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Hemmings Auto Blogs
SIA Flashback - Convertible Associates: 1960 Buick LeSabre vs. Edsel Ranger
Would new car buyers cross shop a Buick LeSabre with an Edsel Ranger in 1960? For his comparison test in SIA #181, January 2001, Arch Brown posits a pretty convincing argument that they would've, especially when it comes to the two-door droptop versions of the two cars.
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Vacaville dealership manager finds ways to give back
A man whose first job was washing cars at age 14 is now the general manager of three Vacaville auto dealerships.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Shanghai GM debuts Trax and redesigned Cruze in Beijing
Shanghai GM , General Motors' joint-venture partner in China , has officially unveiled a pair of new entries for Chevrolet in the People's Republic.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
U.S. dealers grapple with recall pain -- missing parts, overtime, lost sales
Bob Cockerham, general manager of University Volkswagen Mazda, in Albuquerque, N.M., says he has no complaints about how VW of America is handling a recent stop-sell order for certain cars.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Automakers rushing to introduce new small SUVs in the U.S.
Chrysler, General Motors and Honda unveiled entries this week in one of the industry's fastest growing segments: the Jeep Renegade, Chevrolet Trax and Honda HR-V.
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
Honda Beefs Up the Fit to Create the HR-V Compact Crossover
Not wanting the Nissan Juke, Subaru XV Crosstrek, and the recently announced Chevrolet Trax to have all the fun, Honda has formally introduced its HR-V compact crossover, a small utility vehicle that's rooted in the Fit hatchback and will be slotted below the popular CR-V midsize crossover, after months of teasing.
The Auto Channel
GM Leads Industry with Most American-Made Vehicles
April 17, 2014: For the second year in a row, General Motors dominates the "Made in America" Automotive Index produced by American University's Kogod School of Business.
Globe and Mail
Montreal wheeler and dealer puts 400 vehicles up for bid at auction
Car collector John Scotti relaxes in a '48 Buick Roadmaster in his showroom in Montreal.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
2014 Chevrolet Trax: The Encore's Second Act
Chevrolet predicts that small SUV sales will grow 80 percent from 2013 to 2016. So the bringing the Trax to the U.S. market is a no-brainer, especially considering the success of the Buick Encore , which shares the same platform.
2014 Ridler Award Winning Buick Riviera Rivision Car Features BASF's R-M Onyx HD Paint
BASF Automotive Refinish Solutions announced that the winner of the 2014 Ridler Award - the 1964 Buick Riviera Rivision created by JF Launier of JF Kustoms - features BASF R-M Onyx HD paint.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Get Excited Because The Chevrolet Trax Is Coming To America
Have you ever wanted the fancy Buick Encore but don't want your neighbors to think you're some kind of hoity-toity fuckin' millionaire ? Chevy has got you covered, because the Chevrolet Trax is coming to America! GM CEO Mary Barra announced today that the small crossover, sold in exotic foreign lands such as Canada and Mexico, will be sold in the ... (more)
Opel could break even next year
How things change. According to a report from The Wall Street Journal , Opel might just break even next year.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
News 4 Jax
Super high-performance tires
Performance tires aren't just for expensive sports cars anymore. You can get them now on mainstream models like the Buick LaCrosse and Chevrolet Malibu.
Comparison Test: 2014 Buick Regal vs 2014 Volvo S60
"Sport" and "performance" may not be the first words that come to mind when you're describing vehicles from Buick or Volvo; "luxury-light" may be a bit better.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Ventura County Star
Seat belt chime warns driver unnecessarily
QUESTION: I really appreciated your response to the non-seat belt wearer. I wear my seat belt all the time, but a number of months ago the driver's side seat belt light/warning chime in my 2006 Pontiac G6 started going off while the seat belt is buckled.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
The Motley Fool
General Motors Company Treads Water in China
A Cadillac SRX poses in front of Shanghai's skyline. The SRX has recently been one of GM's star performers in China.
Two GM Engineers Put on Leave in Recall Scandal
General Motors Co. has placed two engineers, Ray DeGiorgio and Gary Altman, on paid leave for their roles in leading to the recall of 2.59 million small cars with defective ignition switches tied to at least 13 deaths, according to two people familiar with the matter.
The Chinese Love Safe, Youthful American Cars
This is The Morning Shift , our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important - all in one place at 9:30 AM.
5 Best SUVs, Minivans and Trucks for Cheapskates
"Buying one of these models means that you'll have more money in your pocket after five years," says Karl Brauer of KBB , which recently named 2014 winners of its annual Best 5-Year Cost to Own Awards .
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Green Car Congress
SwRI D-EGR gasoline demo vehicle delivers diesel efficiency at lower...
Specific BSFC improvements from the D-EGR engine relative to baseline engine. Overall, the engine offered a 13.1% improvement in city fuel economy and a 9.2% improvement on the highway .