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LA 2010: 2012 Buick LaCrosse eAssist brings efficiency to the full-size luxury sedan

by Jeff Glucker (RSS feed) on Nov 17th, 2010 at 9:58PM

Full-size luxury sedans are typically guilty pleasures since they can be either coddling, comfort machines or all-out speed freaks. One thing they haven't been is fuel efficient... until now. Making its debut at the 2010 LA Auto Show is the 2012 Buick LaCrosse eAssist. Power for the LaCrosse eAssist is provided by a 2.4-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine with direct-injection. It gains an efficiency boost through the addition of a 115V lithium-ion battery pack, which allows the fuel system to take a nap during certain conditions. These two power systems working together, along with the... Read More

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