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Buick's New Commitment to Safety

This year's Buick Enclave luxury crossover SUV, arriving in the fall, is the first of many indications to Buick's new commitment to safety. The two most recent models, the Buick Verano Turbo luxury sedan and the Encore luxury crossover represent the pinnacle of modern automobile safety systems. 

Standard passive safety features include body structures with more than 60 percent high-strength steel as well as 10 air bags situated around the body of each vehicle. While these are typical safety features designed to protect passengers, Buick is going further in developing safety systems that prevent crashes altogether, called active safety features.


The Verano Turbo luxury sedan will be updated later this summer with these active safety features which include technology that uses audio and visual warnings as well as automatic actions that dramatically increase the safety rating of your vehicle.


The first of these features is the Rear Vision Camera, allowing you to eliminate blind spots in the rear of your vehicle when backing up. The second and third features that come in an optional safety package also focus on improving drivers' situational awareness. Both the Side Blind Zone Alert and the Rear Cross Traffic Alert share radar sensors in the rear bumper that give visual and audible cues to the driver if needed when backing up or changing lanes...

My Ride is Dirtier than Dave's - Part Two



Alright everyone!  Welcome to the official contest entry page for this year's My Ride Is Dirtier Than Dave's Contest - Part Two.

We're pulling out all the stops this year so you stay tuned for more details, movies and postings about this year's contest.

In the meantime, here are all the juicy details you're going to need to help your ride be deemed the dirtiest.

Who - Sponsored by Dave Arbogast Buick?

Detail Your Car Like the Pros

You can detail your car like the pros with these ten tips:

Tip #1: When Not To Do It Yourself
If your car's paint has a scratch that goes down to bare metal, let a pro handle it. Fixing a deep scratch requires an experienced hand.

Tip #2: Compressed Air to Clean Carpets
Use an air compressor to blow debris from the edges of your carpets and seats into the center, where you can easily vacuum it up.

Tip #3: Clean Air Ducts
Aim the nozzle from your air compressor at the walls of your car's air ducts. This will blast accumulated dirt and dust out, improving your car's smell. Replace or clean the cabin air filter as well.

Tip #4: Clean Your Tires With a Gentle Cleaner...

Regal Tops 160 mph in Open Road Test



The Nevada Open Road Challenge...

It's
held annually on the infamous Silver State highway, which is closed off for the event.

For the competition, cars race 90 miles in an attempt to make a set time, or optimum time. The cars are separated into classes designated by top speeds allowed for the rally.

This year, the Buick Regal was entered into the 135 mph class, a step up from last year's entry into...
   

These day, a vehicle's towing capability can often keep many people from downsizing to a more efficient model.


With that said, thanks to having a class-leading towing capacity and standard StabiliTrack with Trailer Sway Control, the GMC Terrain and GMC Acadia may both be the perfect answer for those who aren't looking to compromise between towing capacity and overall vehicle quality.

The Terrain for example, the smaller of the two vehicles. It can...
Google Inc., the popular search engine and marketing company, is anxious to get their new self-driving cars on the road as soon as possible.

According to The Detroit News, in light of this recent success, Google's executives are speaking with automobile manufacturers about the possibility of building these veritable cars of the future.

The multi-billion dollar company is confident the futuristic cars work as intended. Already, a team of engineers at Google has put...

2012 GMC Acadia Wins Best Retained Value Award

The GMC 2012 Acadia's new award for "Best Retained Value" will surely tempt car buyers into considering the stylish SUV for their next vehicle. Research completed by the popular vehicle website Edmunds.com compiled data regarding SUVs in the Acadia's class and discovered that the vehicle's value is highly preserved for the next owner.

When a car buyer is considering a used vehicle, they should review the retention value, which is the...

Buick Verano Earns Top Safety Award

Often teasingly referred to as boats due to their rather large size, Buicks are solidly planted in the conscience as large cars. However, the manufacturer threw us all a curveball with the Buick Verano. Being the smallest Buick on the market it instantly drew curiosity as to whether or not it would be able to uphold the high safety margin enjoyed by its larger counterparts. The Verano however, had no problem flying through safety tests…
We'd like to introduce our brand new video series here at Dave Arbogast entitled "Used Vehicle With the Most Heart" of the week.

In this series, we'll be highlighting a different vehicle we have on our lot. It could be a car, truck, van, RV....basically anything.

This week's video walkthrough features the 2002 Pontiac Bonneville SLE.

Thanks again and enjoy the show!


Playing Hoops With Shaq and a Lacrosse...No really.



If you've seen the new Buick Lacrosse commercials on television recently, you may have noticed a very famous (and large) athlete behind the wheel of it.

Shaquille O'neal is the new face of the campaign from GMC and Buick featuring the sedan. Coincidentally, the LaCrosse has all of the top of the line features and space someone as large and powerful as Shaq would enjoy.

Considering all of this, a question comes to...