Cadillac is a division of the American automobile manufacturer General Motors that designs and builds luxury vehicles.

2013 Cadillac ATS and oleophobic coating on the CUE

If you're oleophobic does that mean you're afraid of margarine? Jeff Massimilla is Cadillac's User Experience (CUE) project manager. Massimilla talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com about CUE. Cadillac's  User Experience is their infotainment system located in the navigation system. The infotainment system is easy to use so my questions revolved around the mechanics [...]

A race track, a pearl necklace and a 2013 Cadillac ATS

Lou Ann Hammond, the CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, took a couple of spins around the Atlanta Motorsports Park, a private racing club north of Atlanta, GA, with Dave Michaels, Cadillac's vehicle performance engineer. Georgia is hot and humid this time of year. The flowery summer dress and pearl necklace were more about convenience and comfort than racing. [...]

2013 North American Car and Truck of the Year (NACTOY) nominees

2013 North American Car and Truck of the Year (NACTOY) nominees It's that time of the year again, time to whittle down the long list of new cars and trucks to decide which one is crowned car and truck/utility of the year award for 2013. The list below is referred to as the long list. [...]

Christine Park designer on the Cadillac XTS

Creative designer for the Cadillac XTS Christine Park is the lead creative designer with General Motors Cadillac Division. Park talked to www.drivingthenation.com about designing the Cadillac XTS. Park talks about sculpting the interior of the XTS that will be in the showroom this spring. Park talks about the spaciousness, brightness, and spreading wings of the Cadillac [...]

GM’s Mark Reuss on the 2013 Cadillac ATS on Driving the Nation

Mark Reuss on the 2013 Cadillac ATS General Motors North America President Mark Reuss took some time to talk to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com. Reuss talked about the ATS. Cadillac introduced the 2013 ATS at the 2012 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) as an all-new compact luxury sports sedan intended to challenge the world's [...]

Ed Welburn, GM’s VP of global car design

Edward T. Welburn is General Motors' Vice President of Global Design. Welburn talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, drivingthenation.com, about design for General Motors. Welburn has been around the designing world for awhile. He has seen the art and science of designing change. Whether he is creating a smaller, sleeker-looking Cadillac ATS, or a beautiful [...]

Ed Welburn on the Cadillac Ciel concept at IAA on Driving the Nation

Frankfurt, Germany - General Motor's Global Chief designer, Ed Welburn, took me on a tour of the Cadillac Ciel concept. About Ciel, from Cadillac: The Ciel “ pronounced “C-L,” the French translation for sky “ is a four-seat convertible that opens a new chapter in Cadillacs design and product ascent, pushing the brands Art & [...]

The Robb report’s Frankfurt auto show Ultra-lux vehicles

The Ultra-luxury concept and production vehicle unveils at the 64th IAA - Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung - in Frankfurt Germany. Beautiful never goes out of style, nor does desire World premiere concepts such as the BMW i8 and the Jaguar C-X16 are referred to as Research Studies in Europe. Rightfully so, as some part of [...]

Cadillac CTS-V hot laps at Infineon raceway

The lap of a lifetime Team Cadillac gave "hot laps" at Infineon raceway, Sonoma, Ca Friday, August 27, 2011. Real-life race fan Tom Krueger suited-up,  strapped-in, took a breathe and blasted out of the pits beside Team Cadillac race car driver Andy Pilgrim. One time around Infineon raceway and Tom returned with a Northern California [...]

Mercedes-Benz Museum design July 29, 2011

Mercedes-Benz Museum and design center Thanks for having me back. I went to Sindelfingen, Germany and Stuttgart, Germany a couple of weeks ago. Did you know that you can go to a local dealer to order your car and then go to Germany and pick up your car and take a European trip, bring it [...]