Cadillac Stories August 12

After unveiling the Cadillac Lyriq, GM’s first next-gen electric vehicle, last week, the automaker has now confirmed that the electric SUV is going to start at less than $60,000.

That’s a surprisingly low price for the premium SUV.

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Cadillac Stories July 20

Large dashboard displays have become synonymous with electric vehicles. We spoke with Bill Thompson, the senior design manager for UI at General Motors, about how the Cadillac Lyriq’s display will signal how the company handles digital dashboards for all its upcoming EVs. GM shared the first photo of the Lyriq’s screen, revealing a single 33-inch piece of curved glass in front of the driver.

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Cadillac Stories June 25

A couple of weeks ago, GM CEO Barra promised that the canceled GMC Hummer EV and Cadillac Lyriq unveilings would happen “in the not too distant future.” The date for the first of those two events was announced today: the virtual debut of the Lyriq will be held on Thursday, August 6, 2020, at 7 p.m. ET. It will be broadcast on the Cadillac media website.

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Cadillac Stories June 11

Automobile magazine interviewed Cadillac design director Brian Smith about the style of the luxury brand’s upcoming EV portfolio. The 2016 Escala concept provides the best glimpse of the visual design for the Lyriq and Celestiq electric models.

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Cadillac Stories March 4

GM has released more details today about what is now called the ‘Cadillac Lyriq’, GM’s first next-gen electric SUV built on its new modular EV platform. expand full story

Cadillac confirmed today that it is going to unveil its first electric vehicle, an SUV, on April 2 in Los Angeles. expand full story

Cadillac Stories January 15, 2019

GM’s electrification approach by using Cadillac as its ‘lead electric brand’ is being heavily compared to Tesla’s and the company accepts that as it admits to being ‘obsessively’ benchmarking Tesla ahead of the launch of their first EV. expand full story

Cadillac Stories January 13, 2019

As we reported last week, GM recently announced plans to position Cadillac as its lead electric vehicle brand.  Today, GM shared the first images of Cadillac’s planned first all-electric vehicle.

So far, we have no details other than two images, showing it to be a crossover-style vehicle.  We are still waiting on a name, timeline, and other specs – which Cadillac says will be revealed “closer to launch”.

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Cadillac Stories January 11, 2019

As we reported yesterday, GM is announcing that Cadillac will act as its ‘lead electric vehicle brand’.

The news was confirmed by the company today and here are my thoughts on the situation: expand full story

Cadillac Stories January 10, 2019

GM will position Cadillac as their lead EV brand in a mission to catch up to Tesla in the US electric vehicle market, according to sources talking to Reuters.

They report that GM will announce these plans to investors on Friday. They are expected to announce that a Cadillac vehicle will be the first car made on their upcoming next-generation “BEV3” platform. This would be the first all-electric Cadillac GM has made or announced.

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