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With its back against the ropes, Cadillac aims to come out swinging against every major luxury brand with 5-10 new models by 2020, including an all-electric model yet to be defined. In its sights particularly are top-shelf conventional German cars, but how a future Cadillac EV would compete against a Tesla – Model 3 or […]

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Automakers located in the U.S. will try to have vehicles talk to utility companies during a special field test this week. Eight global automakers are joining forces for a first-ever test of technology that will allow utility companies to communicate with plug-in electric vehicles via the cloud, an advancement that would help manage energy use […]

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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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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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