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Official: GM Quietly Drops Hybrid Pickups; Are SUVs Next?

Official: GM Quietly Drops Hybrid Pickups; Are SUVs Next?

GM's full-size hybrid pickups, the Chevrolet Silverado Hybrid and GMC Sierra Hybrid, for much of the time they've been on sale, have offered the highest gas mileage of any full-size truck on the U.S. market. Yet these hybrid pickups, which were introduced for the 2009 model year, have been... read more

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Cadillac Ciel four-seat convertible concept launch in Carmel, California, Aug 2011

Cadillac Ciel Concept: GM's Next Hybrid, Maybe, Or Not? (Updated)

Last night at an event before the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance in Carmel, Cailfornia, Cadillac unveiled its Ciel concept car, which it calls "an open-air grand touring... read more August 19, 2011 by  1


 
2010 Cadillac SRX Turbo

What Really Killed The Cadillac SRX Plug-In? It's Complicated

When a major automaker cancels an innovative plug-in hybrid vehicle program, that's big news. If it's General Motors, that goes double, given the politics that continue to... read more June 3, 2011 by  3


 
2010 Cadillac SRX Turbo

Weak Battery Explains Death Of Cadillac SRX Plug-In Hybrid

Well, now we know a little more about why the Cadillac SRX Plug-In Hybrid project was killed by its development team at General Motors. The culprit, according to... read more June 2, 2011 by  6


 
2011 Cadillac SRX

Cadillac SRX Plug-In Hybrid Crossover: Killed Before Birth?

It may be the most star-crossed program in recent automotive history, and now it's apparently dead. According to Reuters, General Motors has canceled work on the planned... read more May 31, 2011 by  1


 
Cadillac XTS Platinum Concept

Chevy's Got the Volt; Will Cadillac Be GM's Hybrid Leader?

Among car buyers, none of the four surviving General Motors brands are really associated with hybrid vehicles. Now that customer deliveries have started for the 2011... read more December 23, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Dodge Ram 1500

Still Dead: Dodge Ram Hybrid Pickup, With Or Without Diesel

It's all very strange. Just last March, Chrysler definitively killed the Ram Hemi Hybrid pickup it had been developing for several years. RIP Hemi Hybrid. Now comes a... read more December 7, 2010 by  0


 
Voltec electric drive unit on 2011 Chevrolet Volt

What a 2011 Chevy Volt Has In Common With a Huge Tahoe Hybrid

Put them side by side, and they could be vehicles from two different planets. The new 2011 Chevrolet Volt range-extended electric car is GM's green halo car, its foray into... read more October 11, 2010 by  2


 
2010 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Nurburgring

Corvette Could Go Hybrid, Says GM Head Engineer; World To End?

Last week, Karl-Friedrich Stracke, GM's vice president of global vehicle engineering, set to rest rumors of a mid-engine next-generation Chevrolet Corvette. That got a lot of... read more August 17, 2010 by  3


 
2010 Chevrolet Silverado Hybrid

GM Hybrid Technology: Good Enough To Steal For Chinese Makers?

GM sells only about 10,000 Two-Mode Hybrids a year, but if nothing else, its system is technically sophisticated. Sophisticated enough, in fact, that a former General Motors... read more July 22, 2010 by  0


 
Rolls-Royce Phantom Hybrid, photographed in New York City, July 2010

Spy Shots: Top Secret Rolls-Royce Phantom Hybrid Revealed!

Sometimes, we get the most amazing stuff in our e-mail. Most spy shots show up on our sister site, MotorAuthority.com, but once in a while, sometimes they come directly to us... read more July 14, 2010 by  2


 
2010 GMC Yukon Hybrid

Two-Mode Hybrid System: GM's Larry Nitz on Lessons Learned

The Two-Mode Hybrid system for large sport utilities and trucks hasn't exactly set the world on fire. In 2006, General Motors, Daimler and Chrysler (then a single company)... read more June 15, 2010 by  4


 
2010 Chevrolet Silverado Hybrid

GM Sells 570 Hybrid Pickups To Phone Company, Jubilation Ensues

Last year, General Motors sold about 7,200 of its full-size hybrid SUVs--but just 1,600 hybrid pickup trucks using the same system. So the company took the unusual step last... read more June 8, 2010 by  5


 
Ford Escape Hybrid Cargo Space (Seats Up)

Roundup: Hybrid SUVs and Crossovers from Ford, Toyota, Chevy

Our reader Celeste wrote to ask us about available hybrid SUVs and crossovers, and we thought our answer might be useful for the site. At the moment, there are three main... read more May 24, 2010 by  2


 
BMW ActiveHybrid 5 Concept

BMW Hybrid 5-Series On Sale in 2011, Hybrid 3-Series To Follow

BMW's chief executive officer, Norbert Reithofer, has confirmed that the company's ActiveHybrid 5 sedan will go on sale as early as next year. Reithofer told shareholders... read more May 19, 2010 by  0


 
2009 dodge ram pickup 001

Chrysler Kills Ram Two-Mode Hybrid Pickup Truck After All

The big green car news from Chrysler yesterday was its announcement that it would build an electric version of the Fiat 500 mini-car for the U.S. market. Win one, lose one... read more March 23, 2010 by  0


 
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