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Cadillac Escalade A Beacon For Thieves, Says Insurance Data
Cadillac Escalade A Beacon For Thieves, Says Insurance Data

If you plan to purchase a Cadillac Escalade, Ford F-250 Crew Cab, Infiniti G37, or Dodge Charger Hemi, you might want to check in with your insurance agent first. Why? Because these vehicles have the highest theft rates (from inside, or of the vehicle itself) of any models one to three years old...Read More»

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GM Recalls 1.5 Million Buicks, Cadillacs, Chevys, GMC, HUMMERs, Saturns For Fire Hazard

General Motors has issued a recall for over 1.5 million  cars, trucks, and SUVs from across seven GM brands and four model years. According to notices from the automaker and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the vehicles in question feature a heated water fuel system (HWFS)...Read More»

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Texting Ban For Commercial Drivers A Bellwether For Full Ban?

Truck or bus drivers who text while driving a commercial vehicle could be fined up to $2,750 as part of civil or criminal penalties. That's what U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced today, explicitly prohibiting texting for commercial vehicle drivers. But it's not a new rule. "This is...Read More»

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GM Slams Brakes on Tiger's Free Rides

In the rarefied world of sports celebrities and endorsements, Tiger Woods occupied a special place. Like Zeus on Olympus, Woods occupied a spot above the average sports champion. His touch on a product was the Gold Card and he very wisely built this into a very big business which some have...Read More»

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Ugliest Cars Of The Past 50 Years? You Might Be Surprised.

Think that the design of the Volkswagen New Beetle is more hideous than iconic? Apparently you're not alone. Business Week has posted its "Fifty Ugliest Cars of the Past 50 Years," including a number of models present and past, and the New Beetle is just one of the newer and still-produced models...Read More»

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Cadillac Car Insurance: Choosing the Correct Coverage

The Cadillac Escalade and the Cadillac Escalade ESV are two of the nations most stolen vehicles. Add the Cadillacs status as a luxury car, cost and popularity, and youre looking at much higher insurance rates than most other models. Because Cadillacs actually do live up to their reputation on all...Read More»

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Tough-Lux: 2009 Hummer H2 And 2009 Range Rover Among Most Expensive To Insure

You might be able to swing quite a deal today on one of the most luxurious off-road-worthy barges, but be prepared to pay extra—over and over again—in your insurance premiums. The 2009 Mercedes-Benz G-Class, 2009 Hummer H2, and 2009 Range Rover rank as the most expensive SUVs to insure...Read More»

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Chariot Of Change Looks Awkwardly Familiar

Ever wonder what the collision of Escalade headlights, a custom Caddy grille, an STS rear-end, and little mini-windows with coke-bottle thick oculars all lumped together on a stretched...uhh...maybe DTS, maybe Escalade chassis would look like? Probably not. But President-Elect Barack Obama will be...Read More»

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Should You Buy a Hybrid - Or Wait?

When is the right time to buy a hybrid? Should you be heading for the showroom now or waiting for the next generation of this technically complex but fuel-efficient alternatives? A piece in USA Today raises those questions and is worth touching on in this blog, as regular readers know my cautious...Read More»

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GM Indefinitely Delays Next-Gen Truck Plans

Considering current market conditions, which one industry official has described as "watershed," we weren't really surprised to learn that General Motors is putting an indefinite hold on its plans to re-do its next generation of large trucks and SUVs. By saving an estimated $250 million or more per...Read More»

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Escalade Goes FlexFuel – Should You Care?

All versions of the 2009 Cadillac Escalade will be FlexFuel capable, goes the morning news release from General Motors. That means anything from pure gasoline to an 85 percent ethanol/15 percent blend of petrol. That will bring to 15 the number of FlexFuel vehicles in the giant automaker's fleet...Read More»

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American Axle Deal a Bitter Pill

It’s going to take a lot more than sugar to sweeten the deal that American Axle workers are being asked to swallow. The proposed settlement that ends a nearly three-month strike at the huge partsmaker will require workers to slash wages by as much as $10 an hour – though they’ll also get...Read More»

Broke Battery Supplier Brings Trouble to GM

General Motors Corp.'s effort to bolster its hybrid line -- with vehicles like the new 2-Mode Chevrolet Tahoe -- has been placed in jeopardy by a legal battle at one of GM's key battery suppliers, which appears to be in serious financial trouble. GM spokeswoman Deborah Silveman declined to comment...Read More»

Escalade Platinum Brightens Up with LED Headlamps

There’ll be some bright lights in the big city once the new 2008 Cadillac Escalade Platinum edition hits town over the summer. The newest and most lavishly equipped version of the popular SUV will be the first mainstream automotive product to feature high-tech LED headlamps. Light-emitting diode...Read More»

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Daily Edition: Mar. 29, 2006

GM Axes Engineers in Latest Cuts GM's "Black Tuesday" ended with the departure of several hundred salaried employees, most of them engineers, from the company's workforce across the country. GM says it axed fewer than 500 jobs at 30 of its outposts across the country in the latest round of cuts...Read More»

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Daily Edition: Jan. 27, 2006

GM Loses $4.9B in Q4, $8.6B in '05 General Motors produced another awful financial surprise Thursday by announcing it lost $4.9 billion during the fourth quarter and more than $8.6 billion for all of 2005. The company says the wide losses were due to the heavy cost of the company's contracts with...Read More»

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