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Cadillac ATS to be axed

The Cadillac ATS sedan looks set to be discontinued after this year, just six years after being introduced as a competitor to the BMW 3 Series and Mercedes-Benz C-Class...

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Cadillac boss dumped, replaced by GM Canada boss
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Cadillac boss dumped, replaced by GM Canada boss

Johan de Nysschen has been suddenly deposed as president of Cadillac, with his place being taken by Steve Carlisle with immediate effect. Carlisle steps up from his previous role as head of GM Canada. Between 2010 and 2014 Carlisle was the head of global product planning, and prior to this he served as head of GM's south-east Asian operations and, briefly, head of sales in the US...


2018 Cadillac XT4 revealed in New York
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2018 Cadillac XT4 revealed in New York

Cadillac has unveiled its new XT4 mid-size crossover in New York, aimed at shaking the Mercedes-Benz GLC and BMW X3's establishment in North America. With turbo power, a choice of front- or all-wheel drive and a premium interior, it doesn't exactly break the mould, but that's not really the point here. Power in the edgy Cadillac crossover comes from a 2...


2019 Cadillac CT6 V-Sport debuts twin-turbo V8
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2019 Cadillac CT6 V-Sport debuts twin-turbo V8

The 2019 Cadillac CT6 V-Sport has been revealed this week ahead of the New York motor show, boasting an all-new twin-turbo V8 engine. Headlining the specifications list is an in-house 4.2-litre twin-turbo V8, generating 410kW of power and 850Nm of torque. While Cadillac doesn't quote performance figures for the CT6 V-Sport, the twin-turbo V8 is matched to a 10-speed automatic transmission...


GM’s autonomous cars to take responsibility in driverless crashes?
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GM’s autonomous cars to take responsibility in driverless crashes?

Update: A GM spokesperson later told CarAdvice that the liability space is very complex and the company has not made any official comments or position on liability General Motors says it will take full responsibility if its vehicles crash during an autonomous driving trip, alleviating fears that owners would be held responsible by their vehicle’s artificial intelligence system...


2017 Geneva motor show: Epic from-the-show-floor experience
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2017 Geneva motor show: Epic from-the-show-floor experience

If you don't already know, Geneva is in Switzerland. And while some Aussies might miss having motor shows here in Oz, few will see that as enough of an excuse to splash out to attend a major international one. Luckily, this year's 2017 Geneva motor show (on until March 19) was my first, and it was so good, I didn't want anyone to miss out...


2017 Geneva motor show gallery
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2017 Geneva motor show gallery

The 2017 Geneva motor show is done and dusted, leaving us with only fond memories and heightened anticipation for the arrival of newly revealed cars to Australian shores. On the ground in Geneva, our own David Zalstein ran about with the camera to help tell the story of the show for us back home...


Cadillac: Australia still a part of its future game plan
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Cadillac: Australia still a part of its future game plan

General Motors' luxury brand Cadillac has confirmed that building right-hand-drive vehicles is very much part of it future game plan, once it has further established itself a global player. Having previously come extremely close to launching the brand in Australia, Cadillac now appears to be gearing up for another go in the new decade...


Cadillac Escala concept debuts brand's new styling direction
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Cadillac Escala concept debuts brand's new styling direction

The Cadillac Escala concept has made its debut ahead of the 2016 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, and is said to preview the brand's new design direction. If the Escala is a true guide to what's coming up from the American luxury brand, future Cadillacs will have a smoother and more classically beautiful sense of style...


Cadillac teases concept car interior with curved OLED displays
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Cadillac teases concept car interior with curved OLED displays

Cadillac has teased the interior of a new concept car that it will unveil later this week at Monterey Car Week. The concept car's interior will feature at least three free-standing curved OLED displays on the dashboard. The screen in front of the driver features a speedometer, navigation, and other functions typically associated with the instrument cluster...


Cadillac CT6 includes first surround-view recording system
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Cadillac CT6 includes first surround-view recording system

The top-of-the-range Cadillac CT6, which went on sale in the US earlier this year, is being touted as the first car in the world to come with a factory-fitted surround-view recording system. In addition to allowing drivers to view live video from the surround-view camera setup, the CT6 also lets them record footage, in one of two modes, onto an SD card located in the car's boot...


