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Buick is GM's North American-based entry-level luxury brand.

Buick is currently the oldest American automobile manufacturer and among the oldest automobile brands in the world. It originated as the Buick Motor Company, an independent motor-car manufacturer, and was incorporated on May 19, 1903, by David Dunbar Buick in Detroit, Michigan. Later that year, the struggling company was taken over by James H. Whiting, who moved it to his hometown of Flint, Michigan, and brought in William C. Durant in 1904 to manage his new acquisition.

Durant was a natural promoter, and Buick soon became the largest car maker in America. Using the profits from this, Durant embarked on a series of corporate acquisitions, calling the new mega-corporation General Motors. At first, the manufacturers comprising General Motors competed against each other, but Durant ended that. He wanted each General Motors division to target one class of buyer, and in his new scheme Buick was near the top — only the Cadillac brand had more prestige. This is the position that Buick occupies to this day in the General Motors lineup. The ideal Buick customer is comfortably well off, possibly not quite rich enough to afford a Cadillac, nor desiring the ostentation of one, but definitely in the market for a car above the norm.

In the 2009 J.D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study, Buick tied with Jaguar as the most dependable brand in the United States.

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1995 - Riviera '95
1986 - Riviera '86
1979 - Riviera '79
1977 - Riviera '77
1974 - Riviera '74
1968 - Riviera '68
1942 - Roadmaster '42
1997 - Century '97
1982 - Century '82
1977 - Century '77
1973 - Century '73
1956 - Century '56
1954 - Century '54
1992 - Skylark '92
1986 - Skylark '86
1980 - Skylark '80
1975 - Skylark '75
1969 - Skylark '69
1964 - Skylark '64
1961 - Skylark '61
1954 - Skylark '54
1985 - Electra '85
1977 - Electra '77
1971 - Electra '71
1965 - Electra '65
1961 - Electra '61
1970 - GSX