Auto News

AutoGuide News Blog


The AutoGuide News Blog is your source for breaking stories from the auto industry. Delivering news immediately, the AutoGuide Blog is constantly updated with the latest information, photos and video from manufacturers, auto shows, the aftermarket and professional racing.
 |  Jul 23 2014, 10:05 AM

Buick-Envision-Revealed

The latest addition to the Buick lineup has just been uncovered in China. 

Continue Reading…

 |  Jul 01 2014, 2:02 PM

buick-envision

Buick is expanding its crossover and SUV lineup later this year with a new model.

Continue Reading…

 |  Jun 10 2014, 7:35 AM

2015-buick-verano

The 2015 Buick Verano Turbo will be getting a six-speed manual transmission after all.

Continue Reading…

 |  Jun 05 2014, 4:40 PM

2015 Buick Verano

Like so many other cars in the industry these days, the 2015 Buick Verano is getting rid of its manual-transmission option.

Continue Reading…

 |  May 27 2014, 12:32 PM

Big, Premium Three-Row Crossover


2014-Buick-Enclave-01

Like all Buicks, the Enclave is easy to overlook. General Motors’ alternative luxury brand currently sells five models in the U.S. and is almost entirely supported by its sales in China. In spite of that, the products it offers probably deserve more credit than they get.

Continue Reading…

 |  May 27 2014, 11:02 AM

2007-chevrolet-cobalt

The number of crashes acknowledged by GM to be related to faulty ignition switches now sits at 47.

Continue Reading…

 |  May 13 2014, 3:31 PM

2014-buick-enclave-rearview-camera

New Buick owners will no longer have to pay for a helpful safety feature.

Continue Reading…

 |  May 07 2014, 9:02 AM

2005-Chevy-Cobalt

General Motors is offering employee pricing to people who own a vehicle being recalled as part of its controversial ignition switch campaign, but there’s a catch.

Continue Reading…

 |  May 05 2014, 11:56 AM

2013-Buick-Enclave-Cover_rdax_646x3962013-Buick-Enclave-Cover_rdax_646x396

General Motors is recalling 51,640 of its three-row crossovers spread across the Chevrolet, GMC and Buick brands because of inaccurate fuel gauges.

Continue Reading…

 |  Apr 26 2014, 10:05 AM

2014-buick-lacrosse-ultra-luxury-interior-package

If you’re a fan of the Pantone 2014 Color of the Year, you might love this Buick LaCrosse interior package.

Continue Reading…

 |  Apr 10 2014, 12:15 PM

It's an Automotive Vanity Extravaganza


KBB Brand Award Winners

The folks at Kelley Blue Book have released their annual Brand Image Awards. The study, now in its seventh year, honors automakers for excelling in certain areas. Categories include things like best performance brand, most refined brand and most trusted brand. Overall there are 13 winners and the results may surprise or even appall you. You’ll need to read on to find out.

But first, according to KBB this isn’t some shady survey conducted by annoying telephone marketers; awards are actually the result of “extensive research gathered throughout the year.” Shoppers using the company’s website contribute to the results; in fact more than 12,000 of them participated, and here’s what the people have to say.

 |  Apr 09 2014, 2:40 PM

cadillac-engine

Two American automakers have topped the J.D. Power U.S. Customer Service Index (CSI) Study for the first time.

Continue Reading…

 |  Mar 28 2014, 9:28 AM

New-Buick-Riviera-Concept

Buick will soon be able to market itself, at least in part, as a company with “German car quality.”

Continue Reading…

 |  Mar 24 2014, 11:37 AM

2014-Buick-Regal4G-094

The internet is moving into our cars, with many automakers are fitting mobile hotspots to allow owners easy wireless connectivity anywhere they go. 

Continue Reading…

 |  Mar 02 2014, 11:44 AM

2013-buick-encore

After a full year on the market, the Buick Encore has turned in impressive sales numbers with 97,311 units moved worldwide.

Continue Reading…

 |  Feb 26 2014, 1:02 PM

Buick's Resurgence

Buick is one of GM’s four remaining brands in North America. Following the company’s bankruptcy filing in the middle of 2009 divisions including Pontiac, Hummer, Saturn and Saab were jettisoned like Thanksgiving leftovers at Easter time. Ostensibly this cull allowed the firm to concentrate on its best brands, but why did Buick make the cut and has it been pulling its own weight?

Continue Reading…

 |  Feb 25 2014, 6:04 PM

2014 Consumer Reports Brand Report Card

Consumer Reports’ 2014 Car Brand Report Card has been published and not surprisingly luxury automakers dominate the top of this list.

Continue Reading…

 |  Jan 27 2014, 9:45 AM

2014-Buick-LaCrosse-018

Buick will continue offering a 24-month promotional lease program that it began in March, 2012, to boost its business. 

Continue Reading…

 |  Jan 08 2014, 8:03 AM

2013 Buick Encore

Riding on strong demand in China, Buick broke its global sales record for the first time since 1984.

Continue Reading…

 |  Jan 06 2014, 7:32 AM

opel-cascada

General Motors has registered the Cascada and Calibra names with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, hinting that the Buick lineup is about to get new additions.

Continue Reading…

 |  Dec 17 2013, 4:45 PM

2014-buick-lacrosse-safety

The 2014 Buick LaCrosse has earned a five-star safety score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

Continue Reading…

 |  Nov 26 2013, 3:01 PM

2014-buick-regal-gs

There might be a new crop of “GS” badge wearing Buick vehicles waiting in the wings.

Continue Reading…

 |  Oct 21 2013, 12:02 PM

2013 Buick Encore

When it launched, Buick wasn’t entirely certain where the Encore would fit in the market and that turned out not to matter.

Continue Reading…

 |  Oct 18 2013, 7:32 PM

2013-Buick-Verano-Turbo-AutoGuide

Buick’s Verano compact sedan might soon follow the Chevrolet Cruze in offering a diesel engine.

Continue Reading…