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Smart Wheels: We talk Infotainment & the 2014 CTS with GM’s Mark Reuss

Smart Wheels: We talk Infotainment & the 2014 CTS with GM’s Mark Reuss

Once upon a time, your car had to be the fastest or the most luxurious if you wanted to stand out. Now, as GM has discovered, a car has to be talkative if tech-savvy drivers are to take them seriously. A path that started with OnStar has ended up with cars that talk to your smartphone and tablet, quietly plan their own servicing, and generally take the sting out of owning and maintaining a modern vehicle. SlashGear sat down with GM President of General Motors North America Mark Reuss to talk infotainment and how the company is betting on more than just top speed for models like the new 2014 Cadillac CTS.

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First images of 2014 Cadillac CTS leak

First images of 2014 Cadillac CTS leak

General Motors is set to unveil the new 2014 Cadillac CTS during the 2013 New York Auto Show. The New York Auto Show is the next major auto show to be held in the United States. We've known for a while that vehicle would make its official debut at the show and GM has already offered up information on its new V-6 engine that will find its weight under the hood.

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Cadillac unveils new twin-turbo V-6 engine

Cadillac unveils new twin-turbo V-6 engine

Cadillac has unveiled a new engine that will be used for the 2014 CTS sedan. The engine is a twin-turbo V-6 producing 420 hp and 430 pound-foot of torque. General Motors says that this is the most power dense six-cylinder engine in the segment producing 118 hp per liter.

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Cadillac takes ELR electric coupe to play in the snow

Cadillac takes ELR electric coupe to play in the snow

We knew Cadillac's ELR electric coupé looked good parked-up, but GM's winter testing shows the luxury eco-vehicle is just as at home on the snow as it is on the drive. Announced last month at the Detroit Auto Show, the ELR has been laying down tracks across Michigan's Upper Peninsula, where it can take advantage of tough driving conditions to see how safe, reliable, and satisfying it is behind the wheel.

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Cadillac ELR blends EV with luxury

Cadillac ELR blends EV with luxury

Cadillac's thinking big for its reinvention plans, but the new Cadillac ELR is a surprisingly compact four-seater coupe for the luxury tourer market, promising both eco-friendly performance and a cosseting ride. Revealed at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit this week, and set to hit showrooms in early 2014, the ELR is based on Cadillac's Converj concept from 2011, and uses a small gas engine to supplement Li-Ion batteries and electric motors for 300+ mile range.

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Cadillac may double its lineup to position itself as a global luxury brand

Cadillac may double its lineup to position itself as a global luxury brand

After suffering a fall in sales in 2012, Cadillac is planning to double its line-up through 2016, according to sources who are familiar with the proceeding. As part of the plan, Cadillac is looking at rolling out 10 crossover and car models over the next four years, which includes what could end up being its flagship sedan. Cadillac declined offering a statement on the claims.

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Steering column issues force GM to recall nearly 70k trucks, SUVs, and vans

Steering column issues force GM to recall nearly 70k trucks, SUVs, and vans

Another day, another round of recalls it seems. Yesterday we heard that Subaru was recalling more than 600,000 vehicles due to a potential problem with accessory lights short circuiting and catching fire, but today it's GM's turn. The company is recalling right around 69,000 trucks, vans, and SUVs due to a steering column defect that could potentially allow the cars to roll away after being put in park.

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