Is GM planning an electric Cadillac Escalade?

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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 Cadillac is poised to become the lead brand from General Motors for some of its most advanced electric vehicle technology.

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. US News says the Escalade Hybrid is in a class of its own. The 2012 Escalade Hybrid gets 20 mpg city and 23 mpg highway. That’s about a 5 mpg improvement over the gasoline Escalade. Additionally, the 2012 Escalade is one of the top five best hybrid SUVs on the market today ( U.S. The 2012 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid comes in two trims, standard and a Platinum Edition.

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Cadillac introduces the 4th gen Escalade SUV; no new hybrid model

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Cadillac introduced the 2015 Escalade, the fourth-generation of the luxury SUV. Offered with 2WD and 4WD drivetrains, the Escalade features a new 6.2L There is no new hybrid model to replace the MY2013 Escalade two-mode hybrid, which was dropped in MY 2014 due to low sales (about 2%, according to a Cadillac spokesperson). Senior Vice President Global Cadillac Bob Ferguson unveils the 2015 Cadillac Escalade in New York City.

Review: 2013 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid

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Review: 2013 Escalade Hybrid. One phrase sums up Cadillac’s 2013 Escalade Hybrid: No compromise. The Escalade offers everything you would expect from a large SUV. The 2013 Escalade Hybrid leverages other technologies to help improve fuel efficiency. 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. Cadillac Escalade

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. US News says the Escalade Hybrid is in a class of its own. The 2012 Escalade Hybrid gets 20 mpg city and 23 mpg highway. That’s about a 5 mpg improvement over the gasoline Escalade. Additionally, the 2012 Escalade is one of the top five best hybrid SUVs on the market today ( U.S. The 2012 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid comes in two trims, standard and a Platinum Edition.

2010 Escalade Hybrid Updates

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Starting at a mere $73,425 the 2010 Cadillac Escalade hybrid takes the same gasoline / electric architecture used to underpin both the Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid and GMC Yukon Hybrid and provides it with a full-on luxury spin. Unsurprisingly, the ‘10 Cadillac Escalade hybrid doesn’t alter the excellent two-mode hybrid game plan that GM has rolled out across their full-size SUV lineup. New Hybrid Escalade review from Edmunds.com. Tags: Cadillac Escalade

Nissan Leaf update, Cadillac Escalade electric, utility-rate woes: Today's Car News

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Nissan issues a software update for Leaf batteries. High electric rates might be holding EVs back in the Northeast. GM could be working on an electric version of one of its thirstiest SUVs. And in our latest Twitter poll, our readers come out in favor of cars with solar panels. All this and more on Green Car Reports. In response to "Rapidgate". Today in Car News

Bob Lutz: Volt's Electric Tech Should've Gone Into Escalade First

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Ex-GM Vice Chairman Bob Lutz played an instrumental part in getting Chevrolet's range-extended electric car, the Volt, to market. So important was his role that he's often considered the "father of the Volt"--but at the Detroit Auto Show, Lutz has said that he'd not have launched the car's technology in that package. Autocar reports (via Autoblog

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. The Escalade offers all the benefits (interior space, power, seating and towing capacity) of a full-sized gasoline-powered SUV, but boosts the fuel economy with an assist from a pair of electric motors. The Cadillac Escalade is a two-mode gas/electric powertrain system.

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. The Escalade offers all the benefits (interior space, power, seating and towing capacity) of a full-sized gasoline-powered SUV, but boosts the fuel economy with an assist from a pair of electric motors. The Cadillac Escalade is a two-mode gas/electric powertrain system.

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

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The announcement is part of Cadillac’s aggressive product acceleration; in addition to revealing the all-new XT6 crossover, the company also hinted at both a future Escalade and an upcoming performance sedan. On the heels of its announcement of the 2020 XT6 three-row crossover with 3.6L 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.

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Wintry Michigan: Not The Best Place To Drive An Electric Car?

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A Mazda MX-5 Miata likely won''t get very far on a muddy off-road trail, and a gigantic Cadillac Escalade ESV isn''t much fun to drive in dense city traffic. Not every car is ideally suited to every environment. DON''T MISS: 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf: Drive Report, First U.S. Sale Details Similarly, Michigan in winter probably isn''t the best place to

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Tula Technology hits milestone of 1M vehicles produced with Dynamic Skip Fire

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Tula’s proprietary technology is being used in the top-selling Cadillac Escalade, Chevrolet Silverado and Suburban, and the GMC Sierra and Yukon. Tula Technology, Inc., a tech leader in improving propulsion efficiency and reducing emissions in passenger cars and commercial vehicles, announced that the one-millionth vehicle utilizing its award-winning Dynamic Skip Fire (DSF) technology ( earlier post ) was produced in November 2020.

