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    Report: US buyers show little interest in big hybrids

    The idea of producing large, luxury-vehicle hybrids is turning into a "what were they thinking?" exercise in futility, USA Today reports. General Motors is discontinuing hybrid versions of the Cadillac Escalade, Chevrolet Tahoe and GMC Yukon SUVs, while Mercedes-Benz and Toyota's Lexus division ...

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    Official: GM China shows off electrification efforts with wide range of e-powertrains

    As of earlier this year, China is General Motors' largest new vehicle market, as measured by new model sales. Given the company's focus on electrification, it makes sense that GM would want to show off some electrified vehicles there. That's just what happened as an "electrification workshop" in ...

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    Report: Bob Lutz: Volt plug-in powertrain should have gone into Escalade first

    Now he tells us. Bob Lutz, who helped spearhead the development of the Chevrolet Volt at General Motors, told UK's Autocar that the Volt's extended-range plug-in powertrain would've been better developed for full-size SUV than a smaller-sized car because of the greater opportunity to cut fuel use ...

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    Report: GM cancels next-gen hybrid truck/SUV program

    According to a report from, General Motors has shut down its hybrid program for company's next-generation of full-size pickup trucks and sport-utility vehicles. Currently, the Chevrolet Silverado, Tahoe, GMC Sierra, Yukon and Cadillac Escalade all use the two-mode hybrid ...

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    Review: Review: 2011 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid Platinum

    Revisiting A Green-Tinged Guilty Pleasure Your smug neighbors clean their clothes with Method laundry detergent, they've laid down cork flooring on their first floor and they have organic cotton shower curtains hanging in all four of their bathrooms. Driveways around the country are filled with ...

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    Review: 2010 Mercedes-Benz GL350 Bluetec lives large, treads lightly

    2010 Mercedes-Benz GL350 BlueTEC – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Drop the term "Big Benz" in conversation and most people assume you're talking about the Mercedes-Benz S-Class. While the full-size flagship sedan has – deservedly – earned that moniker over the years, ...

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    Bargain Bin: High-priced hybrids get hefty incentives

    2009 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Surprise! Lexus and its parent company, Toyota, are apparently finding that it's not as easy selling hybrids for $106,000 as it is to move them for $25,000. The Lexus LS 600h L is certainly an excellent piece of automotive ...

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    Cadillac quietly awards Super Bowl MVP Santanio Holmes an Escalade Hybrid

    Click above for a gallery of the 2009 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid
    For the eighth year in a row, Cadillac has aligned itself with the Super Bowl and has awarded the MVP of the Big Game a vehicle of his choice. This year, the coveted award was bestowed upon Pittsburgh wide receiver Santanio Holmes, ...

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    Here comes the hurt: GM will "temporary idle" 30% of its production next quarter

    Citing "rapidly deteriorating market conditions," GM announced major reductions today for its production plans starting in the first quarter of 2009. Plants throughout the US, Canada and Mexico will have shifts and lines "temporary idled" while GM deals with declining sales. All told, about 250,000 ...

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    Welcome to the Platts Cellulosic Ethanol and Biofuels conference, here's your Escalade

    When Toyota invited reporters to Portland last month for the Sustainable Mobility Seminar, we were greeted at the baggage claim with tickets for the Portland public rail system. Here in Chicago for GM's biofuels conference, we were met at the airport by a driver in an Escalade (and not the hybrid ...

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    Cadillac Escalade hybrid debuts today ahead of LA Auto Show

    That Cadillac will release a hybrid Escalade (thought the very thought makes my head hurt) is no secret. Spy photos surfaced back in June, and we know this monstrosity will be at the L.A. Auto Show next week. HybridCars says journalists at the South Florida International Auto Show got a sneak ...

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    Spy Photos: Cadillac Escalade hybrid caught in the wild again

    The eagle eyed spys of KGP photography have struck again, this time catching another example of the Two-Mode Hybrid version of the Cadillac Escalade. The Escalade should have the same drivetrain as the Tahoe and Yukon and follow them to market by a few months. Judging from these photos however it ...

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    Spy Shots: 2008 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid in the wild

    Someone with a camera phone recently spotted what appears to be a Cadillac Escalade hybrid taking a break at a state park near the General Motors Proving Ground in Michigan. Apparently Mike hasn't been reading our recent coverage of the Two-Mode hybrid system so he's not aware of some the more ...

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    Car and Driver shares a few details regarding the Cadillac Escalade Hybrid

    Some hybrid vehicles are unmistakable in that everybody knows they are hybrids, while others are much more discreet, having badges as their only identifiable clue. Then there are the unmistakeably un-green vehicles on the road, such as the obvious Hummers, Escalades and Navigators of the world. ...


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