Tag Archives: Buick

Review: 2017 Buick Envision Preferred AWD

By Kevin Harrison A lot of hoopla is being made from the fact that Buick's new crossover, the Envision, is made in China. I don't quite understand why. Your television likely is Chinese made too. So is your cell phone. So is the majority of your clothing and probably a lot of...
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Review: 2017 Buick Encore Premium

By Kevin Harrison You may have recently come across some television advertising from Buick where a diverse young group of people, living their fashionably chic lifestyles suddenly become taken with a vehicle out in the wild that is dumbfoundedly unrecognizable to them. To no one's surprise, the vehicle in question is eventually...
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Test Drive: 2015 Buick LaCrosse AWD

By Kevin Harrison GM has been trying with all its might to position its Buick brand as something that is appealing to people under the age of 70. From its "that's a Buick?!" ads that claim Buick has changed so much its unrecognizable, to its product. Not to sound too much like...
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Buick To Add Small Hatchback To Lineup?

By Kevin Harrison Buick is quickly reinventing itself as a credible premium brand with the addition of the Cascada convertible (us Canadians will not be getting it, however) and now they could also be adding a small hatchback to their lineup. Automotive News is reporting that the Opel Adam could make its...
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Top 5 Unintentionally Embarrassing Car Names

By Kevin Harrison What's in a name? Well, a lot depending on what language you speak and what culture you belong to. Automakers know this and therefore rely heavily on their research departments to make sure the name they come up with for an upcoming model doesn't mean something unintentional in other...
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Buick Avenir Concept Hits All The Right Spots

By Robert Nichols Whoever is in charge at Buick these days is doing a good job. The recent offerings have been a breath of fresh air that has caught the attention of a much broader range of buyers. And Buick just keeps the surprises coming. At the Detroit International Autoshow, Buick revealed...
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Test Drive: 2014 Buick Regal Turbo AWD

By Kevin Harrison I'm starting to think GM really wants Atlantic Canadians to drive Buicks. I've had an unusual number of Buicks as press vehicles over the years, specifically of the Regal. I've had the Regal GS, the Regal e-Assist and now I've had the opportunity to try the Turbo all-wheel drive. I...
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Compact SUV’s Rated Poorly in New Crash Test

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has just released its results of a new crash test on compact SUV's, and the result for some popular compact SUV's isn't good. The Ford Escape, Hyundai Tuscon, Kia Sportage, Jeep Patriot and Buick Encore all received a rating of 'poor' in the new...
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