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Electric avenue - hybrid Cadillac

2012-10-17 08:32

CLASSIC AMERICAN RIDE GOES GREEN: Iconic US automaker Cadillac will go green in 2013 with the production of its ELR.

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2012 Cadillac ELR (Spy)

2012-09-13 07:53

US automaker Cadillac is testing a new model based on the Chevrolet Volt. Check out our spy images of the new ELR.

DETROIT, USA - Earlier in 2012 we reported on Cadillac's hybrid sedan spotted undergoing testing in the US.

General Motors says production will start late in 2013 of a luxury version of its Chevrolet Volt hybrid.

The automaker said the Cadillac ELR would be assembled at the Detroit-Hamtramck plant in Detroit, the factory that assembles the Chevrolet Volt, Opel Ampera and Holden Volt.

TWO-DOOR CADDY HYBRID

The Cadillac will be powered by a battery and a four-cylinder petrol engine and based on the Cadillac Converj, a concept car unveiled at the 2009 Detroit auto show.

GM North America 's president ,Mark Reuss ,said in a statement that the car was "further proof of our commitment to electric vehicles and advanced technology".

The company will invest R303-million at the plant, which hasn't produced a two-door car since the 1999 Cadillac Eldorado.


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