Buick dealers face a hefty bill to sell electric vehicles

Buick Wildcat EV concept previews future Buicks including Electra EV

Across the industry, dealers need to invest in new training, tools and equipment to support EVs, and the amounts involved are significant. Buick spokesman Sean Poppitt said in a statement to Automotive News (subscription required) released Tuesday that the investment required to upgrade a Buick EV dealership averages between $300,000 and $400,000 . There are … Read more

Alfa Romeo Giulia SWB Zagato, Buick Electra E5: car news headlines

Alfa Romeo Giulia SWB Zagato Buick Electra E5 car news

Legendary Italian coachbuilder Zagato unveiled a one-off coupe based on the Alfa Romeo Giulia sedan platform. Designed to celebrate 100 years of Zagato’s work on Alfa Romeos, the coupe features a bodywork made almost entirely of carbon fiber. Buick introduced its first vehicle based on General Motors’ Ultium EV platform. The vehicle is the Electra … Read more

Ultium-based Buick Electra E5 debuts in China

Ultium based Buick Electra E5 debuts in China

Buick revived its Electra nameplate for an electric crossover intended for sale in China. The new Buick Electra E5, unveiled Monday, is the latest vehicle to use General Motors’ Ultium platform and battery technology, although powertrain details are being withheld until closer to its 2023 launch. The Electra E5 measures 192.6 inches in length and … Read more

2024 Buick Encore GX spy footage

1670850624 2024 Buick Encore GX spy footage

The Buick Encore GX subcompact crossover is about to come in for a major update, as evidenced by a prototype recently spotted near one of General Motors’ US proving grounds. The prototype is completely undisguised, suggesting its debut is imminent. It’s currently believed that the updated Encore GX will be unveiled early next year as … Read more