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On the eve of the New York Auto Show and following the announcement of updates to the LaCrosse, Buick has now revealed significant updates to the 2014 edition of its Regal sedan. Buick said the 2014 Regal is designed to be a sportier and smarter evolution of the brand’s dynamic midsize sedan. New purposeful technologies […]

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As it attempts to address ever-tightening fuel and emissions standards, while striving to maintain competitive vehicle sticker prices, General Motors is adding its (relatively) low cost eAssist mild Hybrid technology to more vehicles. The latest edition is the 2013 Buick Regal, which will feature the technology as standard on the base car. The eAssist system, […]

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Buick today announced pricing information for its 2012 Regal models, one of which will feature General Motors’s new eAssist Belt Alternator Starter system, which provides an estimated 28 percent boost in fuel economy over the standard 2.4-liter model. The 2012 Buick Regal with eAssist will start at $29,530, a $2,000 price premium over the base […]

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Yesterday General Motors produced its four-millionth Ecotec engine at its Spring Hill powertrain plant. This happened two years after the three-millionth engine was assembled. GM added the four-millionth engine powers a 2014 Chevrolet Malibu Eco. “GM’s line of Ecotec engines continue to win awards and recognition from critics and consumers alike for their fuel efficiency […]

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Today General Motors CEO Dan Akerson announced its 2015 Chevrolet Impala to go on sale next summer will be offered with bi-fuel capability. Fleet and retail customers will have their choice of filling up with ordinary gasoline or compressed natural gas (CNG) and range would be 350 miles on gas, and/or 150 miles on CNG. […]

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Tenneco Inc. is the company selected to supply ride performance and clean air technologies on the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu and Malibu Eco. Tenneco is a global supplier to General Motors on the new midsize vehicle platform, supporting Chevy Malibu production in North America, China and Korea, as well as the Buick Regal and LaCrosse models […]

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The all-new 2014 Impala, Chevrolet’s flagship sedan, began rolling off the production line at the Oshawa Assembly plant today. The 2014 Impala has several new features, including the company’s light electrification technology named eAssist; and Adaptive Cruise Control and crash-avoidance technologies like Rear Cross Traffic Alert and Side Blind Zone Alert. Three direct-injection engine choices […]

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The HybridCars.com monthly sales dashboard is a collaboration of HybridCars.com and Baum & Associates, a Michigan-based market research firm focusing on automotive issues including the hybrid and electric vehicle market. Plug-in vehicles had a strong month. Both the Toyota Prius PHEV and the Chevy Volt turned in their best-ever monthly sales, and the Volt has […]

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The HybridCars.com monthly sales dashboard is a collaboration of HybridCars.com and Baum & Associates, a Michigan-based market research firm focusing on automotive issues including the hybrid and electric vehicle market. While the Toyota Prius Liftback continues to pace the hybrid vehicles, the Camry Hybrid continues to perform well at over 10 percent of Camry sales, […]

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The HybridCars.com monthly sales dashboard is a collaboration of HybridCars.com and Baum & Associates, a Michigan-based market research firm focusing on automotive issues including the hybrid and electric vehicle market. Hybrid sales reached 3.0 percent of total North American sales, the highest level since April. While the Prius hybrid continues to pace the segment, the […]

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