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Report: Cadillac is indeed working on a larger, three-row crossover

General Motors loves badge-engineering their cars. By badge-engineering, we mean, taking a single preexisting model, then giving it some aesthetic and package updates to match a different brand in the company’s portfolio, and then playing it off like it’s completely different. In some cases it has worked, like the Chevrolet Tahoe and its corporate cousins, […]

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Report: Cadillac’s chief suggests mid-engined Corvette and Caddy version

Rumors of a mid-engined supercar based on the Corvette have been abound for decades, basically ever since the Corvette has come to existence. However, it never exactly came to fruition for whatever reasons. But now, the rumor might actually lead to something since interest on both GM’s front and the consumer end have been picking up […]

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Report: Cadillac’s retiring the XTS by 2019–and we’re not worried

Cadillac attempted the large, front-wheel drive sedan one more time with the XTS and while it was fine as a luxury car, it wasn’t that very appealing in any other way, except for those who run black cab and Uber services. That said, Cadillac knows this and have decided to ax the XTS in 2019, […]

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Report: Cadillac’s de Nysschen says to expect electrification of Caddies in the future

Cadillac’s president, Johan de Nysschen, reportedly spoke at a press conference at the Washington Auto Show last week to share that we could expect to see more electrified cars in the near future in Cadillac’s lineup. This is interesting to hear mainly since de Nysschen was initially against Audi’s initiative for plug-in vehicles when he […]

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Cadillac plans to launch nine new models in five years

Cadillac’s President, Johan de Nysschen, released a statement, calling for the release of up to nine new models over the next five years in China, given the fact that China’s the most powerful market right now. That might not seem to matter too much on the surface, but because of China’s premiere market, Cadillac could […]

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Report: Cadillac plans new crossover, Porsche 911 and Rolls-Royce rivals, confirms Johan de Nysschen

CARandDRIVER recently got the lowdown with Cadillac at Los Angeles, following a year full of big changes. For one thing, Cadillac just moved their entire center of operations from Detroit to New York, and there’s a new CEO in town to move Caddy into the next level. That CEO would be Johan de Nysschen, formerly […]

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Report: Cadillac’s CEO confirms $250,000 model to arrive in about 15 years

Big news rings in from Cadillac following the Los Angeles Auto Show. Reuters sat down with Cadillac’s new CEO, Johan de Nysschen, who confirmed to be establishing plans for a super luxurious model to compete against the likes of Rolls-Royce and Bentley with a projected starting price of around $250,000. “It is too early today for […]

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Infiniti President Johan de Nysschen bails on Japan for Cadillac

General Motors just confirmed that Infiniti’s President, Johan de Nysschen, just left his position at the Japanese luxury automaker to become the head of Cadillac. de Nysschen will begin his role as being responsible for all aspects of Cadillac on August 1st, including global sales and marketing, product planning, and development. “I have for some […]

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Report: Infiniti Q50 to receive turbo gas four; clean-diesel for EU, being “studied” for US; 3.7L V6 carries over

AutoWeek reports on some follow up details pertaining to the future Infiniti Q50 mid-sized luxury sports sedan—yea, the one replacing the G37 and spearheading Infiniti’s controversial unified nomenclature system. After speaking to Ben Poore, head of Infiniti of the Americas, the new Q50 sedan will utilize a turbocharged four-banger sourced from Mercedes-Benz. Additionally, the Q50 […]

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Nissan appoints Audi’s ex-CEO to run Infiniti

There you have it ladies and gentleman – shortly after resigning his CEO position at Audi USA, Johan de Nysschen has announced that he will be taking charge as senior vice president of Nissan Motor Company in charge of the Infiniti division, and joins effective July 1, 2012. de Nysschen will be reporting directly to […]

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