GM Smart Phone Apps Work with OnStar

General Motors will be offering a new smart phone app that will allow most owners of 2011 Chevrolet, Cadillac, Buick and GMC vehicles to control many vehicle functions of their vehicles from the phone.  The new app works with the OnStar communications system to activate all of the functions available on a traditional vehicle key…

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Cadillac Announces Free Maintenance Program

Cadillac announced today it will provide owners of all 2011 models with frequently required maintenance services for the first four years or 50,000 miles as it seeks to build the best customer service experience in the luxury segment. The program, called Cadillac Premium Care Maintenance, covers scheduled oil changes, tire rotations, replacement of engine and…

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The V-6 Power Struggle

There is quite a horsepower war going on between the rear-wheel drive V-6 coupes.  Most obvious is the Camaro/Mustang battle that started when the new Camaro was outfitted the 304-hp, 3.6-liter V-6 engine with VVT and 273-lb.ft. of torque and a 17 mpg city/29 mpg highway EPA rating….

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Platform changes affect future Camaro & CTS

The current generation Chevrolet Camaro could get a bit smaller in 2015 when it is bolted to the same Alpha platform being developed for the smaller Cadillac ATS, according to a leak reported by Motor Trend magazine. The new Alpha platform is cheaper to build and lighter weight making it more suitable for the Camaro. …

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Test Drive: 2010 Cadillac SRX

The appeal of the Cadillac Escalade SUV has always eluded me. I’m not a fan of big SUVs in general, but even accounting for my sports car orientation, the Escalade was always a puzzlement. The Escalade version of luxury is opulence, and while I’m no Spartan, I like my luxury to be understated – less…

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He said/She said: Cadillac CTS Wagon

She – The Cadillac CTS Sport Wagon is like the George Clooney of wagons — extremely handsome, with classic masculine lines and a hint of tradition topped with understated elegance. My vehicle evaluation process has a strong bias for styling, elegance and comfort, and the Cadillac wagon gets top scores on the first two, with…

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Test Drive: 2008 Cadillac CTS

Last week, we talked about the need for car companies to reinvent themselves every few decades to keep their brand up to date. This is a task that Volvo performed well with its latest line of cars and SUVs. Now I want to turn your attention to one of the auto industries most iconic brands:…

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