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If you’re a car collector wanting a pristine first-generation niche of a plug-in vehicle, head to your Cadillac dealer as ELR production was permanently stopped in February. The automaker quietly ceased making new ELRs after Cadillac brand president Johan de Nysschen told journalists in late January that Cadillac would not continue to invest in the […]

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Poor Cadillac, its extended-range electric ELR only introduced in 2014 was again reported this week as to-be-canceled and it’s only now just enjoying an early mid-cycle refresh. The news this week nearly duplicating the gist a story run last April is that Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen “confirmed” on Monday the car will get the […]

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Cadillac’s future product plans include plug-in hybrid (PHEV) versions of nearly all of its vehicles. This is to make sure that the brand can comply with new tightening emissions regulations, especially in China. “For us, the avenue to ensure that we are able to play in China is going to be through plug-in hybrids,” said […]

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The 2016 Cadillac ELR won’t out-sprint a Tesla Model S, but General Motors’ now-quicker luxury 2+2 makes it another kind of upscale alternative to the Chevy Volt. With gasoline assist, the compact coupe using an upgrade to the 2015 Volt’s powertrain can now hustle to a respectable 6.4-second 0-60 time, and somewhere in the 7s […]

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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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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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Yesterday at an evening gala event at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and as part of the ongoing EDTA conference, Cadillac gave ELR demonstration rides to dozens of attendees at the famous racing venue. This Sunday the Indy 500 race takes place, and it was a great place for Cadillac to get some prime exposure with […]

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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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General Motors has said it will not be caught behind in automotive propulsion electrification, and today it again backed that statement with substantial investments for its Chevrolet Volt and “two future products” yet to be revealed. The company said it will invest $449 million to upgrade processes at its Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly and Brownstown Battery Assembly […]

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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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