Cadillac ELR plug-in luxury hybrid coupe based on Chevy Volt

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GM isn’t going to leave the Volt platform alone, because they’ve just announced the Cadillac ELR. This Caddy uses the same underpinnings as the Volt, but they’ve made it distinctly more performance oriented and with more of a luxury spin. It’s apparently based on the Converj concept car and its powerplant combines a four cylinder engine and a T-shaped lithium ion battery pack, the latter of which is the primary source of power.

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Volvo V60 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle to debut in Geneva

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Electric vehicles are well and good if you have the time and infrastructure to charge them. In the meantime, plug-in hybrids could serve as a clever middle ground and that’s precisely what we’re finding with a new Volvo V60 set to be unveiled at the Geneva Auto Show.

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