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As an increasing number of upscale automakers look to plug-in hybrid tech, and as General Motors wants equal footing with top-shelf German cars, it has said its new CT6 flagship will be made with an optional plug-in hybrid powertrain. Actual photos of the large-class CT6 are spy shots, but a comparison of the four-door rear-wheel-drive […]

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To help lure-in possible buyers, Cadillac Canada is offering a complimentary 240-volt home charging station and installation to early buyers of the 2014 ELR electrified luxury coupe. “The ELR’s blend of leading technology with provocative design and fun-to-drive performance is set to bring new buyers to Cadillac and to electrification itself,” said Uwe Ellinghaus, chief […]

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Cadillac has struggled to sell the 2014 ELR this year, is now quietly offering around $12,500 in rebates, and discounting, and its 16.5-kwh battery will be replaced with a 17.1-kwh pack like the Chevy Volt just got. It’s believed this should net an incremental range increase, and might even help MPGe as a similar increase […]

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Cadillac has organized the ELR Mobile Experience, a test drive type of event allowing customers to be in contact with the electrified vehicle. The ELR Mobile Experience is touring major California commercial and entertainment districts and festivals. Cadillac said it does so to give consumers the chance to test drive Cadillac’s new electrified luxury coupe. […]

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Cadillac and ChargePoint announced they entered in a partnership, bringing ELR drivers immediate access to more than 16,500 charging locations on the ChargePoint network. Cadillac’s ELR electrified luxury coupe went on sale at the end of 2013. The company said it embodies Cadillac’s Art & Science design philosophy, combining provocative design with progressive technology. Under […]

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If you were wondering who Cadillac made the ELR for, clues are given for at least one facet of the targeted demographic in a recent advertisement. Posted to Cadillac’s YouTube channel, is a 1-minute clip with actor Neal McDonough who plays a highly successful American businessman in his mid-40s who has it all – and […]

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Cadillac announced it is offering a complementary 240-volt home charging station, including installation, to early buyers of the 2014 Cadillac ELR. “The ELR’s blend of leading technology with provocative design and fun-to-drive performance is set to bring new buyers to Cadillac and to electrification itself,” said Uwe Ellinghaus, chief marketing officer, Global Cadillac. “Professional installation […]

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The winner of the 2014 Green Car Technology Award is the Cadillac ELR, receiving this recognition for its Regen on Demand system. The ELR Regen on Demand system allows the driver to use paddle shifters on the steering wheel to temporarily regenerate energy and store it as electricity in the battery pack for later use. […]

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General Motors began delivering its extended-range Cadillac ELR to its nationwide dealer network yesterday. Production takes place at the same Detroit-Hamtramck plant that builds the Chevy/Holden Volt and Open/Vauxhall Ampera variants – for domestic and overseas markets as the case may be. The Cadillacs will be delivered to first buyers in January, the automaker says, […]

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Cadillac has announced its ELR extended range EV will be Smart Grid ready as soon as it comes off the production line. Using the luxury coupe’s extended range electric vehicle technology combined with OnStar’s cloud-based connection, the ELR will be able to communicate with the electric grid and potentially save energy, said Cadillac. Per GM’s […]

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