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

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

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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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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.

GM willing to buy out US Buick dealers

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

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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-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 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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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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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 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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Lincoln Activeglide, Buick Envista, 2023 Mercedes-Benz AMG C63: In the present day’s Automotive Information

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The post Lincoln Activeglide, Buick Envista, 2023 Mercedes-Benz AMG C63: In the present day’s Automotive Information appeared first on Bauaelectric Auto News. We examined Lincoln Activeglide, the automaker’s Degree 2 hands-free driver-assist system.

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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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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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Stellantis, Hyundai, Ford and Buick-GMC dealerships promote in Q2 transactions

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The post Stellantis, Hyundai, Ford and Buick-GMC dealerships promote in Q2 transactions appeared first on Bauaelectric Auto News. Oakes Auto buys Ford retailer Oakes Auto Group on Might 13 bought Ford dealership Cox Motor Co. in Pleasanton, Kan.,

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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 announces it’s going all-electric by 2030 and unveils stunning Wildcat EV concept

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Today, Buick announced that it is only going to offer all-electric vehicles by 2030 and unveiled a stunning EV concept called Wildcat. The post Buick announces it’s going all-electric by 2030 and unveils stunning Wildcat EV concept appeared first on Electrek.

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

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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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New Buick, BMW PHEVs for China

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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 Teases Electric Concept Ahead Of Debut This Summer

InsideEVs

All we get to see is the upper lighting signature that reminds of the 2020 Buick Electra crossover concept

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GM reveals an all-electric Buick Electra, but it's for China

Green Car Reports

The Buick brand established a strong foothold for GM in China’s auto market long before the rapidly developing nation became the world’s electric vehicle leader.

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Global debut of Buick Enspire electric concept SUV in China; GM China sales up 2% in February, Buick up 4%

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GM’s Buick brand will stage the global debut of the Enspire, its new all-electric concept SUV, at Buick Brand Night on 17 April in Wuzhen, Zhejiang. Buick Enspire all-electric concept SUV teaser. Buick has sold more than 9 million vehicles in China since its introduction by SAIC-GM in 1998. Buick and Cadillac had record deliveries in March, while Chevrolet grew 35% from a year earlier. Buick deliveries rose 4% to 92,007 units.

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Buick to unveil Velite Concept PHEV at Guangzhou show

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Buick’s plug-in hybrid Velite Concept will make its global debut at the Guangzhou auto show, which opens on November 18. The Velite Concept will provide a template for upcoming models being launched under the Buick Blue new energy vehicle strategy. The introduction of the Velite Concept follows August’s global debut of the Buick LaCrosse Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) in Shanghai. Buick has sold more than 7 million vehicles in China since its introduction by SAIC-GM in 1998.

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GM’s Chevrolet, Cadillac, GMC and Buick all launching EVs this year

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Chevrolet, Cadillac, GMC and Buick will all be launching new EVs starting this year, GM announced at an event at its Tech Center in Warren, Michigan, where it also unveiled its new Ultium batteries and flexible globale EV architecture.

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Buick Electra-X EV Concept debuts in China with "design of tomorrow"

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With a sleek, dynamic and expressive appearance, the Buick Electra-X concept SUV unveiled in China brings Buick's all-new design language to life and projects the brand’s vision for an electric and intelligent future.

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Buick unveils 2016 Cascada convertible at NAIAS

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Buick introduced the 2016 Cascada convertible at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). The Cascada will be the first Buick convertible offered in the United States in 25 years and the latest globally developed vehicle to join the brand’s growing portfolio. It features a rigid body structure, Buick’s HiPer Strut front suspension and responsive Watts Z-link suspension in the rea, and a 200-horsepower (149 kW) turbocharged engine.

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GM adds 9-speed auto to 2018 Buick Envision for China

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Buick launched the 2018 Buick Envision in China with a new nine-speed transmission, updated design and enhanced connectivity. It remains Buick’s most popular SUV and second most popular model overall, with deliveries of 169,227 units in the first 10 months of this year. Like Buick’s new Regal and 2018 LaCrosse introduced earlier this year, the 2018 Envision features Buick eMotion Intelligent Drive Technology.

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Buick to launch new electric, plug-in hybrid models in China; what about US?

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For 15 years now, Buick has been a far more important brand in China than it is in North America: four out of five Buicks sold globally are purchased by Chinese buyers. So Buick's announcement that it will take the wraps. China General Motors Plug-In Hybrids GM plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Buick Velite

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Rearview camera standard on all 2015 Buick models

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Every 2015 Buick model will come standard with a rearview camera. To help prevent a collision, each of Buick’s 2015 models are also available with active safety technologies such as Forward Collision Alert, Side Blind Zone Alert, Lane Departure Warning and Rear Cross Traffic Alert. Every Buick also comes with OnStar Automatic Crash Response, standard for six months.

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