About 18 million shoppers visit Edmunds.com each month to find the car that’s right for them. With so many new vehicles to choose from, it may helpful to benefit from the wisdom of the crowd. Which new vehicles are researched most often? Below are the three models in each vehicle segment that attracted the most car-shopper consideration from January 1, 2014 through October 31, 2014; these are the 2015 Most Popular on Edmunds.com award winners.
A recent Autotrader article suggests keeping up with the latest in new car technology is a daunting task for today’s automakers. Just take a look at a navigation system in a 3-year-old vehicle; compared to the functionality of the smartphone in your pocket, in-car systems are basic and become quickly outdated. A few automakers, though, are staying current by offering robust connectivity and infotainment systems that appear poised to remain functional and relevant for years into the future. (more…)
Magnetic ride control is an all-new, exclusive feature on the 2015 GMC Sierra Denali, advancing its position as the most refined and technologically advanced truck on the market. It’s the first time the advanced, electronically controlled damping system has been offered on a full-size truck. Magnetic ride control provides more precise body motion control that correlates with a more refined ride while maintaining payload and trailering capability. (more…)
You heard right, two of Buick’s vehicles have been named by Kelly Blue Book to be among the most comfortable cars under $30k for model year 2014!
Available on the 2015 GMC Terrain. OnStar with 4G LTE is bringing a whole new dimension to your vehicle and devices you carry with you.
This system is easily connected and amazingly simple. Any time your vehicle is on, your hotspot is available and ready to connect to up to 7 of your devices, so it’s easy to use.
The 2015 GMC Sierra 1500 maintains a 12,000-pound maximum trailering rating under SAE J2807 Recommended Practices – calculations being adopted throughout the industry. “For 2015, the GMC Sierra 1500 builds on the strong foundation introduced with the redesigned 2014 model to offer uncompromising strength, capability and confidence,” said Jeff Luke, executive chief engineer. “The implementation of SAE J2807 levels the playing field among all manufacturers, affirming the capability customers depend on from GMC.” (more…)
Take Your Child to Work Day yields real world benefits for Buick research team
You probably won’t recall the number of the road trips when one of your passengers didn’t get car sick while watching the rear DVD entertainment system, like the one in the Buick Enclave. Some credit for that goes to General Motors’ Human Factors group for properly placing the screen outside “the puke zone.”
“Recognition from respected third-party organizations validates our momentum with customers, and we look forward to building on that success at GMC,” said Duncan Aldred, U.S. vice president of Buick and GMC, who accepted the awards.
Duncan Aldred, U.S. vice president of Buick and GMC, alongside Tony DiSalle, vice president of Buick and GMC marketing, accept the 2014 Kelley Blue Book Brand Image Award on behalf of GMC for Most Refined Brand.