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Trio of concepts point to the future: Acura, Buick and Genesis dream vehicles look ready for the road

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The Vancouver show always does a great job of displaying the classic cars from the past. But increasingly the show is peeking into the future of automotive design and technology thanks to concept vehicles.

Eastern Promises: ‘Buick Volt’ Ready to Tempt Chinese Greenies

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Badge-engineered bliss awaits environmentally conscious General Motors buyers in China. Announced today, the Buick Velite 5 range-extended electric vehicle will soon launch in the car-hungry marketplace, but Americans might recognize it as something else.

GM, Buick to launch plug-ins, electric cars in China

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Buick announces it will soon launch the Velite 5 extended-range electric vehicle in China. The Velite 5 has an electric motor drive unit, a 1.5-liter engine and a liquid-cooled lithium battery pack. The electric-only driving range is estimated at more than 100 kilometers or 62 miles. In extended-range mode with the engine, the Velite 5 has a driving range of more than 750 kilometers or 466 miles, GM says. In the United States, GM sells the Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid electric vehicle with range extension.

First Opel Insignia Flagship Rolls off Assembly Line

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The first Opel Insignia rolled off the assembly line at the automaker’s plant in Russelsheim, Germany. As we reported before, Buick will likely replace the current Regal sedan with rebadged versions of the two Insignia variants, the five-door Grand Sport hatchback and the Sports Tourer wagon.

GM plans digital signage push across U.S. dealerships

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - GM plans to make digital signage part of its dealership facility requirements for the first time, starting next year. The signage will tailor marketing messages for Chevrolet, Buick and GMC stores.

2017 Wards 10 Best Interiors Nominee: Buick LaCrosse

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - WardsAuto editors are evaluating about 30 vehicles as part of the 2017 Wards 10 Best Interiors competition. Today's gallery focuses on the Buick LaCrosse, a near-luxury 5-passenger sedan with a sticker price of $50,270.

QOTD: Could a Crossover Make You Happy?

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - I was talking with a friend last night, telling him about the Buick LaCrosse tester currently in my stable and describing the declining fortunes of the traditional passenger car market. Full-size cars, especially.