DETROIT – Fresh off its award-winning world debut at the North American International Auto Show, the Cadillac ELR is undergoing the real-world extreme testing required to take the extended-range electric luxury coupe from auto show stage to Cadillac showrooms in early 2014.
With its distinctively sleek and striking profile, the 2014 Cadillac ELR luxury touring coupe delivers an electrifying presence even without its extended range electric propulsion system. Together, they represent a bold new expression of Cadillac’s Art & Science design philosophy and expansion of the Cadillac brand.
A jury of 49 automotive journalists considered every new car released in the past year, and selected ATS as the winner. The award was announced at a press conference opening the 25th annual North American International Auto Show.
Only the most historically significant and finest examples of automotive artistry make their way to the famed 18th fairway of the Pebble Beach Golf Links. Two long-time Cadillac collectors from California will complete that journey this weekend, displaying their vintage convertibles alongside the Cadillac Ciel design concept.
The Cadillac brand is now ranked among the top 10 in the industry for initial quality (ranking 9th overall), with the Escalade topping the large premium crossover/SUV segment, according to the 2011 J.D. Power and Associates Initial Quality StudySM. Escalade is the highest-performing vehicle in its segment for the second consecutive year.
ARLINGTON, Tex. – General Motors will add 110 jobs and invest $331 million to purchase tooling and equipment and expand the Arlington Assembly Plant to make future Chevrolet Tahoes, Suburbans, GMC Yukons and Cadillac Escalades.
The Cadillac Aera concept vehicle won the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show Design Challenge, tying with Smart and besting entries from seven other automakers including Mercedes-Benz, Honda, Nissan, Toyota and Maybach. GM Advanced Design has now won the honor more times than any other design team; this is its third victory since 2005.
“This is another important milestone for General Motors in China,” said Kevin Wale, President and Managing Director of the GM China Group. “It was only three years ago that GM became the first global automaker to reach the 1 million annual sales mark in China.”