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THE QUEEN OF SOUL: 1942-2018

Aretha Franklin, touchstone voice of the Motor City, dies at 76

10:28 am U.S. ET | Aug. 16, 2018
Aretha Franklin, the queen of soul whose voice and music became a touchstone of the Motor City's car culture and Detroit 3 marketing efforts, died Thursday. The Memphis-born singer and longtime resident of the Detroit area was 76.

GM expands in-dash fuel payment nationwide

9:00 am U.S. ET | Aug. 7, 2018
General Motors is expanding its in-dash fuel payment service to millions of vehicles and thousands of fuel stations nationwide

Cadillac vehicle subscription head leaving company

4:04 pm U.S. ET | July 25, 2018
Melody Lee, an Automotive News Rising Star in 2014, announced her mid-August departure on LinkedIn, saying she doesn't "know what's next" but she's "excited for it."

Cadillac's product parade set to begin

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 23, 2018
Expect Johan de Nysschen's plans for a new or redesigned vehicle coming every six months on average through 2021 to remain in place, if not be accelerated, under new boss Steve Carlisle.

GM: GMC leads robust month

5:32 pm U.S. ET | July 3, 2018
GMC, up 17 percent, was the sales workhorse for General Motors in June; Chevrolet and Cadillac were also up while Buick tumbled.

GM investing $175M to build next-gen Cadillac sedans

12:30 pm U.S. ET | June 18, 2018
General Motors is investing $175 million in a mid-Michigan plant to build two of Cadillac's next-generation sedans.

Cadillac's CT5 takes cues from Escala

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 18, 2018
It may resemble a Dodge Charger or Dart but look closely and you'll see styling cues from the Escala concept in what is expected to be the 2020 Cadillac CT5 sedan, a replacement for the ATS and CTS sedans.

Cadillac House caught in campaign crossfire

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 18, 2018
Cadillac and General Motors are catching some flak in a tabloid-fueled feud between New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Republican challenger Marc Molinaro.

GM and Tesla diverge on autonomous paths

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 9, 2018
Autopilot and Super Cruise: The two brand names reflect the diverging visions of autonomy that Tesla and General Motors are offering today's consumers.

GM plans to expand Super Cruise beyond Cadillac to entire U.S. lineup

9:00 am U.S. ET | June 6, 2018
General Motors will eventually expand its Super Cruise semiautonomous highway driving system found in Cadillac models to all of GM's vehicles in the U.S., product chief Mark Reuss said.

Cadillac's virtual reality project has 'no limits,' innovation head says

3:43 pm U.S. ET | May 11, 2018
Dealers can get a head start marketing Cadillac's XT4 compact premium crossover not with traditional on-site inventory, but instead with virtual reality.

VIDEO: First Shift: Ford expects F-150 disruptions to hurt earnings

8:00 am U.S. ET | May 10, 2018
Ford expects F-150 disruptions to hurt earnings; Cadillac after the ATS; GM Korea rescue plan; NTSB probes Tesla crash; Waymo way ahead in AVs?; Mini honors royal wedding.

LUXURY: Mercedes maintains luxe lead over BMW, Lexus

5:30 pm U.S. ET | May 1, 2018
Mercedes-Benz USA, propelled by strong demand for SUVs, topped the luxury U.S. sales race in April and continues to outpace its nearest rivals, No. 2 BMW and No. 3 Lexus, year to date.

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: Will lease deal give new Accord a boost?

3:30 pm U.S. ET | April 23, 2018
Will lease deal give Accord a boost?; Court rules against delaying CAFE penalty hike; Ford's 2-cylinder feat; Peek at Cadillac XT6, Mercedes-Maybach SUV; When Kanye tweeted Elon.

Cadillac polishes all-new, 3-row SUV

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 23, 2018
Cadillac's next all-new vehicle -- the XT6 -- is taking shape and taking to the road for testing.

GM brings Cadillac back into the fold

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 22, 2018
In ousting Johan de Nysschen and replacing him with Steve Carlisle, a company loyalist in the vein of CEO Mary Barra, GM appears to be signaling its desire to bring Cadillac back into the fold under a single, unified corporate vision that emphasizes speed and measurable return on investment.

