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Buick is moving the next-generation LaCrosse a few notches upmarket in looks, materials, optional equipment and price.
"We are going after what I am calling unpretentious luxury-seekers. They like near-luxury, they like great things, and they are willing to pay for them," said Susan Docherty, vice president of Buick-Pontiac-GMC. "But from a personality standpoint, they like something that is a little more understated."
The redesigned 2010 LaCrosse offers such upscale accoutrements as contrasting thread and French stitching on the instrument panel, power-operated rear sunshade and cool blue ambient interior lighting.
The new LaCrosse is aimed at … Read more
DETROIT -- The future sweet spot for Buick's car line will be the mid-sized segment, the top executive for General Motors' Buick-Pontiac-GMC sales channel says.
The full-sized-car segment "has declined 35 percent this calendar year. Bringing more entries into a declining segment wouldn't necessarily be smart," said Susan Docherty, vice president of Buick-Pontiac-GMC.
Sales of the full-sized Lucerne totaled 50,799 in first 11 months of this year, a 34.1 percent drop from the year-ago period.
Buick's spotlight on the car side will be aimed at the redesigned, mid-sized 2010 LaCrosse, which debuts next … Read more