DETROIT – Buick’s August retail sales were the best since 2003 with a 24.1 percent year-over-year increase, the 16th consecutive month of sales growth to individual customers. Total sales, including those sold to executive fleets and other commercial customers, were up 36.9 percent.
SHANGHAI – The new Buick Riviera concept vehicle, which was developed by GM’s Shanghai GM and Pan Asia Technical Automotive Center (PATAC) joint ventures in Shanghai, won the 2013 Red Dot Award in the category of “Design Concept.”
DETROIT – The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program, funded by the General Motors Foundation, today announced scholarships totaling approximately $4.2 million to 1,100 recipients pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, also known as STEM, information technology and other fields important to the automotive industry.
DETROIT – Buick retail sales grew for the 15th month in a row in July, with year-over-year sales up 9.7 percent. Retail sales marked the brand’s best July since 2006, while total sales increased 13.8 percent year over year.
DETROIT – The 2013 Buick Encore ranked highest in the Sub-Compact CUV segment in the J.D. Power Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout StudySM released today. Encore was recently recognized by J.D. Power for “Highest Ranked Sub-Compact CUV in Initial Quality (in a tie).”
DETROIT – Buick retail sales grew for the 14th month in a row in June, with year-over-year sales up 6 percent. Retail sales were the brand’s best since 2006, while total sales decreased 4 percent year over year.
DETROIT – This week, Americans will celebrate the 237th anniversary of independence. Buick has built and sold vehicles in America for almost half of the time – 110 years – since the historic day of July 4, 1776.
DETROIT – The 2013 Buick Encore ranked highest in the Sub-Compact CUV segment in the J.D. Power and Associates Initial Quality StudySM released today. More than 10,000 of the compact crossovers have been delivered since going on sale earlier this year – nearly half to customers coming from brands outside of General Motors.
DETROIT – The 2014 Buick LaCrosse luxury sedan goes on sale later this year with a suggested retail price of $34,060, including a $925 destination charge. Standard equipment includes next-generation IntelliLink connectivity, an eight-inch reconfigurable color cluster display, eight air bags and an eAssist powertrain that offers an EPA-estimated 36 highway mpg.
DETROIT – Every 2014 Buick model – Verano, Regal, LaCrosse, Encore and Enclave – will be offered with a suite of available active safety systems that watch the front, side and rear of the vehicle to help prevent crashes.