TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo recently visited the all-new General Motors Company Store inside the Renaissance Center in Detroit. The GM Company Store offers branded merchandise representing Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac and is located on Level 1 in the GM Wintergarden. It will be open from 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. during the week and occasionally on the weekend. Please visit www.gmcompanystore.com for up-to-date store hours and a look at the variety of merchandise that will be available. GM employees will be eligible for a 10 percent discount when they show their companyRead More
TweetDETROIT — Lexus, Toyota and Buick are the top three reliable automotive brands, according to a new Consumer Reports survey. The announcement was made at an Automotive Press Association luncheon at the Detroit Athletic Club on Monday afternoon. Asian brands are continuing the dominate the reliability survey by taking seven of the top 10 spots. Lexus and Toyota are on top for the fourth straight year. All nine Lexus models received better-than-average reliability. The redesigned 2016 Tacoma pickup was the only Toyota vehicle that earned a below average score. “TheRead More
TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from the Detroit Athletic Club for a special meeting of the Automotive Press Association. Consumer Reports magazine announced its findings from its 2016 Annual Auto Reliability Survey. In this video, watch for remarks from Jake Fisher, director of automotive testing at Consumer Reports. Lexus, Toyota and Buick are the top three reliable automotive brands, according to the C.R. survey. Meanwhile, Dodge, Chrysler, Fiat and Ram ended up dead last.
TweetThe AmericaJR.com Web Team was invited to a special Buick reveal event inside Shed 3 at Detroit’s Eastern Market on Sunday evening. Ahead of its public debut at the North American International Auto Show, Buick today revealed the Avista concept – a 2+2 coupe that pushes the brand’s contemporary design ethos and rekindles its historic performance roots. A sleek, sweeping proportion is the foundation for this vision of a contemporary grand tourer, with a 400-horsepower twin-turbocharged V-6 driving the rear wheels and a driver-focused cockpit offering a comfortable, connected centerRead More
TweetAmericaJR.com’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from Detroit’s Eastern Market for the Buick reveal event. Ahead of its public debut at the North American International Auto Show, Buick introduced the Avista concept – a 2+2 coupe that pushes the brand’s contemporary design ethos and rekindles its historic performance roots. A sleek, sweeping proportion is the foundation for this vision of a contemporary grand tourer, with a 400-horsepower twin-turbocharged V-6 driving the rear wheels and a driver-focused cockpit offering a comfortable, connected center of control. The Avista’s uninterrupted body lines stretch front toRead More
TweetLOS ANGELES — Buick introduced the Avenir concept at the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit last January. Many called it the “standout” of the show. Now, Buick has taken elements from that design and turned it into the production version of the 2017 LaCrosse sedan. “It’s brand new from the ground up–all new interior, all new exterior, all new suspension, all new powertrain,” said Brian Shipman, the Buick LaCrosse’s product manager. “We’ve improved the mass of the vehicle, we’ve reduced the weight by 300 pounds. You getRead More
TweetAmericaJR.com’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show. In this video, watch for an interview with Brian Shipman, GM’s Product Manager for the Buick LaCrosse. The all-new 2017 Buick LaCrosse introduces the new face of Buick, influenced by the dramatic cues of the award-winning Avenir concept unveiled at the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit and inspired by a Buick concept from the mid-20th century. The LaCrosse, which goes on sale in early summer 2016, features a new grille design with a large opening distinguishedRead More
TweetAmericaJR.com’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show. More than 50 new concept cars and production made their debut at this year’s show. In this set, you’ll see the Subaru Impreza Sedan Concept, the 2017 Buick LaCrosse, the 2016 Mazda CX-9, a special “Back to the Future” edition of the Toyota Mirai and an inside look at the new 2016 Chevrolet Volt. More to come in future galleries…