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Meet the Cadillac ELR, Motors luxury extended-range car

General Motors today its first luxury extended-range vehicle, the Cadillac ELR Coupe. It s the s second extended-range electric car and the extended-range car unveiled in the past 30

The new high-end vehicle features an motor that will for about 35 miles when the car s is fully charged. When the runs out, the car uses to power a generator that the battery, extending the distance the car can The owner can plug the car in at any time to the battery and save gasoline.

The Cadillac ELR will feature a powertrain the same powertrain in its other extended-range electric the Volt.

Purely electric can take several hours to and require drivers to plan out days or change their habits. Owners of range-extending do not technically ever have to the car in, but if they choose to do so they can on fuel costs and don’t to drastically alter their driving routines. General Chevy Volt uses the technology, as does the Fisker

The extended range is a lot more to be a mainstream vehicle in the U.S. a battery electric, Pike analyst Dave Hurst VentureBeat. A lot of Americans, of their actual range, think they need the of 300 or 400 miles whether they it or not is beside the point.

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Car manufacturer BMW unveiled its own extended-range vehicles last month. GM is to face stiffer competition the BMW i8, a sporty electric hybrid can go from 0 to 62 miles per hour in than 5 seconds, Hurst The Fisker Karma, another sedan, likely won t pose as of a threat because it s made by a and much newer company, he

BMW also unveiled the more i3 mini last month, it will sell as both a and range-extended model.

General has had some trouble shipping its extended-range electric vehicle, the due to a number of production delays. The only sold 125 Volts shutting down its Detroit-based to retool it, bringing its total shipped to 2,870. General expects to sell around Volts by the end of the year now that the has re-opened.

GM definitely sees that s a market for the luxury side of Hurst said. With strength with the Cadillac I m sure they re feeling they re stepping into a that s pretty wide

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