The younger buyers, quality rankings and rising sales are all interconnected, because the top reason people buy Buicks
is the perception of quality, said Tony DiSalle, the brand's vice president of marketing.
carry the OnStar GPS system, allowing the lockdown of a stolen vehicle at any time and place.
JOE DEMATIO NYT SYNDICATE YOU might think that Buicks
are always big, but history tells us that this isn't necessarily so.
He started selling Buicks
in 1905, two years after David Buick
started making them.
"It took eight years for Shanghai GM to sell its first one million Buicks
, but only three years to sell its second one million units," said Kevin Wale, President of GM China, in a statement.
won't be found in rental fleets or with cloth seats, and there will be no body-on-frame trucks in the lineup.
Meanwhile, across the way, there are two car plants producing more than 500,000 Chevys and Buicks
(with the next Pontiac Grand Prix soon to be added to the mix).
A midnight blue bombshell with a 400-horsepower V6 engine and a Buick
badge on the grille, the Avista ranked closely behind a 95-degree day among plausible mid-January Detroit phenomena.
Bedford Hills, NY, February 26, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Vail Buick
GMC was given the title of “Certified Elite” dealer by General Motors on Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 in a luncheon presentation given by GM executives.
Though executives wanted to kill off the Pontiac brand entirely, arrangements to combine the Buick
, GMC and Pontiac brands under one roof were so far along they eliminated that possibility.
The family that raised Lucy, the Sandonis, obtained her along with a Buick
in a poker game: she was the infant in the back seat.
The touchstones of Harley Earl's styling philosophy inhabit every Buick
that rolls off the line today.
During what the division's general manager Steve Shannon calls "a transition year for Buick
," they're working at "revitalizing the brand" through a strategy that is in one regard going back to the future.
Back in 2001, when Buick
designers and engineers were working on what would become the replacement for not one sedan but two--the Regal and the Century--Bob Lutz took a look at what they were doing (like engineering a driver's interface that was largely based on voice-recognition technology with a steering wheel arrayed with so many buttons--to be used in the case that the voice system got hiccoughs--that Lutz describes it as "looking like a PC keyboard")--and he said that they needed to seriously rethink what they were doing.