Cadillac reveals new battery-powered ELR

by Tyrel Linkhorn, Toledo Blade, Jan. 16th, 2013

DETROIT — Cadillac, a company that in its golden day put V-16 engines into exquisitely long cars, will soon build a plug-in electric that shares technology with the divisively green Chevrolet Volt.

Cadillac revealed its 2014 ELR on Tuesday at the North American International Auto Show. The extended-range electric coupe can go about 35 miles using battery power only. Using its 1.4-liter gas engine, General Motors says the car can cover more than 300 miles without refueling.

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