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A Look at the 2013 Buick Encore


In contrast to the trends among crossover SUVs a decade ago, today's crossovers seem to be getting smaller and smaller in size. Chalk it up to higher gas prices and tighter budgets among consumers. Nevertheless, the demand for premium luxury remains strong as ever and Buick aims to take advantage with the new 2013 Buick Encore.

At first glance, the Encore's diminutive size is a definite departure from Buicks of old. In fact...

Which Futurliner is Which?

The Futurliners...

Where have they all gone?

To answer that question, we have to take a brief look back at how it all started.

History

Inspired by a previous effort to build a giant transportation vehicle called the Streamliner in 1936 for Parade and Progress display of innovative mobile ethnology, GM would later serve up 12 Futurliner models in 1941.

These Futurliners were more than 10 yards in length and four yards high, employing an...

June Sales Best Ever for Buick Enclave

What happens when quality vehicles meet the standards that customers expect out of them? 

They sell.

Buick is proud to announce that the 2013 Buick Enclave sold more units in June than in any other month. The company has listened seriously to feedback from customers on now to improve the Enclave as well as their other vehicles. The popular luxury crossover is an ideal family vehicle with seating for seven and an...

TROY, Ohio -- Anyone who has had to sit in the waiting area of the typical car dealership can relate to this experience: outdated magazines, uncomfortable chairs and bitter, stale coffee that's been cooking on the burner all day.

But toss those cheap paper cups and powdered creamer packets and take heart: Dave Arbogast Buick GMC Vans RVs is the exception to the norm. Following our recent renovations, the dealership has teamed up with Boston...
The 2013 GMC Sierra 1500 is an extraordinarily powerful work truck. 

The Sierra can haul nearly two tons and haul 2.5 tons or more. Recovery hooks on the front make it easier to pull this truck out of the mud or use the truck to pull others from the ditch. There's even an available power liftgate to help protect the user's back. To keep this vehicle on task, GMC offers several powerful...

The 11 Most Significant Buicks in 11 Decades


Following last week's article about Buick and what it's become nearly a century and decade later, we've decided to highlight 11 of the most intriguing models the brand has created over the years.

Since May 17, 1903, the Buick brand of General Motors has been a hallmark of excellence in the auto industry. Buick, through innovative engineering and forward-leaning design, has been able to remain near the top of the heap for...

Buick: A Century and a Decade Later...

"A century and a decade" is the answer.

The question: "How long has Buick been around?"

It is, in fact, the oldest American automotive brand. Buick Motor Company was incorporated on May 19, 1903. Now, some 43 million new vehicle sales later, the Buick brand is experiencing a real renaissance. Today, many of General Motors' latest ideas find their way quickly into the luxurious vehicles of the Buick Division

Opel Cascada: Is it headed to the states?


Curiously enough, many Americans don't even know there's a European division of General Motors operating in Europe under the "Opel" name - indeed, this label was responsible for some of the inspiration for sexy vehicles that ended up coming to North American shores such as the (now defunct Pontiac) GTO.

Much like the phenomenon in which many "Acura" branded vehicles are actually sold as "Hondas" in non-American markets, some Opel models boast GM counterparts...

Buick Encore positioning itself well for the future...

The iconic General Motors brand Buick announced June 19, 2013 that their 2013 Encore model ranked number one in having the fewest customer complaints in the J.D. Power and Associates Initial Quality StudySM Sub-Compact CUV segment.

According to the study, Buick had 113 fewer problems for every 100 cars.

The ranking is even more remarkable as this year's marks the initial sales year for the 2013 Buick Encore. The Encore rolled out early...


Just four years after emerging from a painful and complicated bankruptcy restructuring, the folks at General Motors have a lot to crow about.

The recent 2013 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study places GM as the top major manufacturer in the world, and second, only behind Porsche, among 33 manufacturers of all sizes. Overall, GM had 8 different model-level awards.

The next best only had three.

It represents a huge turnaround for GM as just...