Cadillac

Cadillac prices XT5 below rivals, but aims high

12:09 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 10, 2016

The new 2017 Cadillac XT5 will have a base sticker price of $39,990, including shipping, when it hits showrooms in April -- about $1,400 more than its predecessor, the SRX, but considerably less than key competitors in the luxury midsize crossover market. The price range will stretch far higher on the XT5 than on the SRX....
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1st generation will be the last for Cadillac ELR

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 1, 2016

The flashy - and pricey - Cadillac ELR plug-in hybrid coupe won't stick around for a second generation, Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen confirms....
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V-series variant unlikely for Caddy's top-end CT6

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 1, 2016

Cadillac has no plans for a V-series high-performance model of its new CT6 large sedan, brand boss Johan de Nysschen said....
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MIKE COLIAS

BLOG: Caddy CT6's lightweight body = big car, small engine

12:30 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 26, 2016

Of the three engine choices available on the Cadillac CT6 sedan, it was the smallest that seemed to generate the most buzz during a recent media drive....
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Cadillac eyes Vsport over V-series V-8 for a top-end CT6

11:00 am U.S. ET | Jan. 26, 2016

Cadillac has no plans for a V-series high-performance model of the new CT6 large sedan. But under consideration is a high-performance variant that would stop short of a tire-shredding V series -- possibly a Vsport, a sporty trim that is Cadillac’s answer to Audi’s S and BMW’s M Sport packages....
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Cadillac preps to share Oscar night spotlight

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 25, 2016

Cadillac is prepping for a red-carpet moment of its own during the Academy Awards next month. General Motors' luxury brand will use the Feb. 28 Oscars broadcast on ABC to air introductory commercials for its two new nameplates launching this spring....
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Why the CT6 is Cadillac's square-peg sedan

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 24, 2016

The CT6 that hits showrooms in March defies categorization in terms of its size, interior space and price. It's something different....
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GM delays rollout of Super Cruise

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 18, 2016

General Motors' Super Cruise autonomous driving technology will debut on the Cadillac CT6 sedan sometime in 2017, at least several months later than the fall 2016 on-sale date the company announced in September 2014. The system allows hands-free highway driving even while in traffic....
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GM plans to export Cadillac CT6 plug-in hybrid from China to U.S.

5:33 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 14, 2016

General Motors plans to export the plug-in hybrid version of its Cadillac CT6 luxury sedan from China to the U.S. when the car goes on sale this year....
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GM delays Super Cruise rollout

5:57 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 12, 2016

General Motors' timeline to introduce its first semi-autonomous vehicle has slipped by several months as the automaker works to perfect the system, which allows hands-free highway driving even while in traffic....
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Reaching the young: A perennial puzzle

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 11, 2016

Millennials, or consumers generally in their 20s and 30s, and Generation Z buyers, those born after the millennials, pose a daunting challenge for auto marketers: They are inherently suspect of overt advertising, and have a range of new alternatives to car ownership....
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Cadillac appoints BMW's Creed to top North America sales post

4:00 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 9, 2016

Cadillac appointed long-time BMW executive Dan Creed to sales chief for North America, reporting to Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen. Creed replaces Jim Bunnell, who has been reassigned to another executive position in GM North America, Cadillac said....
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GM rises 5.7% in December on pickups, Cadillac surge

1:30 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 5, 2016

General Motors' December U.S. sales rose 5.7 percent, as strong demand for pickups and a surge in volume at Cadillac helped push the company's average transaction price to a record high of $37,000....
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DETROIT DELUXE

Nouveau riche collides with old money at Detroit show

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 4, 2016

Next week, Hyundai Motor Co. and Volvo Car Corp. will introduce posh sedans as standard-bearers for multibillion-dollar investments in luxury cars. Hyundai will show the G90 full-size sedan as the flagship of a Genesis luxury channel that will offer three sedans, two light trucks and a coupe by 2020. Volvo, amid an $11 billion revival plan under Chinese ownership, will unveil an S90 sedan that the company has described as its “entry ticket to the premium sedan club.”...
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CADILLAC

A few big launches in '16, then a lull

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 4, 2016

De Nysschen emphasizes brand building over sales growth. But in November he grudgingly predicted that Cadillac would sell "at least one more" vehicle in 2016 than in 2015, aided by the arrival of the CT6 and XT5, which replaces the SRX, Cadillac's biggest seller....
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Cadillac's edgy exterior styling evolves

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 1, 2016

The sharp edges and creases of Cadillac's art-and-science design language remain, but the lines have softened And it's what goes on between the lines -- the sculpting and ripples and reflective surfacing -- that points to where Cadillac design is headed....
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GM seeks a market beyond the snow belt for awd models

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 21, 2015

All-wheel drive isn't just for the snow belt anymore. That's the gist of the pitch that will come from Buick when the redesigned 2017 LaCrosse sedan comes out next summer. It's one of several new General Motors models that will get a "twin clutch" awd system from British supplier GKN Driveline....
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DOUBLE-EDGED SWORD

Escalade does everything, except represent Cadillac's future

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 14, 2015

The Escalade's success since its spring 2014 redesign has given Cadillac and its dealers a glimpse of what life could be like under the long-term vision laid out by brand chief Johan de Nysschen. But the fact that Cadillac's most successful vehicle is also furthest from the brand's core performance mission is a paradox that makes Cadillac executives uneasy....
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Caddy CT6 gets own repair network

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 7, 2015

When Cadillac rolls out the new CT6 early next year, the aluminum-skinned vehicle will have dedicated factory-certified repair facilities....
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Cadillac rolls out repair network for aluminum-intensive CT6 sedan

4:52 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 2, 2015

The Cadillac CT6, the first aluminum-skinned vehicle from General Motors, will have its own dedicated factory-certified repair facilities. Cadillac is launching the Cadillac Aluminum Repair Network to ensure the lightweight rear-wheel-drive luxury sedan is repaired properly after a crash....
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GM reports strong truck sales, record average transaction price

12:00 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 1, 2015

General Motors’ U.S. sales rose 1.5 percent in November, as strong demand for pickups, SUVs and crossovers offset weak car sales and helped the automaker to a record transaction price of $35,800....
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Cadillac to refocus incentives for dealers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015

Cadillac is drafting a new retail incentive program that could significantly boost factory payments to dealers who invest in facilities, new technology and other elements to improve the customer experience....
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Cadillac's sedan overlap? Don't ask

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015

To understand why Cadillac's U.S. sales are struggling despite its vastly improved lineup, consider this: It's about to launch its third sedan into essentially the same segment, one that happens to be the weakest in the luxury market....
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Cadillac wants its new vehicles to earn prices

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 28, 2015

Cadillac's decision to price the soon-to-launch CT6 sedan well below competing vehicles says a lot about the cutthroat state of the market for big luxury sedans, brand boss Johan de Nysschen says. But it may say more about Cadillac's broader strategy to compete in the upper tier of luxury....
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Cadillac's plug-in play: Hybrids first, then EV

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015

Cadillac plans to equip most of its vehicles in coming years with plug-in hybrid versions to meet tightening regulations, especially in China, brand boss Johan de Nysschen said....
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