Cadillac EVs won't mirror gasoline models in design

Green Car Reports

Upcoming Cadillac electric cars won't look like their internal-combustion counterparts, Cadillac design director Brian Smith said in an interview with Automobile published Wednesday. While most recent Cadillac models have taken styling cues from the Escala concept, the General Motors luxury brand is "making a bit of a departure" with its EVs

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Cadillac unveils LYRIQ electric luxury crossover show car

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Cadillac unveiled the LYRIQ show car—a fully electric luxury crossover. The LYRIQ is based on GM’s next-generation, modular electric vehicle platform and driven by the Ultium propulsion system, allowing Cadillac to deliver customers a variety of range and performance options. Cadillac’s LYRIQ is based on an all-new, modular EV platform. The Cadillac LYRIQ is powered by GM’s new Ultium battery system, which offers approximately 100 kWh of energy.

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Is GM planning an electric Cadillac Escalade?

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Cadillac is poised to become the lead brand from General Motors for some of its most advanced electric vehicle technology. As part of that, the company could be working on an electric version of its flagship Escalade SUV, the vehicle most often seen operating as high-end limo services, and popular among the glitterati from Hollywood to the

2023 Cadillac Lyriq revealed: 300-mile crossover starts brand’s move to mostly EV

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General Motors’ Cadillac luxury brand revealed its Lyriq electric crossover Thursday. The Lyriq will be the first of many EV models—many of them ending in -iq, pronounced “ick,” not “eek”—slated to transform Cadillac by the end of the decade to a primarily all-electric brand.

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Cadillac moving to mostly fully electric vehicles by 2030—and back to model names

Green Car Reports

General Motors’ Cadillac luxury brand is aiming to release its first electric vehicle as soon as 2021 in China, with most if not all of its vehicles sold globally to be fully electric by 2030.

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R.I.P. Cadillac ELR: what went wrong with luxury electric coupe?

Green Car Reports

After a long and tortured development process and a short life, GM has quietly euthanized its Cadillac ELR range-extended electric luxury coupe. Plug-In Hybrids Cadillac Converj plug-in cars Range-Extended Electric VehicleThe derivative of the first-generation Chevrolet Volt was intended to sell at a higher price, to help recoup some of the development costs of the Voltec plug-in hybrid technology. But the small two-door.

Luxurious Hybrid Cadillac Lacks Nothing

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2011 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid Combines Utility and Luxury. Chic, powerful, fun to drive,” those are some of the descriptors given by reviewers who drove the 2011 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid. You would expect such things from a Cadillac. Cadillac Escalade

Cadillac to become “lead electric vehicle brand” for GM to rival Tesla (Updated)

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General Motors’ Cadillac brand has fought to restore its luster as a brand for technology and innovation, with repeated attempts that fell short of a resounding success. Finally, it appears that Cadillac might be turning toward a future that may have a better chance of restoring the brand’s glory days: electric luxury cars.

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Review: 2012 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid

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If that’s what you’re looking for, the 2012 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid fits the bill. The 2012 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid comes in two trims, standard and a Platinum Edition. All versions include innovative Cadillac technology to make the ride smoother. Cadillac EscaladeA No Compromise Hybrid SUV.

Cadillac moving to mostly fully electric EVs by 2030—and back to model names

Green Car Reports

General Motors’ Cadillac luxury brand is aiming to release its first electric vehicle as soon as 2021 in China, with most if not all of its vehicles sold globally to be fully electric by 2030. The reiteration that GM EVs are running on schedule comes from a media event Thursday in Detroit, where Cadillac president Steve Carlisle also told

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Review: 2013 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid

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One phrase sums up Cadillac’s 2013 Escalade Hybrid: No compromise. And you get the standard luxury of a Cadillac. Cadillac says its 2-Mode Hybrid system, automatic transmission, and these additional technologies help the Escalade Hybrid realize what the company claims is the best fuel economy in its class. Being a Cadillac, the Escalade Hybrid includes many luxury features as standard gear. View Cadillac’s exterior photo gallery of the 2013 Escalade Hybrid here.

