DETROIT -- Cadillac was accused of being a copycat when it unveiled its Escalade EXT sport/utility pickup several months after Ford Motor Co.’s Blackwood debuted, but the roles are reversed regarding first to market. Cadillac began shipping Escalade EXT Nov. 7 and sold 16 units as of Nov 28. Meanwhile, Blackwood, which was supposed to be out earlier this year, currently is being shipped to dealerships, Ford claims, after difficulties with its tonneau cover delayed the production launch. ...
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