Demonstrates excellent fuel economy of Buick Regal
|All Buick Regal are ready for fuel saving challenge.|
The 2014 GM China Consumer Fuel-Saving Challenge kicked off on June 30th in Huzhou, Zhejiang. 10 participants drove Buick Regals equipped with 2.0-liter engines to find out who could achieve the best fuel economy.
|During the GM China Fuel-Saving Mini Academy, current owners received training on how to save fuel in their daily commutes through onsite driving simulations|
They began their journey near Taihu Lake, driving 106 kilometers to Tianmu Lake National Park. The route included the Changshen Highway, city streets and rural roads.
For the first time, vehicle owners as well as potential customers were invited to participate. Special courses were provided to both groups. During the GM China Fuel-Saving Mini Academy, current owners received training on how to save fuel in their daily commutes through onsite driving simulations. At the GM China Fuel-Saving Mini Test Drive, potential customers experienced the Regal on a closed track.
|At the GM China Fuel-Saving Mini Test Drive, potential customers experienced the Regal on a closed track.|
Buick Regal is a popular upper-medium sedan. It has a sculpted, sporty exterior design and a finely crafted interior. Its aerodynamic “fast back” styling gives it the lowest drag coefficient of 0.27 in its class. The Regal’s optimally designed chassis ensures a smooth ride. Its advanced passive and active safety features have enabled it to receive maximum five-star ratings for safety in the U.S. and Europe.
|2014 GM China Consumer Fuel-Saving Challenge Kicked Off.|
Buick Regal buyers have a choice of a 2.4L SIDI intelligent direct injection engine, 2.0L ECO intelligent engine or 1.6 T turbocharged engine. The Regal also comes with a new six-speed auto-manual transmission.
Mr. Fei and Ni were the winners, both achieving fuel economy of 4.9 liters/100 kilometers. The average fuel economy of contestants was 5.5 liters/100 kilometers.
|The winner achieved the best fuel economy of 4.9L/100km at GM China Fuel Saving Challenge Huzhou stop.|
The annual GM China Consumer Fuel-Saving Challenge began in 2011. It was created to demonstrate how GM is addressing demand for high fuel efficiency through the products it builds and sells across China.
The theme of this year’s event is “Use Less Fuel, Have More Fun.” It will feature products from the Buick, Chevrolet and Baojun brands at its three stops across China.
GM China is also once again involving ordinary consumers through its dedicated WeChat platform (GM_China_jieyousai). Visitors to the platform can see photos and videos from all three stops, fuel saving cartoons and tips from the experts.