Even though Buick unveiled an all-new Verano compact sedan last year in China, it's being reported that the Verano's days are numbered in the U.S. According to sources, the current Verano will continue in the U.S. through the 2017 model year.
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Just like its cousin, the Chevy Trax, the Buick Encore small SUV is getting some styling updates for the 2017 model year. With more refined styling and updated technology, the Encore will likely continue to hold its title as the best selling model in the Buick lineup.
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Last year Buick revealed the Avenir concept at the Detroit Auto Show, which sparked rumors that Buick could get a new rear-wheel drive flagship sedan and now this year, Buick showed off the stylish Avista concept, which sparked dreams of a new rear-wheel drive Buick coupe. Will Buick ever put either of them in production? Well it looks like at least one of them is already a no-go.
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Although Buick has unveiled the new 2016 Envision crossover at the Detroit Auto Show, the new Avista concept will likely steal the spotlight. The 2+2 concept is a sexy coupe that Buick says "rekindles its historic performance roots."
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Coming off the success of the Encore and Enclave crossovers, Buick is now adding another crossover to its lineup - the 2016 Envision. The Envision is a new compact crossover that will slot right in the middle of the two existing crossovers and will compete with other luxury crossovers, like the Acura RDX and Lincoln MKC.
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Buick is going to unveil the all-new 2017 LaCrosse later this month at the Los Angeles Auto Show and now we have our second teaser of the new sedan.
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It's been 25 years since Buick offered a convertible in the United States and the wait is over with the arrival of the 2016 Cascada. Buick has announced that when the Cascada arrives early next year, it will be priced at $33,900.
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Buick has announced that the all-new 2017 LaCrosse is going to debut in November at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show. Buick has released a teaser photo of the new LaCrosse, which is going to get some of the design cues from the Avenir concept.
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GM has announced that several 2016 Chevy, Buick, GMC and Cadillac models will offer 22 different active safety technologies. The available technology ranges from new driver alerts to systems that automatically intervene and assist the driver in some situations.
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Buick has revealed a new sportier version of the 2016 Encore crossover - the Encore Sport Touring. The new sportier Encore Sport Touring features a more powerful engine and a few unique design cues.
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Buick has announced that the 2016 Buick Enclave is now available with OnStar 4G LTE connectivity with a built in Wi-Fi hotspot. The Wi-Fi hotspot can be used by up to seven devices at once and is on whenever the vehicle is on.
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Cadillac officially unveiled the 2016 Cadillac CT6 earlier this month at the 2015 New York Auto Show and now rumors are circulating about how GM could use the CT6's Omega platform for other vehicles. GM product chief Mark Reuss has revealed that GM may use the Omega platform for a new rear-wheel-drive Buick flagship sedan.
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Buick has unveiled a new version of the Enclave SUV - the 2016 Enclave Tuscan Edition, which is highlighted by a bronze-tone grille and 20-inch chrome-clad wheels with bronze accents.
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Buick just surprised everyone by unveiling the new Avenir concept at the Detroit Auto Show. Avenir, which is French for "future" is a new interpretation of traditional Buick cues. Buick says that the design of the Avenir was created by a global team of Buick designers and sculptors who were inspired by historic Buick concepts that pushed traditional boundaries, shaped future Buick models and influenced the entire auto industry.
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Buick has officially unveiled the 2016 Buick Cascada, which brings a convertible back to the Buick brand after 25 years. Borrowing its roots from the Europe's Opel Cascada, the Buick badged convertible is a luxurious four seater that's powered by a 200-hp turbocharged engine.
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We're only a week away from the kick off of the 2015 Detroit Auto Show and it's being reported that Buick is going to have two big debuts at the show. Buick is reportedly going to reveal the Cascada convertible, which is a rebadged Opel and a new crossover, called the Envision.
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Last month Buick took the wraps off the compact Envision crossover at the 2014 Chengdu Auto Show in China. It's been rumored that the Envision could join Buick's U.S. lineup and now it's reportedly going to arrive in the third quarter of 2015.
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Buick is set to expand its lineup with the addition of a rebadged version of the Opel Cascada convertible and the Envision crossover that you see here. The Buick Envision was just unveiled at the 2014 Chengdu Auto Show in China.
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The four seater convertible segment continues to shrink with the recent departure of the Chrysler 200 Convertible and the upcoming disappearance of the VW Eos. Well fans of the segment will be happy to know that the U.S. is now one step closer to getting Europe's Opel Cascada convertible, which will wear the Buick badge.
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It's being reported that the next-generation Buick Regal is going to be introduced sometime in 2017 with the biggest update being that it is going to be built by GM's Opel division in Germany.
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Starting next year Buick is reportedly going to start introducing a slew of new and redesigned models. Two of the new models are expected to be a new midsize crossover and a convertible.
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Buick's crossover lineup currently consists of only two models, the Encore and Enclave. Well Buick is getting ready to release a new midsize crossover that will slot in between its two existing crossovers, called the Buick Envision.
