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Where Does Toyota's Full-Size Truck Contender Stand?
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Cadillac's Boss: No, We're Not Cutting Prices To Counter Slumping Sales

Sep 22 2014 12:15 PM | Cadillac News
Cadillac's president isn't planning to cut prices to reverse the trend of slumping sales for the brand.

"We cannot deny the fact that we are leaving behind our traditional customer base. It will take several years before a sufficiently large part of the audience who until now have been concentrating on the German brands will find us in their consideration set," said Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen in a interview with Automotive News.

"Either you have to bring your volume aspirations into alignment with reality and accept that you will sell fewer cars. Or you have to drop the price and continue to transact at the prices where you were historically. I think the logical conclusion is that it's better to build off...


Review: 2014 Toyota Tundra Limited CrewMax

Sep 22 2014 06:25 AM | Reviews
At one time, Toyota had a real shot of toppling the big three in full-size truck sales. When the second-generation Tundra arrived on dealer lots in 2007, Toyota had a huge marketing campaign for it; complete with commercials and magazine ads. People took notice of this and the automaker moved 196,555 units that year. While that still lagged behind the stalwarts (F-Series: 690,589 units; Silverado: 618,257 units), it was dangerously close to the GMC Sierra (208,243 units). But then a funny thing happened. Sales began to drop in the coming years. In 2008, Toyota moved 137,249 Tundras and in the following year, only 79,385 units. Now there are many factors that go into this such as the housing crisis and Toyota offering the Tundra in only a...


Cadillac Confirms Flagship, To Be Built In Detroit In 2015

Sep 19 2014 11:45 AM | Cadillac News
At last, another long-standing rumor we can start to put to bed. This morning, Cadillac announced that they will build a "top-end, high-technology" model that will go into production in the forth-quarter of 2015. The model according to Cadillac will be position "above today’s CTS and XTS product lines, the new top-of-the-line Cadillac adds to rather than replaces any model in the portfolio. The model name will be announced soon. It will make its public debut in the first half of next year."

“The objective for this upcoming model is to lift the Cadillac range by entering the elite class of top-level luxury cars. Currently in development, this new rear wheel drive-oriented sedan uses completely new, custom-designed materials on...


Rumorpile: China's Wanxiang Group To Launch Karma With Making Any Changes

Sep 19 2014 07:25 AM | William Maley in Fisker News


Fisker's new owner, the Wanxiang Group wants to get the Fisker Karma back on the marketplace as soon as possible. How fast? According to a report from Reuters, the company is planning to stick with the original 2012 design. A source tells Reuters the...



Arriving Soon At Dealers, The Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon

Sep 18 2014 12:30 PM | William Maley in GM News


Starting today, General Motors is beginning to ship their new midsize trucks to dealers across the U.S. GM says demand for the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon is very high, with 30,000 orders alone for the Colorado. GM has claimed that over 100,000 c...





House Report Raps NHTSA's Knuckles Over GM Ignition Switch

Sep 16 2014 01:40 PM | William Maley in Industry News


It was three months ago that General Motors published a scathing report on its handling on the ignition switch problem. Now its National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's turn. This morning, the House Energy and Commerce Committee released a 44...



GM's Compensation Fund So Far Approves 31 Claims

Sep 15 2014 02:05 PM | William Maley in GM News


When we last checked in on General Motors' Ignition Switch Compensation Fund, almost 300 claims were filed by families due because they were effected by the ignition switch problem. Now according to the Detroit Free Press, some of the claimants are sta...