Cadillac upgrades XT5 and XT6 in China with 48V Mild Hybrid System

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Cadillac is upgrading the XT5 and XT6 SUV lineups in China with a 48V mild hybrid system for improved fuel economy and better driving performance. In addition, Cadillac is streamlining the Chinese trim names of the XT5 and XT6 for better consistency globally.

Flagship Cadillac Celestiq EV will offer 4-wheel steering, 4-quadrant smart glass roof

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When it comes to the Cadillac Celestiq flagship EV, four seems to be the magic number. For the 2021 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Cadillac confirmed some details of the upcoming electric sedan, including all-wheel drive, four-wheel steering, and a four-quadrant glass roof.

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Report: Dealers not sold on GM's all-electric vision for Cadillac can sell out

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Dealerships not sold on General Motors' plan to make Cadillac all-electric can sell out, according to an Automotive News report. The automaker is offering dealers unsure about the plan up to $500,000 to drop their Cadillac franchises, the industry trade journal reported.

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Cadillac Lyriq electric SUV pulled forward for early 2022 US arrival

Green Car Reports

General Motors plans to phase internal combustion engines out of its Cadillac lineup by the end of the decade. Although the luxury brand doesn’t have a single plug-in model at the moment, that’s set to change with the introduction of the battery-electric Lyriq in 2022.

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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.

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Cadillac EVs won't mirror gasoline models in design

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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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Report: Acura EV to be made in Tennessee, alongside Cadillac Lyriq

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General Motors plans to make an upcoming Acura-branded electric vehicle in 2024 at the same Tennessee plant that will assemble the 2023 Cadillac Lyriq, while a more affordable Honda crossover set to be about the same size could be made by GM in Mexico beginning in 2023.

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.

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2023 Cadillac Lyriq electric crossover will be made in Tennessee, GM confirms

Green Car Reports

General Motors confirmed Tuesday morning that its Spring Hill, Tennessee, plant, which once served as the launch point for Saturn, will build the upcoming Cadillac Lyriq electric SUV starting late next year.

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Report: Cadillac making charger investment mandatory for dealers, as brand moves mostly electric

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As it prepares to launch multiple all-electric models, Cadillac is requiring dealerships to install charging stations, according to a recent Automotive News report.

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GM investing $2B in Spring Hill plant to build EVs, starting with Cadillac LYRIQ

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The all-new Cadillac LYRIQ will be the first EV produced at Spring Hill. Production of the Cadillac XT6 and XT5 will continue at Spring Hill. The facility will build both traditionally powered Cadillac products and EVs. General Motors Co.

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

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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.

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 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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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 [.].

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 Celestiq and Ioniq 5 teased, Sony Vision-S returns, Model Y crash-test ratings: Today’s Car News

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Cadillac also showed a glimpse of its Celestiq that’s not expected until 2023. Hyundai teases its Ioniq 5 crossover due for deliveries later this year. The Model Y gets some reassuring crash-test ratings.

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

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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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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.

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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

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

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. 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.

GM introduces Cadillac luxury sport saloon car

Green Cars News

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

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.

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 teases design details for Cadillac Lyriq electric SUV, sets debut date

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General Motors has set a new debut date for the reveal of the first fully electric vehicle from its Cadillac luxury brand. On August 6 the automaker will hold a “virtual debut” event that’s likely to release pictures of the production-bound concept as well as some other new information about features and market positioning

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

Green Car Reports

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

Green Car Reports

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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Consumer Reports finds Cadillac’s Super Cruise outperforms other active driving assistance systems; Tesla Autopilot a distant second

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In 2018, Consumer Reports (CR) began ranking active driving assistance systems, with the initial effort focused on systems from Cadillac, Nissan/Infiniti, Tesla, and Volvo. Cadillac’s Super Cruise remained CR’s top-rated system because, when turned on, it uses direct driver monitoring to warn drivers that appear to have stopped paying attention to the road.

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2014 Cadillac ELR Video Preview

Green Car Reports

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

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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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. The new-generation CT6 comes with the latest Cadillac user experience (CUE) and innovative cloud-based connectivity. The Cadillac App Store is continuously enriching its products to offer a more convenient, intelligent and user-friendly connectivity experience.

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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.

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.

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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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 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

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

Green Car Reports

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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