Launch

TWO BY TWO

Volume sellers they are not, but two-door cars keep coming

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 6, 2016

A wave of coupes is appearing in showrooms and at auto shows this year, even though the segment is declining in popularity....
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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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Buick aims Cascada beyond the Midwest

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 23, 2016

Buick is bucking an industry trend with the Cascada, a newcomer in an affordable family ragtop segment that has all but disappeared....
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New awd Toyota Prius not U.S.-bound, for now

6:33 am U.S. ET | Dec. 9, 2015

The fourth-generation Toyota Prius went on sale in Japan today, complete with a new all-wheel-drive version arriving just in time for the onset of snowy driving....
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Toyota targets big leap in U.S. sales for RAV4

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

The freshened 2014 Toyota RAV4 offers updates -- including a hybrid variant and a sport-tuned SE trim -- that Toyota hopes will help lift the compact crossover's annual U.S. sales to 400,000 within three years. That's a healthy jump from the 300,000 sales expected in 2015, itself a record for the nameplate....
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Just arrived: 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

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

Toyota helped create the compact crossover segment when it introduced the original RAV4 in 1996. Twenty years and 2.5 million U.S. sales later, it has given the 2016 version substantial changes for its midcycle freshening. Highlights on all 2016 RAV4s include a revamped exterior, a plusher and more comfortable interior, better handling and a more refined presence overall....
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Buick positions Cascada droptop as brand halo

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

With a clear target audience in its sights, Buick is ready to position the Cascada as a brand halo that could draw attention in “smile states” such as California and Florida, said Tony DiSalle, U.S. vice president of Buick and GMC marketing....
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High-performance Cadillacs roar into Japan

7:23 am U.S. ET | July 21, 2015

GM is introducing two high-performance V-Series Cadillac nameplates in Japan that outspoken presidential hopeful Donald Trump famously blasted as closed to Detroit automakers....
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JOE HINRICHS, FORD PRESIDENT OF THE AMERICAS

Ford sweated details to improve launches

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 11, 2015

When Ford began building the aluminum-bodied version of its most profitable vehicle last year, the automaker set out to avoid the glitches that had hobbled other launches. As production of the redesigned F-150 pickup nears full speed again, Ford has done just that, Joe Hinrichs says....
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REALITY CHECK

Cadillac dealers treading water until de Nysschen's vision materializes

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 10, 2015

Cadillac dealers are caught between the short-term pain of lackluster sales and brand chief Johan de Nysschen's vision of a brighter future....
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NICK BUNKLEY

Ford at it again as Continental grabs spotlight

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 6, 2015

Ford Motor Co. seems to have its formula for creating auto show buzz down pat. Let a major competitor talk about an upcoming important new vehicle for months, even years, then swoop in with a surprise just as that competitor is finally unveiling that vehicle....
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