Cadillac is a division of US-based General Motors (GM) which luxury cars marketed around the world. Cadillac Motor Car markets are the United States, Canada, and China, but Cadillac brand car further divided into 34 additional markets globally. Historically, Cadillac cars always have a place at the top of the luxury field in the United States. In 2014, Cadillac’s sales in the US were 170,750 vehicles.
Cadillac is one of the oldest car brands in the world, 2nd only to America only to fellow GM brand Buick. The firm was established from the remnants of the Henry Ford Company in 1902, almost nine years for Chevrolet. It is named after Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, who Detroit, Michigan established. The Cadillac crest is based on his weapon.
By the time General Motors bought the company in 1909, Cadillac has settled itself as one of premier luxury America’s automakers. The complete correspondence of its rigor parts allowed it laid the foundation for the modern bulk production of automobiles. It was at the forefront of technological advances, the introduction of full electrical systems, the cashless gearbox and steel roof. The brand developed three engines, with its V8 setting the standard for the American automotive industry.
Cadillac was the first American car to the Royal Automobile Club to win England’s Dewar Trophy by successfully professed the compatibility of its component parts during a reliability test in 1908, this produces the firm’s slogan “Standard of the World”. It won the trophy again in 1912 for the integration of electric starting line and lighting in a production car.
Cadillac was formed from the remnants of the Henry Ford Company. After a dispute between Henry Ford and his lender, Ford, the company together with some of its key partners in March 1902 financial supporters Ford’s William Murphy and Lemuel Bowen called in engineer Henry M. Leland of Leland & FAULCONER Manufacturing Company for the plant evaluate and equipment in preparation for the liquidation of the company’s assets. Instead, Leland persuaded the couple to production cars using Leland’s proven single-cylinder engine continues. A new company called the Cadillac Automobile Company was established on August 22, 1902. It is named after the French explorer Antoine Laumet La Mothe, Sieur the Cadillac, who founded Detroit in 1701.