https://www.auto123.com - 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.
https://www.greencarreports.com - 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.
http://www.nydailynews.com - 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.
http://www.aboutthatcar.com - 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.
https://www.thecarconnection.com - 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.
http://car-data.com - 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.
https://www.kbb.com - 2019 Buick EnvisionStarting Price: $32,990 | Price yoursAbove Average: Refinement, comfortable interior, whisper-quiet and smooth ride, high crash test scores, teen driver monitor, optional 252-horsepower 2.0-liter turbo with 9-speed automaticBelow Average: Not very sporty, base model only makes 197 horsepower, 6-speed automatic is a bit behind the times, resale value is average at bestConsensus: The 2018 Buick Envision is a luxurious, quiet SUV that comfortably fits five, all for a starting price under $35,000. 2019 Infiniti QX50Starting Price: $37,545 |&nb
https://www.kbb.com - In the crowded midsize luxury SUV segment where previously the Germans reigned supreme, the 2018 Buick Envision and 2019 Infiniti QX50 make convincing cases for themselves with roominess, fuel-efficient engines, and lots of interior style and tech features. The Envision’s strengths include great safety scores, lots of luxury touches inside and out, and an available 252-horsepower turbocharged 2.0-liter on the top trim level for those who frequently drive on mountains roads or carry a lot of cargo and passengers. A flat floor also helps the 5 passengers to ride in comfort.
https://www.youtube.com - With a name like Envision, Buick's compact SUV might make you think of bold forward thinking design or advanced technology. Designed in China, KBB's Lyn Woodward takes a look at this American car company's offering that lands between their larger Enclave and the sub-compact Encore.
http://www.autonews.com - Automotive News Editor-In-Chief Keith Crain says granting a tariff exemption to GM for its China-made Buick Envision would be a bad idea