The multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) was developed in China by Pan Asia Technical Automotive Center (PATAC), a design and engineering joint venture between General Motors and Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation (SAIC), with input from the overall design.
Buick business concept captures the essence of language as a Buick in an elegant and expressive depth, with its taut surfaces, dual scan begins waistline, front and rear a strong identity and dynamic presence.
"Business Vehicle Buick has a great presence, and makes a strong statement when you pull in front of each plant," said Ed Welburn, vice president of GM Global Design. "Market of China and the businessman has some specific needs. Our team was responsible for a great solution for business and personal needs."
Classical influences with modern design
According to Cao Min, Concept Designer PATAC car chief, the design team wanted to create a modern and global Buick, but also a subtle Chinese essence and influence. To achieve this balance, they tried to pull their heritage outside the automotive industry - from classical art forms and ancient monuments.
Buick Business Concept Vehicle dynamics and external surfaces of the "yin and yang" interior tones are drawn from diverse inspirations including the Buick Riviera concept 2008, Chinese artifacts and modern electronic icons. The vehicle inside and out, communicates elegance correct beyond cultural boundaries and gives peace and power of Buick.