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

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General Motors Co. announced today that its Spring Hill, Tennessee assembly plant will begin the transition to become the company’s third vehicle manufacturing site to produce electric vehicles, joining Factory ZERO in Detroit and Hamtramck, Michigan, and Orion Assembly in Orion Township, Michigan.

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Power Hybrids: Luxury Green Muscle Machines

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To answer these questions, I took two luxury hybrid vehicles, the 2010 BMW ActiveHybrid X6 and the 2010 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid, for a week-long test drive through Southern California. The 2010 ActiveHybrid X6 and the 2010 Escalade Hybrid are Can hybrid vehicles deliver on muscle performance? Is it necessary to sacrifice luxury for fuel economy?

GM to use wind power for more than 50% of annual vehicle output from Arlington Assembly plant

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Arlington Assembly produces more than 1,200 vehicles daily, including the Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe; GMC Yukon and Yukon XL; and Cadillac Escalade and Escalade ESV. General Motors’ Arlington, Texas, Assembly plant will soon be able to build up to 125,000 trucks a year using wind power. The 115 million kilowatt hours of renewable energy will be enough to manufacture more than half of the plant’s annual vehicle output.

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

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The plant, which currently has about 840 employees on two shifts, produces a variety of V6 and V8 engines that power GM full-size vans, SUVs and pickups, including the Chevrolet Express, Silverado, Tahoe, Suburban and Colorado, GMC Savana, Sierra, Yukon, Canyon, and Cadillac Escalade. 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.

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Could Chevy Volt Plug-In Displace Prius Hybrid On Red Carpets?

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Within a couple of years, alighting from a Prius hybrid--or any other hybrid, including the hulking Cadillac Escalade Hybrid luxury full-size sport-utility vehicle--was de rigeur for any celeb who hoped to burnish his or her green It all started with Leonardo DiCaprio, who showed up at the foot of the red carpet in his very own Toyota Prius.

GM’s truck and crossover sales pass 1M unit mark for 2014

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Including the Cadillac Escalade, SUV sales are up 32%. Cadillac Escalade deliveries nearly doubled and Cadillac’s estimated share of the large luxury SUV segment is now about 37% on a retail basis. Sales of General Motors crossovers and trucks, which include pickups, vans and SUVs, surged by double-digits in July, pushing combined sales for the year to 1,048,114 through July. GM was the first automaker to pass the million-unit milestone in both 2014 and 2013.

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GM invests $1.4B for Arlington Plant upgrades for SUVs

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Production schedules for Chevrolet Tahoes and Suburbans, GMC Yukons and Yukon XLs and Cadillac Escalades will be unaffected by the construction. In its largest single plant investment in the US this year, General Motors announced $1.4 billion for a range of improvements to its Arlington Assembly Plant to more competitively produce high-quality full-size SUVs. The investment allows the plant to be reconfigured with a new paint shop, body shop and general assembly area upgrades.

Tesla Model 3, $2.2M seized from man who fraudulently obtained COVID-19 relief loans

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Some of the vehicles were a 2017 Mercedes Benz S Class, two 2017 Infinity Q50s, a 2015 Cadillac Escalade, a 2005 Bentley Continental, a 2014 GMC Yukon XL, and several older model luxury vehicles.

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GM China holds electrification workshop in Shanghai; showcases range of 4 electrified vehicles

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In China, GM and its joint ventures currently offer light electrification technology with the Buick LaCrosse eAssist; full hybrid technology with the Cadillac Escalade Hybrid; extended-range electric vehicle technology with the Chevrolet Volt; and battery-electric vehicle technology with the locally produced Sail SPRINGO EV ( earlier post ). General Motors China held an electrification workshop in Shanghai to showcase its new energy vehicles and advanced powertrains.

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2010 Detroit Auto Show: Cadillac XTS Concept Revives GM's Plug-In Hybrid Hopes

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Sure, the Escalade Hybrid large luxury sport-utility vehicle has been around for a few years, but Cadillac has no hybrid sedans. Say "luxury hybrid," and very few people think of Cadillac. That may be about to change, if the Cadillac XTS Platinum Concept unveiled this morning at the Detroit Auto Show is any indication. Under the hood, this

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GM boosting production of Chevrolet Bolt EV more than 20% for Q4 compared to three-quarter average; 1% of US 1H vehicle deliveries

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Year over year, sales of the Cadillac Escalade increased 1% in the second quarter and they were up 4% in the first half. US and global demand for the Chevrolet Bolt EV has been very strong in 2018, with global sales estimated to be up more than 35% year over year in the second quarter and up more than 40% in the first half, according to GM. In response, GM is increasing fourth quarter production by more than 20% compared to the average of the first three quarters.

