Cadillac has announced that it is going to sweeten the deal a tad for the 2014 Cadillac ELR by throwing in a free 240-volt home charging station. The 2014 Cadillac ELR still starts at $75,995 before any tax incentives are applied, but at least now Cadillac will cover the costs for installing a charging station in your home.
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The all-new 2015 Cadillac Escalade is going to start rolling into showrooms in April and now we know what it will cost. The 2015 Escalade starts at $71,695, which is $8,000 more than the starting price of the outgoing Escalade.
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There are several reports coming out about the upcoming 2015 Cadillac ATS-V, the high-performance and much hotter version of the compact ATS. It's being reported that the ATS-V is going to be powered by a twin-turbocharged 3.6L V6 with 425 horsepower that will get a new seven-speed manual transmission in addition to an eight-speed automatic.
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Yesterday Cadillac unveiled the second version of the new ATS, the 2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe at the Detroit Auto Show. Cadillac's global chief Bob Ferguson revealed at the show that its possible that Cadillac could also introduce convertible and wagon versions of the ATS in the future.
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Cadillac has unveiled the 2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe in Detroit, which is the automaker's first ever compact coupe. Compared to the CTS Coupe, the ATS Coupe looks much closer to the ATS sedan sans the two rear doors. The 2015 ATS Coupe rides on the same 109.3-inch wheelbase as the sedan, but the roof, doors, rear fenders and trunk lid are unique to the Coupe. It is also the first production model to wear Cadillac's revised crest.
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The first 2014 Cadillac CTS Vsport was recently delivered to Tim and pat Whited who won the winning bid for the car on August 9 at at Barrett-Jackson's Hot Nights Car Auction in Reno, Nevada. All proceeds of the $120,000 sale went to the SAE Foundation.
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Cadillac has announced that the first batch of 2014 Cadillac ELRs are on their way to dealerships. The 2014 Cadillac ELR starts at $75,995, but that price can drop down to $68,495 after the available tax incentives.
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It's being reported that a coupe version of the Cadillac ATS is going to debut in just over a month at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show. If the reports are true, the 2015 ATS Coupe will also go on sale in the summer with a design that closely mimics the sedan, sans the rear doors.
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Cadillac has announced that it is collaborating with Saks Fifth Avenue this holiday season to create a unique window display featuring the all-new 2015 Escalade and to offer an exclusive special-edition 2014 Saks Fifth Avenue ELR through the 2013 Saks Holiday Catalog.
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Motor Trend announced today that the 2014 Cadillac CTS sedan is its Car of the Year for 2014. "After 10 full days of testing, driving and deliberating, Motor Trend selected the CTS as its Car of the Year for the second time in six years. The sedan ascends into the heart of the midsize luxury market with expanded performance, elevated luxury and sophisticated technology."
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If an SUV buyer wants to buy a Cadillac SUV they currently can only choose between the SRX crossover and the larger Escalade. Well that will soon change in 2016 when a new three-row crossover will slot in between the SRX and Escalade.
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In a few months the much anticipated electrified 2014 Cadillac ELR is going to arrive in showrooms. Cadillac has just announced that it will start at $75,995 before any tax incentives. Is that too much?
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Last night Cadillac officially unveiled the all-new 2015 Cadillac Escalade SUV. At the event, Bob Ferguson senior vice president of global Cadillac, revealed that there's a possibility that Cadillac could expand the Escalade name to other vehicles, especially a new large crossover.
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Last night Cadillac unveiled the all-new 2015 Cadillac Escalade SUV at an event in New York. The all-new Escalade is the fourth-generation of the big SUV, which shares its platform with the Chevy Tahoe/Suburban and GMC Yukon SUVs. On the outside it's clear to see the relation between the three SUVs, but on the inside the 2014 Escalade gets a more upscale interior than the other two.
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Cadillac has officially unveiled the all-new 2015 Escalade, which marks the introduction of the fourth-generation of the Escalade. The new Escalade continues to share its platform with the rest of GM's full-size SUV lineup, but borrows many styling cues from the rest of Cadillac lineup.