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Opel has announced that it will start building a Buick for the U.S. in the second half of the decade at its plant in Ruesselsheim, Germany. Opel is going to invest 245 million euros to build the unnamed Buick at its plant.
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General Motors has revealed its new family of Ecotec small engines, which will range in size from 1.0L to 1.5L. GM says that the new engines will power many of its small cars and compact crossovers, including the all-new 2015 Chevy Cruze.
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Opel has reportedly registered the "Cascada" and "Calibra" nameplates in the U.S. What does that mean? Well the Opel brand is not offered in the U.S., but many of its models are sold here as Buicks.
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Buick has announced that the updated 2014 Buick Regal now comes standard with a new 2.0L turbocharged four-cyl engine with 259-hp and 295 lb-ft. of torque. The new 2.0L turbo is more powerful than the turbo in the 2013 Regal and is also more fuel-efficient with a 21 mpg city and 30 mpg highway rating with the six-speed automatic.
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This year marks the 40th anniversary of the introduction of the Buick Regal, which was introduced in 1973 as the Century Regal. Back in 1973 the Century Regal served as an upmarket model in the Century line and one of GM's first "personal luxury" cars.
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Buick is reportedly going to soon offer a diesel powered model in its lineup, according to a source that spoke with Edmunds. It wasn't revealed which model would be the first to get a diesel engine, but it's expected that it would be the Verano, since GM recently started offering a four-cylinder diesel engine in the Chevy Cruze, the Verano's twin.
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GM continues to expand the Buick lineup in the U.S. with models that are sold in Europe under the Opel brand. GM is now considering offering the Opel Adam minicar in the U.S. with a Buick badge, according to Opel Chairman Karl-Thomas Neumann.
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The 2014 Buick Regal arrives this fall with freshened styling, more power and new technology. When it arrives in showrooms it will start at $30,615.
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Opel has unveiled the newest member of the Insignia family, the Opel Insignia Country Tourer, which is going to debut this September in Frankfurt. While the Insignia Sports Tourer is a sportier more "elegant" wagon, the new Insignia Country Tourer is designed for buyers that want a bit more adventure with its higher ground clearance and extra protective body cladding.
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Buick is reportedly working on another crossover for its lineup that will slot in between the Encore and Enclave crossovers. According to GMI the new crossover will be built on GM's Delta platform and will be sold in North America and China when it debuts sometime in mid-2014.
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J.D. Power and Associates has released the latest results of its Initial Quality Study in which General Motors managed to grab eight segment awards, which is more than any other automaker. GMC ranked second overall in initial quality, climbing 10 spots, and was the top-ranked non-premium brand. Chevrolet also jumped 10 spots and ranked fifth overall and second among non-premium brands. Together with Buick and Cadillac, all GM brands performed better than the industry average of 113 problems per 100 vehicles.
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GM has announced the pricing for the refreshed 2014 Buick LaCrosse will start at $34,060. The new LaCrosse gets front and rear styling updates and the interior gets updated with upgraded materials and new center console. The 2014 LaCrosse comes standard with next-generation IntelliLink connectivity, an eight-inch reconfigurable color cluster display, and an eAssist powertrain that gets up to 36 highway mpg.
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Buick's lineup has gone through a major reformation in the past few years. The transition from a stodgy brand that was geared more towards the retired generation to today's more stylish models is largely thanks to GM's European brand, Opel. The Buick Verano, Regal and Encore models are all re-badged Opel models that have brought a bit more excitement to the brand. Opel fans in the U.S. will be glad to hear that the relationship between the two brands will continue in the future.
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GM has announced that 2014 Chevy, Buick and GMC models will now come with a new two year/ 24k mile maintenance program that includes free scheduled service. For most 2014 vehicles, Chevy, Buick and GMC dealers will complete an oil and filter change, four-wheel tire rotation, and conduct a 27-point vehicle inspection based on what's called for in the vehicle owner's manual maintenance schedule and oil life monitoring system.
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Being able to remotely unlock your doors and remote start your GM vehicle is now one of the standard services that GM is adding to its OnStar RemoteLink Mobile App. GM announced the new RemoteLink Key Fob Services program on Wednesday for OnStar-equipped 2014 Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac models - even if the owner declines to pay for other OnStar services.
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GM has taken the wraps off the new New Buick Riviera concept in Shanghai, which is a follow up to the last Riviera concept we saw in 2007. The lastest Riviera concept previews Buick's future design direction and is powered by a plug-in hybrid system.
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Buick has unveiled the updates to the 2014 Buick Regal. For the 2014 model year the Buick Regal gets updated styling, more power and new tech features.
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Buick has unveiled the refreshed 2014 Buick LaCrosse sedan. The new LaCrosse gets updates to the exterior and interior, new safety technologies and enhanced in-vehicle connectivity. On the outside the 2014 LaCrosse gets new new front and rear styling with LED daytime running lamps and LED wraparound tail lamps.
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