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    Report: NHTSA again questioning GM, this time over mild hybrid recall
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    Less than a week after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration had questioned the adequacy of a General Motors recall from 2009 on the Pontiac G6, saying it might have needed to be much broader, it is putting the automaker under the microscope again for another potential recall issue. ...

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    Recalls: 38k GM eAssist hybrids recalled for circuit board, fire risk
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    General Motors has issued a recall covering 38,197 2012 and 2013 model-year Chevy Malibu Eco, Buick LaCrosse and Regal sedans equipped with eAssist, and sold in the United States. The automaker will check the generator control module for proper operation. Only vehicles built before December 2012 ...

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    Official: 2013 Buick Regal gets sizable price hike thanks to standard eAssist
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    Buick has announced that the 2013 Regal will come equipped with standard eAssist when it hits dealers in the fall. As a result, the MSRP of base model will jump considerably over the 2012's starting price. While last year's Regal started at $27,055, with eAssist as a $2,000 option, the 2013 model ...

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    Report: Fortune writer says Chevy Malibu Eco is "most disliked car of the year (so far)"
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    We often comment that the automobile industry, as a whole, does a decent job building cars these days – today's new vehicles are much better than they were even five years ago, and every subsequent generation seems to improve on its predecessor. Yet despite the forward progress as evident ...

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    Review: 2012 Buick Regal eAssist [w/video]
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    Jump-Starting An Already Solid Sedan Hybrids only account for about two percent of annual U.S. auto sales, yet there is a huge push by most automakers to incorporate the green tech into future product. The reasons for this are many, and they include improved public perception, better Corporate ...

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    Official: 2013 Buick Regal gets standard eAssist, automatic option for GS
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    Buick launched its mid-size Regal sedan in late 2010 as a 2011 model, with the Turbo, high-performance GS and eAssist models following suit over the past year. Now, General Motors' tri-shield arm has announced a couple of powertrain updates that will go into effect for the 2013 model year, namely ...

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    Detroit: Chevrolet Code 130R Concept is a rear-wheel-drive dream [w/video]
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    General Motors would like to lure in younger buyers with a new small car that boasts more evocative styling. To that end, the company unveiled two new concepts at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show that may hint at things to come from Chevrolet. This is the first called the Chevrolet Code 130R Concept, ...

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    Official: 2013 Chevy Mailbu Eco will start at $25,995* and offer 38 highway mpg
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    Who will want to buy a brand-new, nicely equipped 2013 Chevy Malibu Eco for $25,995? If you peruse General Motors' press release, then you may think it's people who are cross-shopping a Volkswagen Passat TDI or a Hyundai Sonata Hybrid, a Toyota Camry Hybrid or a Ford Fusion Hybrid. These are the ...

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    Report: GM to add eAssist to Chevy Equinox and GMC Terrain
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    General Motors is aiming to improve fuel economy performance on both the Chevrolet Equinox and the GMC Terrain by integrating the company's eAssist hybrid system, according to GM Inside News. The report cites multiple unnamed sources indicating that the hybrid crossovers will debut for the 2014 ...

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    Official: 2012 Buick Regal eAssist priced from $29,530, Regal GS from $35,310
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    Buick will launch two new Regal models for the 2012 model year, one focused on efficiency, the other on performance. The Regal eAssist uses General Motors' new mild-hybrid technology to deliver up to 36 miles per gallon on the highway (25 mpg in the city), and the Regal GS ups the sedan's ...

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    Official: Buick LaCrosse with eAssist priced from $29,960*
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    2012 Buick LaCrosse eAssist – Click above for high-res image gallery
    As expected, Buick has announced that its new 2012 LaCrosse with eAssist is priced identically to its more powerful V6-powered sibling. $29,960 (*plus an $860 destination charge) will get the buyer either 25 city and 37 ...

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    New York 2011: 2013 Chevrolet Malibu and Malibu Eco get live
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    2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Yesterday, we revealed the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu to you here at the New York Auto Show, and we were pleasantly surprised by the announcement of the 38 mile-per-gallon Malibu Eco model. Today, we bring you live shots of ...

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    Quick Spin: 2012 Buick LaCrosse eAssist
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    The TriShield's Big Sedan Does The Electric Slide

    2012 Buick LaCrosse eAssist – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's hard to talk about all of the good things General Motors is doing these days without referencing the Chevrolet Volt – it is perhaps the most talked-about car ...

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    2012 Buick LaCrosse dropping trim levels, V6 available as no-cost option
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    In addition to having eAssist added to its four-cylinder powertrain, the 2012 Buick LaCrosse is undergoing a few other changes. We aren't talking about styling or content tweaks – instead, General Motors is revising its packaging strategy for the LaCrosse. Buick will be ditching the CX, ...

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    Chicago 2011: 2012 Buick Regal eAssist live in the Windy City
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    2012 Buick Regal eAssist – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We received the first details about Buick's new Regal eAssist earlier today, but we've just returned from seeing the car in person before the Chicago Auto Show officially kicks off tomorrow. Visually, the more ...

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    Officially Official: 2012 Buick Regal eAssist will get 26/37 mpg
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    2012 Buick Regal eAssist – Click above for high-res image gallery
    When General Motors debuted the 2012 Buick LaCrosse with eAssist technology at the Los Angeles Auto Show last year, the automaker told us that this new fuel-saving feature would quickly spread across many other models in ...

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    2012 Buick LaCrosse eAssist achieves up to 37 mpg highway
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    2012 Buick LaCrosse eAssist technology – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Think of this as a Buick LaCrosse Hybrid. General Motors' new eAssist technology employs a 115-volt lithium-ion battery and 15-kilowatt electric motor to increase fuel economy by 25 percent compared to today's ...

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