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General Motors Compares Cadillac ELR To Tesla Model S

It’s advertising 101…make a product appear superior by selectively choosing and then listing features that the competitive product lacks (or offers only as optional). General Motors put out this Cadillac ELR – Tesla Model S comparison PDF in which the ELR clearly seems superior. We won’t argue for one plug-in…

3 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 73

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Translogic Drives Cadillac ELR – Video

Recently, Jonathon Buckley from the Translogic series checked out the Cadillac ELR on Tesla’s home territory – California. In the short presentation, we see a lot of comparisons to Chevrolet Volt, from which ELR inherits its drivetrain (improved in terms of performances) and battery pack, but sadly not the price….

4 weeks ago by Mark Kane 7

The Mercedes-Benz B-Class ED Arrived In The US In July!

Another Record For July EV Sales In The US As Nissan And GM Lead

Another record month of electric vehicles sales was logged in July for the US, as an estimated 10,533 plug-ins were sold.  Compared to a year ago’s 7,892 sold, a 34% increase was realized. If that good news statement sounds familiar…well, it should, as it marks the 32nd consecutive monthly record set in America. In other words,…

4 weeks ago by Jay Cole 14

Real Time EV Sales Reporting and Historical Charts Can Be Found Here

July 2014 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

What started out as an improving plug-in sales environment in the United States for 2014 has turned into an unstoppable force as the past two month have showed unparalleled growth. Previously in June,  an estimated 11,893 plug-ins were sold, which was up 43% from June of 2014 – a result…

1 month ago by Jay Cole 57

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Cadillac ELR Video Review And Test Drive From TFL

A few months ago we covered an impromptu review and quick-and-dirty 0-60 mph test (in EV mode) of the Cadillac ELR by the Fast Lane Car (that video below), in anticipation of their further more extensive review of the 37 mile, extended range luxury version of the Chevrolet Volt from General Motors.    …

2 months ago by Electric CarsTV 11

This Guy At LG Chem's South Korean Battery Facility Now Gets To Take The Weekends Off As Demand Moves Back To Michigan

LG Chem To Supply 200 Mile Battery In 2016; But To Whom?

Today, LG Chem announced that it is planning on delivering 200 mile batteries in 2016. Here is the fun part.  In making the statement, LG Chem’s CEO Cho Suk-jeh DID NOT specifically call out the automaker (s) who have contracted with the company for their 2nd generation battery product. As LG Chem already…

2 months ago by Jay Cole 86

Cadillac ELR - Not For Tree-Huggers

Here’s Why The Cadillac ELR Is Not A Failure

“Is it too early to call the ELR—at least in sales terms—a failure? Or is it time?” Asked Motor Authority, who then stated: “…having a two-year supply of anything on hand seems like bad business.” More than 1,500 ELRs were in inventory at the time of publication, with Cadillac selling ranging…

2 months ago by Eric Loveday 54