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2012 Buick Regal with eAssist to start at $29,530, Regal GS at $35,310

Buick announced pricing today for the 2012 Regal with eAssist, starting at $29,530, and the 2012 Regal GS starting at $35,310 including destination charges.

By Aug. 5, 2011

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Check out the 2012 Buick Regal with eAssist and Regal GS

The 2012 Regal with eAssist comes from pairing the direct-injected 2.4L four-cylinder Ecotec engine with a lithium ion battery system and electric motor-generator that enables regenerative braking capability. The Regal GS offers 270 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque while still delivering an estimated 27 mpg on the highway.

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2012 Buick LaCrosse, with eAssist, to start at $29,960

General Motors announced that the 2012 Buick LaCrosse with eAssist will be priced starting at $29,960 before an $860 destination charge.

By Jun. 8, 2011

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GM's eAssist 'mild hybrid' to juice Buick mileage

General Motors' second-generation mild hybrid technology, which improves mileage by 25 percent, will be used in upcoming Buick Regal model and potentially other cars.

By Feb. 8, 2011

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Chrysler: Mild hybrids coming, says electric cars 'overblown by media'

During a presentation of its five-year product plan, a Chrysler spokesman said the company would focus on mild hybrid drivetrains in its vehicles.

By May. 8, 2014

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Stop/start system on Buick's LaCrosse boosts mpg 25 percent

Automotive News reports on a start/stop system for the Buick LaCrosse.

By Dec. 1, 2010

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Hitachi will supply LaCrosse battery pack

GM hopes Hitachi's pack will help boost fuel economy of the 2012 Buick LaCrosse by 25 percent.

By Mar. 11, 2011

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Buick updates tech in 2014 LaCrosse

Buick released photos of and details about the 2014 LaCrosse, a car that will make its public debut during the 2013 New York auto show.

By Mar. 25, 2013

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2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco

The 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco is a competent highway cruiser with a good baseline of cabin tech, but its eAssist mild-hybrid system doesn't really deliver the miles per gallon.

Apr. 25, 2012

3.5 stars Editor's rating Apr. 25, 2012

MSRP: $25,235.00

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New lead-acid battery angles for micro hybrids

In the technology race to build energy storage systems for start stop hybrids, Axion Power is pushing an advance on the workhorse lead-acid battery.

By Jan. 6, 2012