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    Video: 2014 Cadillac ELR whirs into Jay Leno's Garage

    While Jerry Seinfeld was gallivanting around LA with Sarah Silverman in a Jaguar XKE, our favorite car-loving comedian, Jay Leno, was checking out the all-new 2014 Cadillac ELR. Set to go on sale later this year, Cadillac brought its ELR to Jay Leno's Garage to show off some of its styling and ...

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    Next-gen Volt could use diesel, two-cylinder or rotary range extender

    2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Back in 2006 when the Chevrolet Volt was first conceived, its extended-range electric (ER-EV) powertrain was originally dubbed E-Flex as its configuration was designed to be flexible. The only part of the system that was constant ...

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    Geneva Preview: Audi A1 e-tron is extended-range EV with Wankel rotary generator

    2011 Audi A1 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Audi still hasn't released any images of its new electric A1 e-tron concept, but it has revealed some details of the car. Unlike the two previous e-tron sports car concepts that were both pure battery electric models, this one is a ...

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    Top Gear builds Hammerhead Eagle i-Thrust, an ER-EV to answer the Chevy Volt

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    Many electric vehicle fans out there are constantly complaining about how long it's taking automakers to bring plug-in vehicles to market. We've had commenters on this site claim that automakers should be able to bring EVs to the street in six months. ...

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    Sneak peek at Jaguar's 'Limo-Green' series hybrid concept

    For the past year, Jaguar, Lotus, Caparo Vehicle technologies and the MIRA proving ground have been working on a UK government-funded project dubbed Limo-Green. The goal of the project was to develop and build a series hybrid luxury sedan. Earlier this week, Jaguar showed off the car for the ...

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    General Motors reportedly approves Cadillac Converj for production *UPDATE

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    At the Detroit Auto Show in January, General Motors surprised the crowd with a concept coupe called the Cadillac Converj. Built on the same Voltec platform as the Chevrolet Volt, the Converj was seen as a way for GM to leverage the pricey ...

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    Rumormill: Jaguar to build extended range-EV version of new XJ in 2011

    Jaguar is apparently planning to attack the upstart Fisker Karma head-on with an extended range electric version of the all-new XJ. The completely reworked XJ is due to arrive in July and hit dealers in December with a look heavily influenced by the smaller XF. A year later, the Indian-owned ...

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    Detroit 2009: Jeep Patriot EV joins the ENVI lineup

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    It remains to be seen how serious Cerberus is about keeping Chrysler LLC going or if anyone else will step forward to take control of the Auburn Hills-based company. While the gang in the executive suite determine the company's fate, ...

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    Fisker Karma to use GM's 2.0-liter turbo'd four

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    Fisker Automotive has apparently decided that 260 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque should be plenty of power to recharge some batteries. Those 260 galloping ponies will come courtesy of the General in the form of its 2.0L direct injected and ...

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    GM employees to get sneak peek at production Volt

    Pending white collar cuts and dismal sales data have resulted in morale problems at General Motors. That's going to put a damper on the Detroit automaker's centennial celebration, so the General plans on showing employees a near-production-ready Chevy Volt to give workers hope. The (hopefully) ...


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