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Staying Ahead Of The Curve: Cadillac Smartphone Integration

2016 Cadillac ATS
2016 Cadillac ATS

Cadillac has always been ahead of the curve. Just last year, you could find wireless charging capability as well as 4G LTE Wi-Fi connectivity featured broadly across the Cadillac lineup. This was before many other luxury brands had done so. Now, Cadillac is continuing to blaze the way for new technology by improving many of the Cadillac smartphone integration systems.

This feature is growing more and more important as smartphones become absolutely integral to daily life. David Leone, Executive Chief Engineer for Cadillac reports that the automaker is “moving quickly to enhance phone integration and overall system performance.”

This means that 2016 model year vehicles from Cadillac featuring the CUE’s 8-in multi-touch screen will boast functionality in Apple CarPlay. A press release from Cadillac reports, “Android Auto is expected to be phased into 2016 production at a later date.” Not only will Cadillac vehicles connect to both iPhones and Androids, it will also be a lot easier and more intuitive to access smartphone features.

If that wasn’t enough, Cadillac is making the processor in their CUE systems much more powerful for 2016. Users will enjoy faster boot-up times and improved voice recognition. Tell us what you think of Cadillac latest technology here at Bradshaw Automotive in the comments below!

Luxury Drivers Most Satisfied with the Cadillac SRX

After you a buy a new car, do you often think to yourself, “I wish my car had…” Feeling satisfied with your vehicle is a huge part of vehicle ownership and is something that is hard to predict. However, AutoPacific may be able to point you in the right direction.

In its annual Vehicle Satisfaction Awards, it seems luxury crossover drivers are most satisfied with the Cadillac SRX. Making this the third year in a row the SRX has claimed this prize.

2014 Cadillac SRX
Drivers are more satisfied with the Cadillac SRX than any other luxury car on the market.

“The SRX crossover continues to be Cadillac’s sales leader, and is again on a record pace so far this year,” said Bill Peffer, U.S. vice president, Cadillac sales and service, in a statement. “In a market segment featuring the world’s top brands, the SRX stands out by delivering more distinctive design, along with the luxury and utility that crossover buyers’ demand.”

To get these results, AutoPacific surveyed more than 92,000 new car owners across the country and asked them to rate their level of satisfaction in 50 different car-related areas, including safety, fuel efficiency, and interior comfort.

If your previous car purchases have left you with a bad taste in your mouth, take a spin in the 2014 Cadillac SRX available now at Bradshaw Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac and see how satisfied you can feel.