January 16, 2015
- It’s hard to believe, but it's already been 25 years since Buick’s last convertible, the hand-crafted Reatta, rolled topless. Now, here at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show, Buick’s dropping the top on a more attainable convertible, the 2016 Cascada. ALSO SEE: 2016 Buick Cascada Convertible Finally Comes To America: 2015 Detroit Auto...
- Buick was once GM’s forgotten brand, but those days are long over. Here at the 2015 Detroit auto show, Buick showed off what might be its sexiest concept in a generation—the Avenir. ALSO SEE: Buick Avenir Concept Surprises In Detroit, Previews Flagship: Live Photos Buick says the Avenir suggests how a new flagship Buick could look...
- General Motors scored a major court victory as a New York federal judge ruled that plaintiffs suing the automaker for compensation due to faulty ignition switch couldn’t access critical documents from the law firm handling GM’s internal investigation. Go to TheDetroitBureau.com for the rest.
- Tesla founder Elon Musk tweeted plans to build a five-mile test loop in Texas for his Hyperloop project. The tube would propel passengers at speeds up to 700 mph, making the 400-mile trip from Los Angeles to San Francisco take about 30 minutes. For details, go to TheDetroitBureau.com.
- So, you want Corvette performance, but you want four doors. You have two options. The expensive, tough one? Start with a Corvette and a Sawzall. The easy way? Ante up for this car—the new, third-generation Cadillac CTS-V. ALSO SEE: 2016 Cadillac CTS-V Debuts In Detroit: Live Photos & Video It starts with the CTS, already one of the...
January 15, 2015
- The big drop in oil prices isn't prompting General Motors to change its plans or strategy, GM Chief Mary Barra said during the Automotive News World Congress. She also said the automaker is continue to learn from its ignition switch debacle. Go to TheDetroitBureau.com for details.
January 14, 2015
- General Motors said Wednesday its global vehicle deliveries in 2014 rose 2 percent year-over-year to 9,924,880 units, marking a second straight year of record sales for the Detroit automaker.
- After watching General Motors get hammered for its safety lapses last year, investors have gotten some good news from the Detroit automotive giant. GM’s senior management team is predicting earnings should bounce back in 2015. Get the details at TheDetroitBureau.com.
- General Motors said Wednesday it expects its pre-tax profits to increase in 2015, when compared with last year.
- When the current, second-generation CTS-V first hit the scene back in 2008, the car’s 556 horsepower pretty much blew the competition out of the water. However, the next dedicated performance model from Cadillac, the ATS-V unveiled at the recent Los Angeles Auto Show, was outmatched in the power stakes by its rivals from Lexus and...
January 13, 2015
- Domestic automakers dominated the annual Eyes on Design Awards capping two days of product previews at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Go to TheDetroitBureau.com for more.
- Verizon is offering an alternative to services like OnStar and mbrace and for a similar price: $15 a month. To get the scoop on the system's capabilities, go to TheDetroitBureau.com.
- Cadillac’s new global President Johan de Nysschen has outlined an aggressive product launch program to fill in critical holes in the Detroit maker’s line-up, according to TheDetroitBureau.com.
- The next all-new vehicle for Cadillac will be a compact crossover positioned below the SRX. That will probably come in early 2017.
- To some, the buzz leading up to the 2015 North American International Auto Show seemed to lack a certain excitement of recent years past, the kind of excitement of that a new Ford F-150 or Chevrolet Corvette brings to the Motor City event. But this slideshow proves that one should never underestimate automakers when one of the largest auto shows in the world is the stage.