2014 Lexus IS Revealed With New Specs, Dramatic F-Sport Styling

2014 Lexus IS Revealed With New Specs, Dramatic F-Sport Styling
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Lexus just revealed its brand-new 2014 IS sports sedan at the Detroit Auto Show this morning. We’ve already shared a brief overview of the car, which went live last week, but now the information embargo has lifted and all the juicy details can be shared. Continue Reading...

Under the Hood: What is Traction Control?

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Under the Hood: What is Traction Control?
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Traction is important; it’s the difference between moving forward and sitting still. Without any friction between your vehicle’s tires and the road surface you’d never make it to work in the morning, let alone to that Grand Funk Railroad concert on Saturday night. Continue Reading...

Automotive Journalists Association Of Canada Honors Focus ST, Cadillac ATS At Car of the Year Awards

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Automotive Journalists Association Of Canada Honors Focus ST, Cadillac ATS At Car of the Year Awards
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Hosting its annual week-long Test Fest, the Automotive Journalists Association of Canada has announced its picks for Car of the Year in 11 categories with the Cadillac ATS and Ford Focus ST, among others, taking awards. Continue Reading...

Cadillac ATS Manual Transmission Getting Reworked

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Back in July, when AutoGuide.com reviewed the 2013 Cadillac ATS, Editor-in-Chief Colum Wood extolled the virtues of its handling, but also commented on the shortcomings of the car’s manual transmission. It appears AutoGuide wasn’t the only one that felt the manual transmission could be better. Continue Reading...

Cadillac ATS 2.0T EPA Rated at 31 MPG Highway

Cadillac ATS 2.0T EPA Rated at 31 MPG Highway
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The Cadillac ATS is the American brand’s answer to the BMW 3 Series and it has now received an official EPA fuel rating of 21 mpg city and 31 mpg highway when equipped with the 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbo engine. Continue Reading...

First Cadillac ATS to be Auctioned for Charity

First Cadillac ATS to be Auctioned for Charity
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The first Cadillac ATS that rolled off the line in Lansing, Mich. earlier this year was held onto by the company, and is now being sold at a Barrett-Jackson auction with all proceeds going to support Team Joseph, a non-profit organization that funds Duchenne muscular dystrophy research. Continue Reading...

GM Halts Vehicle Deliveries to Fix OnStar Glitch

GM Halts Vehicle Deliveries to Fix OnStar Glitch
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Due to a glitch with its OnStar system, General Motors has been forced to stop the sale of several models as the American automaker moves quickly to resolve the issue. Continue Reading...

Cadillac to Debut Three New Models in 2013

Cadillac to Debut Three New Models in 2013
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The Cadillac lineup has just been bolstered thanks to the recent introduction of the ATS and XTS, but the real product boost will come in 2013, when the CTS and Escalade get redesigned, and the all new ELR sports coupe debuts. Continue Reading...

Spy Photo Camera Camo Explained: What’s With the Swirlies?

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Spy Photo Camera Camo Explained: What’s With the Swirlies?
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Ever see the cars in our spy photos page and wonder why they look like that? New paint job trends emerge all the time, like gloss-less matte paint finishes, which are becoming more and more popular in recent years. Some companies like to dial it up to 11 with chrome finishes on their entire cars. But… Continue Reading...

Diesel Preview: Five New Diesel Models Coming to America

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Diesel Preview: Five New Diesel Models Coming to America
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For what seems like forever, North America has been left behind when it comes to diesel cars. Sure there are a few options, but nowhere near as many as our friends in Europe. In fact, according to the Automotive Industry Data Newsletter, 52% of all new car sales last year in Western Europe were diesel… Continue Reading...

2013 Cadillac ATS: New Photos and Video

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Cadillac has released a dozen or so new photos of its upcoming 2013 ATS sedan along with a new video showing off its lightweight chassis, further teasing us about the new model that hasn’t even had its pricing announced yet. The luxury American automaker also went so far as to compare the ATS 2.0L turbo… Continue Reading...

Cadillac ATS to Get Torque Vectoring

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Cadillac ATS to Get Torque Vectoring
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Cadillac Global Vehicle Line Executive, Dave Leone, recently disclosed at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show that future models of their new ATS will offer a torque-vectoring system in either its rear- or all-wheel drive configurations. Even though torque vectoring won’t be available when the ATS hits dealerships this summer, Leone wanted to make sure everyone… Continue Reading...

Cadillac ATS Coupe Not on Hold Says PR Rep

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A few days ago, Motor Trend reported that Cadillac was putting its ATS Coupe on the shelf for the time being, and that the convertible and wagon variants were going to be dropped completely. But now it appears as though Cadillac may have a thing or two to say about its ATS plans – even… Continue Reading...

Cadillac ATS Coupe Shelved

Cadillac ATS Coupe Shelved
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Putting profits ahead of product, General Motors has reportedly decided to shelve production plans for a coupe version of the recently introduced Cadillac ATS. While not cancelled, the model has been delayed as part of a larger plan by GM to slow spending and increase profits, helping bolster its slumping share price. The ATS was… Continue Reading...

Cadillac ATS Superbowl Ad Features “Green Hell” [Video]

Cadillac ATS Superbowl Ad Features “Green Hell” [Video]
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Car companies, much like any other, can go one of two routes when dreaming up a Superbowl commercial: funny or serious. Cadillac chose the latter this year for their ATS commercial, but their ad didn’t do it for us. Throwing a deep commanding voice over an uninspiring electric guitar track and recycling what’s mostly old… Continue Reading...

Top 10 Cars of the Detroit Auto Show

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Top 10 Cars of the Detroit Auto Show
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For some of the more minor auto shows, a Top 10 list of the most important cars often covers most of the new debuts, but not so at the North American International Auto Show. Held each January in Detroit it’s the obvious launch site for major products by the Big Three domestic automakers and over… Continue Reading...

2013 Cadillac ATS Video – First Look: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

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Unveiled on the eve of the Detroit Auto Show, we had our first chance to run our paws over Cadillac’s new luxury sports sedan, the ATS. The car is a bold move by Caddy, which claims the ATS was built not just to compete along segment hallmarks like the BMW 3 Series, but to beat… Continue Reading...

Cadillac ATS “Will Win” Against German Rivals: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

Cadillac ATS “Will Win” Against German Rivals: 2012 Detroit Auto Show
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Speaking in bold proclamations, GM North America President Mark Reuss said the new Cadillac ATS compact luxury sports sedan “will win” against German rivals. What makes that statement so much more significant is that no one but the Germans, with cars like the BMW 3 Series, have been able to achieve success in the segment…. Continue Reading...