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Cadillac To Offer All-Electric Car As Well As Plug-In Hybrid, ELR Successor

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While General Motors'' plug-in electric cars are in a bit of a sales lull this fall, the company has an expanding number of plug-in products planned for years to come. The latest to be uncovered--at least in the planning stages--is an all-electric Cadillac sedan.

Cadillac's Volt-Based Converj Electric Car Gets Green Light: Exclusive

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We've learned from an inside source at General Motors, a person close to the project, that the electric Cadillac Converj luxury coupe is now back in the GM product plan. The Converj was recently approved for production by GM product executives. Sometimes, like Lazarus, dead cars rise again.

Cadillac ELR Not A Tesla Competitor, GM Exec Acknowledges

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Mark Reuss, the head of global product development for General Motors, has acknowledged that GM may not have a vehicle that competes directly with the Tesla Model S electric luxury sedan.

Continental Voltage Stabilization System with Maxwell Ultracapacitors to power start-stop in Cadillac ATS and CTS as standard

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Maxwell Technologies, Inc. There are currently some 1.5 The latter has two 1200F ultracapacitors linked in series.

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Cadillac to offer advanced V2V and semi-automated driving technologies in certain 2017 MY vehicles

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Super Cruise, GM’s semi-automated driving technology, will come to market in a new 2017 Cadillac vehicle. Click to enlarge. —Mary Barra.

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The New General Motors Launches; Lutz Unretiring

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The new, downsized General Motors Company emerged from bankruptcy Friday morning. Created from the old GM’s strongest operations in an asset sale approved by the Federal bankruptcy court on 5 July ( earlier post ), the new GM is built on four core brands: Chevrolet, Cadillac, Buick and GMC. Canada and Ontario governments: 11.7%.

Cadillac road-testing semi-autonomous driving technology

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Cadillac is road-testing a semi-autonomous driving technology it calls “Super Cruise” that is capable of fully automatic steering, braking and lane-centering in highway driving under certain optimal conditions. The system could be ready for production vehicles by mid-decade. Full-Speed Range Adaptive Cruise Control. Safety Alert Seat.

Cadillac to introduce electric vehicle

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General Motors has already got into the electric vehicle race with its Chevrolet brand – and now Cadillac is the next in line. The company has announced that the Cadillac Converj extended range electric vehicle concept will indeed be made into a production car – that will be called the Cadillac ELR.

Can General Motors bounce back? The Green Piece

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According to Fritz Henderson, the company’s CEO, the only way to put GM on top again is to win the market with the “best product”.

Say Hello To The Cadillac Converj

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It’s the Cadillac Converj. For more details, read the story: Lutz: GM to make Cadillac Converj electric car. Lutz: GM to make Cadillac Converj electric car. Lutz: GM to make Cadillac Converj electric car. Tags: Production News Cadillac Converj gm January 10, 2010    [link]. ALISA PRIDDLE.

Cadillac twin-turbo V6 and 8-speed transmission debut in 2014 CTS sedan

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2014 3.6L V-6 VVT DI Twin Turbo (LF3) for Cadillac CTS. The cylinder heads are also unique to the Cadillac Twin-Turbo. Click to enlarge.

Cadillac introduces the 2014 ELR extended range electric vehicle

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2014 Cadillac ELR Click to enlarge. Cadillac unveiled the anticipated 2014 ELR extended range electric (EREV) vehicle (based on the Converj concept, earlier post ) at the North American International Auto Show. ELR production begins in the US in late 2013 in limited numbers, said Bob Ferguson, Cadillac global vice president.

GM confirms production of range-extended Cadillac

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The Chevrolet Volt isn’t the only range extended vehicle under wraps from General Motors – now the company has announced plans to produce a Cadillac Converj in the same mould.

2017 Cadillac XT5 initiates new series of Cadillac luxury crossovers; cylinder deactivation and stop/start

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Cadillac crossovers will wear the “XT” designation. The XT5 includes Cadillac’s latest production systems for connectivity and safety.

Novelis supplying aluminum for Cadillac CT6 in N America and China

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Aluminum rolling and recycling leader Novelis announced that its aluminum is used in the new 2016 Cadillac CT6 body. Earlier post.). Resources.

