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  1. Automotive Industry & GM News
    The coming year isn't just the first chapter in a new decade, it will also be the final year you'll be able to purchase a new Buick Regal. For that matter, it's the last year you'll be able to buy a Buick car. Confirmed by a brand spokesman, the 2020 model year will be the midsize Regal's last...
  2. GMI Drives
    Buick occupies an odd place in General Motors' brand portfolio. It's more premium than Chevrolet, but not nearly as luxurious as Cadillac. This middle ground can be a difficult space to operate in, as you end up with a vehicle that's not very affordable nor very luxurious. Buick's high-end...
  3. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Buick's Avenir sales are growing, and the brand is working to grow them even further. It's adding the Avenir premium trim to the Regal, expanding the lineup to three models. While overall sedan sales are falling, Buick says that demand for midsize cars in the $30 to $40,000 range is growing...
  4. Automotive Industry & GM News
    It may feel like the latest generation of Buick Lacrosse was revealed just yesterday because in automotive terms, it kind of did. Hitting dealerships in 2016 as a MY2017, the Lacrosse is a handsome thing, but that hasn't stopped the perfectionists at Buick from seeking to improve its...
  5. Automotive Industry & GM News
    I could have told the guy "71 extra pounds." Then again, maybe "$5,400 more" would have been a better response. Both of these figures are correct, but it's the latter that best answers the question, "What's an Avenir?" The passer-by who accosted me - in a friendly manner, thankfully - outside...
  6. Global Buick News
    Launched last fall on the new-for-2018 Enclave crossover and extended to the LaCrosse large sedan, Buick now is making noises that the Avenir sub-brand will extend across the lineup, potentially landing on every model it sells. That didn't take long. Less than three months ago, we...
  7. Global Buick News
    The most luxurious version of the 2018 Buick LaCrosse will start from $45,795 including destination. Set to arrive dealerships by early February, the 2018 Buick LaCrosse Avenir is $3,700 more than the current range-topping LaCrosse Premium, which starts from $42,095. Shoppers looking for...
  8. Global Buick News
    NHTSA documents discovered by GM Inside News reveal Buick will expand its Avenir subbrand in 2018 with the addition of the LaCrosse. As the full-size sedan market continues to crumble, and the LaCrosse carries a production crippling 204-day supply of inventory, Buick will push its flagship...
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