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GM bringing wireless smartphone charging with Powermat to Cadillac models

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Cadillac will add wireless charging of smartphones in the 2015 model ATS sport sedan and coupe launching this fall, to the CTS sport sedan this fall and to the Escalade SUV at the end of 2014.Compatible with Powermat and other in-phone wireless charging technologies, the feature eliminates the need for cords on board.Following its introduction into the 2015 ATS, wireless charging technology will be added.

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GM boosting production of Chevrolet Bolt EV more than 20% for Q4 compared to three-quarter average; 1% of US 1H vehicle deliveries

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Year over year, sales of the Cadillac Escalade increased 1% in the second quarter and they were up 4% in the first half. US and global demand for the Chevrolet Bolt EV has been very strong in 2018, with global sales estimated to be up more than 35% year over year in the second quarter and up more than 40% in the first half, according to GM. In response, GM is increasing fourth quarter production by more than 20% compared to the average of the first three quarters.

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Cadillac Unveils Plug-in Two-Mode Hybrid XTS Platinum Concept

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The XTS Platinum concept’s plug-in hybrid electric propulsion system (PHEV) builds on the experience Cadillac has gained with the Escalade Hybrid and Escalade Platinum Hybrid flagship models (which also feature the two-mode system). The XTS Platinum Concept. Click to enlarge. Cadillac unveiled the XTS Platinum Concept at the 2010 North American International Auto Show, suggesting a new paradigm for its future luxury sedans.

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NHTSA issues safety advisory on preventing undercarriage corrosion to prevent brake-line failures; closes GM investigation

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NHTSA’s investigation stemmed from a vehicle owner’s petition in 2010, and covered about 6 million model year 1999-2003 GM Sierra, Silverado, Avalanche, Escalade, Suburban, Tahoe and Yukon vehicles.

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GM CTO says company accelerating electric vehicle development in China; R&D focus on batteries and lightweight materials

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GM has brought to the China market the Chevrolet Volt extended-range electric vehicle, Buick LaCrosse with eAssist and Cadillac Escalade Hybrid. General Motors is accelerating the development of electrified vehicles in China, Jon Lauckner, GM Chief Technology Officer, vice president of Global Research & Development, and president of GM Ventures, said in a presentation at the FISITA 2012 World Automotive Congress in Beijing.

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AAA tests show premium fuel benefits some vehicles, but comes at a high cost

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Individual vehicle test result averages ranged from a decrease of 1% (2016 Audi A3) to an improvement of 7.1% (2016 Cadillac Escalade). Last year, nearly 1.5 million new vehicles sold in the United States recommend, but do not require, premium gasoline. The trend toward recommending or requiring higher-octane fuel continues to rise as manufacturers work toward meeting stringent CAFE (Corporate Average Fuel Economy) standards.

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

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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. General Motors developed its Two-Mode Hybrid powertrain control system using Model-Based Design software from The Mathworks. Using math and simulation-based tools, GM designed the powertrain prototype within 9 months, shaving 24 months off the expected development time.

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Details on GM’s new efficient top-end 8-speed automatic

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EcoTec3 V-8 (L86) ( earlier post ), and on the Cadillac Escalade and Escalade ESV. 2015 Hydra-Matic 8L90 (M5U) Eight Speed RWD Automatic Transaxle Click to enlarge. GM is offering a version of its new GM-developed Hydra-Matic 8L90 paddle-shift eight-speed automatic transmission in the 2015 Corvette Stingray ( earlier post ) and Z06.

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Shanghai GM Aims to Reduce Fuel Consumption 15%, Improve Performance 14% by 2015; New Engines, Prototype New Sail Electric Vehicle

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Over the past two years, Shanghai GM has also launched two hybrids: the Buick LaCrosse Eco-Hybrid and Cadillac Escalade Hybrid. The Escalade Hybrid SUV is equipped with a two-mode hybrid system, with fuel consumption of 11.1 Shanghai GM has outlined the next phase of its “Drive to Green” product strategy—launched in 2008 ( earlier post )—for 2011-2015.

