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Buick commits to all-electric portfolio by end of decade; unveils Wildcat EV concept

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Buick is committing to an all-electric portfolio by the end of the decade. In support of General Motors’ vision of a zero-emissions, all-electric future, Buick will bring its first electric vehicle to market for North America in 2024.

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News: Buick Unveils EV Concept

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Buick has become the last of GM’s four brands has finally laid out some of its electrification plans , showing off a concept car, a new logo and pledging to be all-electric by the end of the decade. A peek into Buick’s electric future. Story by Michael Coates ; photos by Buick. [

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Buick reveals Electra E5 midsize electric SUV for Chinese market

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Buick will soon introduce the all-electric Electra E5, the brand’s first production vehicle developed on the Ultium platform in China. Electric Car News Buick Buick Electra Buick Electra E5 china Electra Electra E5

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Buick teases Electra E5 SUV in China, its first Ultium platform-based model

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Buick is about to launch the Electra E5, the brand's first big five-seat SUV based on GM's Ultium platform. The post Buick teases Electra E5 SUV in China, its first Ultium platform-based model appeared first on CnEVPost. Industry Buick Buick Electra E5 Product Launch Ultium

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GM will offer U.S. Buick franchise dealers buyouts

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General Motors said that it will offer all of its Buick franchise dealers in the U.S. In June 2022, Buick announced plans to go all-electric by 2030 starting with a crossover SUV in 2024. Buick just offered to buy out ALL of its U.S. News Buick EVs Featured General Motors

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Buick Electra electric crossover concept makes global premiere in China

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The Buick Electra concept vehicle made its global premiere in Shanghai. The all-electric crossover offers a glimpse of Buick’s vision for a new intelligent electric future. The Electra is also equipped with the next generation of Buick’s intelligent AI Voice Assistant.

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Buick offers dealer buyouts in advance of EV remake for GM brand

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Buick dealers uninterested in remaining with the brand for its EV remake, the head of Buick said in an interview with The Wall Street Journal published Friday. All of Buick's roughly 2,000 U.S. General Motors will offer buyouts to U.S.

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Regulatory filing: Buick Electra all-electric SUV not far from launch in China

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Buick's all-electric Electra is a 5-seat mid-to-large-size SUV with a single motor delivering 180 kW of peak power. The post Regulatory filing: Buick Electra all-electric SUV not far from launch in China appeared first on CnEVPost. Industry Buick Regulatory Filing

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Report: Chevy not planning dealer buyouts over EVs as GM offered for Buick, Cadillac

Green Car Reports

Chevrolet won't follow sibling General Motors brands Buick and Cadillac in offering buyouts to dealerships that don't want to sell electric vehicles, a GM executive said in a recent interview with The Verge.

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Buick Envista compact crossover debuts in China

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Buick has unveiled the brand new Envista compact crossover for China. It is the second mannequin to undertake Buick’s new design language which was previewed with the latest Wildcat EV.

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Buick introducing its first electric SUV in China this year

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Buick will introduce its first electric SUV, the VELITE 7, in China this year. Buick has been a pioneering global brand in introducing electrified vehicles in China.

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Buick to introduce VELITE 6 PHEV in China

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Buick is adding the VELITE 6 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) to its new energy vehicle (NEV) portfolio in China. The VELITE 6 PHEV will be powered by Buick eMotion electric drive technology that leverages GM’s global electrification expertise.

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Buick launches electric VELITE 6 MAV in China

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Buick has launched the VELITE 6 MAV electric vehicle in China. As Buick’s first global all-electric vehicle and SAIC-GM’s first electric vehicle for the mass market, the VELITE 6 MAV (which stands for Multi-Activity Vehicle) integrates GM and SAIC’s resources and advanced technology in new energy and connected vehicles. It represents the latest application of the Buick Blue strategy. Last year, Buick unveiled the Enspire battery-electric concept SUV in China.

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Buick Wildcat concept shows design direction for Electra EV series arriving in 2024

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Buick on Wednesday revealed a concept that it says previews “an expressive vision of the brand’s new design direction” as it transitions to fully electric by the end of the decade.

