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ATS gives up on De Tomaso, moves to Canary Islands [UPDATE]

UPDATE: ATS appears to be going through a management dispute between its two owners - one party supporting the course of action described below and the other working to stop it and keep ATS in Italy. We'll be watching to see how it develops. Those truly schooled in the history of Italian sports cars will recognize the letters ATS. They belong to Automobili Turismo e Sport, an outfit formed after the great "Palace Revolution" at Ferrari in the early 1960s. ATS folded a few years after that, but recently resurfaced some 50 years later under new caretakers. And now it's changing hands... Read More

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    Official: ATS reveals new Leggera roadster
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    Never heard of ATS? Nope, we're not talking about the Cadillac sports sedan. We're talking about Automobili Turismo e Sport, an Italian automaker formed by a group of renegade Ferrari staffers in the mid-'60s. ATS was only on the map for a couple of years, producing models like the 2500 GT and competing in a handful of grands prix. But ATS (not unlike ...

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    Canada: 2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe makes Canadian debut at Toronto Auto Show
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    Take an award-winning RWD/AWD sedan, chop of two doors, add a little (a very little) power and a new(ish) logo, and what do you get? Well, the 2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe, of course, which makes its Canadian debut at the 2014 Toronto Auto Show. And why shouldn't they make a Coupe version? The excellent dynamics of the Sedan were begging to be plucked and ...

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    Quick Spin: 2013 Cadillac ATS 2.0T Turbo 6MT
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    The Cadillac ATS has enjoyed a rare amount of positive press and even earned a few award-winning accolades since its debut. Yet, harsh criticisms like its laggy CUE system seem to be the things holding it back in its highly competitive sport sedan segment versus more popular German rivals. If this story of Cadillac's latest BMW 3 series fighter sounds ...

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    Official: ATS Sport 1000 is ready to be your trackday Italian
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    Late last year, Italian sports car automaker Automobili Turismo e Sport, better known as ATS, announced that it was getting back in the car-making game after a 50-year hiatus, with a two-car lineup consisting of the 2500GT and the track-ready Sport 1000. Designed to take the world's ultra-focused trackday cars like those from Radical, Ariel and BAC, the ...

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    Featured: Cadillac ATS fuels brand revival
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    Only a flatworm would not have predicted the Cadillac ATS would help increase sales for America's erstwhile luxury brand of record; however, even the best automotive oracles didn't realize by how much: The ATS fueled a 49 per cent increase of the brand's year-on-year sales in March, the sixth straight month of growth for Cadillac. The momentum helped push ...

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    Review: 2013 Cadillac ATS 3.6 AWD
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    All-Wheel, All Right There is no escaping the luxury all-wheel drive empire Audi has built for itself over the past 15 years. While nearly every high-end marque has at least one offering with power at all four corners, the hardware can't help but play second fiddle to Ingolstadt's Quattro kingdom. Leather-lined all-wheel drive is simply Audi the way ...

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    Rumormill: Next Cadillac CTS-V to get forced-induction V8; ATS-V a twin-turbo V6
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    Word on the street is that the next-gen Cadillac CTS-V, due as a 2014 model, will retain its force-fed powerplant but its design will be based on the modern 6.2-litre LT1 that will find a home under the hood of the new Corvette. General Motors is reportedly working on two variants of the engine, one supercharged and the other with twin turbochargers ...

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    Quick Spin: 2013 Cadillac ATS Premium 2.0T 6MT
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    The new Cadillac ATS is an impressive sport sedan, often considered one of the most serious threats to the BMW 3 Series. Unlike GM's previous attempts, this four door brings aggressive styling, commendable chassis dynamics and class-leading handling to the highly competitive battle. And, like its daunting German foe, Cadillac offer several powertrain ...

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    Report: Cadillac rushing update for laggy CUE infotainment system
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    BMW's innovative iDrive was first introduced in 2001, and a dozen years later, automakers are still learning hard lessons about what consumers want in their infotainment systems. In response to owner feedback – and a few media drubbings – about the delayed and occasionally fickle responses of its CUE (short for Cadillac User Experience) ...

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    Official: Cadillac ATS, Ram 1500 named 2013 North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year
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    As is tradition, the 2013 Detroit Auto Show kicks off with the announcement of the 2013 North American Car and Truck/Utility of the year awards. And without further ado, we present your winners: the Cadillac ATS and Ram 1500. Runners-up for the award are the Ford Fusion and Honda Accord in the car category, and the Mazda CX-5 and Ford C-Max in the ...