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After announcing its intent to go forward with a production version of the fetching Converj concept more than a year ago, all has been pretty quiet on the Cadillac ELR front – until now. We burn for this kind of drama.

After announcing its intent to go forward with a production version of the fetching Converj concept more than a year ago, all has been pretty quiet on the Cadillac ELR front – until now. We burn for this kind of drama.

2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery

2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery

2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery

2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery

Opel Ampera – Click above for high-res image gallery

2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery

2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery

Chevrolet Orlando concept – Click above for high-res image gallery

2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery

Chevrolet Voltec CUV design patent – Click above for high-res image gallery

Chevrolet Voltec CUV design patent – Click above for high-res image gallery

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General Motors realizes that it will need to get the cost of its Voltec drivetrain down in order to stay competitive and allow it to more easily be integrated into other, differently-sized vehicles. Since the battery is the most expensive part of the system, that's where the focus on cost-cutting will go. Among the approaches GM will take for the third generation of the pack, according to the head of its Opel/Vauxhall operations Nick Reilly, is the use of a smaller battery that will not have the

Opel Flextreme GT/E Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery

Opel Flextreme GT/E concept – Click above for high-res image gallery

Chevy Volt going through a shake test as part of its durability evaluation - Click above for high-res image gallery

Chevrolet Orlando concept – Click above for high-res image gallery

Chevrolet Orlando concept – Click above for high-res image gallery

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The next-generation Buick Excelle has been spotted testing in the usual camouflage. The existing Excelle is only sold in China, but now that General Motors has decided that Buick will be one of its four core brands in the U.S. market, it seems likely that it could come over as part of an expanded lineup. The new Excelle is based on the same Delta II platform as other compacts - including the Opel Astra, Chevy Cruze and, of course, the Chevy Volt.

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