GM News in November

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We haven’t looked at GM in the news for a while, so we decided it’s time for another Budds’ news round-up.


Chevy Impala honoured for fourth straight year

The 2018 Impala was recently awarded Kelly Blue Book’s “best buy” award in the full-size sedan category—for the fourth year running.

Kelley Blue Book provides market-reflective values on, including the famous Blue Book® Trade-In Value and Fair Purchase Price.

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GM’s future electric cars

You might need a decoder ring to figure it out, but this flowchart is an interesting read once you solve the puzzle. It’s essentially a roadmap of GM’s future electric car development, and it points the way to:

  • A compact five-passenger SUV
  • A luxury five-passenger SUV
  • A “shared” self-driving vehicle
  • A light-commercial vehicle
  • An “expressive” luxurious “low-roof” car
  • A “low-roof” car
  • A small SUV
  • A compact crossover
  • A luxury compact crossover
  • A seven-passenger SUV
  • A luxury seven-passenger SUV

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Book by Cadillac expands to Dallas and LA

Cadillac’s monthly Caddy-by-subscription service—the one that gives drivers the choice of up to 18 different Cadillacs a year—is coming to Dallas and Los Angeles, the New York test run was a runaway success.

No word yet on Oakville, but here’s hoping. (Wink.)

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Corvette aiming for speed record

Quick, what do the Porsche 911 GT2, Lamborghini Huracan, Porsche 918 Spyder, and Lamborghini Aventador have in common?

They’re the only street-legal cars to have cracked a 7-minute lap on Germany’s famous Nürburgring track… And the 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 aims to join them.

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Cadillac CTS-V on the Autobahn

Speaking of driving things fast in Germany, here’s a cool piece (also from The Drive) on what it feels like to take the CTS-V up to 280km/h.

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Buick Introduces 2018 LaCrosse Avenir has a quick review of the LaCrosse Avenir.

“With the arrival of the 2018 LaCrosse Avenir, Buick’s new sub-brand expands its offerings and provides customers a way to experience the highest expression of Buick luxury, regardless of whether they’re shopping for a car or SUV.”

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2019 GMC Sierra 1500: Spied

It’s coming, it’s coming! The ’19 Sierra is on its way—and these new spy shots suggest it may be closer than we think. Rumor has it the truck will be making its appearance at 2018 car shows. Here’s hoping we see it in Toronto in February.

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Chevy Bolt SUV

There’s a new electric crossover on the way, as well. Here are first details of the 2020 Chevy Bolt SUV.

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Budds’ has great cars? That’s not news

If you’re like us, reading about cars makes you want to go look at cars… And at Budds’, we’re totally fine with that. Come see us and we’ll show you the newest stuff on the lot.