'General Motors has tried for more than two decades to restore Cadillac's standing at the top of the automotive world, with little sustained success. In 2015 it moved Cadillac's headquarters to the SoHo district of Manhattan, aiming to immerse those shaping the brand in the kind of upscale urban setting that is a prime target for high-end products.'
'G.M. spent heavily to develop engines to be used only in Cadillacs. One of them, a 550-horsepower V8, became available this year -- at a time when electric vehicles are captivating luxury-car buyers. Now Cadillac is planning to phase out combustion engines in favor of electric models. Within six to 10 years, Mr. Carlisle said, Cadillac's entire line will be electric.'
'the Super Cruise driver-assistance system. Using radar and cameras, it is able to pilot a car on divided highways. Drivers don't even need to keep their hands on the wheel. As long as they look straight ahead -- an infrared camera monitors the eyes -- Super Cruise does the steering, braking and accelerating as needed.'