Cadillac introduces new CT6 flagship sedan with Tripower system in China

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Cadillac has launched its new CT6 flagship in China at the Cadillac Arena in Beijing. It offers the newest iteration of Cadillac’s design language featured on the Escala concept.

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Long-range Cadillac SUV to lead GM's next electric-car push, in 3 years

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On Sunday night, General Motors showed renderings of a future long-range, all-electric SUV to be offered roughly three years hence by its Cadillac luxury brand. The look at the brand's first battery-electric vehicle came as part of the 2019 Detroit auto-show debut for the 2020 Cadillac XT6, a three-row crossover utility vehicle powered by a very.

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Cadillac shows brand’s first fully electric EV at NAIAS; based on BEV3 global architecture

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V-6 engine with cylinder deactivation and nine-speed automatic transmission, Cadillac revealed the brand’s first EV at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. GM announced on Friday that Cadillac will be the company’s lead EV brand. The Cadillac EV’s name and additional details will be revealed closer to launch. Overall, Cadillac will introduce new models at the rate of roughly one every six months through 2021.

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Electric Cadillac debut, used Teslas, Biden and EVs: Today’s Car News

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The first of many upcoming electric Cadillacs has been shown. GM has revealed the Cadillac Lyriq electric crossover. Joe Biden says the U.S. can own the market with EVs. And used Teslas sell very quickly. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. As the first fully electric vehicle from the luxury brand, it signals the start of a transition in. Today in Car News

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Manufacturer Spotlight: Cadillac

Green Cars News

Where we stand: February, 2013 It is one of the most iconic names in American motoring: Cadillac, a brand of General Motors, is renowned for being the premier luxury carmaker in the USA. Manufacturer Spotlight brand Cadillac Cadillac ELR electric range-extendedIndeed it was the first American automaker to scoop the prestigious Dewar Trophy from the Royal Automobile Club in England. The future [.].

GM’s Chevrolet, Cadillac, GMC and Buick all launching EVs this year

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Chevrolet, Cadillac, GMC and Buick will all be launching new EVs starting this year, GM announced at an event at its Tech Center in Warren, Michigan, where it also unveiled its new Ultium batteries and flexible globale EV architecture. The Bolt EUV will be the first vehicle outside of the Cadillac brand to feature Super Cruise, a hands-free driving technology for the highway, which GM will expand to 22 vehicles by 2023, including 10 by next year.

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GM Plans to Build Electric Cadillacs?

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This sounds like an interesting new twist on the Chevy Volt saga. Electric luxury cars on the horizon. Count me in

Would you buy an electric car from Cadillac? Twitter poll results

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Last week, ahead of the Detroit auto show, General Motors announced that it would shift its electric-car focus from building relatively affordable Chevrolets to expensive luxury Cadillacs. The company also showed images of a concept of its first electric Cadillac SUV. That led us to wonder whether electric-car buyers, after six years of salivating. Polls

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Say Hello To The Cadillac Converj

Revenge of the Electric Car

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. Detroit — It’s official: the Cadillac Converj will be the second extended-range electric vehicle that General Motors Co. Tags: Production News Cadillac Converj gm Bob Lutz announces the next GM Electric Car program, post Volt.

Ford fast charging, Cadillac EV design, Rivian batteries, hybrid payback: Today’s Car News

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Cadillac’s EVs won’t look like its gasoline models. Ford is wrapping a few fast charges in with the Mach-E. An analysis shows hybrids pay off more than the EPA numbers suggest. And Rivian has made sure its batteries are ready for the activity of your choice—and a second life. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. Rivian is

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Cadillac Lyriq EV debut date, Arrival electric bus, base Porsche Taycan: Today’s Car News

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The upcoming Cadillac Lyriq EV will spark a new look for the GM luxury brand. GM has teased some of the design details for its upcoming Cadillac Lyriq, which will be one of the first EVs to debut on. A UK company shows us its minimalist style translated to buses. And Porsche reveals the base-model Taycan. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. Today in Car News

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Cadillac to introduce electric vehicle

Green Cars News

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. Electric cars Green cars Latest news Cadillac Cadillac Converj Cadillac ELR electric Cadillac general motors

