General Motors eAssist Hybrids Recalled for Faulty Circuit Board

General Motors eAssist Hybrids Recalled for Faulty Circuit Board
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General Motors is recalling 38,197 eAssist-equipped vehicles for a faulty circuit board that could lead to a fire in the trunk in the worst case scenario. Continue Reading...

Top 10 Most Fuel Efficient Luxury Cars

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Top 10 Most Fuel Efficient Luxury Cars
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Who is to say that luxury car buyers aren’t affected by high gas prices? If you want to drive in comfort, style, and have the latest high tech goodies in a car, you shouldn’t have to pay more at the pump for it. Here are our picks for the top 10 most fuel friendly luxury… Continue Reading...

2014 Chevrolet Equinox, GMC Terrain Not Receiving eAssist

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2014 Chevrolet Equinox, GMC Terrain Not Receiving eAssist
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Contrary to previous reports that the Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain will be offered with eAssist hybrid variants, General Motors has confirmed that neither model will receive the mild hybrid technology for the 2014 model year. Continue Reading...

GM Aims for 500,000 Electrified Vehicles by 2017

GM Aims for 500,000 Electrified Vehicles by 2017
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General Motors is focusing on plug-in technology for the next five years, aiming to have 500,000 vehicles on the road with some form of electrification by 2017. Continue Reading...

Feature: GM’s eAssist Hybrid Bet Doesn’t Pay Off

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Feature: GM’s eAssist Hybrid Bet Doesn’t Pay Off
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Currently available on three models, GM’s eAssist technology is a product and packaging gamble the automaker has made that does not appear to be paying off. While the first two Buick models to receive the mild-hybrid system received modest praise, the new Chevy Malibu Eco has drawn so much criticism it was recently named “the… Continue Reading...

11 Future Hybrids Heading to Dealers Soon

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11 Future Hybrids Heading to Dealers Soon
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Even though they’ve been around for well over a decade now, hybrids still have that ‘new technology’ feel. Consumers continue to be apprehensive to hybrid technology and there’s plenty of misinformation surrounding it. Continue Reading...

2013 Buick Regal Gets eAssist Hybrid Tech Standard

2013 Buick Regal Gets eAssist Hybrid Tech Standard
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Posting respectable 2011 sales numbers, the quietly successful Buick Regal outsold the Audi A4, Lexus IS250 and Acura TSX last year. For 2013, the Buick Regal has received some drivetrain upgrades. First, the performance trim Buick Regal GS will receive an automatic transmission. Second, the 2013 Regal will possess eAssist technology as standard. Introducing the… Continue Reading...

Buick Verano Hybrid Due Out in 2015

Buick Verano Hybrid Due Out in 2015
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With the new Verano compact luxury sedan on sale this year, Buick will look to expand its offerings in a green direction with a hybrid version. The news comes via a list of suppliers printed by Automotive News, detailing all of the companies and parts involved in the current Verano. According to the published data… Continue Reading...

Buick Regal eAssist Starts At $29,530, Regal GS Starts At $35,310

Buick Regal eAssist Starts At $29,530, Regal GS Starts At $35,310
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Buick has announced pricing for their newest additions to the Regal lineup, with their Regal eAssist mild hybrid vehicle starting at $29,530, while the high performance Regal GS starts at $35,310. The Regal eAssist uses a stripped down regenerative braking system to deliver hybrid-like fuel efficiency gains without the weight or added complexity of a… Continue Reading...

Buick Regal eAssist Hybrid To Debut At Chicago Auto Show

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Buick Regal eAssist Hybrid To Debut At Chicago Auto Show
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General Motors will reportedly unveil a Buick Regal Hybrid at the Chicago Auto Show that uses similar eAssist technology seen on the its Lacrosse stablemate. With the Lacrosse capable of returning 25 mpg in the city and 37 mpg on the highway, a 25 percent boost in fuel economy. eAssist also provides an extra 15… Continue Reading...