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2012 Buick Verano configurator comes online

Buick has just launched the online configurator for the new 2012 Verano compact sedan. Prices for the 2012 Buick Verano start at $23,470 with a fully loaded model topping out at $29,305 – which is not that bad for a luxury version of the Chevrolet Cruze. Build your own Buick Verano here. Click here for […]

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Report: Buick is a shining star for GM… and to think, U.S. Treasury wanted it gone

Back in 2009 when General Motors was undergoing bankruptcy restructuring, U.S. Treasury officials weren’t sure whether the Detroit automaker should keep its Buick brand – and quite frankly, neither were we. Well, the decision to keep Buick is starting to look better day by day. In 2010, Buick’s U.S. sales increased 48 percent from 2009 […]

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Hurt by the recession but want a luxury car? Take a look at a Buick

The recession has put a dent in many wallets around the nation but General Motors believes it can sell a luxury car to those feeling the pinch. No they’re not talking about Cadillac but Buick. According to chief Buick marketer Tony DiSalle, Buick is being pitched to a group of drivers who want an affordable […]

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Report: Buick Verano eAssist Hybrid due in 2015 along with styling refresh

When the new 2012 Buick Verano compact sedan rolls into showrooms, it will be offered with a new 2.4 liter Ecotec 4-cylinder engine making 180-hp. That will allow you to go from 0 to 60 mph in 8 seconds and provide you with an estimated highway fuel-economy of 31 mpg. Click here for more news […]

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Buick Verano seats were made to avoid hot spots, accommodate… ponytails?

The 2012 Buick Verano is getting some engineering focus on comfort for the upcoming model with new seats to help enhance both the driver and passenger’s experience in the vehicle. Verano’s program engineering manager Brian Schell says “When we set out to design a comfortable interior for Verano our goal was for customers to feel […]

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37 Brand New Vehicles To Look Forward To In 2012

So you’re in the market for a brand new vehicle and are wondering if you should pull the trigger within the next couple of days/weeks or whether you should hang on to see what new vehicles will be coming out in 2012. Lucky for you, we’ve put together a list of 37 brand new vehicles […]

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How GM came up with the name ‘Verano’ for new Buick

Buicks’ new 2012 entry level sedan intends to shake its previous stigmas and appeal to a broader demographic. To continue the sizable upswing in sales they have experienced this year, they are now reaching out to younger car buyers. Buick paid close attention when naming its latest edition to meet these goals. The Verano hopes […]

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GM invests more than $30 million at Pontiac Stamping plant

General Motors announced today that it is investing more than $30 million in its Pontiac Stamping Plant for tooling and equipment to enhance the plant’s manufacturing capabilities. “GM continues to invest in our manufacturing operations to ensure we have the technology and equipment we need to build whatever our vehicle designers develop,” said Gerald Johnson, GM […]

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2012 Buick Verano to 2.0 4-cylinder turbo model to make 250-hp?

When Buick unveiled the 2012 Buick Verano at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show, it said that the model will be available with to engine choices including a 2.4L Ecotec 4-cylinder engine making 177-hp and 170 lb-ft of torque. That will be followed by a 2.0L 4-cylinder Ecotec turbo from the Regal lineup, which produces 220-hp […]

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Exclusive: Welburn says Buick toying with idea of Verano GS, Verano Hybrid

The 2012 Buick Verano made its public debut here at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show yesterday. Following the press conference we had a chance to sit down with GM’s Vice President of Global Design, Ed Welburn. The first question we asked? Is Buick contemplating producing a high-performance version of the Verano that would be badged […]

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