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Cadillac is going to officially unveil the all-new 2015 Cadillac Escalade on Oct. 7, but Cadillac has released the first official photo of the new Escalade. This photo gives us a look at the new Escalade's interior.
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Early next year GM is going to release the 2014 Cadillac ELR coupe, which borrows its electric powertrain from the Chevy Volt. GM CEO recently stated that it hopes to position Cadillac to take on Tesla Motors, who is making waves in the electric segment with its Model S sedan.
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Cadillac is going to unveil the all-new 2015 Escalade SUV on October 7 with indie rock photographer and director Autumn de Wilde, who produced a series of portraits and a film highlighting the Escalade design process. Although we have to wait until Oct. 7 to see the new Escalade, Cadillac has released these two teaser photos.
"I immerse myself in the world of my subjects. I suppose it's not unlike a method actor's approach sometimes," said de Wilde. "My job is to give the audience even more of a reason to form a crush on this person or this object."
The Cadillac Escalade will share its platform with the also new Chevy Tahoe/ Suburban and GMC Yukon SUVs that were recently unveiled.
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Last month GM unveiled the Cadillac Elmiraj concept, which is expected to hint at a new flagship Cadillac sedan. The Elmiraj concept also featured a new 4.5L twin turbocharged V8 engine with 500 horsepower. Carscoops claims to have received a tip that the same 4.5L V8 will be used by the successor to the Corvette Z06, which may be called the Z07.
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General Motors has nearly tripled the size of its Global Battery Systems Laboratory in Warren, MI. The lab is where it tests and validates both battery cells and packs for all of GM's vehicle electrification systems, including the battery systems for the Chevrolet Volt, Cadillac ELR, Chevrolet Spark EV and GM's eAssist light electrification system.
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GM is celebrating the production of the 1 millionth Cadillac at its Lansing Grand River Assembly Plant. A 2014 Cadillac CTS was the 1 millionth Cadillac to roll of the line today. Lansing Grand River, or LGR as it is known, has been a dedicated rear wheel-drive assembly plant since it opened in late 2001. Every CTS ever made has been built there.
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For the 2013 model year Cadillac has updated the Cadillac SRX crossover with some styling tweaks and more technology on the inside, but is it enough to help it compete against other models like the Lexus RX, BMW X3 and Audi Q5?
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Cadillac is working hard to expand its lineup in an effort to go head to head with Mercedes-Benz and BMW. Over the next few years Cadillac plans to introduce several new models, including three new crossovers by 2017.
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Cadillac recently took the all-new 2014 Cadillac CTS Vsport to the famed Nurburgring in Germany, where it completed a lap in 8:14.10, almost six seconds faster than the first generation CTS-V recorded 10 years ago with a larger V-8 engine.
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This fall Cadillac is releasing new Vsport versions of the 2014 Cadillac CTS and XTS. The Two Vsport models will sit at the top of the lineup with the twin-turbocharged 3.6L V6 that puts out 420 horsepower in the CTS and 410 horsepower in the XTS. GM expects the new Vsport model to account for around 15 percent of XTS sales and is going to add more Vsport models in the future.
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This fall Cadillac is adding a new twin-turbocharged 3.6L V6 to its lineup that will be offered in the XTS Vsport and CTS Vsport. Fans of the new engine will be happy to hear that it will also be offered in the upcoming ATS-V, according to a report from Car and Driver.
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Last week Cadillac unveiled the new Elmiraj Concept, which is a large coupe that is built on the same platform as an upcoming Cadillac model. Cadillac originally stated that the Elmiraj concept was basically a design study, but now there is a possibility that it could be produced.
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Cadillac has unveiled the new Elmiraj concept at Pebble Beach. The Elmiraj concept is a new large coupe concept that is meant to explore new dimensions for Cadillac's ongoing expansion. The large coupe is also a modern update to the classic format of a two-door grand coupe, Elmiraj is a pure expression of streamlined design and engaging rear-wheel drive performance.
