The Escalade Is Simultaneously Ruining And Saving Cadillac

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place every weekday morning. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 2/10/15 9:30am 2/10/15 9:30am

Cadillac Will Rename All Of Its SUVs (Except The Escalade) 'XT'

Johan De Nysschen's grand plan to raise Cadillac's brand profile marches on with more incomprehensible re-naming. In addition to sedans starting with the prefix "CT", the company's chief marketing officer says their SUVs will start with "XT." » 10/01/14 10:43am 10/01/14 10:43am

This Accused Car Thief Was Kind Of A Genius

Police in Atlanta say that 32-year-old Ronald Thomas stole as many as 150 vehicles over the past few years to sell their parts. The way he did it — and got away with it so long — is kind of brilliant. » 8/01/14 12:44pm 8/01/14 12:44pm

Escalade Cop Car 'Seized From A Drug Dealer' Is All Kinds Of Terrible

Doug DeMuro, a man who once let a Golden Retriever ride shotgun in a Ferrari, spotted this Cadillac Escalade wearing Sandy Springs Police livery and a decal informing oglers it was "Seized From A Local Drug Dealer." I just can't see how this a good idea. » 6/04/14 9:36am 6/04/14 9:36am

GM May Be Calling Full-Stop On Truck, Big SUV Sales Over A New Fault

GM issued an official order for dealerships to stop sales on the 2015 Cadillac Escalades last week over malfunctioning airbags, and rumor has it they've ordered dealers to stop selling the whole line of trucks and large SUVs until a new undisclosed issue is investigated. » 5/23/14 3:32pm 5/23/14 3:32pm

NFL Prospect Teddy Bridgewater Gives Cancer Survivor Mom Pink Escalade

"One day, mom, I'm gonna get you that car you've always dreamed about." Plenty of us have said something like that, but top NFL draft prospect Teddy Bridgewater just made good on a promise he made when he was 9 years old. » 5/07/14 12:42pm 5/07/14 12:42pm

These Livery Cab Drivers Are So Excited For The New Escalade

I could not believe how excited the countless handfuls of random livery cab drivers were as they waited to take photos ofbthe new Cadillac Escalade before it was unveiled. Seriously. "Nevermind Donald Trump, did you see that chrome grille, dawg?!" » 10/07/13 7:54pm 10/07/13 7:54pm

The Escalade Is The Last Real Cadillac, So Don't Screw It Up

Dear GM, there is only one proper Cadillac left and it's the Escalade. You're debuting the 2015 Cadillac Escalade today. Here's why you can't screw it up. » 10/07/13 12:34pm 10/07/13 12:34pm

The Interior Of The 2015 Cadillac Escalade Is Like A Fancy Bookcase

The 2015 Cadillac Escalade will be revealed next Monday, but because you aren't allowed to reveal anything these days without repeatedly teasing it, we now have the first look at the new Escalade's interior. Not bad. » 10/01/13 10:13am 10/01/13 10:13am

Watch Arsonists Set A Cadillac Escalade On Fire

Unlike the Fisker Karma, some cars need outside help in order to catch on fire. Overnight, Romanian arsonists torched a Cadillac Escalade as a nearby camera watched. » 8/23/12 10:00am 8/23/12 10:00am

Twin turbo 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle is one awesome sleeper

It is easy to mistake this 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu for a nicely restored stock car. Unless you happen to notice the unique "white wall tires" mounted on the stock 15x7 wheels, there is nothing to suggest this car is any different from the average cruise night Chevelle. That is of course until you get a look… » 8/20/11 2:00pm 8/20/11 2:00pm

David Beckham bends Cadillac in car accident

David Beckham and oldest son Brooklyn had a scare Friday morning after his black Cadillac Escalade was involved in a minor collision on the 405 freeway in Los Angeles. » 5/09/11 6:45am 5/09/11 6:45am

1,000-HP Twin-Turbo Escalade beats Nissan GT-R

John Hennessey's got this great shtick going where he takes his Frankenstein monsters and pits them against stock versions of cars we associate with performance. It's total nonsense, but how the hell do you not watch a twin-turbo Cadillac Escalade race a Nissan GT-R? » 4/13/11 10:30am 4/13/11 10:30am

GM's Cars Of Future Past

The concept cars we see are just a sliver of the creative ideas auto designers bring to life. Here's an exclusive glimpse at the discards of their creative genius — General Motors concept cars that never happened. And never will. » 11/17/10 1:45pm 11/17/10 1:45pm

Judge Mathis's Escalade Crashed in Detroit Parking Garage

A Cadillac Escalade registered to Judge Gregory Mathis of daytime TV fame was involved in a single car accident inside a Detroit parking garage, leaving his nephew (possibly) in critical condition and the Judge with potential legal issues. [WXYZ] » 11/06/10 5:00pm 11/06/10 5:00pm

GM Security Flaw Lets Thieves Steal Cadillac Escalades In 14 Seconds

Thieves love late-model Cadillac Escalades enough for them to rank as the most likely-to-be stolen vehicle in America. Professionals can take one in 14 seconds. Why? Some experts say General Motors skimped on a few key parts. » 10/29/10 4:00pm 10/29/10 4:00pm

T-Shirt-Shooting A10 Warthog Monster Truck Is Everything Right With…

The Air Force's latest recruiting tool is a Cadillac Escalade-bodied monster truck designed to look like an A10-C Thunderbolt Warthog, complete with a t-shirt-shooting Gatling gun. Wasteful? Yes. Overbuilt? Yes. Awesome? Oh hell yes. God Bless the U.S. Air Force. » 9/24/10 12:00pm 9/24/10 12:00pm

One Out Of Every 100 Cadillac Escalades Is Stolen

The Highway Loss Data Institute is out with new stats on which vehicles are most likely to be stolen. Bottom line? One out of every 100 Cadillac Escalades get stolen — and nobody steals the Toyota Prius. » 8/03/10 9:00am 8/03/10 9:00am

Cadillac Wants To Replace Sinkhole-Swallowed Escalade

The Milwaukee guy who lost his Escalade to a giant sinkhole? Cadillac PR head honcho Nick Twork wants to replace it for him. [Facebook] » 7/27/10 6:30pm 7/27/10 6:30pm