Cadillac to follow Chevy Volt’s lead

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The Cadillac brand may be one of the most inspirational in motoring history, but its latest model promises to follow in the footsteps of a much more modern icon. Tags: Green cars Hybrid cars general motors Bob Lutz Cadillac Cadillac Converj Chevrolet Volt Chevy Volt range extended vehicle Voltec platform

General Motors Developed Two-Mode Hybrid Powertrain With MathWorks Model-Based Design; Cut 24 Months Off Expected Dev Time

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General Motors developed its Two-Mode Hybrid powertrain control system using Model-Based Design software from The Mathworks. The complex control system is currently in production in the GMC Sierra Hybrid, GMC Yukon Hybrid, Chevy Tahoe Hybrid, Chevy Silverado Hybrid, and Cadillac Escalade Hybrid vehicles. Earlier post.).

GM investing $385M in Romulus Engine plant to prepare for production of new fuel-efficient engine program

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General Motors will invest approximately $385 million to prepare the Romulus Engine plant in Michigan for production of an all-new, fuel-efficient engine program. Romulus-built engines also are used for marine and industrial applications. The investments will support tooling and equipment upgrades. Brief

GM To Produce Cadillac Converj

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According to a report in the Detroit News today, General Motors will forge ahead with plans to produce the Cadillac Converj extended range electric vehicle (EREV).

Ultrasonic welding in the battery pack for the Cadillac ELR

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kWh battery pack in the new Cadillac ELR extended-range electric luxury coupe that goes on sale in North America in early 2014 ( earlier post ). For the production system at Brownstown, GM uses an integrated camera vision system is used to shoot a reference image of the weld area prior to the operation to achieve pinpoint accuracy.

GM Powertrain becomes GM Global Propulsion Systems; almost 50% of engineers involved with alt or electrified propulsion

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General Motors will rename GM Powertrain to GM Global Propulsion Systems. GM’s Global Propulsion Systems is collectively the group of more than 8,600 people that design, develop and engineer all propulsion related products and controls for GM worldwide. —Mark Reuss, executive vice president, Global Product Development.

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Cadillac extended range electric vehicle ELR to be built at Detroit-Hamtramck

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GM will build the Cadillac ELR, a luxury coupe featuring extended-range electric technology, at the Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly, General Motors North America President Mark Reuss said Tuesday. The ELR is the production version of Cadillac’s Converj, a concept vehicle revealed at the North American International Auto Show in 2009.

GM investing $190M at Lansing Grand River for new small Cadillac model

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General Motors will invest $190 million in its Lansing Grand River assembly plant for the production of a new Cadillac model. Built in 2001, Lansing Grand River is GM’s second-newest US assembly plant and the manufacturing home of the Cadillac CTS and STS as well as their V-series performance versions.

Chevrolet Volt to be sold in 8 cities in China

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The announcement was made Monday as part of General Motors’ participation in Auto Guangzhou 2011. Two of GM’s joint ventures, Shanghai GM and SAIC-GM-Wuling, are displaying more than 30 vehicles from the Buick, Chevrolet, Cadillac and Baojun brands. It will be priced at RMB 498,000 (about $78,000). Brief

AMP Holding/AMP Electric Vehicles names former head of Cadillac as CEO; founder remains as President

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Taylor, who was previously an advisor and Board member for AMP, brings extensive experience in the automotive industry, with former positions at General Motors as the head of the Cadillac and Hummer Divisions. has appointed James E. Taylor as its new Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Earlier post.) Brief

GM to unveil four vehicles at Detroit Auto Show in January; Cadillac targeting compact luxury RWD segment

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The new 2013 Cadillac ATS compact luxury rear wheel drive sedan will be among four General Motors concept or production vehicles making world premieres at the 2012 North American International Auto Show in January. —GM Senior Vice President of Global Product Development Mary Barra. Grand River Assembly plant.