Australian Mike Simcoe to become GM's global design chief on May 1
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Australian Mike Simcoe to become GM's global design chief on May 1

Australian designer Michael Simcoe will take over from Ed Welburn as the vice president of General Motors Global Design on May 1. In the process, Simcoe will become the seventh global design leader at GM, following in the footsteps of Harley Earl, Bill Mitchell, Irvin Rybicki, Chuck Jordan, Wayne Cherry, and the soon-to-depart Ed Welburn...


Cadillac planning ultra-luxe Bentley rivals beyond 2020 - report
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Cadillac planning ultra-luxe Bentley rivals beyond 2020 - report

General Motors’ premium arm Cadillac is preparing a super-luxury SUV and sedan pair to rival the likes of Bentley by the end of the next decade, according to a new report. Following the release of the opulent Bentley Bentayga, along with its upcoming competition in the Aston Martin DBX, Lamborghini Urus and Rolls Royce SUV, Cadillac is reportedly planning its own player in the ultra-luxe SUV segment...


GM to introduce 10-speed automatic to eight more models by 2018
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GM to introduce 10-speed automatic to eight more models by 2018

General Motors has announced plans to introduce its new 10-speed automatic transmission in eight models by 2018. Developed in collaboration with Ford, the new 10-speed auto was first announced in 2013, alongside confirmation of plans for a nine-speed auto. Last week, Chevrolet became the first GM brand to debut the new 10-speed shifter with the unveiling of the 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 powerhouse...


Cadillac XT5 revealed: New premium SUV push begins
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Cadillac XT5 revealed: New premium SUV push begins

The all-new 2016 Cadillac XT5 has been unveiled, with the covers coming off in Dubai overnight ahead of an official premiere at the 2016 LA auto show later this month. Replacing the six year-old SRX, the XT5 joins the large CT6 sedan in Cadillac’s new ‘T-number’ naming strategy...


Cadillac chief argues for more autonomy from GM - report
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Cadillac chief argues for more autonomy from GM - report

Johan de Nysschen, the head of Cadillac, has said his brand should have more autonomy within GM and rewarded for the profits that it generates. According to Automotive News, de Nysschen told a gathering of financial analysts that Cadillac will, by 2017, enjoy "a far higher degree of autonomy and self sufficiency" within the General Motors corporate structure, and outsiders will be able to see how much money it is making or losing...


Fiat Chrysler boss mulling plan B after GM rejection, might court activist investors - report
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Fiat Chrysler boss mulling plan B after GM rejection, might court activist investors - report

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles chief Sergio Marchionne is reportedly considering his next move after an overture, earlier this year, to General Motors for a merger was rejected. Sources have told Bloomberg that Marchionne is considering alternate options after being privately and publicly rejected by the General...


Fiat Chrysler boss asked GM for a merger, was rebuffed - report
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Fiat Chrysler boss asked GM for a merger, was rebuffed - report

Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Fiat Chrysler, reportedly asked his counterpart at General Motors, Mary Barra, about the possibility of merger earlier this year, but was turned down. A report in The New York Times claims that in March of this year, Marchionne sent Barra an email requesting a meeting to talk about a potential merger between the two automakers...


Cadillac 'perfectly suited' for Australian drivers
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Cadillac 'perfectly suited' for Australian drivers

Having confirmed its intentions to launch in Australia by 2020, Cadillac executives say the brand’s upcoming and even current range of cars would be perfectly suited to our market. Speaking to CarAdvice at the 2015 New York auto show today, Cadillac’s director of global marketing, Jim Vurpillat, confirmed the brand is confident in its appeal to Australian consumers...


Cadillac coming to Australia in 2020
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Cadillac coming to Australia in 2020

General Motor’s luxury brand Cadillac is gearing up for an Australia launch with its upcoming range of new vehicles that are engineered for right-hand drive. Speaking to CarAdvice at today’s New York auto show, the brand’s director of global marketing, Jim Vurpillat, confirmed the brand’s intentions to enter right-hand drive markets, such as Australia, by 2020...