http://www.autocar.co.uk - More space but less weight in estate version of the latest Astra. Vauxhall is promising more interior space but improved efficiency and reduced weight with its new Astra Sports Tourer, which has been revealed ahead of its debut at the Frankfurt motor show.
http://blog.caranddriver.com - General Motors is recalling 97,000 Cadillac ATS models in the U.S. for rear defrosters that may heat a hell of a lot more than just glass.
http://blog.caranddriver.com - This fall, it'll be tougher to buy a 2016 Chevrolet Volt than a 2016 Tesla Model S. That's because General Motors is limiting sales to only 11 states for the first couple of months after launch.
http://autoweek.com - There’s something to be said for a good, solid, workingman’s truck without all the bells and whistles we grew accustomed to on our long-term Silverado. Implicit in the whole “workingman’s truck” thing, though, is that said truck will provide said workingman some value for his hard-earned dollar. At close to $37,000, this GMC Sierra is not that truck.
http://www.autonews.com - New look, new challenges for Prius; Limited Chevy Volt rollout; Hyundai reveals Elantra; BMW settles bias suit; Frankfurt show preview.
http://www.autonews.com - Breaking fad: Aztek wins new fans, Magnum a millennial magnet; Cadillac ATS fire risk; Moving beyond mergers; Toyota flying car?; Honda catches a breeze.
http://www.thedetroitbureau.com - Chevrolet will limit the roll-out of the next-generation, 2016 Chevy Volt plug-in to 11 states, including California.
http://www.motorauthority.com - Following the CT6, Cadillac’s replacement for the SRX will be the next model to adopt the brand’s new naming strategy where sedans and coupes all feature a “CT” in their names and the high-riding models get an “XT”. The names also feature a number corresponding with the positioning in the lineup of whichever vehicle they’re attached to. The SRX replacement will be called an XT5 and will be going on sale next year, as a 2017 model. A completely undisguised XT5 was spotted in Manhattan back in June but Cadillac has been reluctant to divulge any details. That will be changing soon.
http://www.motorauthority.com - Cadillac’s replacement for the SRX, the 2017 XT5, will make its auto show debut in Dubai on November 10. A local debut will then follow at the Los Angeles Auto Show just one week later.
http://gmauthority.com - Affected vehicles may have been built with a missing seal within the power-steering fluid cooler.