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Seinfeld Quiz: Answers and Winners! by PW Fun & Learning

Great job on the Seinfeld quiz! It’s such a classic, and it’s clear you love the show as much as we do. Not that there’s nothing wrong with that. Here are the stats, answers, and winners.   STATS 1,289 people took the quiz. 159 people scored 100%! The question most people (about 96%) got right was…#5! The question most people missed (only 43% got it right) was…#8.   ANSWERS Q.3 What is the name of George’s fiancée? • Sally ✓ Susan • Shirley • Shelley Q.4 What happened to George’s fiancée? • She ...
Tags: Food, Florida, California, France, America, Leo, Cadillac, Josh, George, Newman, Kramer, Hudson River, Estelle, Carrie, Jerry, Elaine


United States: Cadillac Tax Repeal On The Horizon? - Mayer Brown

The Affordable Care Act contains a provision–the so-called "Cadillac tax"–providing for a 40% exciClassic Cadillacse tax on high cost employer-sponsored health coverage.
Tags: News, United States, Cadillac, Mayer Brown


Cadillac’s Second Sedan Shoe Drops This Year, and It Has a Name

Not giving up on a segment many Americans have already crossed off their shopping list, Cadillac debuted its strategically placed CT5 sedan this week, sparking no shortage of debate as to its aesthetic attributes. While one man’s opinion holds about as much weight as a feather, this author gives a thumbs-up to the CT5’s Escala-inspired […] The post Cadillac’s Second Sedan Shoe Drops This Year, and It Has a Name appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: General Motors, Gm, Autos, Cadillac, Sedans, News Blog, Future Vehicles, Product Planning, Escala, cADILLAC ct4, Ct4


Night Vision For The Masses: NightRide Helps Keep Drivers Safe

Sometimes even with the best of headlights, it’s impossible to see everything at night.  A new product called NightRide uses advanced infrared technology to help drivers see after dark.   The NightRide unit comes with two different displays, including a “fighter pilot” style heads-up display.  There’s no doubt about it. Driving at night is risky business. Throw in visually-impaired drivers, fatigue from the long work day, and rush hour traffic and the odds are further against you. In fact, the...
Tags: Autos, Bmw, Car Tech, Products, Cadillac, National Safety Council, Groce, Car Talk, BMW Mercedes Benz Audi, Alvin Reyes, Lancer GSR, Shawn Groce Founder of Wesa, Wesa Inc


Behind the Scenes at the Acura Design Studio

This is a story about how Acura lost their way, then refocused on design to successfully reinvigorate the brand. If you're a designer, a car fan or simply someone who follows the sector, we think you'll enjoy and/or learn from this look at what's been going on, behind the scenes, over at the Acura Design Studio. Roughly four years ago the company started making some major changes and now, with the recent release of the new RDX, have had their renewed focus on design validated by some startling s...
Tags: Japan, New York, Design, California, Cars, America, Los Angeles, General Motors, Canada, Lexus, Gm, Kelley Blue Book, Tokyo, Ohio, Bmw, Mclaren


The Cadillac CT5 Is Here To Replace The ATS And CTS

With saloon car demand dropping, it seems Cadillac has replaced two of its four-door models with one vehicle
Tags: Autos, Cadillac


Cadillac CT5 reveal on social media bucks the SUV trend

Cadillac is redesigning two sedans and revealed the CT5 and its marketing strategy online Monday. The CT4 sedan, will be revealed later in the year.
Tags: News, Cadillac, Cadillac CT5


Cadillac Doesn’t Want to Share Its Blackwing V8

With the 2019 Cadillac CT6-V drawing its power from General Motors’ new 4.2-liter twin-turbo V8, it was only a matter of time before people started wondering where else the “Blackwing” motor might crop up. Thus far, the engine has only appeared in the CT6 sedan — producing an impressive 550 hp and 627 lb-ft of torque. Future models are […] The post appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: General Motors, Gm, Autos, Engines, Blackwing, Cadillac, News Blog, Product Planning, Steve Carlisle, Blackwing V8, 4.2-liter twin-turbo V8, Cadillac CT6-V