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Big Hybrids Could Soon Be Extinct

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In fact, the Two-Mode Hybrid is used in the Cadillac Escalade Hybrid, Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid, and GMC Yukon Hybrid, as well as the 2013 BMW X6 ActiveHybrid. With the development partnership dissolved and GM replacing the Two-Mode Hybrid option with EcoTec3 technology in its pickup trucks, it seems logical that GM will also discontinue the hybrid option in future Escalade, Tahoe, and Yukon models, as well as with other SUVs. GM Rethinks Hybrid Option.

Shanghai OnStar launches 3 new service packages, mobile app

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At the same time, users of 2011 Cadillac Escalade, SRX, Buick New LaCrosse and Enclave can also use the OnStar mobile application to remote start their vehicles. Shanghai OnStar has launched three new service packages and upgraded two of its original packages. In addition, it launched a mobile application for subscribers across China. Shanghai OnStar now has more than 300,000 subscribers. Shanghai OnStar has newly introduced the Go & Connected, Go Anywhere and Safe Anywhere packages.

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US Hybrid Sales in February Drop 29%; Lower Decline Than General LDV Market

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The Tahoe, Yukon and Escalade two-mode full-size SUVs posted a combined 632 units, representing 8.4% Reported sales of hybrids. Click to enlarge. Reported sales of light-duty hybrids in the US dropped 29% by volume in February year-on-year to 16,020 units. The decline in hybrids was less than the 41% decline in the overall light-duty vehicle market for the month. New hybrid sales represented 2.3% of the new vehicle market, essentially flat with the January 2009 results.

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

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GM currently offers five SUVs in China: the Buick Encore and Enclave, Cadillac SRX and Escalade, and Chevrolet Captiva. General Motors discussed its future plans in China during a press conference in conjunction with the start of Auto Shanghai 2013.

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Reported US Sales of Hybrids Up 21% in November; New Vehicle Market Share of 2.7%

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Sales of the two-mode tahoe/Yukon/Escalade were down 36% to 489 units, representing 4.7% Reported US sales of hybrids. Click to enlarge. Reported US sales of hybrids rose 21% year-on-year by volume in November 2009 to 20,003 units. Overall light-duty vehicle sales were essentially flat for the month, according to figures from Autodata, with 746,928 units sold in November 2009, compared to 746,789 units in November 2008. Reported hybrid sales thus represented a 2.7%

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Are Hybrids Really 25% Safer?

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The NHTSA ranked the Cadillac Escalade Hybrid SUV AWD, the Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid SUV 4WD and the GMC Yukon Hybrid SUV 4WD (all 2012 models) very high. Despite each receiving a mediocre rollover rating of 3 stars, the Escalade, Tahoe and Yukon all averaged an overall rating of 4 stars. The Cadillac Escalade Hybrid is a luxurious option in the fuel efficient SUVs.

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Quick Look At Hybrid SUVs

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Cadillac Escalade Hybrid – $73,000 – 21 mpg. Many visitors who arrive on HybridSUV.com may be overwhelmed with the amount of information available here. Some people just want to know which SUVs are available as hybrids, how much they cost, what they get for gas mileage, and maybe a few other basic items. And, while we offer a comparison chart with this general information, you need to do some reading to find it.

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Gas Mileage For Every 2013 SUV

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Cadillac Escalade Hybrid. Cadillac Escalade. The last time I checked, gas prices in the United States had increased every day for 33 consecutive days. The average cost for a gallon of gas at the time of this post was $3.74. Just a month earlier it was $3.31. In fact, some areas of California are already at more than $5 per gallon. Since 2008, we’ve come to expect and even accept higher fuel costs.

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US Hybrid Sales Down 45.5% in April

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General Motors sold 1,534 hybrids in April, comprising: 523 units of the two-mode SUVs (Tahoe, Yukon, Escalade), representing 4.5% Monthly US sales of hybrids. Click to enlarge. Reported sales of hybrids in the US reported by Toyota, Honda, Ford, GM and Nissan dropped 45.5% year-on-year in April to 21,735, despite full month sales for the new Honda Insight and the Ford Fusion and Milan hybrids. Total LDV sales in the US were down 34.4%. Earlier post.).

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US Hybrid Sales in March 2009 Down 44% Year-on-Year; Monthly New Vehicle Market Share of 2.5%

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GM sold a total of 1,612 hybrids in March: 609 units of the Tahoe, Yukon and Escalade two-mode SUVs (7.3% Reported US sales of hybrids. Click to enlarge. US sales of hybrids in March 2009 as reported by the automakers dropped 44% by volume year-on-year to 21,433 units; that performance was worse than the total light duty vehicle market, which posted a 36.8% drop by volume for the month compared to March 2008, based on total sales figures from Autodata ( earlier post ).

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