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    Report: Cadillac considering more electric cars, Elmiraj business case gaining popularity
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    Cadillac's electrification isn't likely to stop at the $76,000 ELR coupe, according a report from TheDetroitBureau.com. Speaking to Cadillac's global sales boss, Bob Ferguson, a successful ELR will likely lead to a larger, even more upscale offering than the Volt-based two-door. "I could ...

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    Official: 2014 Cadillac ELR is making green sexy in Detroit
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    In terms of styling, inside and out, the ELR hits the ball out of the park. Cadillac has pulled the wraps off of its newest family member, the long-rumored, Voltec-powered, eye-catching extended range hybrid coupe called the ELR. The car makes use of the same basic architecture as the ...

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    Teased: Cadillac teases camo'd ELR ahead of Detroit debut
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    With the 2014 Cadillac ELR being introduced next week at the Detroit Auto Show, General Motors has revealed another picture of its luxury range extended electric vehicle. Last month, we saw a dark, teaser photo showing some of the body detail for the electric coupe, but this recent photo shows ...

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    Quick Spin: 2013 Chevrolet Volt
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    Chevrolet has taken an aggressive tack to move units of its revolutionary Volt, selling a fair number to government agencies, offering really fantastic lease deals and marketing the hell out of the car. After a week of driving (and generally enjoying) the 2013 iteration of the extended-range ...

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    Rumormill: Next-gen Chevy Volt to ditch 1.4-liter engine in favor of 2.0 turbo?
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    No one at General Motors is talking publicly about a rumor post over at InsideEVs that claims the 83-horsepower, 1.4-liter range-extending gas engine currently used in the Chevrolet Volt will "definitely not" be the engine that is used in the 2014 model-year Volt. And, by no one talking publicly, ...

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    Spy Shots: Is this dub-rockin' Chevrolet Volt actually a Cadillac Converj in disguise?
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    Our spy photographers managed to spot something curious (and decidedly hilarious) recently. General Motors has been busy testing what would appear to be Chevrolet Volt models with massive 20-inch wheels and tires in place of the low-rolling resistance pieces on the stock plug-in. Why? Guesses ...

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    Report: Bob Lutz: Hey right-wingers, stop attacking Chevy Volt
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    In the wake of last week's bruising hearing on Capitol Hill about the safety of the Chevrolet Volt (which itself followed an investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that concluded plug-in vehicles do not "pose a greater risk of fire than gasoline-powered vehicles") ...

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    Report: Cadillac SRX PHEV not gonna happen after all
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    In December, 2010 there were reports that a Cadillac SRX plug-in hybrid electric vehicle was in some pipeline somewhere, and that it would eventually plop into some sort of consumer reality. The same outlet that reported that story, Reuters, now cites six GM Deep Throats as saying General Motors ...

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    Report: GM CEO Akerson says Chevy Volt tech coming to minivan
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    2011 Chevrolet Volt charging port - Click above for high-res image gallery The more vehicles General Motors is able to build using the battery technology pioneered in its 2011 Chevrolet Volt, the better chance the automaker has of earning a return on its significant investment into the ...

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    Chevrolet statement looks to clear the air on how Volt works
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    2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery
    After yesterday's media inferno surrounding whether or not the 2011 Chevrolet Volt is a true electric vehicle, General Motors is out to set the record straight. The company has released a statement on its Chevrolet Voltage blog ...

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    General Motors announces 8-year/100,000-mile warranty for Chevy Volt battery
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    Chevrolet Volt battery pack – Click above for high-res image gallery
    During a media briefing at its Brownstown Township, MI battery plant this afternoon, General Motors Vice Chairman Tom Stephens announced that the lithium ion battery pack for the 2011 Chevrolet Volt would be warranted ...

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    Report: Chevy Volt to debut in China early next year as a Buick
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    Opel Ampera – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Due to an old-school system used in China that requires automakers to file patents or risk having vehicles copied by others, we've learned that the Chevrolet Volt may very well debut in the world's largest automotive market as a Buick ...

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    Next-gen Volt could use diesel, two-cylinder or rotary range extender
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    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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    Voltec-powered Chevy crossover concept to debut in Beijing?
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    Chevrolet Voltec CUV design patent – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The media previews for the 2010 Beijing Motor Show are happening at the end of this week, and assuming a certain Icelandic volcano doesn't upset the atmosphere any further, we expect to be on hand. One of the many ...

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    Geneva 2010: Opel Flextreme GT/E Concept glides on stage
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    Opel Flextreme GT/E Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The highlight of the Opel stand at the Geneva Motor Show this week is clearly the new Flextreme GT/E concept. This second Flextreme-badged concept is the first midsize car to be powered by General Motors' Voltec powertrain ...

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    REPORT: Bob Kruse, GM's top electric car exec and Chevy Volt pointman, steps down
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    Just a few months before the Chevrolet Volt is finally set to debut in production trim, one of the guys who spearheaded the whole project has reportedly left his post at General Motors. Bob Kruse (at right), who also helped plan the whole long-term strategy for GM's electric vehicle program, has ...

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    Audi U.S. president Johan de Nysschen addresses Chevrolet Volt is for idiots firestorm via Facebook
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    Audi of America president Johan de Nysschen has issued a public response to the firestorm he created yesterday when he reportedly told a member of the media that the Chevrolet Volt is "a car for idiots." Anyone who has met de Nysschen in person knows he is not one to mince words. He (and Audi) has ...

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    Lutz: Chevy Orlando coming, could get Voltec powertrain
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    Chevrolet Orlando concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Before General Motors' financial woes got so out-of-hand that the giant automaker was forced to declare bankruptcy, plans were in place to bring the Chevrolet Orlando, a new seven-passenger multi-purpose vehicle, to the U.S. ...

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    Vauxhall going after city car market with Trixx EV?
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    Way back in 2004, GM's European arm put a toe in the water of the rapidly expanding city-car market with its Opel Trixx concept. A few years later, GM's Carl-Peter Forster indicated that the automaker would not be entering that microcar market after all. Fast forward another couple of years and ...

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    Rendered speculation: Chevrolet Sky-Volt?
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    One of the many unfortunate casualties of General Motors' financial apocalypse is the loss of the Kappa platform, the small, rear-wheel drive architecture underpinning the Pontiac Solstice and Saturn Sky. With both of those brands being discontinued and no plans to migrate any models over to GM's ...

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