2020 Cadillac CT5 luxury sedan gets turbocharged power, chiseled looks

The 2020 Cadillac CT5 replaces the CTS in the General Motors luxury brand's lineup. Cadillac will unveil the CT5 at the 2019 New York Auto Show in April. Until then, it's keeping most details under wraps. The post 2020 Cadillac CT5 luxury sedan gets turbocharged power, chiseled looks appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, General Motors, Luxury cars, Cadillac, New York Auto Show, CTS, Sedans, Cadillac CT5, 2019 New York Auto Show


Listen Closely: Cadillac Reveals New 2020 CT5 Sedan

If you’ve been on the internet lately in any capacity whatsoever, you’ll recognize the term ASMR. Deployed in everything from driving videos to mildly NSFW speaking sessions, the use of autonomous sensory meridian response is designed to trigger a physical response in viewers via sound. Cadillac has chosen to bake this into its reveal of […] The post Listen Closely: Cadillac Reveals New 2020 CT5 Sedan appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: New York, 2020, Autos, Detroit, Cadillac, News Blog, Sedan, Cadillac CT5, CT5


‘Finding Steve McQueen’ Star William Fichtner Shares Stories of Christopher Nolan, Ridley Scott, and More

A serious, timely question: Who on Earth doesn’t have love for William Fichtner? The actor brings it every time, no matter the size of the role – which, as he recently told us, is not something he cares about. Whether he’s one of the stars or only on screen for a scene or two, he always leaves an impression. Now, he’s one of the leads of Mark Steven Johnson‘s playful heist movie Finding Steve McQueen, a true story about an eclectic gang of criminals stealing Richard Nixon’s illegal campaign con...
Tags: Movies, Interviews, Armageddon, Michael-Bay, Features, Prague, Morocco, Delta, Steve McQueen, Ridley-Scott, Michael, Go, Bay, Cadillac, Richard Nixon, Ridley


Rare Rides: The Saab 9-4x – One Last Gasp From 2011

Would you like a luxury CUV that’s based on a Cadillac, but contains many unique and unobtainium parts? So many rare parts, in fact, that an owner might be scared to put it on the road? Well then, here’s a Saab for you — it’s a 9-4X, from 2011. In 2011, the Saab brand was […] The post Rare Rides: The Saab 9-4x – One Last Gasp From 2011 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Saab, Cadillac


Cadillac’s New Badging System Uses Metric Torque Figures To Confuse Americans

In a country that uses lb-ft, Cadillac is naming its cars based on Nm torque figures as it plans to become a global player and introduce more electric vehicles
Tags: Autos, Cadillac


In wake of Newport swastika party, Valley high schoolers listen to local Holocaust survivors at Jewish Home of the Aging

Holocaust survivor Zoya Moyal shakes 15-year-old Austin Janda’s hand as sophomores from Crespi Carmelite High School hear Holocaust survivors’ stories at the Los Angeles Jewish Home during a dialogue on anti-Semitism at the Reseda home on Thursday, March 14, 2019. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG) Crespi Carmelite High School students visit with Holocaust survivors at the Los Angeles Jewish Home to hear their stories and have a dialogue on anti-Semitism at the Reseda home ...
Tags: News, Germany, Israel, Los Angeles, Sport, Cyprus, Ukraine, Soccer, Holocaust, Poland, John, Local-news, Orange County, Cadillac, Valley, Newport


IMSA Sebring: Mazda and Cadillac share fastest times in practice

Olivier Pla sent the #55 Mazda Team Joest RT24-P to the top of the times in second practice for the IMSA SportsCar Championship's 12 Hours of Sebring
Tags: Sport, Cadillac, Mazda, IMSA, Olivier Pla, Autosport


QOTD: The End of Braggadocious Cars?

Cadillac’s decision to take the practice of boasting through badging into the future generated a fair bit of buzz yesterday, and no shortage of snark, either. Rather than go the time-honored displacement route, the brand choose to slap its upcoming models with a metric, rounded-up torque figure, thus allowing ICE-less electrics to get in on […] The post QOTD: The End of Braggadocious Cars? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Qotd, Cadillac, News Blog, Question of the Day, Badging


Cadillac: Lovers of Metric and Rounding, Rejoice!

