GM to replace 3 sedans with 2, sink $175 million into Lansing plant

DETROIT (AP) - General Motors is getting rid of three Cadillac sedans and replacing them with two new ones over the next 3½ years.

The company says it's sinking $175 million into a Lansing, Michigan, factory to make replacements for the ATS compact, CTS midsize and XTS full-size cars.

The ATS won't be replaced but Cadillac hopes to cover its market with the new vehicles.

The ATS was designed to compete with the BMW 3 Series but never really caught on. The XTS was based on a Chevrolet Impala but also never sold well. It also overlapped with Cadillac's CT6 flagship large sedan.

GM would say only that the new cars will debut by the end of 2021. It would not give further details.

The changes will not increase the factory's workforce.

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