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  • 2019 Cadillac Escalade Sport Edition

    A report cites sources as confirming that GM is working on an all-electric version of the Cadillac Escalade—a project that could be concurrent with development of a full-size electric pickup.

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    Donald Trump owned two American cars; one was a Tesla

    Donald Trump's campaign said last year that he owned a Tesla electric car.

  • 2015 Cadillac Escalade
    GM Full-Size SUVs To Get Diesel Engine Option For Fuel Efficiency?: UPDATE

    The Cadillac Escalade may add diesel and gasoline V-6 engine options in the near future.

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    GM May Kill Two-Mode Hybrid Pickups, SUVs: Report

    "We can't provide you with any information related to future product technologies or timing." That's the standard response from carmakers--in this case, from Kevin Kelly, GM's Manager, Electric Vehicle and Hybrid Communications--when asked a question they'd rather not address. Our question was...

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    Dear Floridians: Golf Carts Are NOT Electric Cars

    Electric car enthusiasts have struggled for years with "golf cart" jibes and only recently with cars like the 2011 Tesla Roadster and 2012 Nissan Leaf has the "ugly and slow" image started to disappear. In Florida, there's a different problem - people who believe their golf carts are actual cars...

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    Range Rover Decides Hybrids Make Most Sense For Gas Guzzlers

    The 2012 Range Rover Evoque--the stylish new baby "soft-roader" that's Land Rover's smallest-ever luxury vehicle--will not be offered with a hybrid-electric version to improve its gas mileage. That's the word from John Edwards, Land Rover's global brand director, who noted that in Europe, the...

  • 2010 GMC Yukon Hybrid

    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) announced a partnership, soon joined by BMW, to develop the Two-Mode Hybrid system for large rear-wheel drive vehicles. But Daimler and Chrysler split, two of the partners declared bankruptcy and were reconstituted with U.S. government funds, and the once-promising four-way partnership has been dissolved. GM goes solo Now GM is the sole proprietor (and largest user) of the Two-Mode system. Yet last year, GM sold just 8,820...

  • 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 hybrid SUVs sold in the U.S. Each of them also has variations sold under other brands. All are likely to be durable, as their...

  • 2010 Nissan Altima Hybrid
    Green-Car Tip: Hybrid Vehicles Get Discounts, Incentives Too

    While the auto industry in general offers an average incentive of more than $1,000 off the sticker price of any new vehicle, many buyers somehow assume this doesn't apply to hybrids. Oh, but it does. You can get money off pretty much any hybrid out there at the moment, since gasoline prices are far...

  • 2010 Audi A3 TDI named Green Car of the Year, 2009 LA Auto Show
    Green Car Sales: Winners and Losers of 2009

    It's beginning to look as if the worst is over for U.S. auto sales. The year that just closed was, in the immortal words of Queen Elizabeth II, an annus horribilis, with only 10.4 million vehicles sold, down 21 percent on 2008 and the lowest total since 1982. But some light seems to be appearing on...

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    Four-Way Two-Mode Hybrid Project Ends, Lab Closes; Now What?

    The Two-Mode Hybrid project was hailed as a model of technical cooperation when it was announced five years ago. But now the partners are going their separate ways, and the complex hybrid system may end up solely as a General Motors technology. GM said in late 2004 it would partner with Daimler and...

  • 2010 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1
    Well, Why NOT a (750-Horsepower) Chevrolet Corvette Hybrid?

    The 2010 Chevrolet Corvette goes like stink. Its 430-horsepower, 6.2-liter V8 is the epitome of all-American performance. And that's just the base car. The supercar contender ZR1 model heads straight into the stratosphere. The Vette is an icon, and GM messes with it at its peril. So a throwaway...

  • 2009 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid

    In response to a faulty fuel sensor control module, GM is recalling 13 of its 2009 models.  Among the 27,188 vehicles affected are the Cadillac Escalade Hybrid, the GMC Yukon Hybrid and the Chevy Tahoe Hybrid. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the faulty module can result in a variety of engine problems, including stalling. "The fuel system control modules may have a condition in which an adhesive separation of the room temperature vulcanizing seal between the seal and the housing may allow water to seep into the module," said NHTSA in its recall summary of the...

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