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Ordering Donuts At 55MPH: GM’s In-Car e-Commerce

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors’ Marketplace is the first e-commerce platform for in-dash payments and ordering on-the-go. The platform offers convenience and perks for drivers, as well as profit opportunities in the future. As Southern California was the perfect testing ground to try out these features, GM gave me a 2019 Buick Envision to take for a spin.

Buick preps new midsize, 3-row crossover

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The unnamed vehicle would slot between the and the compact Envision. It is expected to be derived from the short wheelbase version of GM's C1 platform, which is used on the Cadillac XT5, GMC Acadia and Chevrolet Blazer.

Every Compact Luxury Crossover and SUV Ranked

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - 24. Land Rover Discovery SportUnlike most of the vehicles in this segment, Land Rover's Discovery Sport offers seating for seven and delivers some actual off-road capability. It has a four-mode Terrain Response system with settings for sand, snow, rocks, and mud, as well as standard all-wheel drive. Unfortunately, the Discovery Sport is smaller than most competitors and not as refined.Land Rover24. Land Rover Discovery SportBase price: $38,790 Cargo volume: 35 cu ft EPA combined: 22 mpgLand Rover23. Buick EnvisionParked on the affordable end of the segment and wearing unassuming styling, th

2019 Buick Envision Review: Comfy and Mellow, But Can It Handle The Snow And Ice?

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - While at the 2019 Rocky Mountain Redline Ice Driving Encounter, I sampled the 2019 Buick Envision AWD with the Premium II package. This event, which took place in Winter Park and Georgetown, Colorado, Brough journalists and automakers together for two days.

Electric Cars Cheaper Than Gas-Fed Vehicles by 2025 ?

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Chinese battery manufacturer Envision Energy forecasts a drastic drop in the cost of producing lithium-ion batteries in the next two years. And that could make EVs cheaper than gas-fed vehicles by 2025.

Electric cars cheaper than gas ones by 2020, says Chinese battery supplier

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Envision Energy, a Chinese company that bought Nissan's former AESC battery business, says it will be able to make battery packs for less than $100 per kilowatt-hour in the next two years. That number is significant, because it's the threshold at which automakers and analysts say electric cars will become cheaper to manufacture and sell than gas.

Short Report Review: The 2018 Buick Regal TourX brings on the wagon-y goodness

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Although Buick lists it under its “SUVs & Crossovers” category on its consumer website, this car is a station wagon. And in standard trim, it’s priced under the company’s compact CUV, the Envision, even though the Regal TourX has much more cargo space.

2019 Buick Envision — Quality crossover

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Every automotive brand these days needs a full range of crossovers to fully compete with rivals. For more than a decade the resurgent Buick brand enjoyed robust sales with its near-full-sized Enclave. In 2013 it added the diminutive Encore — to rousing success. And to round out its lineup Buick introduced the compact Envision in 2016. For 2019, the Envision has been refreshed with added torque to its turbocharged 2.0-liter engine, a new 9-speed automatic transmission and front and rear restyling.

Volvo asks US government for tariff exemption for China-built XC60 crossover SUV

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Volvo is the latest automaker to ask the US government for an exemption from steep tariffs on Chinese-made SUVs, Reuters reported Friday. Buick asked trade officials in July for an exemption from a 25-percent tariff on its China-made Envision SUV earlier this year, although Volvo's interest in seeking relief from the measure is far greater.