic and Volt; the Cadillac XTS and CT6; and the
2017 Buick Envision Review: Good SUV, Strong Competition

2017 Buick Envision Review: Good SUV, Strong Competition

The new 2017 Buick Envision brings luxury and a smooth ride to the crowded class of compact SUVs. The Envision is a comfortable town and country cruiser, with a price tag just under $50,000 when fully
GM Counting On Avenir Sub-Brand To Boost Buick Sales

GM Counting On Avenir Sub-Brand To Boost Buick Sales

According to General Motors CEO Mary Barra, the company has high hopes for the Avenir brand, due to arrive in U.S. showrooms as the flagship trim of the redesigned 2018 Enclave. Read more »

Eager for Avenir Cash, Buick Knows It Can’t Go Full Denali Yet

Denali. It’s the Ford LTD of trims. Just take an existing model, add a dash of content and a sprinkling of chrome, and boom — a significantly inflated MSRP and legions of willing buyers. So impressed

QOTD: Fly or Flop? New Wagons Brave Rough North American Shores

Two new models are entering the not hot wagon market in North America. While one wagon entry is aimed squarely at the near-luxury market, the other aims higher and challenges established luxury

Detroit’s October 2017 Sales: Ford Soars, Fiat Chrysler Hits the Brakes

If the Detroit Three want to keep wind in their sales sails, it sure won’t happen on the strength of traditional passenger cars. Several brands from Ford Motor Company, General Motors, and Fiat
Buick Will Play A "Huge Part" In GM's Electrification Push

Buick Will Play A "Huge Part" In GM's Electrification Push

General Motors recently announced plans to launch at least 20 new electric vehicles by 2023 and Buick will play a key role in the company's decision. In an interview with Wards Auto, Buick and GMC

Rare Rides: A 1989 Chrysler TC by Maserati – the Lemon Mix-up

The heart of a K-Car, the styling of a LeBaron, the build quality of an Italian, and the price of a Corvette. Just one car in the history of the world managed to combine all these virtues together

Junkyard Find: 1977 Buick Electra Limited

Back in 2011 we admired a discarded example of the last of the true Buick Electra land yachts: a 1976 Electra Park Avenue Limited four-door hardtop found in a Northern California wrecking yard. What

Buick Poised to Become GM’s Greenest Brand – If the Public Wants It

The General Motors division, known for past land yachts like the Electra 225, Roadmaster, and Riviera, will become the automaker’s cleanest in the years to come. Whether that holds true in the United
Buick LaCrosse Avenir Gets All Luxed-Up For Its LA Premiere

Buick LaCrosse Avenir Gets All Luxed-Up For Its LA Premiere

Buick offers the LaCrosse in four trim levels, but nine out of ten buyers go for one of the top two. The case for making an even more upscale version, then, must have practically made itself. Enter

Go Higher: Buick Appends Its Avenir Sub-brand to the LaCrosse

Being good at something doesn’t necessarily make you popular. Witness the New York Yankees of the late ‘90s, for example. The current Buick LaCrosse falls in that same unfortunate boat. Given its
First Buick GNX Heads To An Auction With No Reserve, So Think Fast

First Buick GNX Heads To An Auction With No Reserve, So Think Fast

This 1987 Buick GNX comes with the desirable #003 dash tag, making it the earliest example released to the public from Buick, as cars #001 and #002 still remain under GM’s ownership. With the #001

Piston Slap: Relays Have a Fuel Pump Oil Pressure Switch?

Che writes: Recently my daughter ran her 2005 Saturn Relay a quart and half low on oil. Alarms started sounding and vehicle shut off. No noises from the engine. I refilled the oil, but it won’t crank.