What fresh hell is this, you might mutter after hearing what Cadillac’s up to. Not only does General Motors’ luxury division plan to maintain its alphanumeric naming convention on future models, it also plans to add additional badging for the 2020 model year. The badges are numbers, designed to give both the owner and passer-by […] The post Cadillac: Lovers of Metric and Rounding, Rejoice! appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: General Motors, Gm, Autos, Cadillac, Naming, News Blog, Badging


The Detroit Autorama 2019

Cars, more cars, and then this, the 1959 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham custom wagon that took the Ridler Award at the 2019 Detroit Autorama car show. Want to see more? Check out my story at AutoTRADER.ca. [Author: Jil McIntosh]
Tags: Custom Cars, Auto Shows, Classic Cars, Autos, Cadillac, Detroit Autorama, Jil McIntosh, AutoTrader, Cadillac Eldorado Brougham


Check out Vladimir Putin's new armored presidential limo that is Russia's answer to the 'The Beast'

The Aurus Senat is Russian President Vladimir Putin's new limousine.  It's Russia's answer to The Beast, America's Cadillac-branded presidential limo. The Senat is actually the launch model in a new line of ultra-luxury cars that will be sold under the Aurus brand. The Aurus Senat is powered by a 598 horsepower, 4.4-liter, hybrid V8 engine hooked up to a nine-speed automatic transmission. Unfortunately, little is known about the defense capabilities and safety features built into the Russian p...
Tags: Facebook, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, US, Trends, General Motors, United States, Geneva, Donald Trump, Cadillac, Trump, Reuters, Autoweek, Beast America, State Research Center


Jonathan Ward's Obsessive Approach to Design

This is a story about Jonathan Ward's obsessive approach to industrial design. If you're an industrial designer, you'll recognize some parts of his process, and perhaps be envious of the parts you don't. If you're not an industrial designer, this story will show you how an experience or series of thoughts can be translated, through hard work and over time, into an extraordinary physical product. PRELUDE It's the 1920s, and an audacious American businessman named E.L. Cord wants to make the best...
Tags: Europe, New York, Design, America, Indianapolis, Earth, ISO, Italy, Switzerland, Nikon, Pebble Beach, Jalopnik, Canon, Coo, Cadillac, Object Culture


Premium Price War: 2020 Cadillac XT6 Starts Above Rival Lincoln Aviator

Americans gain two new domestic midsizers for the 2020 model year, and both of the premium crossover rivals take a different approach in how they propel their human cargo. The Cadillac XT6, which debuted in Detroit in January and hits dealers this summer, adopts front-drive architecture; the 2020 Lincoln Aviator goes a different route, donning […] The post Premium Price War: 2020 Cadillac XT6 Starts Above Rival Lincoln Aviator appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: General Motors, Luxury, Gm, Autos, Crossovers, Detroit, Pricing, Cadillac, News Blog, Lincoln Aviator, Cadillac XT6, XT6


Jonathan Ward's Obsessive Approach to Industrial Design

This is a story about Jonathan Ward's obsessive approach to industrial design. If you're an industrial designer, you'll recognize some parts of his process, and perhaps be envious of the parts you don't. If you're not an industrial designer, this story will show you how an experience or series of thoughts can be translated, through hard work and over time, into an extraordinary physical product. PRELUDE It's the 1920s, and an audacious American businessman named E.L. Cord wants to make the best...
Tags: Europe, New York, Design, America, Indianapolis, Earth, ISO, Italy, Switzerland, Nikon, Pebble Beach, Jalopnik, Canon, Coo, Cadillac, Object Culture


Does Rolls-Royce Really Want to Make Jet Engines?

The “uncontained failure” of a Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engine on a Qantas A380 almost caused the plane to crash.  Subsequently all A380s with these engines had to be grounded while modifications were made. Coming from an English-heritage country (New Zealand), Rolls-Royce has always been a brand with special magic to me, and to most other people of English extraction.In decades now well past, the name Rolls-Royce was the sine qua non of highest quality, highest reliability, ultra-prestigious motor...
Tags: Travel, UK, Science, Ge, France, Miscellaneous, US, Los Angeles, Tech, Vw, Current Affairs, Sydney, New Zealand, Qantas, Airbus, Bmw


Cadillac No Longer Daring Greatly

For a brand that probably once caught the eye of Woodrow Wilson, there’s a late adolescent feeling to Cadillac’s current existence that belies its century-long history. Having run away from mom and dad to find itself among the towers of Manhattan, General Motors’ luxury division is heading home for a rest — newly matured, a new […] The post Cadillac No Longer Daring Greatly appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Advertising, Marketing, General Motors, Gm, Autos, Cadillac, Woodrow Wilson, News Blog, Manhattan General Motors


