Saab, Cadillac to Share SUV Platform, Engine

In another installment of Profiles in Badge Engineering Courage, Saab and Cadillac will share a new SUV platform, a new engine and several pints of What Now? That from the UK's Just-Auto, which assures GM is developing the two vehicles to be "very different and specific." As we reported eons ago, those will be the … » 9/17/07 5:55pm 9/17/07 5:55pm

Cadillac to Merge DTS, STS Into New Model

With sales of the largest new Cadillacs sagging, the American luxo-barge company with the French moniker told Automotive News it plans to replace the DTS and STS with a single model. That car will be a yet-unnamed premium-luxury model, though the company's offering no details. The company's also considering an… » 9/17/07 11:00am 9/17/07 11:00am

Over the Back Fence: Volkswagen Scirocco Coming to the US

This guy we know knows this chick who dated this guy whose brother played pub trivia with this dude who once spent an hour in a hotel bar with a woman who implied she might be a Volkswagen rep. She apparently confirmed the Volkswagen Scirocco will indeed be coming to the US, despite several reports to the contrary… » 8/06/07 12:43pm 8/06/07 12:43pm

Cars of the Near Future: Lexus Cops to Studying New Model Segments

According to Automotive News, Lexus is studying a few new vehicles to satisfy emerging niches. Those models include a seven-passenger crossover larger than the RX 330, a smaller compact crossover and a unique Lexus hybrid model. AW posits the Lexus's willingness to go on record indicates it could be close to building… » 3/05/07 6:15am 3/05/07 6:15am