2014 Cadillac ELR Video Preview

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Based on the Volt, but dressed in a very sharp new suit, the 2014 Cadillac ELR promises to bring the joys of greener driving to the executive sector. Not that the luxury segment hasn't already been a hotbed of hybrid development in recent years, though initially slow on the uptake. That makes perfect sense, as it's more affordable in higher-margin

$75,000 Cadillac ELR Coupe Price Was 'Overestimate', Chief Marketer Says

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The Cadillac Converj concept, a range-extended electric coupe design, debuted to favorable reviews in January 2009. That was pretty much the last time much went right for the car, which went on sale in December 2013 as the 2014 Cadillac ELR. Now Cadillac's head marketer has admitted that pricing the compact-sized coupe at $75,000 was. Pricing plug-in cars Prices Range-Extended Electric Vehicle

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GM introduces Cadillac luxury sport saloon car

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It’s not often we talk about luxury sports cars here at TheGreenCarWebsite.co.uk – but the latest offering from Cadillac promises to be more fuel efficient than ever before. The company has introduced the 2013 Cadillac ATS, which is a rear-drive compact luxury sports saloon car that has been built on an all-new, lightweight vehicle architecture. [.]. general motors Green cars Latest news Cadillac Cadillac ATS Cadillac fuel economy Detroit Motor Show fuel economy new Cadillac ATS

Cadillac demonstrates V2I capability with traffic siginals

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Cadillac’s CTS sedan, one of the first production vehicles to contain Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) communication ( earlier post ), has now successfully demonstrated Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) capability in Michigan. Cadillac CTS development vehicles received real-time data from traffic controllers on signal phasing and timing during successful demonstrations recently conducted in collaboration with Michigan road agencies.

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New Review: 2012 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid

Hybrid SUV Blog

If that’s what you’re looking for, the 2012 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid fits the bill. The 2012 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid comes in two trims, standard and a Platinum Edition. All versions include innovative Cadillac technology to make the ride smoother. Cadillac EscaladeA No Compromise Hybrid SUV.

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

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Cadillac unveiled the first 2017 Crossover Touring 5 (XT5), a comprehensively upgraded luxury crossover and the cornerstone of a new series of crossovers. Cadillac crossovers will wear the “XT” designation. The new luxury crossover joins Cadillac’s lineup immediately following the new range-topping CT6 Sedan, as the brand enters a new phase of product growth. The XT5 includes Cadillac’s latest production systems for connectivity and safety.

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New Cadillac XT4 compact luxury SUV for China features GM Tripower propulsion system

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The all-new Cadillac XT4 compact luxury SUV that is coming to China later this month features the all-new General Motors TriPower propulsion system that incorporates multiple innovative technologies, and that is also deployed on the Silverado with a 2.7-liter engine.

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Luxurious Hybrid Cadillac Lacks Nothing

Hybrid SUV Blog

2011 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid Combines Utility and Luxury. Chic, powerful, fun to drive,” those are some of the descriptors given by reviewers who drove the 2011 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid. You would expect such things from a Cadillac. However, considering the Cadillac Escalade’s size, this fuel economy is about 5 to 7 mpg better than the gasoline-only version, which is considered to offer a decent mpg. The Cadillac Escalade is a two-mode gas/electric powertrain system.

Cadillac’s electric future, Highlander Hybrid price, Xpeng and Nio: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Globally, Cadillac will go mostly electric by 2030. In China, EV automaker Xpeng’s owners will be able to access Nio’s underused charging and battery-services network. And here in the U.S., the Toyota Highlander is looking like a bargain. This and more, today at Green Car Reports.

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Cadillac XT5 crossover gets mild-hybrid system in China

Green Car Reports

Cadillac revealed its latest addition to the XT5 crossover range in China at the Chengdu auto show—and it has fuel efficiency in mind. General Motors' luxury division introduced the Cadillac XT5 Hybrid, which replaces two trim levels solely powered by gasoline engines. The Cadillac XT5 Hybrid is, in fact, the first mild hybrid ever offered.

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Jeep and Ram diesels, Cadillac electrics, MyChevy updates, Audi chargers: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

GM announced a major restructuring that will result in more electric cars, with Cadillac as its focus. Fiat Chrysler will fix its dirty Ram pickup and Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesels. And Audi has partnered with Amazon to get home chargers installed for its e-tron customers. All this and more on Green Car Reports. In a settlement reminiscent of.

