GM outlines plans for China with 17 launches this year; developing advanced propulsion and electrification tech in China

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GM is also in the process of bringing Cadillac’s entire global portfolio to China, adding one locally produced model per year through 2016. Earlier this year, it introduced the locally produced XTS luxury sedan as well as the refreshed SRX luxury SUV, which is Cadillac’s best-selling model in China. Its longer-term goal is to take Cadillac’s share of China’s luxury car market to 10% by 2020.

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‘10 Hybrid SUV Prices

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2010 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid.

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How Carmakers Are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity

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Several dozen prototypes on 15-passenger van since 2004; now in second generation development; no production plans. Plans Cadillac Converj, Opel Ampera, other versions. About CalCars Plug-In Hybrids FAQ How to Get a PHEV Where PHEVs are Carmakers Say.

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The New General Motors Launches; Lutz Unretiring

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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. The four brands will offer a total of 34 nameplates by 2010, compared to old GM’s total of 48 in 2008 and 63 in 2004. The new, downsized General Motors Company emerged from bankruptcy Friday morning.