Cadillac Provoq was introduced at this year’s CES

Posted by admin | Cadillac | Monday 4 August 2008 4:37 pm

The Cadillac Provoq was introduced at this year’s CES, as the first concept car to premiere at the event in its history. It’s aimed at being a vehicle to allow GM to show-off its recent “eco-friendly” technologies and gadgetry in a single luxury concept. Besides being powered by hydrogen fuel cells and lithium ion batteries, it showcases new innovations such as automatic grill-shades and a roof-mounted solar panel to power all vehicle electronics.

LaCROSSE 2.4L Eco-Hybrid, is sold at CNY 269,900 with a 15% fuel saving

Posted by admin | Buick (boulevard LaCrosse Excelle) | Sunday 3 August 2008 5:16 pm

SHANGHAI, Jul 17, 2008 (SinoCast via COMTEX) — GM | Quote | Chart | News | PowerRating — Shanghai General Motors Co., Ltd., a venture of General Motor Corp. (NYSE: GM), launched Buick LaCROSSE hybrid version on July 15, 2008.

The new car model, known as LaCROSSE 2.4L Eco-Hybrid, is sold at CNY 269,900 with a 15% fuel saving and a 15% reduction of emission compared with LaCROSSE 2.4L luxury navigation edition, which is now sold at about CNY 220,000.

GM has resisted the temptation to retire its aging brand

Posted by admin | Buick (boulevard LaCrosse Excelle) | Sunday 3 August 2008 5:15 pm

DETROIT — Though financial analysts and media observers continue to be discouraging about the future of Buick in America, GM has resisted the temptation to retire its aging brand. This might be a wise move, as the debut of the attractive Buick Invicta concept at the 2008 Beijing Auto Show proved that there might be a future for the stodgy division in Asia, and secret pictures of the new sedan suggests that GM expects to make much of it.

the car’s starter didn’t work,

Posted by admin | Cadillac | Saturday 2 August 2008 5:08 pm

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The third time was an alarm for a Cadillac driver apparently loading up on free gas while posing as a stranded motorist. A police officer became suspicious the third time he saw the same man stopped on the side of a road next to his Cadillac with the hood up, said Charles Gonzalez, the area’s neighborhood police officer.

a story from the brazen-criminal files

Posted by admin | Cadillac | Saturday 2 August 2008 5:06 pm

New Delhi, Aug. 1 General Motors plans to stave off the domestic launch of its global sports utility vehicle brands — Cadillac and Hummer — for this year.

For the current year, it plans to almost double the production of its compact car Spark as it commences operations at the new plant in September.

The plant is slated to be inaugurated in the presence of the company’s global President and Chief Operating Officer, Mr Fritz Henderson.

Car ownership in China is exploding

Posted by admin | Buick (boulevard LaCrosse Excelle) | Saturday 2 August 2008 4:23 am

Nodding his head to the disco music blaring out of his car’s nine speakers, Zhang Linsen swings the shiny, black Hummer H2 out of his company’s gates and on to the spacious four-lane road.

Running a hand over his closely shaved head, Zhang scans the expanse of high-end suburban offices and villas that a decade ago was just another patch of farmland outside of Shanghai. To his left is a royal blue sedan with a couple and a baby, in front of him a lone young woman being chauffeured in a van.

The growing strength of the Chevrolet brand helped General Motors

Posted by admin | Buick (boulevard LaCrosse Excelle) | Saturday 2 August 2008 4:22 am

Shanghai - The growing strength of the Chevrolet brand helped General Motors and its domestic joint ventures in China achieve record first half sales. Sales of the GM family in China rose 12.7 percent on an annual basis to 590,126 units.

Sales of Chevrolet, one of GM’s two foundational brands in China, jumped 34.6 percent in the first half to 109,131 units. Chevrolet benefited from strong demand for the Lova compact sedan and new Epica intermediate sedan. Both models are manufactured by Shanghai GM.

GM talks with Mahindra, others on Sales Hummer Brand

Posted by admin | Hummer H2 | Friday 1 August 2008 12:58 am

As Americans’ appetite for gas-guzzlers has evaporated, General Motors may be closer to selling its Hummer brand, according to Reuters.

The struggling auto maker is in talks with Mahindra & Mahindra, an Indian counterpart, as well as Russian and Chinese manufacturers, the news service reported citing unnamed sources. Mahindra has long been considered a potential buyer of the Hummer brand, given its desire to own a line of sport-utility vehicles.

GM discusses sale of Hummer brand

Posted by admin | Hummer H2 | Friday 1 August 2008 12:56 am

General Motors Corp is in talks with Indian automaker Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd and automakers in Russia and China about selling its Hummer brand, sources familiar with the matter said.

One source close to the discussions said Mahindra is not very interested at this time, as it has plans to launch its own trucks and sport utility vehicles in the U.S. market.

Buick LaCrosse hybrid is on the market

Posted by admin | Buick (boulevard LaCrosse Excelle) | Tuesday 29 July 2008 6:03 pm

Buick LaCROSSE—the 2.4L ECO-Hybrid electric hybrid car was on the market last week, the market price of 269,900 ¥. Buick LaCrosse ECO-Hybrid electric hybrid car could not only achieve more than 15 percent of the fuel efficient performance, emissions can be reduced more than 15 percent. Shanghai GM also announced that the hybrid system components related to the enjoyment of four years or 120,000 km warranty of quality.

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