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 Escalade

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.

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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. 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.

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.

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. New Hybrid Escalade review from Edmunds.com.

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. What you might not expect is the Escalade’s fuel economy, especially in a vehicle this large.

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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

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.

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.

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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.

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97 SUVs For 2012

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Cadillac Escalade Hybrid. Cadillac Escalade. Most visitors to HybridSUV.com are here for one of two reasons. Either they want to learn more about hybrid-electric SUVs, or they are looking for a sport utility vehicle that gets decent gas mileage.

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.

Three Diesels Gang Up On One Hybrid

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And while the green Caddy Escalade is luxurious and could have been substituted for one of the non-hybrids, it wouldn’t have been sporty enough to compete with these smaller lux models.

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ML450 Hybrid In ‘09 Looks Doubtful

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The three, two-mode hybrids GM offers (Yukon, Tahoe, Escalade) combined for about 6,000 total sales during 2008. We originally learned about Mercedes’ plan to develop a hybrid version of their popular M-Class in September of 2007, at the Frankfurt Auto Show.

Sales of hybrid cars increase in US

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GM hybrids currently include the Chevrolet Malibu, Saturn Aura and Saturn VUE BAS; as well as the Tahoe, Silverado, Sierra, Yukon and Cadillac Escalade two-mode hybrids. After months of doom and gloom for the auto industry in the USA, there is finally a ray of hope courtesy of hybrid cars. Reported sales of hybrids in the US increased by 5.2 per cent by volume in June 2009 compared to the same month in the previous year.

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.

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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.

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Compare 11 SUVs On 11 Specs

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Cadillac Escalade. Based on what people are searching for on HybridSUV.com and the keyword searches driving traffic from search engines, we recently created a one-page document to help our visitors compare hybrid SUVs. We call this the Hybrid SUV Comparison Chart.

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.

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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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

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. GM Rethinks Hybrid Option. General Motors plans to drop the hybrid option in many of its pickup truck lines in years to come.

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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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.

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.

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.

Hybrid SUV Future? Beyond 2011

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Cadillac offers its top-of-the-line SUV in a hybrid version of the Escalade. If vehicles of the future advance as quickly as the Ray, Insight or Escalade Hybrid – they could be right. Despite Setbacks, Hybrid Future Looks Bright.

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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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.

Best Selling Hybrid SUV for 2009

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Cadillac Escalade (1,453). 2009 won’t end up being a record year for hybrid vehicle sales, but considering the circumstances it would be fair to say that hybrids have held their own.

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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Plug-In Prius Goes Up to 12 Miles on Electricity Only - AllCarsElectric.com

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Reviews, News And More 2009 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid The Cadillac Escalade is the vehicle that made GMs luxury brand relevant again among. 2009 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid To properly review the 2009 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid , TheCarConnection.com editors.

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.

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.

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.

Hybrid Sale Of The Century?

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You might recall that the 2009 Saturn Vue was supposed to be equipped with the well publicized two-mode hybrid system, similar to what you currently find in the hybrid Tahoe, Yukon, Escalade and other hybrids from BMW and Mercedes Benz.

Reported US Hybrid Sales Up 5.2% Year on Year in June; 3% New Vehicle Market Share for the Month

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GM hybrids currently comprise the Chevrolet Malibu, Saturn Aura and Vue BAS hybrids; and the Tahoe, Silverado, Yukon, Sierra, and Cadillac Escalade two-mode hybrids. Hybrid new vehicle market share by month. Click to enlarge. Reported sales of hybrids in the US increased 5.2%

Cash for Clunkers Buoys US Auto Sales; Hybrid Sales Up 31.8% for Monthly New Vehicle Share of 3.55%

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Cadillac Escalade ESV sales increased 32% while Escalade sales increased 3%. Monthly new vehicle market share for hybrids. Click to enlarge. Buoyed by the US government’s CARS (“Cash for Clunkers”) program, US auto sales slowed their decline in the US in July, dropping on 12.1%

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.