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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...

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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 expert: Elon Musk is ‘full of crap’ on Tesla’s autonomous driving capability
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GM expert: Elon Musk is ‘full of crap’ on Tesla’s autonomous driving capability

The director of autonomous integration at General Motors says claims by Tesla of its cars being able to conduct full level five SAE-certified autonomous driving are entirely false. Speaking to the Australian media in Detroit today, Scott Miller, GM's director of autonomous vehicle integration, said Elon Musk is "full of crap" when it comes to claims of the level five capability of current and upcoming Tesla vehicles...


GM launching 20 electric vehicles by 2023; Holden to lead Australian charge
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GM launching 20 electric vehicles by 2023; Holden to lead Australian charge

General Motors has announced plans to launch 20 electric vehicles by 2023, the first two of which are expected in the next 18 months alone. According to Mark Reuss, General Motors executive vice president of product development, GM believes in an electric future but is realistic about its rollout and timeframe...


2017 Seoul motor show: On the ground in Korea
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2017 Seoul motor show: On the ground in Korea

Started in 1995 and run biennially since 2005, the Seoul motor show is one of Asia's biggest auto shows behind Tokyo, Shanghai, and China. And while it may be smaller than the major European and US shows, this year CarAdvice was invited along to check it out first hand...


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...


Volkswagen tops 2016 global sales chart despite Dieselgate scandal
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Volkswagen tops 2016 global sales chart despite Dieselgate scandal

Volkswagen finished 2016 as the world's number one automotive company, edging out Toyota, which has just reported its global sales numbers for last year. Both companies are expected to finish well ahead of General Motors, which should take out the final podium spot. Earlier this month, the Volkswagen Group announced that it had sold a total 10,312,400 cars and trucks throughout the 2016 calendar year, a 3...


Holden invests $6 million in Euro 6 emissions testing laboratory at Lang Lang - UPDATE
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Holden invests $6 million in Euro 6 emissions testing laboratory at Lang Lang - UPDATE

Update 24/10/16: Following on from the details released last month, CarAdvice today toured the emissions testing and calibration facility at Holden's Lang Lang proving ground. The total spend will reach $8.9 million and sees Holden increase its emissions and calibration team to over 100 employees, cementing it as a global player within the General Motors engineering world...


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...


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 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...


Canada sells its GM shares, Government Motors tag no longer true
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Canada sells its GM shares, Government Motors tag no longer true

Canada has sold its last remaining shares in General Motors, ending a period of government investment in the American automaker. The move was announced earlier this week, as the federal government sold 73.4 million shares in GM to Goldman Sachs. The Canadian government's block of shares represent around 4.6 percent of GM's outstanding stock...


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...


Cadillac CT6 flagship sedan leaked ahead of New York debut
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Cadillac CT6 flagship sedan leaked ahead of New York debut

An completely undisguised image of the new Cadillac CT6 has leaked prior to the flagship sedan's debut in New York. Although the new Caddy isn't the much hoped for sedan version of the stunning Elmiraj concept, it does boast a number of firsts for GM's top-shelf brand...