SRX Plug-In Hybrid
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 swirl around GM's bankruptcy and the U.S. government's ongoing ownership of part of the company. So it was news when GMInsideNews reported that a lack of performance from the lithium-ion battery pack was the reason that GM had killed its Cadillac SRX Plug-In Hybrid program. Not the battery after all? That may not be the real reason, though. We've chatted several times over the last 24 hours with our own GM insider, who says...
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 GMInsideNews, was the lithium-ion battery pack. More specifically, it wasn't providing the efficiency gains that would have been needed...John Voelcker
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 plug-in hybrid version of its Cadillac SRX crossover sport utility. The canceled SRX plug-in would have been the second GM car...John Voelcker