Buick Envision Supply Limited By Plant Shutdown And Transport Complications18
The current 2022 Buick Envision is the second model year for the current second-generation crossover, introducing just a few changes and updates as compared to the all-new 2021 model year. Critically, Buick Envision inventory is currently tight as a result of a plant shutdown and transportation complications.
For the moment, available inventory for the Buick Envision is limited due to several factors, starting with a shutdown at the GM-SAIC Jinqiao plant in Shanghai, China, the facility where the Envision crossover is produced. The facility was taken offline as a result of an outbreak of COVID-19. Although the facility is now back up and running, a shortage of transport vessels is limiting GM’s capability to ship new units of the Buick Envision to North America.
Sales for the Buick Envision fell in Q1 of the 2022 calendar year, dropping 60.69 percent to 4,118 units as a result of very low inventory levels. However, once, inventory recovers, demand is expected to be strong, given a 33-percent jump in sales in 2021 to 46,450 units.
Meanwhile the start of regular production (SORP) for the 2023 Buick Envision has been delayed, as GM Authority was the first to report last week. The 2023 Buick Envision was originally slated to begin production on April 4th, but now, the production start date has been pushed back to August 1st. Going forward, the 2023 Buick Envision will introduce a revised exterior paint options list with the deletion of Satin Steel Metallic (paint code GIR) and Burnished Bronze Metallic (paint code GR8). These two outgoing colors will be replaced with two new colors.
Under the hood, the Buick Envision is equipped as standard with the turbocharged 2.0L I4 LSY gasoline engine, the output of which is rated at a maximum of 228 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. The four-cylinder connects to the GM 9-speed automatic transmission, with both front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive offered to put it to the pavement.
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Wow, will China go into a recession?
Can compete with Benz, BMW & Audi on looks and outshines Cadillac & Lincoln. This understated styling should be future of Buick
The Envision is nice. I had planned to buy one until I learned it was made in Communist China. I’m not buying any bombs or rockets for the enemy. GM needs to move out of China.
Good. Perhaps if it built in the US they would not have those issues.
2008..GM UAW workforce 75,000 car sold in US 4M, 2021 UAW 30,000 cars sold nearly 4M. Negotiated profit share for UAW 2008 .0075%, 2021- .0018%.
They wouldn’t have ‘transportation’ issues if the plant was in the US.
Lmao…when will gm learn building products in a 3rd world country that’s always in turmoil.
Oops, the WH does the samething with car batteries, solar panels, wind turbines, prescription medications, pork, and military supplies.
Believe it or not, their inflation is 1.2% and ours is 8.9% on the light side and Russia’s is 4.6% . Both China and Russia are lower as this WH continues to pay China for the green steal deal and Russian oil.
The hell with our people and our fuel….
Business 101, always have 2 in case one sh_ts you still have the other…which could be here in America.
Hey Caddy man Canada built millions of vehicles for GM in wartime and peacetime and they were highly regarded by most US Buyers for their great Quality over 100 years from Durant/McLaughlin Buicks before GM existed in the U.S. . How about all those great Impalas ,Camaros , regal’s ,Lumina’s ,Cadillacs, Equinox and Terrain’s recently sent to Mevico that are still going down to road in the USA ,take your anger out fully on China and GM upper management for putting their future models into China ,and even South Korea because a future south Asian war is inevitable especially starting in Taiwan or North Korea !
Race57 ,don’t forget our morning Kellogg’s Corn Flakes now allegedly made in China for North American consumption and pickles made in India with water from the Gandis River ,unbridled ,make a profit capitalism at consumers expense – cheap is always inferior cheap!
I don’t eat Kellogg’s. Better check your facts before a General Mills employee gets all in your ash about China made Corn Flakes.
Hundreds of pickles made right here in the USA. Your facts are incorrect.
The same people that complain about an auto built in China, go out of their way to purchase that cell phone and only want that communist China-built phone. Go look in the mirror real hard.
Unfortunately, the US does not make cell phones any longer so the consumer has no choice.
Wrong. I have a Samsung. The only part from China is the precious metal battery. Unlike Apple, 100% China made. My clothes are from other countries including the USA. My electronics are not China based. My tools are not China based. Etc…
My point, you have a choice to buy from the USA or other countries, not China.
All you have to do is look at where its built or where it’s made…just like the red Envision or apps from China like TikTok
Dwight Morgan ,I would be willing to bet that if most North Americans or Europeans had viable alternatives they would never buy cell or anything else from Communist China 🇨🇳 who is a rival and possibly a enemy country soon if they attack Taiwan in the near future !
I think Queen MaryB & her clueless Court in those hideous Ivory Towers in Detroit should decide to make ALL their vehicles in that friendly, fair & neighborly Communist China. What could possibly go wrong with that???