GM's Second Electric Car After Chevy Volt To Be Cadillac Converj

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General Motors will follow its 2011 Chevrolet Volt extended-range electric car with a production version of the Cadillac Converj concept car revealed at this year's Detroit Auto Show. It's been an open question for a while now: What will be the next vehicle to use GM's Voltec series hybrid electric-car platform?

GM’s Brownstown Battery Assembly expands; building new battery system for 2015 Chevrolet Spark EV

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General Motors Brownstown Battery Assembly Plant worker Tina Oaks attaches wiring harnesses on a Spark EV battery pack. Click to enlarge.

GM invests $332 million in fuel efficient engine production

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General Motors has invested nearly $332 million in four manufacturing plants to produce more fuel efficient engines and transmission systems.

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GM, Carnegie Mellon renew agreement to develop automated vehicle technologies

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General Motors recently renewed its five-year agreement with research partner Carnegie Mellon University of Pittsburgh to continue developing technologies that could allow future production vehicles to drive autonomously. Boss” Kettering. Brief

GM Tonawanda Engine begins production for new 4-cylinder Ecotecs

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The General Motors Tonawanda Engine plant has begun production of the technology that will go into the next-generation Ecotec 4-cylinder engines (2.5L and 2.0L turbo) that will power the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu and 2013 Cadillac ATS. GM invested $425 million in the plant to add capacity for the new engines. Earlier post.).

New GM expected within 90 days

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After months of speculation about its future, General Motors Corporation has reached agreements with the US Treasury and the governments of Canada and Ontario for the creation of a new smaller and self-sustaining GM. The New GM is expected to launch in 60-90 days as a separate and independent company from the existing General Motors.

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ISU study finds large potential for biobased materials in auto industry, but with challenges

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To create the largest impact, the researchers concluded, emphasis should be placed on the largest producers of vehicles; the five largest producers of automotive vehicles in the United States are General Motors, Ford, Toyota, Chrysler, and Honda. Examples of biobased parts in production. General Motors. Weight.

GM China sales down 2.4% in January

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General Motors and its joint ventures sold 339,781 vehicles in China during January, down 2.4% Shanghai GM’s all-time record sales in December resulted in fewer products available for dealers to sell in January. Cadillac sold 5,069 vehicles in China last month, down 672 units from January 2014. million vehicles in China.

GM Vice Chairman Thomas G. Stephens named Chief Technology Officer

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General Motors has named vice chairman Thomas G. Stephens most recently was vice chairman, Global Product Operations. Early in his career, Stephens was assistant chief engineer of the Cadillac Northstar engine, and plant manager of the Livonia Engine Plant. Stephens its new Global Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Brief

GM enters commercial agreement with and invests in Powermat, a personal device inductive charging company

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General Motors and Powermat, a provider of wireless charging technology for mobile personal devices, announced a commercial agreement that will eliminate the need for charging cords for personal electronic devices in many future Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac products beginning mid-2012. Chevy Volt Powermat.

GM sells 1 millionth vehicle in China in 2014; 8th consecutive year and earliest yet

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General Motors and its joint ventures sold their 1 millionth vehicle in China in 2014. As a point of comparison, GM’s four brands in the US (Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac) have delivered 649,637 vehicles during the first three months of 2014. Last year, GM hit a million on April 22. Brief

GM invests $1.4B for Arlington Plant upgrades for SUVs

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In its largest single plant investment in the US this year, General Motors announced $1.4 The investment allows the plant to be reconfigured with a new paint shop, body shop and general assembly area upgrades. Construction is expected to begin this summer and take approximately three years to complete. Approximately $4.5 Brief

GM opens new $14M Active Safety Test Area at Milford; 22 different active safety technologies across GM MY2016 US lineup; V2V and autonomous driving

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Safety engineers will develop and test these and other safety technologies for products around the world at the new Active Safety Test Area.

Fitch Ratings: US automakers well positioned for weak demand in 2012; estimates break-even for Detroit 3 at 10.5M units

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In its “2012 Outlook: US Auto Manufacturers and Suppliers”, Fitch assigns the industry a Positive Rating, expecting the credit profiles of the US OEMs and auto suppliers to generally strengthen in 2012, assuming that global economic conditions do not weaken materially from current trends. other to offer new products. Continued global.