September 24, 2014
- Cadillac is counting big on China to give it some much-needed momentum, and the booming Asian market could soon be delivering volume matching that of the U.S. The luxury arm of General Motors has been making news in the past few days with a move to NYC and a pending product blitz, according to TheDetroitBureau.com.
- When it comes to the brands that best fit their lifestyle needs, U.S. drivers are pointing to Toyota, Nissan and General Motors, the three topping the charts in the new Motorist Choice Awards. Ironically, two of the category winners, the Toyota FJ and Nissan Cube, are being discontinued despite being fan favorites, according to TheDetroitBureau.com.
September 23, 2014
- How essential is the auto industry to Michigan's economy? General Motors executive vice president of global product development Mark Reuss threw out some numbers.
- Volkswagen AG’s various operations in China have combined to build up a significant lead over rival General Motors even as both companies chalked up double-digit sales increases during the first eight months of 2014. VW's sales are up 16.5% compared with GM's 11.1% through August. For details, please go to TheDetroitBureau.com.
- General Motors announced Tuesday that it is moving the global headquarters of its Cadillac luxury brand to New York City in 2015.
- Saleen’s first take on the 2015 Ford Mustang will wear the tuner’s S302 badge. Today we got a few more glimpses of the upcoming muscle car. Mercedes-Benz’s next-generation GLK-Class has been spotted. It’s due on the market next fall, as a 2016 model, and might be rebranded a GLC to reflect its position in Mercedes’...
- With its new CEO Johan De Nysschen at the helm, Cadillac is making some major changes: it will no longer call Detroit home, instead moving to New York and becoming its own business unit. The new offices in New York will be Cadillac’s global headquarters, to open in 2015. ALSO SEE: Brand New Ferrari 458 Italia Crashed During Test Drive...
- General Motors has suffered a legal setback as plaintiffs have gained wider access to the company’s internal documents involving the defective switch that has been now been blamed for 21 deaths and the recall of more than 2.6 million GM vehicles. For all of the details about the ruling, please go to TheDetroitBureau.com.
- 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...
- Cadillac will go through a major strategic realignment as it moves its HQ to New York, the maker will announce today. It also will set in motion an unprecedented product blitz that will cover a wide range of gaps in its line-ups -- albeit at a steep price -- says TheDetroitBureau.com in this exclusive report.
- There was a time when luxury brands were defined by exclusivity - and extremely limited line-ups. No more, at least not for dominant German brands like Mercedes. And now, as part of its global restructuring, Cadillac is readying an unprecedented, top-to-bottom product offensive. This exclusive report from TheDetroitBureau.com.
September 22, 2014
- The death toll from crashes involving General Motors small cars with faulty ignition switches is at least 21.
- For the second time in less than a month, the number of deaths connected to faulty ignition switches in General Motors’ small cars has been revised upward from 19 to 21. Fund Administrator Kenneth Feinberg approved six claims to change the number from 13 to 19 less than two weeks ago. For more, please go to TheDetroitBureau.com.
- General Motors and Chrysler recalled more than 425,000 vehicles for brake and fuel pump issues. The latest round pushes the number of recalled vehicles in the U.S. well past the 40 million mark. GM recalled more than 220,00 Chevys and Cadillacs built in the last two years. For more details, go to TheDetroitBureau.com.
September 21, 2014
- General Motors CEO Mary Barra said Friday morning that a new Cadillac model planned for production next year is being built at a facility "very near and dear" to her heart.