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AutoInfluence Weekly Automotive News for April 1-7 including Buick's teaser image of the 2020 Buick Encore to be unveiled this month at Auto Shanghai.

    Annnnnd we’re back. AutoInfluence here with the latest automotive news headlines from the first week of April 2019. So let’s drop the hammer and get down to it. Despite a 1.6% decrease in overall sales for the first quarter of 2019, Ford continues to increase the scope of their near-unchallenged leadership of the [...]

A man about to load a bike onto a black 2019 Buick Encore

A Legendary Journey with the 2019 Buick SUV Lineup

  If you’ve ever read a fantasy novel like the Lord of the Rings while thinking about cars, trucks, and SUVs, then perhaps you have wondered what kind of character each vehicle would represent. No? Maybe that’s just me. No matter – it’s time to answer this important question, at least in part, and take [...]

Red 2019 Buick Encore driving by cafe

5 Reasons The 2019 Buick Encore is Worth Checking Out

  If it’s time to start looking for a new SUV, you’re probably looking for something efficient, safe, advanced, and with a touch of luxury. If that’s the case, you’ll want to check out one of Buick’s best-selling vehicles, the 2019 Buick Encore. This subcompact SUV performs at the top of its class in nearly [...]

White 2019 Buick Enclave driving down road covered by trees

Live a Life of Luxury in the 2019 Buick Enclave

Remember that old TV show hosted by Robin Leach? I think it was called “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous.” I used to geek out to that show, hoping I’d one day be able to live a life of luxury. I’d ride my yacht from island to island, drinking with every hot babe in sight. [...]

Man opening trunk of 2019 Buick Regal sportback on road in front of restaraunt

Four Noteworthy Buicks to Consider

If you’re in the market for a new car, you may be surprised to hear just how practical Buicks can be. While some people may argue that they look like cars built for elderly drivers, those people have probably never owned one. It’s easy to have misconceptions when all you have to base an opinion [...]

2018 Buick Enclave

2018 Buick Enclave: The Humble Domestic SUV

A picture perfect family is driving down the road in their stunning new SUV. Dad smiles and hums along as mom sings a song her grandmother wrote. The quiet little angels they call kids in the back seat clap their hands and join in when they recall the tune. What an amazing car trip to [...]

Seven Most Iconic Muscle Cars of All Time

There have been a number of impressive muscle cars that have hit the market over the years. Originally interpreted as "smaller, two-door car powered by a high-displacement engine typically found in a larger, full-size sedan" (as BankRate.com describes it), these vehicles has evolved over their 50-plus years on the market. Several things have remained consistent, [...]

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata

One of the literary greats, and a personal favorite of mine, T.S. Eliot once said, “Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough.” Sometimes certain conditions, like automotive creativity and innovation, make those things even more possible, or maybe it’s just that certain conditions, like the weather, makes us want certain things more [...]