Ousted Cadillac chief de Nysschen: 'It's not personal, it's business'

10:58 am U.S. ET | April 19, 2018
Johan de Nysschen unapologetically challenged leadership and the Cadillac team, while drawing the ire of many U.S. dealers with his ambitious -- and contentious -- Project Pinnacle plan to overhaul the brand and its retailers.

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: Tough task for 'back-to-basics' Cadillac boss

3:30 pm U.S. ET | April 19, 2018
Tough task for 'back-to-basics' Cadillac boss; Ally management shakeup; Infiniti China push, 'Avengers' ad; FCA profit-margin goal: Beat GM, Ford; Sales weaken in Europe.

GM seeks faster Cadillac revival, parts with de Nysschen

11:35 am U.S. ET | April 18, 2018
GM, seeking an accelerated revival at its flagship luxury brand, appointed Steve Carlisle president of Cadillac, replacing Johan de Nysschen, who will leave the automaker.

Cimarrons, class and 'how I roll': De Nysschen riffs, quips

4:34 pm U.S. ET | April 18, 2018
Johan de Nysschen, the ousted head of Cadillac who helped Volkswagen AG's Audi brand achieve U.S. prominence a decade ago and later steered Infiniti, has been one of the auto industry's most outspoken executives. Here's a look at some of his memorable quotes through the years.

GM dangles $10,000 Cadillac Escalade discount to fend off Lincoln Navigator

7:01 am U.S. ET | April 16, 2018
General Motors is stepping up its defense of the Cadillac Escalade SUV by offering $10,000 discounts to some current customers to keep them from straying to the hot-selling new Lincoln Navigator.

VIDEO: First Shift: Cadillac battles Lincoln with $10K SUV spiff

8:00 am U.S. ET | April 16, 2018
GM dangles $10K spiff to keep Escalade owners from Navigator; Ghosn: Renault-Nissan options open; JLR to ax 1,000 jobs; SUVs, EVs star in Beijing; Record utility-vehicle loyalty.

Caddy dealers feel a 'little bit of optimism'

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 2, 2018
Concerns are still being raised about product plans and standards under Project Pinnacle, Cadillac's ambitious and contentious program to overhaul its dealership operations.

Caddy begins involving dealers in subscription program

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 1, 2018
The brand launched a dealer referral program that financially rewards retailers for directing customers to the service.

Cadillac 'halo vehicle' not coming until after 2022

1:11 pm U.S. ET | March 29, 2018
Cadillac will realign its product portfolio and get operations in order before releasing a "halo vehicle."

 
Tavares' success at PSA is a 'powerful incentive' for Renault to catch up


3:42 am U.S. ET | July 30 2018

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PSA's impressive performaance under CEO Carlos Tavares is a powerful incentive for his former company, Renault, to work hard to catch up, said Renault's No. ...
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Tavares may find it hard to maintain Opel's astonishing progress


10:00 am U.S. ET | July 24 2018

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Opel's astonishing recovery under PSA left analysts swooning. ...
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Nissan Leaf provides some twists on road to EV future

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | July 20 2018

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A week spent testing Nissan's new Leaf was frustrating logistically but encouraging overall. ...
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How I became a diesel believer again

Christiaan Hetzner
12:01 am U.S. ET | July 14 2018

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Like many other people, my faith in diesel has been challenged by revelations of emissions cheating. ...
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Why Ford execs are lobbying for the Focus sedan

Nick Gibbs
12:01 am U.S. ET | July 13 2018

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The pride that two key Ford executives have in the Focus sedan is so strong that they petitioned jou ...
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Goodwood turns up the heat on traditional auto shows

Nick Gibbs
12:01 am U.S. ET | July 11 2018

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The Goodwood Festival of Speed has an edge that traditional auto shows in Paris, Detroit and Geneva ...
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New refuge for abandoned minivan fans?

Andrea Malan
12:01 am U.S. ET | July 10 2018

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Loyal minivan buyers who aren't willing to join the shift to SUVs appear to have found refuge in one ...
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Opel's labor boss is ready for a fight

Christiaan Hetzner
12:14 pm U.S. ET | July 5 2018

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Opel's works council boss has spent most of the past six years quietly settling labor conflicts behi ...
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Why PSA is OK that its new compact vans are so alike

Peter Sigal
12:01 am U.S. ET | July 3 2018

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PSA Group's new compact vans have a lot in common, a trait that is often very beneficial in the ligh ...
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