August 20, 2014

  • Weight is typically the enemy of the performance car, so the news that the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 is heavier than its predecessor isn't exactly fantastic. And given that the Corvette has a new aluminum structure beneath its body panels, it's surprising news too. According to the 2015 Corvette's Order Guide (via Corvette Blogger), the 2015...
  • Do you like your Ford Mustangs like you like your Peterbilts? We hope so, because it seems that the muscle car icon could be climbing the transmission ladder up into a space normally occupied for bigger machines. Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] is working on a ten-speed automatic gearbox together with General Motors Company [NYSE:GM]. According to...

August 19, 2014

August 18, 2014

  • It was the manufacturer to beat for 75 years, but General Motors has been steadily losing ground in recent years. Whether one measures from a vehicle sales standpoint or in terms of revenues, GM's mojo is fading these days. It fell to third place in sales in the first half of this year and fourth in gross revenue. For more, go to TheDetroitBureau.com.
  • This past week, more than 3,000 General Motors Co. employees and nearly 400 Chrysler Group employees used their skills on a different kind of redesign: Detroit's Cody High School and the surrounding community.
  • While Cadillac is working on a new flagship, rear-wheel drive sedan, it's keeping an eye on the opposite end of the luxury-car market. The compact Audi A3 and Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class are proving quite popular in the U.S., leading Cadillac to consider a small car of its own that would slot below the ATS in its lineup. However, the Caddy would have...
  • Buick recently started teasing a smallish crossover called the Envision, which is scheduled to be revealed in full on August 28 and at this point has only been confirmed for the Chinese market. The vehicle is expected in local showrooms, however, most likely in the second half of 2015, where it would go up against the likes of the Acura RDX and...
  • Cadillac will make two major model introductions next year, one of the brand’s senior executives has revealed. They are a new flagship sedan and a redesigned version of the SRX midsize crossover. The information was revealed to Bloomberg by Cadillac chief engineer Dave Leone. He said both will arrive on the market in late 2015, making them...
  • It’s turning into a busy season for Cadillac, what with a string of new product launches ahead and a new global boss, the luxury division is contemplating entering into a new segment: small sedans. Competing with the Audi A3 and Mercedes-Benz CLA could critical to its growth outside the U.S. For details, go to TheDetroitBureau.com.

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