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Cars

Cadillac Is Your Best Bet for an American Sedan

Although sedans aren’t dead, they’re very ill. Trucks and SUVs have expanded their market dominance to the point they’re running out of uncovered segments. They’re also the reason why the IIHS is making its crash tests more extreme. Ford’s sedan lineup has shrunk to one model. Chevrolet does offer more; however, it’s Cadillac that offers …

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How GM Took Iconic Brands And Fouled Them

General Motors makes decisions in a time/space netherworld we mortals know nothing about. While we look upon many of its historic brands with reverence, it looks to them as only names bonked onto an ever devolving line of subcompact mushmobiles. What once stood for performance, style, engineering excellence, or desirable transportation in its simplest form, …

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Cadillac Is Listening: Next CT5-V Gets A 640hp V8

The Cadillac CTS-V was getting traction both with its name and reputation. The alphabet-soup mumbo jumbo model identification Cadillac saddled itself with had little meaning to the public. Except, that is, with CTS-V. Its power and performance were finally putting actions to words that Cadillac finally was close to equal footing to its Euro-mates. Its …

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Trucks & SUVs

8 GM SUVs Are Exactly The Same Underneath

Platform sharing is nothing new to the car industry. It allows each manufacturer to spread out its development and tooling costs over several vehicles that are all the same underneath. GM has eight SUVs that are exactly the same underneath. The sheetmetal, interiors, and even wheelbases can be sliced and diced, but everything underneath is …

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Trucks & SUVs

All-Electric Sierra and Escalade Ready For 2023

GM has just announced four different electric pickups and vans will be built at its storied Hamtramck assembly plant in Poletown Detroit. They include an electric GMC Sierra pickup truck and Cadillac Escalade SUV. Production at Hamtramck will begin in 2021. Located in Detroit’s “Poletown” Polish community, Hamtramck was slated to stop vehicle assembly this …

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Trucks & SUVs

Car-Based Small Trucks Are Making a Comeback

With the auto manufacturer’s zeal to build everything truck, there is one type of truck they’re not building that seems like a no-brainer. In the US we know them as El Camino and Ranchero. In Australia, they’re known as “Utes.” Whatever it’s called, car/trucks are coming back soon as at least two manufacturers look to …

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5 Fastest Cadillacs Ever Sold

Once known as the ‘Standard of the World,’ Cadillac has slowly been re-establishing its reputation as an American luxury icon. These days, it’s easy to poke fun at its land yachts of the past, as well as its confusing naming system and low sales numbers. But if you drive its cars, Cadillac really can be …

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Cadillac Says It Won’t Go Down Without a Fight

It’s rare that corporate presidents rebut media criticisms of their products, so it’s interesting that General Motors President Mark Reuss found it opportune to comment on critiques written about Cadillac’s recent move, change of direction, and recent products. Right or wrong sometimes the motor press scribes feel that because they’re removed from the corporate goings-on …

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Cadillac’s Future Looks Increasingly Dismal

Cadillac is trying like heck to figure out how to ignite consumers the way it did half a century ago, and having a heck of a time doing it. Some of those miscues, failures, and attempts are outlined today in a New York Times article about the storied brand. It’s amazing that Cadillac’s parent General …

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Forbes’ Top 32 New Cars to Avoid

It’s that time of the year for Forbes’ “New Cars To Avoid” list. Is This Valid? Cars are a lot better than even 10 years ago, but there can still be some sorta-semi lemons in this year’s crop. The issues can range from dated designs to plunging resale values. Reliability can still be an issue, while …

Trucks & SUVs

Next Cadillac Escalade Will Reportedly Get a 650-hp V8

With SUVs becoming more popular than ever, Cadillac’s popular Escalade model faces a lot of stiff competition. To fight this competition, Cadillac has reportedly considered giving the Escalade more engine options for years, and this rumored upgrade would be the start of that. Let’s see how this rumored super Escalade stacks up to its competitors. A …

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2020 Cadillac XT5 First Look

The Cadillac SUV and crossover product cadence is in overdrive as the XT6, XT4, and XT5 will soon be hitting dealerships. Caught short-handed as consumer demands shift from cars to SUVs, Cadillac is playing catch-up to meet this trend, along with debuting new sedans making for exciting times at GM’s luxury flagship. With the new …