Speedy Showcase: Cadillac Announces GTP Hypercar

Detroit, Michigan – The recently announced Cadillac Project GTP Hypercar is set to compete in next endurance driving competitions in Daytona and Le Mans, much to the excitement of Cadillac fans the world over. Beyond a marketing term, Hypercars are a category in the FIA World Endurance Championship, a yearly racing competition. According to the […]

Watching your back: Cadillac XT5 and Subaru Outback RAB systems share top safety grade

The Subaru Outback's RAB system shared the top safety grade for it RAB system with the Cadillac XT5.

By CRM Staff   Mississauga, Ontario — February 28, 2018 — The Subaru Outback and the Cadillac XT5 have been praised for their reverse automatic breaking (RAB) systems by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS). In a report issued last week, the IIHS found graded both models’ systems as ‘superior’ for their ability to […]

IIHS adds three vehicles to Top Safety Pick+ list

The Chrysler Pacifica during the challenging small overlap front test. The vehicle was retested by IIHS after FCA made changes to prevent the driver's door from opening during this type of collision.

Arlington, Virginia — September 26, 2016 — The US-based Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has recently named three new vehicles to its Top Safety Pick+ list. The three vehicles are the 2017 Chevrolet Volt, the 2017 Cadillac XT5 and the newly introduced Chrysler Pacifica. The Pacifica is the first minivan to earn a 2016 […]

GM approves Spanesi-America’s structural repair systems for CT6 and all GM vehicles

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Naperville, Illinois — December 5, 2015 — General Motors has approved Spanesi’s Benches and the Superstar Universal Jig system for structural repairs for the all-new Cadillac CT6. In addition to GM’s approval for the CT6, GM has approved Spanesi Benches to repair all GM vehicle models throughout Canada and the US. GM requires all facilities […]

Car-O-Liner approved by GM for structural repairs to Cadillac CT6

This diagram from Car-O-Liner shows the underbody fixturing points for the Cadillac CT6. The vehicle is of mixed material construction, making repairs complex.

Wixom, Michigan — December 1, 2015 — Car-O-Liner, a certified supplier for General Motors, has now received approval for structural repairs on the Cadillac CT6. This project represents a partnership between General Motors and Car-O-Liner to develop a comprehensive 3D data sheet as well as a custom adaptor kit for the proper anchoring on Car-O-Liner’s BenchRack frame alignment […]

GM partners with Celette to create repair solutions for CT6

Representatives of Celette and GM at NACE with "Skeletor," the structure of the Cadillac CT6. From left: Stephane Jourdan, Jennie Lenk and Bastien Dias Da Costa of Celette and Joe Villanueva, Advanced Service Design Engineer for GM.

Lombard, Illinois — November 23, 2015 — Celette and General Motors have developed repair plans for Cadillac’s CT6. The vehicle is complex, using a number of cutting edge advancements. Celette was the first to bring the repair solution to market. “We displayed our approved CT6 repair plan and tools at NACE, way back at the beginning […]

GM approves new Chief holding system for repairing 2016 Cadillac CT6

Chief’s new Cadillac-approved CT6 holding system enables collision repair technicians to anchor the 2016 CT6 to a frame rack for sectioning.

Madison, Indiana — November 22, 2015 — GM has approved Chief’s new structural holding kit for anchoring the 2016 Cadillac CT6 to a frame rack for sectioning. The Chief CT6 holding system (P/N CK300003) is available through the GM Dealer Equipment program and includes more than 50 components from Chief’s Structural Holding Package, plus new […]