A Cadillac XT6 vehicle is seen at the La Fontaine Cadillac dealership in Highland, Michigan, September 18, 2019.
Rebecca Cook | Reuters
DETROIT – Cadillac expects to achieve its third-consecutive year of record global sales in 2020, according to head of the General Motors luxury brand.
Those expectations, according to Cadillac President Steve Carlisle, will be led by continued double-digit sales gains in China this year despite some economic uncertainty and slowing sales in the country, primarily in the mass-market.
“We’re still entering new segments in China and we’re still building out a distribution network, so there’s a lot of reasons to believe that we’ll improve volume and share in China this year,” Carlisle told CNBC on Thursday. “It will be double-digit growth again in China.”
Cadillac’s global sales last year were up 8.8% to roughly 390,000 vehicles compared to 2018, led by a 10.9% increase for Cadillac in China. That compares to Cadillac’s U.S. sales, which were up only 1%…