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Two Straight Years of 1.4 Million Sales for Buick

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Buick delivered more than 1. 4 million vehicles globally. 2017 saw a spirited pace of new vehicle launches, including the Enclave, Enclave Avenir, Regal Sportback, Regal TourX, Regal GS, GL6, Velite 5, Excelle GX and LaCrosse Avenir.

Buick Presents the 2nd Generation Excelle in China

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - After the the Suzuki Forenza-based Buick Excelle ended production last year after an all-new (and cheaper) Excelle GT debuted, most thought the “Excelle” would not return. Well Buick had different plans. During a press event today in China, Buick presented the second generation Excelle. Though it is not clear what platform the all-new Excelle rides on, it could be the Chevy Sail’s, the old Forenza’s, or the old Cruze’s. Chinese companies routinely keep old platforms around and put new top hats on them for new vehicles.

Wagons Are Cool Again: Buick Excelle GX Launched In China

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors has launched the Buick Excelle GX in China, a good looking compact wagon with a lot of style, and one could even call it cool. Wagons in general are cool again in China. There are fanatic wagon clubs, wagon-dedicated websites, and most importantly: wagons are popular among youngsters who consider themselves to be cool, and that is a hot market.

Buick Produces The 500,000th Excelle GT In China

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The Buick Excelle has a long history in the Chinese market, and the brand has reached a milestone in the nameplate. Buick announced the 500,000th Excelle GT has been produced and marked half of a million made.

GM Retires Its Popular Buick Excelle In China After 13 Years

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - On October 8 the curtain finally fell on the long running Buick Excelle in China. General Motors has retired the popular compact sedan after a record production run of 13 years and combined sales of 2.68 million units.

Hands Off! These 6 Buicks Are Only For China

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The Buick brand is big in China, really big. In May Buick sold 100,864 vehicles, up a whopping 61% compared with May 2015. Buick is the best-selling General Motors brand in China, followed by Wuling-Baojun, Chevrolet and Cadillac. Buick sells 11 models in China; three SUVs, two MPVs, five sedans, and one hatchback. Nine of these eleven are made locally by the Shanghai-GM joint venture. Six of these nine are only available in China.

Selling the Buick version of the Chinese Dream: Buick ads straight from the Middle Kingdom

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The Buick brand was quite prestigious in China prior to the 1949 Revolution and Buick returned once Deng Xiaping made getting rich glorious again. Chinese-market Buick ads these days seem to emphasize schmaltz and the more materialistic interpretations of the Chinese Dream, as we can see in this series of 2015 LaCrosse ads. Teeming streets, manic overcrowded highways full of erratic Geely drivers and overcrowded buses… and the Buick driver, safe, successful, and at peace in his Lacrosse.

GM Delivers Record 295,282 Vehicles in China in May

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors and its joint ventures delivered a May record 295,282 vehicles in China, up 16.9 percent on an annual basis. Its Buick, Cadillac and Baojun brands, and SUV lineup reached all-time highs for deliveries as well in May. “GM vehicle deliveries in China achieved robust growth in May,” said GM Executive Vice President and GM China President Matt Tsien. “While demand for our SUVs, MPVs and luxury vehicles remained strong, we also saw impressive demand for passenger car models such as the Buick Excelle GT.”

GM China sales rose 7.5% in April

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors and its joint venture partners sold 277,979 vehicles in April in China, a 7.5% increase from the year-earlier month. The performance was led by continuing strong demand for SUVs and a 56% rise in sales for Buick, GM's largest brand in China. Buick sold 98,992 vehicles last month, led by strong demand for the Excelle GT sedan and Envision SUV. The new LaCrosse hybrid electric vehicle will soon be joining the recently introduced gasoline LaCrosse midsize sedan in the lineup.