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2018 Buick Regal Debuting At April's New York Auto Show

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The new 2018 Buick Regal will be offered in the same sportback and wagon guises as the Opel Insignia Grand Sport and debut publicly at next month’s New York Auto Show, reports Automotive News.

Buick to Replace Regal Sedan With its First Wagon in Over Two Decades

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors has plans to swap the American spec Buick Regal sedan with the brand’s first wagon in ages. The replacement Regals are anticipated to be rebadged Opel Insignia Grand Sport hatchbacks and Sports Tourer wagons, both of which were on display at the 87th Geneva International Motor Show this month.

GM sticking with Cadillac, Chevy performance in Europe

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - As General Motors bids au revoir to its Opel/Vauxhall operations, the automaker has confirmed it will remain in the European premium market with Chevy performance cars and Cadillac. But why?

Buick expected to replace Regal sedan with 5-door hatch, wagon

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors plans to replace the Buick Regal sedan in the United States with a sedan-styled five-door hatchback and Buick’s first wagon in two decades, according to two auto forecast firms. The new Regal models are expected to be rebadged versions of Opel’s Insignia Grand Sport hatchback and Insignia Sports Tourer wagon, which were showcased last week at the Geneva auto show.

Volkswagen and Fiat-Chrysler partnership possible

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Volkswagen Group CEO Matthias Muller has refused to rule out forging a partnership with Fiat-Chrysler - but says that no talks have taken place. At the recent Geneva motor show Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) boss Sergio Marchionne speculated that VW would be hardest hit by the union of PSA Group and Opel, as they formed Europe’s second largest car maker.

GM A2XX Platform Likely Supports RHD

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - With the sale of Opel and Vauxhall to France’s PSA Groupe, General Motors certainly lost a foothold in the right-hand drive development department. Specifically, Vauxhall has long been a source of engineering expertise for right-hand drive programs, since the British refuse to accept they’re placing the steering wheel on the wrong side of the car.

2018 Buick Regal Set To Debut On April 4

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The 2018 Buick Regal isn’t going to be too much of a surprise when it officially show face, but the kind folks at the brand have told us we will finally know all about the midsize sedan on April 4, 2017. The 2018 Regal will be revealed one week before Buick takes the wraps off of the 2018 Buick Enclave, with both vehicles debuting just ahead of the 2017 New York International Auto Show. And, judging by the 2017 Opel Insignia Grand Sport, there’s going to be a lot to take in with the 2018 Regal.

After Opel, Where Will GM’s Chainsaw Swing Next?

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors isn’t finished slashing products or dialing back plans to bolster its financial standing. After unloading its near century-long Opel and Vauxhall holdings to France’s PSA Group, a move that came after failed attempts to return the European brands to profitability, GM plans to turn its focus on underperforming products in North America.