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Buick Dealership Offers A Free Car -- And A Lesson In The Derivatives Market

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Walsh | Posted 11.26.2014 | Business

For two days only, your new Buick comes with what is essentially a weather derivatives contract.

Is Buying American-made Important?

Brian Moody | Posted 11.12.2014 | Business
Brian Moody

It turns out that phrase isn't as simple as it sounds. I think what's most important is that the car you're considering is actually built in the U.S., even if the automaker is based elsewhere. Here's why.

This Is The Car People Drive When They're Old

Quora | Posted 10.16.2014 | Fifty
Quora

It's quite quiet, too -- with good tires. There's little road noise and when you do hear the engine, it's a good throaty sound.

Now Is the Time to Equip the Next Generation of STEM Leaders and Innovators

Vivian R. Pickard | Posted 09.15.2014 | Education
Vivian R. Pickard

Not only are they embarking on careers that will lead to innovative developments in American industries, but this new class of scholarship recipients is evolving the face of STEM. Half are the first in their family to attend college. More than half are female. And minorities make up the majority.

Which Automotive Brands are Getting it Right?

Brian Moody | Posted 06.28.2014 | Business
Brian Moody

A few weeks ago after enjoying some drinks at the bar, a friend asked me, "Which car companies are just totally getting it right these days?" At the time, I had trouble narrowing it down. But after returning from the action-packed press days of the New York Auto Show, I have my answer.

Heli-Skiing Is the Best Drug I Have Ever Taken

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 06.08.2014 | Travel
Blake Fleetwood

Maybe it's the altitude, but heli-skiing is like the best drug I have never taken, and it's certainly as addictive. I want to go back again and again. And it's probably the most dangerous and expensive drug I have ever tried, as well. This is not a sport for sane people.

Best Cars for The Walking Dead Survivors

Brian Moody | Posted 12.22.2012 | Business
Brian Moody

Here are five cars that will help increase your odds of making it to Season 4 of The Walking Dead.

Dude, Let It Go

Brian Moody | Posted 12.04.2012 | Business
Brian Moody

Holding on to an old car from the '80s or '90s isn't going to help you re-live your glory days; it just makes you look like Uncle Rico. Dude, let it go already.

If Cars Ran for President...

Brian Moody | Posted 11.19.2012 | Business
Brian Moody

When we vote and when we buy, we want to know exactly what we're getting. Like some politicians, a few automakers are better than others when it comes to sticking to their word. Here are a few that are tops when it comes to brand integrity.

Weekend Test Drive: Buick Enclave Premium

Dana Holmes | Posted 11.18.2012 | HuffPost Home
Dana Holmes

We drove through the city, up gravelly mountain roads and did some serious highway time as well. I feel like we really got to know the Enclave and I have say that we really liked it. Here is my break down of pros, cons and other opinions about the Buick Enclave.

Roll Out: Power Window Short-Circuiting Recalls 258,000 GM, Isuzu SUVs

AP | TOM KRISHER | Posted 08.19.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- General Motors and Isuzu are recalling more than 258,000 SUVs in the U.S. and Canada to fix short-circuits in power-window and door-lock sw...

10 Best American Cars for July Fourth

Karl Brauer | Posted 08.27.2012 | Money
Karl Brauer

For some people, July Fourth means picnics, parades and fireworks. For me, Independence Day makes me think about some of my favorite domestic cars.

Waiting for a Really Good Car to Buy? The Wait Is Over

Karl Brauer | Posted 08.18.2012 | Money
Karl Brauer

It may be too optimistic to call 2012 the year of recovery in the car world, but it's the strongest year since 2007, and one that sees the domestics doing quite well on every metric.

It's Time To Wake Up Buick

David Kiley | Posted 02.22.2012 | Detroit
David Kiley

In all my travels around Michigan, New Jersey (my native state), greater Washington, D.C., (where I frequently travel) and California, I haven't bumped into a single person whom I can get interested in Buick. It usually goes like this: "Buick? Seriously? My Uncle Mort drove a Buick."

Car Crazy China: Where Ego and Anxiety Collide

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 07.20.2011 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

Parking spaces are far and few in between. Highways are choked with bumper-to-bumper traffic. Even car washes are rare. Still, people buy. The question is, "Why?"

Inside GM's Ambitious China Plans

AP | Posted 06.18.2011 | Business

SHANGHAI -- General Motors Co. said Monday it plans to double the number of cars it sells in China to 5 million by 2015. GM China President Kevin Wal...

GM a Winner, But Dangers Still Lurk

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

While today is surely a time to celebrate GM, it's also critical to take a quick look at the 11 ways GM could find itself in the same bankruptcy boat which nearly destroyed forever the American auto business as we'd known it for 100 years.

GM's February Sales Up Big, Rising 11.5 Percent

AP | DEE-ANN DURBIN and DAN STRUMPF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DETROIT — Automakers plowed through a snowy February to better-than-expected sales, and new incentives led by beleaguered Toyota will keep the m...

Toyota Six Feet Under

Warren Holstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Warren Holstein

It's ridiculous! First the accelerator sticks and now the brakes don't work. Enough with the hollow apologies and hokey whoopsie-doo-baby-made-a bo...

Tiger's Unplayable Lie

Mike Bonifer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mike Bonifer

Tiger can redeem himself for his audience, but he's got to want to be an authentic hero, not one playing a role. Here are five moves he (or any other burning brand) can make in that direction.

Who Knew a Buick Regal could be so Fabulous?

Thomas DeLorenzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Thomas DeLorenzo

Last Thursday night, I was reluctantly taken to a party. I am constantly going to parties; it's part of the price I pay for working in the Entertai...

Is Toyota's Prius the New Buick?

Anne Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Anne Hill

Prius owners are turning into the elderly, erratic drivers we used to see in Oldsmobiles and Buicks. They drive slowly, even in the fast lane. They brake for stoplights 500 yards away.

GM's "60-day Buy Back" plan - more gimmicks or smart sales move?

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Another "Hail Mary" from GM? Or the real thing? Starting today and running through November, General Motors is offering buyers of their Core Four bra...

Tell Bob Lutz What GM Must Do Now

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

GM doesn't have the kind of partnership and help which Chrysler will be getting from Fiat and Washington is on-hand only to protect the public's huge investment in the company.

What!?! Bob Lutz back at GM!

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Is it possible for a 77-year old to do a complete 180-degree turn from his life experience and philosophy? After all, among Lutz's major claims to fame are green-lighting the Dodge Viper and the Plymouth Prowler faux hot rod.