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Buick debuts V2X technology in China; first V2X vehicle to roll out by year end

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Buick’s vehicle-to-everything (V2X) technology made its debut at the Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition. Later this year, Buick will become the first brand in China officially to roll out the market-ready technology on a production vehicle, a Buick GL8.

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Buick launches VELITE 7 EV and VELITE 6 PHEV in China

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Buick has strengthened its commitment to electrification in China with the launch of the VELITE 7 electric vehicle and VELITE 6 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV). The VELITE 6 PHEV adopts Buick’s latest eMotion electric propulsion technology. Buick VELITE 7.

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Buick Electra GS nameplate trademarked

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A current trademark submitting hints that Basic Motors will maintain the sporty Buick GS badge for future electrical vehicles. The post Buick Electra GS nameplate trademarked appeared first on Bauaelectric Auto News.

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Buick to Introduce Its First Ultium-Based EV in China This Year

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Buick will introduce its first electric vehicle in China developed on GM’s Ultium platform later this year. Electric Car News Buick china general motors GMDeliveries of the five-seat SUV will begin in the first half of 2023.

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Buick introduced its Wildcat EV concept

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Buick today unveiled the Wildcat EV concept — an expressive vision of the brand’s new design direction as it transitions to an all-electric future. The Wildcat was developed to convey the all-new design language that will influence Buick production models for the foreseeable future.

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GM requires Buick, GMC patrons to purchase $1,500 OnStar subscription

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DETROIT — Common Motors has begun requiring all Buick and GMC patrons to pay $1,500 for a subscription service that beforehand had been non-compulsory. The post GM requires Buick, GMC patrons to purchase $1,500 OnStar subscription appeared first on Bauaelectric Auto News.

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Buick to introduce 2021 GL6 MPV in China with 48V MHEV technology and enhanced connectivity

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Buick will introduce the 2021 GL6 to strengthen its lineup in China’s midsize MPV segment. It also has a refined interior and offers an elevated connected experience through a pioneering widescreen cockpit and Buick eConnect 3.0 The 2021 GL6 incorporates the latest Buick eConnect 3.0

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2024 Buick Electra E4 Leaked, Looks A Lot Like Electra-X Concept

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Buick's second Ultium-based EV for the Chinese market has been uncovered by China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology

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Buick Files For Electra GS, Potential Sporty Electric Crossover

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Buick hasn't been making the sportiest cars these days, but perhaps an upcoming EV can work to change that

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Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid, Lexus RX plug-in, Buick Wildcat EV concept: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Buick shows an electric Wildcat. Lexus is offering three hybrid flavors of a redesigned RX crossover, including PHEV and performance hybrid versions. And one of the few remaining Toyota models not yet offered in a hybrid version gets one. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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Buick Electra Canada Trademark Filing Hints At Future EV Crossover

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Is it for a production version of the spectacular Buick Electra Concept unveiled at Auto China 2020

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Road Test: 2021 Buick Envision Avenir FWD

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Buick isn’t messing around with the Envision. Clean Fleet Report drove the 2021 Buick Envision Avenir FWD. Avenir in Buick-speak means it is the top-of-the-line model. The EPA rates the Buick Envision FWD at 24 mpg city/31 highway/26 combined miles per gallon.

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Buick Electra-X Teased As Brand's First Ultium-Based SUV Concept

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The Electra-X study will debut in early June at the Buick China Brand Day

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Buick-GMC dealership finds recruiting feminine staff pays off

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The post Buick-GMC dealership finds recruiting feminine staff pays off appeared first on Bauaelectric Auto News. Now the dealership, which bought 1,005 new autos and 1,276 used autos final yr, has feminine illustration in each division.

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Buick Electra E4 Spied In Michigan, Looks Like Production Electra-X

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This fully camouflaged test prototype has similar proportions and details to the Buick Electra-X Concept unveiled in China in June

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Buick US Dealers Required To Invest $300,000-$400,000 To Sell EVs

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Buick did not say how many of its US dealerships have chosen to take the buyout offer to date

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Buick dealers expect to spend at least ‘$300 to $400K’ to sell EVs as the brand goes all-electric

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General Motors is giving its Buick dealers an ultimatum – invest in the company’s future as it transitions to an all-electric future, or take a buyout. However, with the minimum upfront costs ranging from $300,000 to $400,000, some Buick dealers are apparently taking GM up on its buyout offer.

