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Q&A WITH GREG JACKSON | CEO, PRESTIGE AUTOMOTIVE GROUP

Minority dealers still don't reflect minority purchases

12:00 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 22, 2015

Today, Prestige CEO Greg Jackson owns four dealerships in southeastern Michigan that sold 10,177 new Cadillac, Ford, Toyota and Mercedes-Benz vehicles last year.... Read More »

HOWARD DRAKE, CADILLAC NATIONAL DEALER COUNCIL

At a challenging time, 'dealers want to believe in Johan'

12:00 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 22, 2015

The last two years have been a roller coaster ride for Cadillac dealers. Sales fell back to earth last year, declining 7 percent, after Cadillac emerged as the fastest-growing luxury brand in 2013. Meanwhile, new Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen has told dealers to prepare for continued tough times as he plots Cadillac's return as a luxury force. Dealers are behind his vision, says Howard Drake.... Read More »

Caddy's focus: Plug lineup holes

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 19, 2015

Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen has had about five months since taking over the brand to assess the gaps in his vehicle lineup. He has found a lot of them.... Read More »

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Is Cadillac going the wrong way?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 19, 2015

Do you think it's odd that General Motors is moving Cadillac to New York City? I realize that it involves only a small number of people, but at a time when major car companies are moving headquarters to lower the costs of doing business, New York seems like a bad choice.... Read More »

Hug fest? Not at Cadillac

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 18, 2015

With industry light-vehicle sales soaring toward 17 million and transaction prices at record highs, the dealer-factory meetings set for this week in San Francisco threaten to break out into hug fests. Probably not at Cadillac, though, where a seven-month sales slump is stinging dealers.... Read More »

GM to crank up production of Escalades amid tight supplies

12:01 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 13, 2015

Cadillac is boosting production of its Escalade SUV amid strong demand for the redesigned truck, which rolled out last spring.... Read More »

Cadillac will develop entry-level sedan, de Nysschen says

5:37 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 12, 2015

Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen said sales of the ATS compact sedan have been hurt by the Mercedes CLA and other lower-priced recent entries, and he plans to respond with an entry-level sedan of his own.... Read More »

GM to splurge $12 billion to fund new Cadillac models by 2020

1:16 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 12, 2015

General Motors, working to revive its slumping Cadillac luxury brand, plans to spend $12 billion to develop eight new models by 2020 and two more in the next decade, the brand’s chief said.... Read More »

Cadillac drops price on CTS sedan by up to $3,000

2:17 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 7, 2015

Cadillac is cutting prices on its CTS sedan in the US by as much as $3,000, a partial walk back of a big price increase 15 months ago that dealers say has driven away some loyal buyers. Cadillac told dealers in a memo that it will reduce sticker prices on most 2015 CTS models by $1,000 to $3,000, effective today.... Read More »

Welburn inspires GM's evolving style

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 5, 2015

Ed Welburn is approaching a milestone: March marks his 10th year as General Motors' first global design chief.... Read More »

De Nysschen: Infiniti deserves a driver's car

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 5, 2015

Chatting on Facebook recently, Cadillac CEO Johan de Nysschen called out a former Infiniti underling for supposedly killing the Q50 Eau Rouge, the Nissan GT-R-powered high-performance sedan that de Nysschen championed before leaving Infiniti for Cadillac last summer.... Read More »

CADILLAC

New bosses are shaking it up

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 5, 2015

Brand chief Johan de Nysschen, who took over in August, and marketing head Uwe Ellinghaus, on the job since January 2014, have quickly shaken things up.... Read More »

SECRET SERVICE

Inside the hush-hush competitive world of concept cars

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 3, 2015

Protecting the secrets of industry rivals while simultaneously working with them to outshine one another can be a peculiar position.... Read More »

2014 LISTS OF 10

Caddy's pricey ELR and other blunders of 2014

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 28, 2014

Not everything went as planned in 2014. Here are some of the auto world's top blunders of the year, from our annual Lists of 10.... Read More »

Cadillac's 2016 CTS-V gets a fresh look and a big power boost

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 22, 2014

Cadillac's 2016 CTS-V -- the third generation of the track-ready midsize sedan -- will shoot from 0 to 60 mph in under four seconds and hit a top speed of 200 mph.... Read More »

Cadillac's 2016 CTS-V packs more power, fresh look

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 22, 2014

Cadillac's 2016 CTS-V -- the third generation of the track-ready midsize sedan -- will shoot from 0 to 60 mph in under four seconds and hit a top speed of 200 mph.... Read More »

TECH CENTER

Mining Silicon Valley for must-have car tech

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 22, 2014

Automotive breakthroughs have long come from Detroit, Stuttgart and Tokyo. Yet in a sign of transformation, representatives from some of the world's largest automakers gathered in a converted paper factory in Silicon Valley this fall to catch a glimpse of the next big idea for auto technology.... Read More »

New Volt to get ELR's battery regeneration system

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 20, 2014

The second-generation Chevrolet Volt will have the driver-controlled battery regeneration system used in the Cadillac ELR.... Read More »

Cadillac styling won't take sharp turn with flagship CT6

11:00 am U.S. ET | Dec. 16, 2014

Cadillac's forthcoming CT6 sedan is supposed to be trailblazing for the brand. But don't expect a radical new design direction.... Read More »

GABE NELSON

BLOG: Who says the Detroit 3 can't sell luxury?

3:40 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 12, 2014

We hear an awful lot about the sorry state of Detroit's luxury brands, but if you look at it objectively, Detroit actually isn't bad at selling luxury vehicles. It's just that the luxury vehicles are pickup trucks and SUVs.... Read More »

Cadillac names Publicis Worldwide as new global ad agency

11:23 am U.S. ET | Dec. 4, 2014

Cadillac today named Publicis Worldwide its new global advertising agency of record, replacing agencies controlled by Interpublic Group, which held the account since July 2013.... Read More »

GM’s revamped truck lineup fuels 6% advance

1:45 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 2, 2014

General Motors rode red-hot truck sales and a big month from its Buick-GMC channel to a 6 percent sales increase in November.... Read More »

Who knew Cadillac's marketing chief told jokes? No one, actually

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 1, 2014

Uwe Ellinghaus could use some work on his comedic timing. Or maybe Americans just aren't used to Germans telling jokes.... Read More »

Cadillac to chart new brand course in N.Y.

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 29, 2014

Uwe Ellinghaus doesn't like to see Cadillac explicitly comparing itself to German luxury competitors in its ads. But he's determined to see Cadillac adopt the marketing strategies used by those rivals, including his former employer, BMW. The results of that drive will show up in April, Cadillac's marketing chief says, when Cadillac unveils its range-topping CT6 sedan.... Read More »

KEITH CRAIN

Where's HQ? It's like musical chairs

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 24, 2014

Nissan and Infiniti, Toyota, Cadillac, and maybe Chrysler? Why car companies are headquartered where they are in the U.S. seems obscure. Why they move sometimes makes sense, but it is always disruptive.... Read More »

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