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Cadillac ELR plug-in hybrid coupe to be produced in Detroit

GM confirmed today that it will build its Cadillac ELR plug-in hybrid luxury coupe at the company’s Detroit-Hamtramck plant. “The ELR will be in a class by itself, further proof of our commitment to electric vehicles and advanced technology,” said General Motors North America President Mark Reuss on Tuesday. “People will instantly recognize it as […]

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Production Cadillac ELR to debut at 2013 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

Late last week, just before the 2012 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, Cadillac marketing VP Don Butler revealed plans for the company to introduce a production vernon of the ELR plug-in hybrid at next year’s show. Check out more news on the Cadillac ELR. The ELR will be followed by a new CTS and a new […]

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2012 Beijing: GM CEO confirms Cadillac ELR to be sold in China

General Motors CEO Dan Akerson confirmed earlier this week that the Cadillac ELR electric coupe will be joining the XTS sedan in China, the brand’s second-largest market. “China has quickly become the fastest-growing market for Cadillac. Last year, sales rose by 73 percent,” said Akerson. “Introducing the XTS is part of our strategy of adding […]

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Cadillac ELR will be cheaper than the $57,400 Tesla Model S electric sedan

General Motors yesterday confirmed that it will be putting the Cadillac Converj Concept as the new Cadillac ELR. At the time of the announcement, GM said details on the production car’s performance, pricing and timing will be announced at a later date. However, some people familiar with the Cadillac ELR project say that the plug-in hybrid […]

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Cadillac Converj Concept enters production as Cadillac ELR

General Motors has just confirmed that the Cadillac Converj Concept will enter production as a luxury coupe with extended-range electric vehicle technology. Known as the Cadillac ELR, details on the production car’s performance, pricing and timing will be announced at a later date since it development just started. “The Cadillac ELR will feature an electric propulsion […]

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Rumor: Cadillac Converj approved for production… again

Ever since the Cadillac Converj made its debut at the 2009 Detroit Auto Show, the car has been rumored/reported to be greenlighted for production on numerous occasions. Finally, in March of 2010, official (and believable) reports stated that GM has officially stopped work on the production version of the Converj to focus on cheaper plug-in hybrids […]

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BREAKING: GM kills production Cadillac Converj, will focus on cheaper plug-in hybrids

At a Society of Automotive Analysts in July, GM’s Vice Chairman Bob Lutz confirmed that the Cadillac Converj will enter production and would appear sometime after 2012. According to a report by Bloomberg today, GM has now stopped work on the Cadillac Converj, an electric-drive Caddy coupe similar to the Chevrolet Volt. Two executives familiar […]

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Lutz: Production version of Cadillac Converj coming after 2012

General Motors’ Vice Chairman Bob Lutz has officially confirmed that the Cadillac Converj Concept will enter production and will use the same Voltec technology as the Chevrolet Volt. Speaking at a Society of Automotive Analysts meeting Sunday, Lutz declined to give any official date on the production Converj, but said it would appear after 2012. […]

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New GM team looking for funding to put Cadillac Converj into production

At the 2009 Detroit Auto Show, General Motors surprised the world by unveiling a plug-in hybrid Cadillac known as the Converj. At that time General Motors made it clear that it had no plans to put the Converj into production. However, since Maximum Bob Lutz made his return to General Motors after taking a short […]

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Lutz: Cadillac Converj is one potential future application for the Voltec system

The 2009 Cadillac Converj Concept, which made its debut at the 2009 Detroit Auto Show, is one of the best looking concepts we’ve seen from General Motors. During a live chat today with Bob Lutz, a question about utilizing the Voltec platform from the Chevrolet Volt on other vehicles was asked. Not giving away too […]

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