Barra steers a course set by Akerson

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 27, 2014
General Motors CEO Mary Barra doesn't seem eager to discuss the glass ceiling that shattered with her elevation to GM's top job this month or whether her appointment can help transform the company's stodgy image.... Read More »



Cadillac's big moment in song

2:15 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 15, 2014
It's been a long time since Cadillac has been the subject of a love song. Not since Janis Joplin's "Mercedes Benz" or Bruce Springsteen's "Pink Cadillac" has a ballad for a luxury car brand generated as much traction as Macklemore & Ryan Lewis's ode to Cadillac, "White Walls."... Read More »


Left-hand-drive lineup stifles GM in Japan

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 9, 2013
General Motors has done surprisingly well in Japan's shrinking market, notching three straight years of rising sales. But a dearth of right-hand-drive vehicles stymies hopes for higher volume. The redesigned Cadillac CTS and Chevrolet Corvette promise another sales boost. But because both are left-hand drive, their arrival means there will be only two nameplates in GM's eight-model lineup with the steering wheel on the correct side for Japan.... Read More »



Buick can coexist with Cadillac

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 2, 2013
Buick can definitely coexist with Cadillac.... Read More »


GM chief says Cadillac's old couchlike ride is a goner

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 18, 2013
General Motors CEO Dan Akerson says the recently launched, redesigned 2014 Cadillac CTS sedan is in "another postal code versus our old CTS."... Read More »


Caddy's sporty shift creates pricing quirk

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2013
Shoppers in a Cadillac showroom can consider a just-released, redesigned CTS mid-sized sedan in a luxury trim package for about $55,000. Or they can step up to a roomier, showier XTS large sedan in the same trim level -- and pay about four grand less.... Read More »


Strong residual may help sell CTS

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 7, 2013
DETROIT -- The redesigned 2014 Cadillac CTS sedan began arriving in showrooms last week with a relatively strong residual value, which should help General Motors offer a competitive lease to offset a big price hike.... Read More »


Pricier CTS is a test of Cadillac's cachet

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 21, 2013
Despite the buzz and the accolades heaped on Cadillac's ATS compact sedan, Caddy executives are quick to say that the elder-brother CTS is where the brand's true identity lies.... Read More »


Cadillac's revamped CTS sedan first key test for new chief

6:11 am U.S. ET | Sept. 20, 2013
Bob Ferguson's first big test as Cadillac chief arrives in dealerships next month with the launch of the redesigned CTS, a lower, longer, sleeker sedan that's supposed to move the model upmarket to better compete with the BMW 5 Series.... Read More »



A look inside the Cadillac CTS' big price increase

1:15 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 18, 2013
The redesigned 2014 Cadillac CTS sedan that rolls out next month will be priced from $6,000 to a whopping $16,000 above comparable 2013 models. It's steep, no doubt. But after driving the next-gen CTS during a media launch here, here's my take on why it's not as outlandish as you might think.... Read More »



BMW 4 series coupe sets benchmark for segment price

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 24, 2013
When BMW decided to rethink and reposition the venerable 3 series coupe, it set several ambitious goals: Rename it the 4 series, style it and equip it with an even more premium feel than the 3-series sedan, and charge more for it. We now know how much of a price premium the new 4 series will command.... Read More »


BMW prices 4 series above its coupe rivals

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 24, 2013
When it goes on sale in late summer, BMW's 4 series, the renamed and redesigned successor to the 3-series coupe, will have a base price of $41,425, with shipping -- nearly $3,000 more than two key competitors. The 2013 Mercedes-Benz C250 starts at $38,705, and the 2014 Cadillac CTS coupe starts at $38,905. The prices include shipping.... Read More »


Cadillac prices 2014 CTS $6,035 higher than outgoing model

1:49 pm U.S. ET | June 13, 2013
The redesigned 2014 Cadillac CTS sedan's sticker price is $6,035 higher than the outgoing CTS. Cadillac said today that the 2014 CTS will start at $46,025, including a $925 destination charge. Last year's CTS had a starting sticker price of $39,990, including an $895 destination charge.... Read More »


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