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2016 Cadillac ELR: More Performance, More Range, Lower Price

2016 Cadillac ELR: More Performance, More Range, Lower Price

The specifications of the updated 2016 Cadillac ELR range-extended electric car were released this morning, and one big question has been answered. The luxury coupe will not use the revised Voltec powertrain that propels the new second-generation 2016 Chevrolet Volt on sale later this year. But it... read more

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2013 Chevrolet Volt  -  Driven, December 2012

Chevrolet CrossVolt Trademark Renewed: AWD Electric Car In Chevy's Future?

All-wheel drive is an increasingly popular option among buyers in virtually all segments of the automotive market, partly driven by surging sales of small crossover utility... read more December 30, 2014 by 


 
2016 Chevrolet Volt - first teaser image, Aug 2014

2016 Chevy Volt: Bigger Battery, More Motor Power, New Range Extender Engine Details: EXPANDED

General Motors took the wraps off its second-generation Voltec electric-drive system this morning that will power its 2016 Chevrolet Volt range-extended electric car. Company... read more October 29, 2014 by 


 
2016 Chevrolet Volt - first teaser image, Aug 2014

2016 Chevrolet Volt To Use New 1.5-Liter Four As Range Extender Engine

Later today, details about the powertrain of the new 2016 Chevrolet Volt will be released when GM CEO Mary Barra speaks to the Detroit Economic Club. But a GM press release... read more October 28, 2014 by 


 
2014 Cadillac  ELR

Cadillac ELR Not A Tesla Competitor, GM Exec Acknowledges

Mark Reuss, the head of global product development for General Motors, has acknowledged that GM may not have a vehicle that competes directly with the Tesla Model S electric... read more August 15, 2014 by 


 
Chevrolet Volt drivetrain teardown

What's Inside Chevrolet Volt Battery Pack And Drivetrain? Video Teardown Shows All

There's a childish pleasure in seeing something disassembled to its component parts, whether it's a jigsaw puzzle, Lego set or an entire car. The Chevrolet Volt is new enough... read more August 6, 2014 by 


 
2013 Chevrolet Volt  -  Driven, December 2012

Next Chevy Volt $10,000 Cheaper To Build, Profitable For GM?

Here and there, a few little tidbits about the next-generation Chevrolet Volt electric car are starting to leak out. The latest comes from GM CEO Dan Akerson, who told the... read more May 2, 2013 by  30


 
2013 Chevrolet Volt  -  Driven, December 2012

2014 Chevrolet Volt Orders Start In May, Two New Colors Offered

Seems like just yesterday that we wrote about the very first Chevrolet Volt delivery--in December 2010, actually. Now the range-extended electric car is about to enter its... read more April 7, 2013 by  5


 
General Motors' plan for powertrain expansion and work consolidation (February 2013)

GM Moves Electric, Fuel-Cell Work To Michigan From CA, NY

General Motors has announced more shuffling of its future-tech facilities. Back in October, the automaker shut down a fuel cell center in Honeoye Falls, New York and shifted... read more February 1, 2013 by  1


 
2014 Cadillac ELR revealed at 2013 Detroit Auto Show

GM States The Obvious: 'The Electric Car Is Not Dead'

Well, duh. The day after it unveiled the 2014 Cadillac ELR range-extended electric luxury coupe, GM's North America chief Mark Reuss told attendees at a trade event that "the... read more January 18, 2013 by  34


 
Teaser for 2014 Cadillac ELR

2014 Cadillac ELR Electric Car: Teaser Image Of Voltec Coupe Released

We know the official release of the 2014 Cadillac ELR electric car will be on Monday, January 15, at the Detroit Auto Show. Now Cadillac has released a teaser image of the... read more December 18, 2012 by  3


 
2012 Chevrolet Volt

GM To Concentrate On Plug-In Electric Cars, Downplay Hybrids

General Motors has narrowed its portfolio of future technologies, and will focus on plug-in and electric vehicles over the coming years. The company will build on the success... read more November 15, 2012 by  17


 
Cadillac ELR

2014 Cadillac ELR: Volt-Based Coupe To Get New Engine?

Over the past decade, Cadillac has been trying to build--or rebuild--its reputation as a world-class luxury brand. Style, luxury, and performance all play into the mix of its... read more June 28, 2012 by  8


 
2013 Chevrolet Volt

Will Buick Launch A Volt Version Called Electra?

Sometimes online news sites can build complete stories--almost entirely hypothetical--around a single factoid. This is one of those stories. The factoid is that General... read more June 18, 2012 by  16


 
Cadillac ELR

2014 Cadillac ELR Electric Luxury Coupe To Arrive Late 2013

You may remember that last August, we broke the story that what is now called the 2014 Cadillac ELR electric coupe got the green light for production by GM's overlords. An... read more May 1, 2012 by  2


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt drive test, March 2011

If You Want To Attack The Volt, Try To Get Your Math Right

Few things seem to set off a certain part of the political spectrum like the Chevrolet Volt, the extended-range electric car from General Motors. It's been on sale exactly... read more December 23, 2011 by  34


 

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