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Who Killed Cadillac?

Ziegler believes the decline of General Motors’ luxury division could have been prevented and might not be inescapable. But bringing Cadillac back from the dead would require a complete overhaul — and not just for the cars.

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Average New Vehicle Prices Up Nearly 3% in October

Kelley Blue Book analysts say the average new vehicle transaction climbed to $38,259 in October, a slight decline from the prior month but 2.9% higher than a year ago.

S.C. Ford Dealer Offers Free Gun With Every Purchase

Four months after factory executives put a stop to a similar campaign at an Alabama dealership, Carolina Ford is offering a free rifle, American flag, and Bible to every sold customer through the end of November.

Escalade Leads September Lease Price Hikes

Wantalease.com reports average monthly lease payments for the Cadillac Escalade shot up nearly 40% in September, leading a pack of models that increased in price in the lull between incentive seasons.

Truck and SUV Lease Prices Fall as New Models Loom

Analysts say impending 2020 releases are putting downward pressure on lease prices in every truck and SUV category in Wantalease.com’s secondary marketplace.

Nissan Takes Step Back in Full-Size Truck Market

Nissan will end production of the diesel V-8 variant of the Titan XD in December after failing to capture more than a fraction of U.S. full-size pickup sales in the first half of 2019.

SAAR Dips to 16.6M in Watershed Sales Report

July deliveries increased 1.3% in the first monthly U.S. new-vehicle sales report to include none of the Detroit 3 automakers, but the seasonally adjusted annualized rate fell below 17 million for the fourth time this year.

Nissan Leads July Lease Deals, Discounts

Wantalease.com reports moves made by an ‘aggressive’ Nissan highlighted the month in auto leasing, maintaining an industry-low price for the Sentra and offering big discounts on the Titan and Pathfinder.

Report: Infotainment, Automation Boost New-Vehicle Appeal

J.D. Power analysts say the appeal of new vehicles has improved for the fifth consecutive year, accelerated in part by improved infotainment systems and semiautonomous driving technology.

Ford, VW Reach Deal on Global Technology Partnership

Ford Motor Co. and Volkswagen AG have forged a new partnership centered on electric-vehicle and autonomous driving technology that calls for billions of dollars in investments and the introduction of a range of new vehicles.