When General Motors recruited prominent auto executive Johan de Nysschen to lead Cadillac in 2014, he hoped for a cavalry of new sport utility vehicles to shore up the luxury brand’s weakest position. As it awaited reinforcements, Cadillac soldiered on with a legion of widely praised sports sedans, the kind of beautifully engineered vehicles its German rivals would have been proud to call their own. But now Cadillac finds itself overrun by German and Asian SUVs, and GM’s leaders have parted ways with the man once seen as the brand’s future. And America’s premier luxury car brand must reckon with an uncomfortable truth. “Cadillac is just not selling what people want to buy today, especially in America,” said Karl Brauer, executive publisher of Kelley Blue Book. GM had lured de Nysschen — the rare company outsider to lead a GM division — on the strength of his successful stint atop Audi of America. His first major act was to place physical … [Read more...] about Cadillac makes beautiful cars. Too bad Americans want SUVs.
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Just as new car shoppers do, used car shoppers want the best car they can buy at the lowest price. But used cars are evaluated differently than new cars, and CarGurus thinks it has the answer. “With our Best Used Car Awards, we’ve identified the vehicles that stand out in their categories in terms of value, quality, and availability,” said Matt Smith, Senior Editor at CarGurus. “For people shopping for a great used car, these award winners are definitely worth a close look.” The online automotive research and car buying company has divided the used car marketplace into 10 different categories, and has analyzed recent-year used vehicles in terms of their long-term value retention, popularity and availability, driver satisfaction, and expert reviews. In each of the 10 segments, it names three award winners, for a total of 30 models. In the interests of full disclosure, I have been a contributing writer to CarGurus for half a decade, reviewing many of the … [Read more...] about What are the best certified pre-owned (CPO) used cars, SUVs, and trucks? We name 10 high-rated models
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Lexus reveals its new ES sedan, complete with its hybrid counterpart, the ES 300h. Fuel economy and power both go up. If California didn't have enough incentives for its citizens to buy electric cars, the state's biggest utility, PG&E is offering a $3,000 rebate for its customers to buy a new Nissan Leaf. BMW releases more details about its upcoming iX3 electric SUV. And our Twitter poll results indicate many of you think it's already weird to buy gas. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Lexus shows off its updated 2019 ES and ES 350h hybrid, with better mileage, more power, and a little more room. California's biggest electricity provider, PG&E, offers its customers $3,000 off the price of a new Nissan Leaf in the state: Corporate do-goodism, or just good business? BMW's new iX3 electric SUV in Beijing reveals a whole new electric car philosophy for the company. Our Twitter poll results indicate that many of you already think it's weird to buy gas, while most of the … [Read more...] about Lexus hybrid, new California rebate, BMW electric, and poll results: Today’s Car News
BMW revealed the 2019 M2 Competition; Lexus showed a picture of the 2019 ES before its debut in Beijing; we spied the 2020 Volkswagen Golf testing. It's the Week in Reverse, right here at Motor Authority. The BMW M2 is an enthusiast's dream and for 2019 it's getting better. It becomes the M2 Competition. Output increases to 405 horsepower and 406 pound-feet of torque. The cooling system comes from the M4 with the Competition package, a strut brace is added to the engine compartment, the brakes grow larger, and new sport seats are added inside. Lexus released a photo of the redesigned 2019 ES prior to its debut at the Beijing auto show. Sharper looks highlight the exterior and the car is based on Toyota's TNGA platform, which promises better handling. Watch for the full reveal next week and the car to hit showrooms in the second half of the year. Buick revealed the Enspire battery-electric SUV concept ahead of Beijing. The attractive SUV signals an exciting future for GM EVs. Though it … [Read more...] about 2019 BMW M2 Competition, 2019 Lexus ES, 2020 Volkswagen Golf