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Detroit 2012: GM Announces 2013 Cadillac ATS

Cadillac’s CTS sedan, coupe and wagon range, as well as their enhanced V counterparts, have brought Cadillac up to BMW’s level.  The CTS-V has even bested cars well above its pay grade.  While the CTS was created to contend with BMW’s 5-Series sedan, Cadillac needed to do something about BMW’s volume-seller: The 3-Series.  Enter the Cadillac ATS, announced at this year’s Detroit auto show.  Combining rear-wheel drive, a sporting demeanor and an inviting interior, BMW just may have a fight on its hands.  Continue reading to see plenty of pictures and my breakdown of the upcoming 2013 Cadillac ATS.

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Super Bowl XLVI Ads: 2013 Cadillac ATS

Cadillac’s upcoming BMW 3-Series fighter, the ATS, is getting its own commercial during this year’s Super Bowl.  No funny business here, either: the ATS throws down the gauntlet against BMW’s 3-Series, on its own home turf: The Nuburgring racetrack in Germany.  Click past the jump for the 33-second ad.

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February 2011 Sales and Analysis

February was a great month for new-car sales, with the total volume up 21.28% over January, and almost 27% over February of 2010.  Those are the overall numbers, but the general trend for February was that American car companies had a good time, while most of their overseas competitors struggled.  Click past the jump for my analysis and graphs.

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January 2011 Sales Figures and Analysis

With the first month of 2011 done with, a lot of eyes are on the automotive sector of our economy.  New-car sales figures are used by some as a bellwether of the national economy.  If consumers are spending money on new cars, it means they are happy and secure in their jobs, have some sort of savings, and are willing to spend some of their precious income.  When times are rougher, people obviously will forgo buying a new car until their situation improves.

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GM Recalls Buick Lucerne, Cadillac DTS for Misplaced Cables

2011 Buick Lucerne

GM has another power steering fluid leak on its hands, this time on the Buick Lucerne and Cadillac DTS, affecting 2010-2011 model years for both vehicles.  There are over 16,000 affected vehicles, all with V8 engines, and the issue can lead to loss of power steering or worse.  Click past the jump for more details and the NHTSA’s press release.

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Top 10 New and Redesigned Vehicles for 2011

There are lots of new and redesigned vehicles being built for the 2011 model year, and to help you sift through them, I’ve put together my Top 10 list of them.  They range from the mainstream to luxury, but they’re all significant for the industry, manufacturer, or both.  Click past the jump to see what made my list and why.

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