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  1. Global Cadillac News
    Roughly 1/5th of Cadillac dealers have opted to take a GM buyout that was reportedly offered to them last month. The buyout was intended to give dealers an opportunity to opt out of Cadillac's electrification plan. Of the roughly 900 dealers around the US, 150 have taken GM up on its buyout...
  2. Global Cadillac News
    Cadillac dealers who are unwilling or unable to sell EVs are being offered buyouts by GM, according to a report from Automotive News. The dealers could be offered between $300,000 and $500,000 to drop the Cadillac part of their dealerships.  The buyouts may be necessary if GM wants to go big on...
  3. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Mary Barra will be announcing plans to deepen investments in GM's electric cars on Thursday, according to a report from Reuters. The plan would see GM adding to the $20 billion investment it has already made in electric cars. Although GM has declined to comment, the automaker has been accused...
  4. Automotive Industry & GM News
    General Motors is looking to improve its software ahead of an electric vehicle onslaught. To do that, it will hire 3,000 new employees, most of whom software engineers. "As we evolve and grow our software expertise and services, it's important that we continue to recruit and add diverse...
  5. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Although the automotive world is divided on developing EV-only chassis, GM says its Ultium platform will allow for the very rapid development of further EVs. According to Mary Barra, GM CEO, what the company learned developing the Hummer and the Lyriq will allow it to develop more cars faster...
  6. Automotive Industry & GM News
    California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed an executive order that will ban the sale of new cars that are gasoline-powered, beginning in the year 2035. "This is the most impactful step our state can take to fight climate change," Newsom said in a statement. "For too many decades, we have...
  7. Automotive Industry & GM News
    A new report says that it's time for Cadillac dealers to start plugging in to the company's new plans. All 880 US dealers were told that they'll need to invest at least $200k each on EV necessities if they want to sell Caddys past 2022, Automotive News reports. "Now's really the time to start...
  8. Automotive Industry & GM News
    GM has revealed that its Ultium battery technology will cut down on battery management wiring by up to 90% as compared to standard EV battery systems. The technology should allow GM to increase range and aid scalability. The wireless battery management system has been developed by GM supplier...
  9. Automotive Industry & GM News
    A new report, backed up by GM, claims the Corvette's engineering team will set up shop in the General's exhaust-free autonomous and electric vehicles program come September. Citing an internal source, corvetteforum.com revealed Thursday that the Corvette Engineering team will be moved from the...
  10. Automotive Industry & GM News
    It's not their first kick at the can, if you'll recall the EV1 of the late 1990s. It's not even their second kick at the EV can, which was the Spark EV (don't remind us of the 1960s EV testbeds). And the automaker has plenty of EVs in China now. But now General Motors is going big on...
  11. Global Cadillac News
    Steve Carlisle, whose job title was recently upgraded to president of GM's North American operations, knows you can't market emissions-free driving on novelty alone. The former Cadillac brand boss offered a hint about the window sticker affixed to the upcoming Cadillac Lyriq electric SUV on...
  12. Global Cadillac News
    Edgy looks, a 300-mile range, and tons o' tech: the Cadillac of EVs is here. Or rather, it will be … in 2022. Here it is, the next era in Cadillac's 118-year history. The American luxury manufacturer finally showed off a near-production version of the Lyriq, which launches the brand into...
  13. Global Cadillac News
    Cadillac's first all-electric model will debut next week, August 6. In preparation for the reveal of its Lyriq crossover next week, Cadillac has given us a new teaser of the EV. Behold, the charging port. The Lyriq is a big deal for the American luxury brand. It will be its first all-electric...
  14. Global Cadillac News
    Here at TTAC World Headquarters, we're all in lockstep agreement that Cadillac's electric vehicle naming strategy is both awesome and timeless. Names like Lyriq and Celestiq defy any and all attempts at derision and joke-making. With that lie out of the way, let's move on to the next addition...
  15. Global Cadillac News
    We covered the teaser of the Cadillac Lyriq's 33-inch infotainment screen, but we may have missed a detail. The eagle-eyed reporters over at GM Authority noticed that a range could be deduced by the infotainment's display. Before we launch into this, it's worth mentioning that Cadillac, knowing...
  16. Global Cadillac News
    Cadillac is all about its massive infotainment screens and it seems the Lyriq will follow in the Escalade's footprints. A massive 33-inch curved OLED screen will greet drivers when they step into their new Lyriq. Although smaller than the 2021 Escalade's massive 38-inch screen, the Lyriq will...
  17. Automotive Industry & GM News
    GM released its sustainability report this week and in it, Cadillac's electric ambitions are outlined. Among the revelations is the confirmation that Cadillac's hand-built ultimate luxury EV, the Celestiq will be produced at the snail's pace of just 1.2 per day. The report also revealed that...
  18. Automotive Industry & GM News
    The race to introduce the most electric crossover/SUV is well on and although they're a little late to the game, Cadillac has no intention of being left behind. Cadillac's first next-gen EV, the Lyriq, will be unveiled on August 6, the company revealed in a short video. The vehicle is expected...
  19. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Ultium Cells, the company that GM and LG Chem formed together to manufacture battery cells for electric vehicles, is breaking ground on the future site for a battery plant in Lordstown, Ohio. The site will produce the Ultium battery cells that will eventually go into the Cruise Origin, the...
  20. Global Cadillac News
    The public debut of Cadillac's first all-electric model has hit a snag in the form of the fast-growing coronavirus epidemic. A splashy (aren't all reveals splashy?) unveiling scheduled to take place April 2 is now scrapped, Bloomberg reports. The article, which (strangely) positions the...
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