2013 Cadillac XTS
Recent spy shots posted by our sister site Motor Authority show that despite delays, General Motors is continuing to develop the plug-in version of its Two-Mode Hybrid system. While the system is being tested in a discontinued Saturn Vue crossover, it now seems likely to appear in a version of either the GMC Terrain or Chevrolet Equinox compact crossovers. That Two-Mode Plug-In Hybrid should debut next year as a 2012 model. Many homes before birth GM's plug-in hybrid already has a long and convoluted history. It was originally slated for the now-canceled Saturn Vue Two-Mode Hybrid. Then the...
2010 Detroit Auto Show: Lutz Lays Out (Some) GM Plug-In Plans
Cleaning up a few odds and ends from last week's 2010 Detroit Auto Show brings us to General Motors' future product plans for plug-in hybrids. In the crush of reporters asking questions (known as the "scrum") after a GM announcement, a few more nuggets came to light. GM showed its striking and...John Voelcker
2010 Detroit Auto Show: Cadillac XTS Concept Revives GM's Plug-In Hybrid Hopes
Say "luxury hybrid," and very few people think of Cadillac. Sure, the Escalade Hybrid large luxury sport-utility vehicle has been around for a few years, but Cadillac has no hybrid sedans. That may be about to change, if the Cadillac XTS Platinum Concept unveiled this morning at the Detroit Auto...John Voelcker