http://car-data.com - Cadillac has been known for cutting-edge styling since the Harley Earl days in the 1950s, then revived it when the Art & Science theme was ushered in by chief designer Wayne Cherry in 2003, hinting at the sharp edges and fins of the 1960s. Now stunning light blades and edges grace the CTSs, CT6, Escalade and XTs 5 and 6.
https://www.autoblog.com - You didn't see it on TV if you live in the U.S., but the labor union representing autoworkers in Canada aired a Super Bowl ad lambasting General Motors over its plans to close a plant in Oshawa, Ontario, despite threats of a lawsuit from the automaker. The 30-second spot is titled "GM Leaves Canadians Out in the Cold," and it's part of calls to boycott Mexican-built GM vehicles in a bid to save the Oshawa plant, which builds the Cadillac XTS, Chevrolet Impala and Silverado pickup, and GMC Sierra. It aired on Canadian TV stations during the Super Bowl on Sunday.
https://www.automobilemag.com - Add up the 2018 sales of Ford’s Fiesta, Focus, Fusion, and Taurus; Chevrolet’s Cruze, Impala, and Volt; the Buick LaCrosse; and the Cadillac CTS, CT6, and XTS, and you’re talking about 639,001 units. That doesn’t seem like a small number, but the group of cars–all of which are slated to be killed off here very soon–were outsold by, well, take your pick.
https://www.autoblog.com - General Motors' plans to lay off 14,000 salaried and blue-collar workers might not be quite as bad as originally projected. The company said Friday that 2,700 out of the 3,300 U.S. factory jobs slated for elimination will now be saved. Blue-collar workers will still lose jobs at four U.S. plants slated for closure next year, but most will be able to find employment at eight other GM factories where jobs are being added. Some would have to relocate. GM still plans to lay off about 8,000 white-collar workers and another 2,600 factory workers in Canada.
https://www.freep.com - President Donald Trump again attacked General Motors and its CEO, Mary Barra, over its plans to cut 14,000 jobs. “I don’t like what she did,” Trump said during an interview with Fox's Harris Faulkner. “It was nasty. Ohio is going to replace those jobs in two minutes.” GM on Nov. 26 announced it was closing five factories, including Lordstown Assembly in Ohio and Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly, along with two U.S. transmission plants and an assembly plant in Ontario. The company also is in the process of cutting 8,000 white-collar workers.
https://www.fool.com - Last Monday, General Motors announced that it will halt production at five of its manufacturing facilities in the US and Canada next year. With passenger car sales slumping, GM plans to discontinue six models in North America: the Buick LaCrosse, Cadillac CT6. Cadillac XTS, Chevy Cruze, Chevy Impala, and Chevy Volt.
https://www.autoblog.com - Since General Motors announced its decision this week to shut down its hulking Lordstown plant — the anchor of this northeast Ohio town — workers on the line have had nothing but questions. Will they have jobs come spring? Should they put in for transfers and move their families to Texas or Tennessee? How much should they spend on Christmas? One they haven't yet answered: Who is to blame?
http://www.autonews.com - Martinrea's factory in nearby Ajax, Ont., supplies GM's Oshawa plant with parts for the Cadillac XTS and the Chevrolet Impala, according to The Globe and Mail. Neither car will be made beyond 2019.
https://www.autoguide.com - The future of the LaCrosse, CT6, XTS, Volt, Impala, Malibu, and Cruze will be impacted.
http://www.thedrive.com - In a dramatic move, GM will be "unallocating" Lordstown Assembly in Ohio, which builds the Chevrolet Cruze; the company's famed Detroit/Hamtramck Assembly, home of the Cadillac CT6, the Buick LaCrosse, the Chevrolet Volt, and the Chevrolet Impala; and Oshawa Car Assembly in Ontario, Canada, which produces the Impala, the Cadillac XTS, and recently picked up a few Chevrolet Silverado lines as well. Additionally, GM plans to cut two drivetrain facilities: Baltimore Operations in Maryland and the Warren Transmission plant in Michigan. The company also plans to idle two foreign plants.