September 23, 2014
- Cadillac has a new chief in the form of Audi veteran Johan de Nysschen, and the South African executive has bold plans for the brand that will see its lineup expand substantially in the coming years. We already know Cadillac will be launching a redesigned SRX and an all-new full-size sedan next year, but in a recent interview de Nysschen revealed...
September 22, 2014
- This summer, we heard news that Cadillac was scrapping plans for a three-row crossover set to slot between the SRX and the Escalade. But according to new Cadillac head Johann De Nysschen, that vehicle might be back on the table, along with a slate of new products designed to raise the stature of Cadillac in […] The post Editorial: Cadillac Reversing Course On Crossovers appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
- Cadillac’s future will include more crossovers under recently-appointed Cadillac boss Johan de Nysschen. Currently, the company only offers two crossover / utility vehicles: the high-priced Escalade and the SRX, it’ top volume selling nameplate. Earlier in the year, Cadillac reportedly shelved plans for a Lambda-based Cadillac product that would be mechanically similar to the Buick... more
September 21, 2014
- Cadillac wouldn't be Cadillac without large sedans in its lineup, and while the XTS has had to hold down that end of the fort all on its own, it won't have to for too long. That's because the luxury brand in the General Motors portfolio is preparing to roll out its new LTS, stylistically previewed by the Elmiraj concept pictured above. Only now, the latest thinking is that the upcoming flagship model may not be called LTS at all. As Automotive News points out, Cadillac's naming scheme is all...
September 16, 2014
- The SRX has lost its edge as competitors introduced new models. Its fuel economy trails the leaders by several miles per gallon, and its features and styling are growing dated.
September 7, 2014
- We all know that self-driving cars are coming. It's not so much a question of If so much as When. And when it comes to General Motors products, we now have something of a date to work with, as Cadillac has announced plans to roll out what it is calling Super Cruise technology in an unnamed new model within the next two years. As you would expect, this new tech can speed the car up, slow it down and keep it in its intended lane, but GM isn't expected to release a fully self-driving car, saying...
September 2, 2014
- GM now holds 37% market in the large luxury SUV segment. Another Cadillac model to post a sales increase this year has been the SRX crossover, which is benefiting from the surging popularity of small utility vehicles. However, GM might not be able to cash in on this trend as small utility vehicles will be one of the last segments to be refreshed by the company.
August 29, 2014
- It's a good week for the town of Spring Hill, TN, as General Motors has announced that its factory in the city of 31,000 will receive a $185 million contract to produce engines. On top of that, the next-generation Cadillac SRX crossover will be built at the factory (NA models are presently built in Ramos, Arizpe Mexico), which was once famous for being the home of GM's now-defunct Saturn brand. The factory is one of GM's six facilities around the globe that will screw together the company's...
August 28, 2014
- Cadillac is moving SRX production from Ramos Arzipe, Mexico, to Spring Hill, Tennessee for 2016
- Cadillac is set to introduce an all-new SRX for the 2016 model year, and production of the vehicle has been confirmed for General Motors Company’s [NYSE:GM] Spring Hill plant in Tennessee. The current SRX is sourced from a plant in Mexico. GM is in the process of upgrading the former Saturn plant, which in addition to the new SRX will also...