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For all the armchair pundits and paid journalists out there sloshing around the data bits regarding ELR versus Model S, recently GM said the Volt-based coupe is not positioned as GM’s response to Tesla, but GM has previously said it is a competitor. Last Thursday the Detroit News quoted Mark Reuss, GM’s head of global […]

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Ever wondered who installed the battery pack on the Volt or ELR you are driving? It turns out it is most likely the Evetta Osborne and Monique Watson daughter-mother duo. Both ladies work side by side at General Motors’ Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant and GM said they have installed the lithium-ion battery pack on nearly every […]

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General Motors is putting more efforts into the development of a super cruise system. Super cruise is a highly developed version of what we know today as cruise control, not to be confused with the Chevy Cruze GM offers. The company said that lightning-fast refreshing of visuals inside GM’s Research Driving Simulator are helping advanced […]

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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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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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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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Saks Fifth Avenue will offer an exclusive special-edition 2014 Saks Fifth Avenue ELR electrified luxury coupe this holiday season through the 2013 Saks Holiday Catalog. The 2014 Saks Fifth Avenue Special Edition Cadillac ELR, limited to 100 units, will include a 2014 Cadillac ELR with a White Diamond exterior paint color only available through this […]

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Are you ready to by your next Chevrolet Volt, Spark or diesel-powered Cruze online? General Motors thinks so. General Motors (GM) announced yesterday Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac dealers in the U.S. now have a new online retailing tool available for the growing number of new car buyers who want to use the Internet to […]

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How well the batteries of an EV are assembled and built is key to the reliability of any electric vehicle. With this in mind, General Motors (GM) chose ultrasonic welding, a high-tech manufacturing process used in the aerospace and medical industries, to help ensure high quality for the batteries of the new Cadillac ELR extended-range […]

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