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 |  Nov 26 2013, 3:01 PM

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

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 |  Sep 09 2013, 1:05 PM

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The 2014 Buick Regal will go on sale later this year with a starting price of $30,615 including a $925 destination fee.

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 |  Jul 09 2013, 12:15 PM

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Nearly 5,000 vehicles could be added to a recall General Motors announced in May. 

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 |  Apr 06 2013, 10:01 AM

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General Motors has began notifying 778,956 owners of various vehicles that they will need more frequent oil changes due to high warranty claims on several models.

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 |  Mar 26 2013, 11:43 AM

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Before its debut at the 2013 New York Auto Show later this week, Buick has released specs and images for the 2014 Regal, which will finally receive optional all-wheel drive.
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 |  Nov 15 2012, 12:55 PM

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.

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 |  Feb 07 2012, 12:45 PM

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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 Buick GS with a manual transmission is an interesting move and, according to U.S. vice president of Buick Marketing Tony DiSalle, “With the Regal GS, we made a conscious decision to go against the current trend and give enthusiasts the manual transmission they desire as standard equipment. Adding an automatic simply makes the performance of the GS even more accessible.” The new Aisin AF40 automatic transmission will be a no-cost option from the manual. According to GM, the new automatic transmission will deliver firmer shifts, capable of matching the manual Regal GS to 0-60 at 6.7 seconds. EPA ratings for the GS is at 19 mpg city and 27 mpg highway.

For 2013, the Regal will come with eAssist hybrid technology as standard equipment. A system that provides a light, but effective, secondary electric motor that assists to either motivate the car during slow traffic or to provide an additional boost to the engine, eAssist was initially a $2,000 option for Regals equipped with the Ecotec 2.4 liter engine. According to EPA ratings, the eAssist Regal reaches 25 mpg city and 36 mpg highway.

GALLERY: Buick Regal GS

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