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    Cadillac Lyriq begins brand’s latest overhaul

    Cadillac communicated its design aspirations with the Escala concept car, which debuted at the 2016 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. The Lyriq is the next step, Smith said. GM’s proprietary Ultium battery architecture with stackable pouches allowed Cadillac to build the Lyriq with a wide wheelbase. The batteries lie flat underneath the floor. “This car has […] More

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    Can Buick’s Avenir track Denali’s ascent?

    NEW YORK — GMC’s Denali line, mixing chromed-up exteriors with French-stitched leather seats, has effectively become a second North American luxury brand for General Motors. Its sales were roughly on a par with Acura and Cadillac last month, while generating higher transaction prices than Audi and Lexus. “I think probably everyone in the industry has […] More

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    Canada gets two of three redesigned Buick Regal models

    DETROIT — Canada will get two of three versions of the 2018 Buick Regal, the automaker said Wednesday as it revealed Canadian pricing for the Buick Regal Sportback GS. The GS will join the basic Buick Regal Sportback for sale in Canada. The United States will also get a wagon-body style TourX version of the […] More

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    Buick Envision gets refresh, price cut

    ATLANTA — Buick is dropping the starting price of the refreshed 2019 Envision by more than $2,000 to increase sales and give owners of the entry-level Encore an easier climb to the larger crossover. The refresh gives the 2019 model Buick’s updated grille with a winged emblem and new available LED headlights. Sheet metal changes […] More

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    Yes, that’s a Buick — just without the ‘Buick’ name badge

    DETROIT — Starting with the 2019 model year, Buick vehicles will no longer bear the name in North America. As each vehicle shifts in the next model year, the company said, the naming badge will disappear. Ditching the “Buick” script badge first was the 2019 Buick Envision. The badge was conspicuously absent during the premiere […] More

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    Buick to add Regal Sportback Avenir for 2019

    Buick is expanding its Avenir subbrand to the 2019 Regal Sportback. The midsize car, redesigned for 2018, will be the fourth Buick vehicle globally to receive the high-end treatment. Following the debut of the Avenir on the Enclave large crossover last year, Buick has added the name to the LaCrosse sedan in Canada and the United States […] More

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    Buick Encore GX for Canada arriving in early 2020

    DETROIT — Buick will sell the Encore GX crossover through Canadian and U.S. dealerships starting in early 2020, General Motors has confirmed. The compact Encore GX, as first reported by Automotive News, will slot between the popular Encore subcompact and the larger Envision in Buick’s Canadian and U.S. lineups. When the Encore GX arrives in […] More

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    GM Canada to offer Amazon Alexa Auto in certain models

    General Motors Canada will offer customers the ability to add Amazon Alexa Auto through the infotainment systems on select vehicles. Owners of Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles with compatible systems from the model year 2018 and newer will be able to get the voice-controlled virtual assistant added to their vehicle, GM Canada said Monday. Customers will be able […] More

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    Buick to launch Avenir as high-end subbrand

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    DETROIT — Buick is creating a subbrand called Avenir to take advantage of consumers’ growing appetite for high-end touches. Avenir will be Buick’s equivalent of Denali at the GMC brand. It will include larger wheels, a unique grille and premium trim features, among other upgrades. “Through the first half of 2016, Buick has been the […] More

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    Why did Buick dump a hot-selling Verano?

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    Canada’s auto industry might be tightly connected to the much larger industry south of the border, but that doesn’t mean it’s joined at the hip. It’s not unusual for automakers to sell models in Canada that aren’t sold in the United States. However that won’t happen in the case of a next-gen Buick Verano. Citing […] More

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    Only one of two new Buick Regal models coming to Canada

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    DETROIT — With sedan sales in a tailspin, General Motors is taking the Buick Regal in a slightly different direction with its latest redesign, but only one of the new models is destined for Canada. The sixth-generation Regal will be available as a four-door hatchback and a wagon, with no traditional sedan, GM said Tuesday. […] More

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