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New Buick compact SUV for China (?)

July 17, 2011 by Tycho de Feijter

Chinese automotive website 163.com got a source in the Shanghai-GM joint venture. The source said Buick is working on a new compact SUV for the Chinese market. It will be based on the Theta platform that also underpins the Saturn Vue, Opel Antera and Chevrolet Captiva. Read more »

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Shanghai Auto Show: Buick Envision Concept, Live Shots

April 18, 2011 by Tycho de Feijter

GM unveiled the Buick Envision SUV Concept today, one day before the start of the Shanghai Auto Show. The Envision is based on the Chevrolet Captiva and features a PHEV plug-in hybrid System with a 2.0 SIDI tubocharged engine.

The Envision is designed in China by the Pan-Asia Technical Automotive Center (PATAC), a joint venture between General Motors and Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation in Shanghai. Size: 4975x1948x1656, wheelbase is 2885, weight is 1900kg.

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Buick Envision SUV Concept for Shanghai

April 17, 2011 by Tycho de Feijter

GM was kind enough to hang a huge billboard of the Buick Envision Concept on the wall of one of the halls from the Shanghai Auto Show. The concept is scheduled to debut on April 19. The Envision is based on the Chevrolet Captiva and features a PHEV plug-in hybrid System.

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