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2008-03-31
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The UltraView roof for the new Cadillac CTS (pictured), designed by Cadillac and Webasto Roof Systems, is one of the largest of its kind in a sedan—almost 70% of the car’s roof is glass that allows in natural sunlight for both front- and rear-seat passengers.
2008-07-09
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The Cadillac Provoq concept, announced at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas and shown in Detroit, is another example of General Motors’ E-Flex propulsion system, this time combining a new fifth-generation fuel-cell system and a lithium-ion battery pack.
2008-03-31
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Gasoline direct injection technology offers the potential to satisfy horsepower cravings or improve fuel economy, particularly when coupled with engine downsizing, turbo boosting, or even alternative fuels.
2011-09-10
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The four-door convertible has unobtrusive B-pillar stubs built into “suicide” doors, a structural windshield frame for body rigidity, eye-catching full-LED front lighting, hidden HVAC outlets, solid wood trim, a twin-turbo 3.6-L V6, and a next-generation hybrid system.
2011-12-08
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General Motors patented the ferritic-nitro carburizing (FNC) process and will apply it to 80% of its U.S. production brake rotors by 2016. Shiny, hard-wearing rotors are the result.
2012-01-09
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Cadillac's new compact luxury sport sedan aims to beat BMW's 3-Series with an all-new turbo DI 2.0-L among its three engine choices.
2012-01-09
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Mass efficiency, high power-to-weight ratio, and plenty of Nurburgring testing were keys to development of GM's new global compact sport sedan.
2012-01-09
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The 2013 Cadillac ATS compact sport sedan is claimed to be the most mass-efficient car in its class, thanks to GM's new lightweight Alpha body structure.
2012-02-14
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The Cadillac model comes out in late spring, with ATS to follow in mid-summer also with R-1234yf. Paperwork regulatory issues delay production from DuPont-Honeywell joint venture plant in China. SAE committee chairman asks EPA to expedite approvals for service equipment.
2012-04-04
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The industry's first production driver's seat to use directional tactile sensation to warn of potential crashes will debut on 2013 XTS, ATS, and SRX models.
2012-07-27
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Riding on a 202-in (5130-mm) Epsilon architecture, the sophisticated XTS debuts GM’s new CUE infotainment platform and a strong suite of vehicle-dynamics and safety systems.
2009-09-03
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Corsa Performance Exhausts designs an exhaust system complementary to the exterior styling of the 2009 Cadillac CTS-V.
2008-10-14
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Cadillac strengthened its bid to compete for European customers with the extension of the CTS line with a new Sport Wagon variant, which launches with the company’s direct-injected 311-hp (232-kW) 3.6-L gasoline V6.
2010-01-21
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Concept sedan points to DTS and STS replacement, pairs V6 with Two Mode plug-in hybrid all-wheel drive.
2015-11-13
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The mixed-materials construction and the new C1XX platform enabled the development team to reduce base curb weight by 278 lb versus its predecessor and undercut its closest competitor, the mass-efficient (and shorter) Audi Q5, by a claimed 100 lb.
2016-03-23
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Intent on staying on its message of reinvigorating its brand under the banner of “quiet luxury,” Ford’s premium-vehicle unit, Lincoln, used the 2016 New York auto show to reveal what almost certainly will remembered as one of the most audacious concept cars ever, the Lincoln Navigator Concept.
2016-08-19
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Cadillac and Mercedes-Benz show slinky new concept cars that suggest autonomous driving shouldn't be inevitable.
2016-11-16
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BWI is developing what it believes will be a cost-effective system that would improve ride quality at lower cost than employing magneto-rheological (MR) suspension units.
2015-04-01
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To equip its flagship sedan for the challenge, Cadillac designers and engineers have built the CT6 on a unique vehicle architecture, an aluminum-intensive body structure that is fully one-third steel. Twenty-one patents are pending for the new full-size, rear-wheel-drive, transverse-engine configuration, a variation of GM’s Omega II platform.
2015-04-01
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GM's all-new premium flagship sedan is about 200 lb (91 kg) lighter than the BMW 5 Series but offers the interior volume of the short-wheelbase 7 Series, thanks to what is arguably the industry’s most aggressive combination of lightweight materials, forming technologies, and new joining methods in a non-exotic sedan.
2015-02-09
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Cadillac's new CT6, set for release in the fourth quarter of 2015, will be built with various types of advanced and lightweight materials and manufactured using a combination of joining techniques, a first for any GM model.
2015-11-02
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In collaboration with General Motors, ContiTech developed the fiberglass-reinforced polyamide strut mount for the new 2016 Cadillac CT6, reducing weight by 25% compared to an aluminum design.
2015-09-11
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The track-focused sport sedan tackles the German competition with 640 supercharged horsepower.
2015-06-05
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General Motors gives the compact car a stronger foundation for the ATS-V's more powerful twin-turbo V6, bigger brakes, and stickier tires.
2013-08-19
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The Elmiraj concept is a four-seat “grand coupe” that provides stylistic and dimensional clues to models planned for General Motors’ new large rear-drive architecture, the first model from which is expected to launch in late 2015.
2012-12-19
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Daimler's decision to halt use of the new refrigerant on safety concerns leads to a product defense by joint-venture suppliers Honeywell and DuPont, citing SAE studies and their own tests. Although GM is the only U.S. maker with R-1234yf cars, Ford also backs the refrigerant's use.
2013-03-27
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The sedan proves General Motors' lightweight Alpha platform has plenty of ‘stretch’ for larger, more powerful iterations, and it also brings GM's first production use of all-aluminum door structures.
2013-03-21
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Cadillac's 2014 CTS will be the first GM vehicle to use the AW-sourced TL-80SN, equipped with four driving modes. The 8-speed helps the new CTS deliver 1.5% better fuel efficiency on the FTP cycle.
2013-03-21
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The LF3 V6 features many novel technologies including a unique charge-air cooling system and piston design. GM claims its SAE-certified output levels are best in class.
2013-03-11
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The Cadillac ATS development team used a new GM visibility evaluation technique involving "hedgehog" visualization to create a corporate Driver Visibility Calculator. It enables vehicle-development teams to quickly study how structural design areas, such as pillar cross-section, affect the driver’s field of vision.
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