By John LeBlanc It’s been a while since an American automaker could offer a competitive entry-level luxury sports sedan. For the past four decades, if you were looking for a small, sporty four-door, the German brands Audi, BMW or Mercedes-Benz were more than likely at the top of your list. But now America’s biggest automaker, […]
Story by John LeBlanc The “good things come in small packages” idiom can certainly apply to the burgeoning premium compact sedan segment. The idea of automakers offering what was once considered “big car” safety, convenience and performance features in a compact four-door — and charging a hefty premium for it — is catching on with […]
Story by John LeBlanc CINCINNATI, OHIO — In a market where crossovers and small cars sell like hot chocolate in January, a large four-door sedan like the Buick LaCrosse often gets overlooked in Canada.
Story by John LeBlanc CINCINNATI, OHIO — As image makeovers go, the 2011 Buick Regal was extreme. After generations of sedate sedans best suited for the old at heart, the fifth-generation Regal was targeted at younger buyers who would normally shop at import brand stores for their entry-level sports sedan needs.
Story by John LeBlanc As its traditional customers fade away, General Motors’ demi-luxury brand Buick is looking for new ways to bring in younger buyers. One is the consolidation of GM’s European Opel products with Buicks currently sold in North America and China.keep looking »