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GM is going to take the wraps off the all-new 2015 Cadillac Escalade at an event in New York City in October. GM hasn't revealed many details about the new Escalade other than stating that it will be a "bold, evolutionary statement."
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GM CEO Dan Akerson has confirmed the automaker's plans for a larger Cadillac sedan that will sit above the XTS in Cadillac's lineup. Akerson recently visited USA Today's headquarters where he confirmed that the new sedan will arrive within the next two years.
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General Motors is planning on doubling the number of vehicles in its lineup that have over 40 MPG from four to eight by 2017. GM currently has the the Chevrolet Cruze Eco, Sonic, Volt and Spark EV that all get over 40 MPG and in the near future the Chevy Cruze Diesel and 2014 Cadillac ELR will join the list.
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GM has reportedly canceled plans for a ultraluxury Cadillac sedan. GM's execs recently decided that the rear-wheel-drive sedan that would have been priced over $100,000 would have been a low-volume model that didn't offer enough "brand-building pizzazz" to justify its development.
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Cadillac has announced the pricing and updates to the 2014 Cadillac XTS. The big news for the 2014 XTS is the addition of the new twin-turbo V6 in the new XTS VSport, which starts at $63,020. The 3.6L twin turbo V6 is the same engine in the CTS Vsport, but here it packs 410 horsepower and 369 lb-ft. of torque. Te XTS Vsport also gets a unique grille and 20-inch wheels.
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J.D. Power and Associates has released the latest results of its Initial Quality Study in which General Motors managed to grab eight segment awards, which is more than any other automaker. GMC ranked second overall in initial quality, climbing 10 spots, and was the top-ranked non-premium brand. Chevrolet also jumped 10 spots and ranked fifth overall and second among non-premium brands. Together with Buick and Cadillac, all GM brands performed better than the industry average of 113 problems per 100 vehicles.
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Cadillac has released the pricing for the all-new 2014 Cadillac CTS, which starts at $46,025. The 2014 CTS sedan debuted at this year's New York Auto Show and will arrive in showrooms by this fall with an all-new design that is longer, lower and leaner. The 2014 CTS is five inches longer than the outgoing sedan, but is also 244 pounds lighter than the previous model. It is expected to be the lightest car in its segment.
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GM has announced that 2014 Chevy, Buick and GMC models will now come with a new two year/ 24k mile maintenance program that includes free scheduled service. For most 2014 vehicles, Chevy, Buick and GMC dealers will complete an oil and filter change, four-wheel tire rotation, and conduct a 27-point vehicle inspection based on what's called for in the vehicle owner's manual maintenance schedule and oil life monitoring system.
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Being able to remotely unlock your doors and remote start your GM vehicle is now one of the standard services that GM is adding to its OnStar RemoteLink Mobile App. GM announced the new RemoteLink Key Fob Services program on Wednesday for OnStar-equipped 2014 Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac models - even if the owner declines to pay for other OnStar services.
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Mary Barra, General Motors senior vice president, Global Product Development, has announced that GM will donate the first production 2014 Cadillac CTS Vsport to the SAE Foundation. A live auction will be conducted by Barrett-Jackson later this year, and proceeds will be provided to the SAE Foundation for its science, technology, engineering and mathematics student outreach programs.
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Cadillac has announced that the 2014 Cadillac XTS will be available with the same twin-turbocharged 3.6L V6 as the new 2014 Cadillac CTS. Even though the XTS is available with the same engine, its output will be slightly less than the CTS at 410 horsepower and 369 lb-ft. of torque. The turbocharged engine is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission and on the outside the turbocharged XTS will get a unique grille and deck lid badging.
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In addition to showing off the upcoming 2015 Cadllac ATS coupe at a national dealer meeting in Las Vegas last month, GM also gave dealers their first look at the new 2015 Cadillac Escalade. The 2015 Escalade is expected to be unveiled sometime this fall, with production kicking off in January.
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