The Truth About Cars » Mild Hybrid http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Tue, 03 May 2016 16:30:07 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Review: 2012 Buick LaCrosse eAssist http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/02/review-2012-buick-lacrosse-eassist/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/02/review-2012-buick-lacrosse-eassist/#comments Fri, 17 Feb 2012 16:17:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=430222   GM’s track record has been less than stellar. First we had the Saturn Vue Green Line, a very “mild” hybrid that paled next to competitors like the Ford Escape. Next came the extraordinarily expensive 2-mode hybrid system used in GM’s pickup trucks and full-sized SUVs, which cost far too much and delivered far too […]

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  GM’s track record has been less than stellar. First we had the Saturn Vue Green Line, a very “mild” hybrid that paled next to competitors like the Ford Escape. Next came the extraordinarily expensive 2-mode hybrid system used in GM’s pickup trucks and full-sized SUVs, which cost far too much and delivered far too […]

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The Mild Hybrid Is Back… At Buick http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/11/the-mild-hybrid-is-back-at-buick/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/11/the-mild-hybrid-is-back-at-buick/#comments Tue, 16 Nov 2010 02:39:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=372968 According to a GM press release, the 2012 model-year version of the Buick LaCrosse is dragging a skeleton out of the GM marketing closet: the mild hybrid. But don’t you dare use the “m” word… it’s the eAssist. Mated to a 2.4L Ecotec direct injection four-cylinder engine and next-generation six-speed automatic transmission, the eAssist system […]

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According to a GM press release, the 2012 model-year version of the Buick LaCrosse is dragging a skeleton out of the GM marketing closet: the mild hybrid. But don’t you dare use the “m” word… it’s the eAssist. Mated to a 2.4L Ecotec direct injection four-cylinder engine and next-generation six-speed automatic transmission, the eAssist system […]

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