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.

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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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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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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 Escalade

GM unveils digital vehicle platform; 4.5 TB/h; installed on new Cadillac CT5, rollout to most GM vehicles globally by 2023

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Debuting on the recently-unveiled 2020 Cadillac CT5 sedan, the electronic platform will go into production later this year and should be rolled out to most vehicles within GM’s global lineup by 2023.

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Manufacturer Spotlight: Cadillac

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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-extended

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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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.

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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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 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. This is similar to the encryption used on Cadillac’s V2V technology.

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

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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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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 Cadillac CUE system for connectivity and control is upgraded for the XT5.

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GM: Cadillac to be lead EV brand; new global BEV3 architecture

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During its Capital Markets Day presentation, GM said that Cadillac will be GM’s lead electric vehicle brand and will introduce the first model from the company’s all-new global battery electric vehicle architecture (BEV3), GM’s foundation for an advanced family of profitable EVs.

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New 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 Escalade

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

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 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

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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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

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. 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.

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

VW-Ford, Nissan electric SUV, an electric Cadillac? Today's Car News

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And we ask readers if they would buy an electric car from Cadillac in our latest Twitter poll. Nissan reveals some details about its upcoming electric crossover SUV. Ford and VW announced a partnership to develop vans and pickups for overseas markets that could spill over into electric cars. All this and more on Green Car Reports. An announcement.

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$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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Cadillac launches its first mild hybrid in China

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At the Chengdu Motor Show, Cadillac launched a version of the XT5 SUV equipped with a mild hybrid system, the first of its kind for the brand. The XT5 is one of Cadillac’s most popular models in China.

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Cadillac XT5 crossover gets mild-hybrid system in China

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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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Would you buy an electric car from Cadillac? Take our Twitter poll

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General Motors' announcement last week that Cadillac will become its lead brand for electric cars is a radical change in strategy. When America's largest automaker launched its first electrified car, the Chevrolet Volt, company leaders said their electric cars would have to be sold under the Chevrolet brand, reasoning that electric cars would have. GM Polls

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2014 Cadillac ELR Electric Coupe: Free Home Charging Station Included

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When the price of the 2014 Cadillac ELR range-extended luxury coupe was announced last October--it''s $75,995--the gasps and shrieking could be heard throughout the plug-in electric car world.

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MGM Adopts Cadillac XTS Stretch Limos Powered By Natural Gas

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It''s hard to imagine a vehicle better suited for cruising the Las Vegas Strip than a Cadillac stretch limousine. It''s an excessive car for a town of excess. Yet even massive, blinged-out luxury limos can go green, to some extent.

Cadillac shows off ELR electric car in Detroit

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General Motors (GM) has taken the wraps off the electric Cadillac ELR in Detroit; confirming that the model will launch in Europe from 2014. It is not known if the ELR will arrive in the UK, but as Cadillac has no presence here, it is not expected that the luxury brand will appear on our [.].

V2V safety technology now standard on Cadillac CTS sedans in US

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Cadillac introduces Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) communications this month in the CTS performance sedan, which is in production now. Cadillac’s V2V solution uses Dedicated Short-Range Communications (DSRC) and GPS and can handle 1,000 messages per second from vehicles up to nearly 1,000 feet away.

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

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

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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 plans ELR range-extended model production

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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

Cadillac ELR EREV goes on sale in January, starting price $75,995

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Initial sales of the 2014 Cadillac ELR extended range electric luxury coupe ( earlier post ) will begin in January in all major US metropolitan areas. 2014 Cadillac ELR. rendering displays the battery and propulsion system technology found in the 2014 Cadillac ELR.

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GM launches Cadillac CT6 plug-in hybrid in China

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SAIC-GM has officially launched the newest member of the Cadillac CT6 American luxury sedan family—the CT6 Plug-In ( earlier post )—in China. Top: The Cadillac CT6 Plug-In has adopted industry-leading Power Split technology.

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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.

Now Cadillac reveals hybrid car plans

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It was just yesterday that we revealed Cadillac’s plans to introduce an electric car (see article) – and now it seems a hybrid vehicle is on the horizon too. In Pebble Beach, California, Cadillac unveiled the Ciel Concept – which is a four-seat open-air grand tourer that is powered by a twin-turbocharged version of a [.]. general motors Green cars Latest news Cadillac Cadillac Ciel Ciel Hybrid cars hybrid vehicles Pebble Beach

Cadillac CT6 mixed-material body structure saves 90 kg over predominantly steel construction

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Cadillac will use an advanced mixed-material approach for the lightweight body structure of the upcoming CT6 range-topping full-size sedan, which will debut 31 March at the New York International Auto Show. —Travis Hester, Cadillac CT6 executive chief engineer.

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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

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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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