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Buick launches GL8 MPV Family in China with elevated intelligent driving technology

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In China, Buick launched the 2021 GL8 Avenir family featuring industry-leading vehicle-to-everything (V2X) technology and the 2021 GL8 ES with advanced driver assist technology. Both multi-purpose vehicles (MPVs) are available at Buick dealers across China.

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Buick announces VELITE 6 PHEV, BEV models for China

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Buick will add two new models to its China portfolio—the VELITE 6 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) and VELITE 6 battery-electric vehicle (BEV)—to tap into the fast-growing domestic demand for new energy vehicles. In April 2017, Buick introduced the Velite 5, its first extended-range electric vehicle, in a global debut in Shanghai. Buick Velite Concept as introduced in November 2016.

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Does Buick’s first Ultium-based EV revealed in China deliver the electrification the brand needs in the US?

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Photos and details have emerged from Buick’s first electric vehicle based on GM’s Ultium platform, the Electra E5, which was leaked in China. Can we expect to see Buick’s EV in the booming US EV market?

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Buick launches 2021 Excelle GT family with 48V MHEV technology in China

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2021 Buick Excelle GT featuring 48V mild hybrid technology. Like all other new and enhanced Buick sedan models, it meets the China 6 B emission standard. New-Generation Buick Regal GS. The Regal GS also comes with Buick’s eConnect 2.5 New Buick Verano GS.

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Buick dealers in rural areas move toward buyout instead of EV adoption

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Buick dealers in rural areas are moving in favor of buyouts from General Motors instead of shifting toward EV adoption, dealerships said. In September , GM said it would offer Buick dealerships in the U.S.

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Stellantis, Buick-GMC, Volkswagen, Hyundai dealerships acquired in Q3, Q2 offers

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entered a fourth state with the July 18 buy of Cody Foster Buick-GMC in El Dorado, Read more. The post Stellantis, Buick-GMC, Volkswagen, Hyundai dealerships acquired in Q3, Q2 offers appeared first on Bauaelectric Auto News.

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Buick Shows Wildcat Electric Coupe Concept, Outlines Brand’s EV Strategy

InsideEVs

Here's our first look at Buick's future design language it will launch this summer with the first Electra model

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Buick adding new eAssist mild hybrid to 2018 Buick LaCrosse as standard powertrain

Green Car Congress

The Buick LaCrosse is adding eAssist light electrification for the 2018 model. Compared to previous Buick eAssist executions ( earlier post ), this newest iteration is more sophisticated, powerful and compact. Other notable updates to the 2018 Buick LaCrosse include expanded availability of AWD and an all-new nine-speed automatic transmission for V-6 models that will provide customers with a smooth and refined shifting experience.

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GM willing to buy out US Buick dealers

Baua Electric

Buick dealers who don’t want to make investments related to the brand’s all-electric transition, the head of Buick said in an interview with. The post GM willing to buy out US Buick dealers appeared first on Bauaelectric Auto News.

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California grid, Lucid Air Pure, Buick EV shift, EV weight gain and road safety: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Buick offers buyouts to its dealers unconvinced of the EV shift. Lucid teases more affordable versions of its Air being made. An ongoing California heat wave serves to emphasize the importance of time-of-use rates and smart EV charging in the future.

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New Buick, BMW PHEVs for China

Green Car Congress

Buick announced that it will shortly launch the Velite 5, its first extended range electric vehicle (EREV), in China. Last year, Buick launched the all-new LaCrosse Hybrid Electric Vehicle and hosted the world premiere of the Velite Concept, which served as the template for future new energy vehicles under Buick’s strategy in China. In the coming two years, Buick also plans to introduce plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) and battery electric vehicles (BEVs) in China.

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Buick Set To Offer Buyouts To Dealers Who Refuse To Invest In EV Future

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GM is committed to getting Buick up to speed with everyone else

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