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Cadillac PHEV targeting driving dynamics

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Cadillac’s upcoming extended-range electric luxury coupe, the 2014 ELR ( earlier post ), the Volt’s upscale cousin, is targeting responsive driving dynamics enabled by advanced suspension and steering systems as well as the smart use of energy. he 2014 Cadillac ELR''s advanced suspension and steering technologies provide the responsive dynamics Click to enlarge.

Cadillac to add 70,000 miles to Super Cruise compatible highway network; hands-free driving by Q4 2019

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Cadillac is expanding the availability of Super Cruise to an additional 70,000 miles of compatible, divided highways in the United States and Canada. To enable the expanded functionality, an enhancement to the Super Cruise system will be available to 2018 and 2019 model year Cadillac CT6 owners through their Cadillac dealer. Super Cruise is currently available on the 2018 and 2019 model year Cadillac CT6 and will be available on the 2020 model year CT6 later this year.

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Cadillac Confirms It Will Bring Diesels Back To The U.S.

Green Car Reports

But except for one disastrous experiment decades ago, Cadillac has shied away from diesels in domestically-sold models. Currently, several German luxury automakers--including Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, and Porsche--offer diesel models in the U.S. That attitude seems to be changing though. DON'T MISS: Diesel Car Guide: Every 2015-2016 Car & Fuel Economy

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2016 Cadillac ELR: More Performance, More Range, Lower Price

Green Car Reports

The specifications of the updated 2016 Cadillac ELR range-extended electric car were released this morning, and one big question has been answered. The luxury coupe will not use the revised Voltec powertrain that propels the new second-generation 2016 Chevrolet Volt on sale later this year. But it boasts better performance, slightly higher. Green Range-Extended Electric Vehicle Voltec plug-in cars

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2014 Cadillac ELR Priced At $75,995, In Showrooms By January

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Cadillac''s first-ever plug-in car will be in showrooms within three months. The 2014 Cadillac ELR compact luxury coupe will go on sale in January, GM''s high-end brand says. The ELR will carry a base price of $75,995, including destination. It will be eligible for a $7,500 Federal tax credit and a variety of state and local incentives.

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Cadillac hybrid unveiled in Detroit

Green Cars News

Having already confirmed plans to produce a range extended Cadillac Converj (see article), General Motors has now unveiled a brand new hybrid car at the 2010 North American International Auto Show. Stepping up is the Cadillac XTS Platinum Concept which showcases the brand’s top of the line Platinum series of models and is powered by a [.].

Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Hybrid: Big Battery, More Electric Range

Green Car Reports

As predicted, the plug-in hybrid version of the 2016 Cadillac CT6 large luxury sedan was released today at the Shanghai Motor Show, using an adaptation of GM''s second-generation Voltec hybrid system. What wasn''t predicted was the startling size of its battery pack: 18.4 kilowatt-hours, identical to that used in the 2016 Chevrolet Volt. That means. China Plug-In Hybrids battery pack Shanghai Auto Show Chevy Volt

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Cadillac announces CT6 plug-in hybrid for China

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Cadillac will add a Plug-In Hybrid Electric (PHEV) propulsion system to its upcoming range-topping CT6 sedan, to be manufactured at the new Shanghai GM Cadillac plant, Pudong Jinqiao, China. miles) of all-electric range, and pairs with Cadillac’s 2.0-liter turbo 4-cylinder gas engine to offer estimated fuel efficiency of approximately 2.0L The CT6 PHEV may come subsequently to the US, according to Cadillac spokesman Dave Caldwell as quoted in the Detroit News.

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Cadillac plans ELR range-extended model production

Green Cars News

Cadillac, a carmaker with a reputation for making luxury, cumbersome and far from efficient vehicles is to benefit from some of Chevrolet’s know-how in producing a range-extended hybrid car from late 2013. The new Cadillac ELR is a production version of the Cadillac Converj concept first revealed at the North American International Auto Show in [.]. GM Cadillac hybrid range-extended