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Passenger Cars

2014 Cadillac ELR Gives Driver Energy Control

ELR Shift

Paddle shifters take on new meaning in the Cadillac ELR, the brand’s first electric vehicle with extended range capability that goes on sale in early 2014.

Unlike traditional performance vehicles where the steering wheel-mounted paddles allow drivers to upshift and downshift the mechanical transmission, Cadillac ELR’s paddle shifters enable the driver to temporarily regenerate energy and store it as electricity in the battery pack for later use. read more »

Passenger Cars

2014 Cadillac ELR Completes Winter Testing

2014 Cadillac ELR

Fresh off its award-winning world debut at the North American International Auto Show, the Cadillac ELR is undergoing the real-world extreme testing required to  take the extended-range electric luxury coupe from auto show stage to Cadillac showrooms in early 2014.

Engineers last week completed winter weather chassis testing on pre-production ELR models in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, evaluating the car’s handling in winter weather conditions.  read more »