In the course of my career I’ve watched Cadillac try to climb back to where it used to be, time and time again. For a brand that was the standard of the world for nearly 70 years, the last quarter century has been pretty rough on Henry Leland’s baby. Cadillac’s problems actually started at the peak of its success. Back in the 1970s then-General Manager George Elges started Cadillac on a tear that eventually saw sales double to 350,000 cars a year by 1978. It was a remarkable ...

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