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Buick is part of General Motors and one of four remaining core brands after the automaker emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy in July 2009. The entry-level luxury brand is meant to compete against Japanese import luxury marques like Infiniti, Acura and Lexus. While GM is focused on improving the perception of Buick in the US, the brand has become very popular in China.

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    Report: Despite strong profits, GM still fighting flat market share
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    Looking at the progress General Motors has made since it entered bankruptcy, it's easy to forget that the company still has a long way to go before it's the juggernaut it once was. A recent report from Reuters points out that, while GM is making money, it isn't making any gains in terms of US market share. Quite the opposite, really. Consider this ...

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    Official: Buick has best sales year ever, delivers over 1M cars globally
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    If there are any lingering doubts why General Motors held onto Buick while killing Pontiac, Hummer and Saturn, one only has to look at the sales numbers from 2013 for the real answer. Thanks largely to strong sales in China, Buick set a global sales record last year by selling more than one million vehicles. The lion's share of Buick sales came from ...

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    Recalls: GM recalling 1.5M cars in China for faulty bracket
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    General Motors and its Chinese partners have announced their second recall in the People's Republic this year, following a 2,653-unit recall of the Cadillac SRX earlier this year. This latest recall affects nearly 1.5 million cars built between 2006 and 2012. It's not explicitly stated, but as there's no movement from the US NHTSA, we suspect that the ...

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    Auctions: eBay Find of the Day: 1981 DeLorean with 570-hp twin-turbo Buick V6 [w/videos]
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    "Are you telling me that you built a time machine... out of a DeLorean?" So asked one Marty McFly of his mentor Dr. Emmett Brown, who replied: "The way I see it, if you're gonna build a time machine into a car, why not do it with some style?" Doc Brown was right, of course: with an exotic mid-engine layout, gullwing doors and stainless steel body, the ...

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    Video: Watch this phantom Buick drive itself down the highway in a snow storm
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    Years ago, General Motors used Buick cars to test out the idea of a "smart highway" concept. More recently, GM has been talking up its award-winning Super Cruise semi-autonomous technology that will roll out with Cadillac and make its way to Buick. The LeSabre in the video above has nothing to do with any of that. On Interstate 15 in Utah, a man driving ...

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    Report: Buick to add more GS models?
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    Buick may not be the first name that comes to mind when you think of performance automobiles, but fans of the brand know what letters to look for. If you believe the reports, there's a new GNX and Grand National on the way, but in the meantime, Buick may offer more GS models to fill the void. Currently, the Regal is the only model available as a GS ...

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    Report: GM mulling Chevy Cruze hatchback for US, Buick 'Panamera' among other new models
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    We've spoken at length previously about the fallacy of poor hatchback sales in the US, and with the runaway success of its Chevrolet Cruze sedan, it's somewhat unsurprising to hear that General Motors is rethinking its decision not to sell an overseas five-door variant in North America as it looks to plug a number of holes in its lineup. GM North American ...

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    Report: Buick mulling more powerful Encore; diesel too
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    Report: Opel readying Adam model with SUV cues
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    The Opel Adam, the microcar of General Motors' European subsidiary, has seen its sales cool significantly since it first hit the market in the United Kingdom and Europe, but a push is reportedly under way that just might be enough to get the stylish, little car moving again. Using the Opel Adam Rocks Concept as a template, Opel will ruggedize the Adam, ...

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    Official: GM sweetens military discount for Buick, Chevy and GMC
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    American servicemen and women interested in a new vehicle from Chevrolet, Buick or GMC now have a bit more incentive to head down to their local dealer, as General Motors has announced plans to improve its military discount program. The new GM Military Discount Program offers eligible consumers a new Chevy, Buick or GMC at invoice pricing, which in some ...

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    Quick Spin: 2013 Opel Cascada
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    The Future Buick Verano Convertible? I wasn't wearing a pedometer while in Germany covering the Frankfurt Motor Show this year, but it's safe to say I walked more than a few miles between press conferences, shooting cars and trekking back to the media center on the first day alone. For this reason, it didn't take much convincing from General Motors for ...

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    Report: Opel Cascada close to getting green light for US
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    For a company with a long tradition of grand touring convertibles, it's almost unseemly that General Motors doesn't offer a properly relaxed four-seat convertible in North America. There's the Chevrolet Camaro, of course, but it's not big on rear-seat space and it doesn't offer that sort of serene demeanor that many open-air buyers crave. We're thinking ...

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    Quick Spin: 2014 Buick Regal GS
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    A few months ago I drove the 2014 Buick LaCrosse and wrote up a First Drive review of it. For all of my quibbles with that sedan (and I had a fair number), I understand that it speaks to the heart of what new Buick loyalists like in a car; it's roomy, has a cushy ride and is as placid as a summer's morning at highway speeds. Those qualities, while ...

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    Official: 2014 Buick Regal priced from $29,690*
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    Buick has announced pricing for the refreshed 2014 Regal. The base model offers a 2.0-liter, turbocharged, 259-horsepower, four-cylinder engine for $30,615 (*after $925 delivery and destination fee). The standard turbo can be replaced by Buick's eAssist mild hybrid system for $32,485. The electrified powertrain delivers 36 miles per gallon, in place of ...

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    Video: The importance of Angel Eyes, Ventiports and four round taillights
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    Just the other day, we told you about how Lincoln isn't really a luxury brand, according to Ford's head design man, J Mays. His argument was that Lincoln lacked the unique DNA to differentiate it from the rest of the market, although the arrival of the MKZ is beginning to change that. Now, we have this video from Autoline Detroit, where Jim Hall, an ...

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    Featured: Malaise Era Busters
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    It was morning on Woodward Avenue again. Like the first post-9/11 Saturday Night Live in which Lorne Michaels famously asked New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani if it was it OK to be funny again, at some point in the early 1980s, car manufacturers asked the question "Is it OK to be fast again?" The memory of the second energy crisis was receding, the ...

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    Spy Shots: Opel Insignia OPC Sports Tourer shows its fresh face ahead of Frankfurt debut
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    Drive down the Autobahn and there's any number of vehicles likely to pass you, and most of them are produced locally. But if you're wondering how that Opel left you in its dust, look closely (and quickly) enough and you might make out the letters OPC on the back. They stand for Opel Performance Center (the German counterpart to Vauxhall's VXR line) and ...

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    Review: 2013 Buick Encore
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    Ignored On Arrival, But Coming On Strong An image exists out there that perfectly conveys the fate we thought would befall the Buick Encore after its world debut at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show. The shot shows the just-unveiled Encore on stage, basking in the glow of spotlights but surrounded by a large display area that's bereft of both cars and people. ...

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    Video: How to hack a Buick Regal with CarKnow
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    If you own an Apple iPhone or Android device, perhaps you've been tempted to jailbreak or root it. This process gives you access to the the software's code, and can be used to make minor or drastic changes to its operating system. CarKnow, a company in Boston, is working applying a similar concept to the automobile. Translogic recently took a look inside ...

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    Official: GM investing $167m in Spring Hill for new midsize vehicles
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    General Motors has announced a large investment in its Spring Hill, Tennessee facility. The former home of Saturn production will be getting a $167 million addition to a previously announced $183 million, to cover a pair of new midsize vehicles. The investment is expected to create 1,800 jobs at the factory. That $350 million is being divvied up for a ...

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