Cadillac sold 33,092 units globally in October 2017, maintaining a 17-month run of consecutive growth. Year-to-date sales are up 49,192 units compared to October 2016, totaling 289,705 units.
“For the past 17 months, our global sales have continued to grow, further elevating our standing as a major luxury automaker,” said Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen. “We are building a strong foundation for Cadillac’s long-term success and will continue to increase our momentum with the introduction of the XT4 crossover in 2018.”
China continues to be a strong performing market with sales up by 36.1 percent year over year. Canada, South Korea, Russia and Japan also saw significant growth, while the U.S. market performance remained stable compared to the previous year.
Cadillac globally sold 35,020 units in September 2017, maintaining a 16-month run of consecutive growth. With these latest results, the brand remains on pace to surpass last year’s total of 308,718 vehicles sold. Year-to-date, sales are up 44,336 units compared to September 2016, totaling 256,613 units.
September year-over-year sales increased 1.1 percent in the United States. China continues to be a strong performing market where sales were up by 37.6 percent year over year, followed by significant gains in Japan, the Middle East, Israel and South Korea.
“This continues to be an exciting time for Cadillac as we are enticing new, younger buyers while simultaneously further solidifying our global footprint,” said Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen. “Ground breaking new technologies like Super Cruise, the first truly hands-free driving technology for the freeway available on the 2018 Cadillac CT6, coupled with our aggressive product offensive beginning next year will help carry this positive momentum for continued growth.”
Cadillac has teamed up with BLADE, the first digitally powered short distance aviation company that provides quick flights to the most in-demand destinations, to launch the “Cadillac Fly and Drive” program. From July 7, 2017 to August 25, 2017, summer Friday commutes from Manhattan to the Hamptons will be more convenient and enjoyable (courtesy of Cadillac) for the eight New Yorkers who are lucky enough to reserve a seat on the helicopter each week.
The “Cadillac Fly and Drive” complimentary flight will post at random each week. Users will need to stay tuned on the BLADE app, refreshing often, for a chance to secure a seat on the crowdsourced flight. Flights will depart on Friday evenings from one of two BLADE Lounges located at the East 34th Heliport or the West 30th Street Heliport. Upon arrival to East Hampton, the first six flyers to book will also have the chance to enjoy a complimentary Cadillac XT5 to use for the weekend.
“Cadillac prides itself on collaborating with like-minded brands to curate unique and memorable experiences,” says Nathan Tan, director of Brand Partnerships and Experiences at Global Cadillac. “Our partnership with BLADE reflects how our two brands are working together to evolve how customers travel.”