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General Motors launches Cadillac ELR, a sexy, small coupe derived from Volt

The new Cadillac is undeniably sexy

General Motors has finally taken the wraps off the new Cadillac ELR, an electric-gas hybrid coupe derived from Chevy Volt.

Ford to roll out C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid next year

General Motors' Chevrolet Volt’s competitor will soon be soon zooming on the U.S. roads. The van-like compact car named C-Max Energi is currently being developed by Ford Motor Company.

Chevrolet Volt and Nissan Leaf get top safety ratings

The all-in-electricity Nissan Leaf and the plug-in hybrid Chevrolet Volt were declared Top Safety Picks by the insurance trade group ‘Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’ says a report.

Hybrid or Electric: Debate over Volt rages

A month before it goes on sale, General Motors Co.’s low-emission Chevrolet Volt finds itself in the midst of a controversy.

GM hesitant about early release of Volt

Detroit -- Getting a jump start on the launch of General Motors Co.'s electric vehicle, the Volt, has run into snags, sources close to the U.S. automaker said.

Putting a limited number of Chevrolet Volts into circulation before the established launch date in November, an idea promoted by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Ed Whitacre Jr., is looking unlikely due to "a number of problems," one source said, the Detroit Free Press reported Monday.

That source said the car was not one of the problems, but some are concerned that an early release of the Volt could end up as negative publicity if there are initial problems that need to be fixed, the newspaper said.