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Cadillac ATS, RAM 1500 Win Car and Truck of the Year Awards

The North American International Auto Show in Detroit feels like a hometown press show, and some in the automotive press are calling this year's North American Car and Truck of the Year Awards a win for Detroit. The 2013 Cadillac ATS was named North American Car of the Year and the Ram 1500 was named North American Truck of the Year. The ATS was up against the Honda Accord and Ford Fusion, while the 1500 was competing with the ... continue reading»

Tags: Model News, Cadillac ATS, Ram 1500, Detroit Auto Show, North American Car of the Year, North American Truck of the Year

2013 Cadillac Models Will Receive New Safety Technology

Cadillac is developing new safety technology that will debut in its two new sedans, the 2013 ATS and XTS, which will both go on sale later this year. In a press release, Cadillac says the new safety suite will include a network of cameras and sensors, as well as a new safety alert seat, which is essentially a seat that vibrates to alert the driver of a possible collision. According to Cadillac, the safety alert seat “generates vibrating pulse patterns ... continue reading»

Tags: Safety, Cadillac XTS, Cadillac, Infiniti, Lexus, Volvo, Model News, Cadillac ATS, 2012 Cadillac SRX

Best Car Ads of Super Bowl 2012

Advertisers paid an average of $3.5 million for a 30-second spot during Super Bowl 2012, according to ESPN.com. That means Chrysler’s two minute-long “Halftime in America” ad starring Clint Eastwood cost about $14 million, and that doesn’t even include production costs. But what does that money really buy? Did that commercial affect consumer consideration?  We won’t know for a few weeks whether these ads translate to real-world sales, making the high price worth taking. But ... continue reading»

Tags: News, Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Hyundai Veloster, Cadillac ATS, 2012 Toyota Camry, FIAT 500 Abarth, Super Bowl car commercials

Cadillac ATS Makes Debut in Detroit

The 2013 Cadillac ATS was unveiled Sunday at the Detroit Auto Show. The all-new Cadillac is a rear-wheel drive performance sedan that is smaller than the Cadillac CTS, and will deliver “quick, nimble and fun-to-drive dynamics,” Cadillac says in a press release. According to Cadillac, the ATS will weigh less than 3,400 pounds and have a near 50/50 weight distribution, which is optimal weight distribution for any car designed to have spritely handling. Buyers will be able to ... continue reading»

Tags: Audi A4, BMW 3 Series, Cadillac CTS, Infiniti G37, Cadillac, Cadillac ATS

New Cadillac Compact and Large Sedans Coming in 2012

Cadillac is adding a compact sedan to its lineup in 2012, as well as a new large sedan. The compact sedan, codenamed ATS, will go on sale next summer and will be a rear-wheel drive sports car that General Motors says will compete with the Audi A4, BMW 3-Series and Mercedes-Benz C-Class. “The car we codenamed ATS is being developed to be a driver's car on an all-new Cadillac-specific RWD-AWD architecture,” GM North America President Mark Reuss said in ... continue reading»

Tags: Cadillac XTS, Cadillac, Model News, Cadillac ATS

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