Buick Forecast: Bright With New Models Due

Projecting the near-term future of GM’s premium marque. This Opel Cascada may someday become a Buick. GM’s Buick marque finds itself in a unique position among premium brands. Its two closest domestic competitors for years were Mercury and Chrysler, but the former brand is now defunct and the latter brand … Read more

Volkswagen Amarok: The Key to Unboring?

Volkswagen has a crisis on its hands. No, that crisis does not involve recalling millions of its vehicles as Toyota and now GM are doing. Rather, it is a lack of interest in its cars, particularly here in the United States. Sales Auto Trends Through May 2014, year-to-date Volkswagen sales … Read more

Renault, Nissan Throw Mitsubishi a Lifeline

Mitsubishi may have found a way to avoid exiting the US marketplace after all. The Japanese automaker barely sells 60,000 vehicles per year in the US, just a bit player in a market that will yield about 15.6 million units sold in 2013. Renault-Nissan Alliance Earlier this week, the Renault-Nissan … Read more