With CT6-V Sold Out, Cadillac Poised to Drop a Second V8 Shoe

We’ve hinted at this before, but now there’s order guides and pricing to share. While Cadillac’s CT6 flagship sedan will soon be without a home, General Motors hasn’t said anything about dropping the model. Once Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly shuts off the lights, GM would like to source its full-size sedan from some other place, be it […] The post With CT6-V Sold Out, Cadillac Poised to Drop a Second V8 Shoe appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: General Motors, Gm, Autos, Engines, Cadillac, Cadillac CT6, News Blog, Product Planning, Detroit Hamtramck Assembly, Blackwing V8


When Can I Buy a Self-Driving Car?

BMW Group Self-driving cars have been on our minds for a while now, and manufacturers seem to be making progress every day. But when will you have a self-driving car in your driveway? Well, the answer is a bit complicated. To answer it, we need to understand where we are with self-driving cars right now, and what steps we need to take to make fully autonomous cars a reality in the future. When is a Car Fully Autonomous? According to SAE International standards, autonomous cars are rated ...
Tags: Google, Crafts, Volvo, Cadillac, Nhtsa, San Francisco California, Mercedes Benz, Metro Phoenix, Chandler Arizona, Waymo, BMW Group Self


Why You Can’t Buy a Self-Driving Car in 2019

BMW Group Self-driving cars have been on our minds for a while now, and manufacturers seem to be making progress every day. But when will you have a self-driving car in your driveway? Well, the answer is a bit complicated. To answer it, we need to understand where we are with self-driving cars right now, and what steps we need to take to make fully autonomous cars a reality in the future. When is a Car Fully Autonomous? According to SAE International standards, autonomous cars are rated ...
Tags: Google, Crafts, Volvo, Cadillac, Nhtsa, San Francisco California, Mercedes Benz, Metro Phoenix, Chandler Arizona, Waymo, BMW Group Self


Abandoning the ‘Wild West:’ How Financial Advisors are Evolving on Reverse Mortgages

Evidence continues to mount concerning an evolving relationship between the reverse mortgage industry and fiduciarily responsible financial advisors. While there is still a stigma surrounding reverse mortgage products for a lot of those offering financial advice to their clients, RMD has seen evidence of forward momentum on the part of some organizations becoming increasingly willing to offer closer looks at housing wealth as a way to help clients make ends meet in retirement. “I’m aware of a...
Tags: Featured, Education, Finance, Cadillac, Cloke, American College of Financial Services, Curtis Cloke, THRIVE Income Distribution System


DMP to buy VC-backed Ushr

Dynamic Map Platform Co. Ltd has agreed to acquire Ushr, a provider of high-quality HD maps in Japan and North America. No financial terms were disclosed. Ushr is backed by EnerTech Capital. PRESS RELEASE PHILADELPHIA & TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–EnerTech Capital (“EnerTech”) today announced the signing of a definitive agreement under which Dynamic Map Platform Co., Ltd. (“DMP”) has agreed to acquire Ushr, Inc. (“Ushr”). Upon closing, the deal will establish a single, enhanced platform for accelera...
Tags: Japan, Trends, Tech, General Motors, M&a, Philadelphia, HD, North America, Detroit, Calgary, Cadillac, Bob Lutz, EnerTech, Scott Ungerer Founder, EnerTech Capital, Ushr Inc


Cadillac Boss Not Outwardly Terrified of Brand’s Transition

Were it not for his Canadian place of birth, Cadillac President Steve Carlisle might make an ideal centrist presidential candidate. On paper, anyway. Mild-mannered and cautiously optimistic, not prone to exaggerated doomsaying, Carlisle would either be triumphantly swept into power, or creamed like a bushel of Iowa corn. Well, he’s not running, though he is couching […] The post Cadillac Boss Not Outwardly Terrified of Brand’s Transition appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: General Motors, Electric Vehicles, Iowa, Gm, Autos, EVs, Carlisle, Cadillac, News Blog, Product Planning, Steve Carlisle, Cadillac Boss Not Outwardly Terrified of Brand