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Cadillac pre-production ELR undergoing winter weather condition testing in Michigan’s U.P.

For the Cadillac, the new year brought great start by winning NAIAS EyesOn Design Awards in production category for the great green car - 2014 Cadillac ELR, when the extended-range of electric luxury coupe gone world debut in January at the North American International Auto Show[NAIAS] 2013, in Detroit. And to prove true to the world for real time extreme weather and surface condition, the 2014 ELR is undergoing various tough test challenges. The test team of engineers has done winter weather chassis testing on pre-production ELR models last week in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula to assess the ELR handling in winter weather conditions, where more than 4 inches of fresh snowfall has assisted the testing team to verify the final specifications on the ELR’s steering, tires, anti-lock brakes, traction control, electronic stability control and Continuous Damping Control suspension that adjusts damping every 2 milliseconds to maintain optimal control over varying road conditions.

The 2014 ELR is best fitted with HiPer Strut front



2014 Cadillac ELR won NAIAS EyesOn Design Awards in production category

The all wait  for the NAIAS EyesOn Design Awards is now over, as the winner in the Design category has been given to the Ford Atlas Concept and the Nissan Resonance Concept. On the other hand, the final result of EyesOn Design Awards is fall under production category which is also awarded at North American International Auto Show[NAIAS] 2013 : Winner of the EyesOn Design Awards  in the Production Category is given to – 2014 Cadillac ELR. The EyesOn Design Awards honor the most important display of design at North American International Auto Show[NAIAS] 2013, in Detroit.

The award winner decision is taken by North American and global leaders of design from Automobile makers with academic chairs of transportation design programs and design leaders from other fields.  It identify the skill and creativity of today’s most gifted designers in the areas of Aesthetics and Innovation, Concept Implementation, Functionality and Spirit of Industrial Design. The EyesOn Design Awards given in concept and production categories, which are desired by



2014 Cadillac ELR – a new compact luxury hybrid coupe

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ne of the most awaited world premiere of the Cadillac ELR 2014 has welcomed by everyone in Detroit at NAIAS[North American International Auto Show] 2013. ELR is compact luxury hybrid coupe with electrifying performance of an Electric Vehicle[EV] and an optimal incorporation of small gas-powered electric generator,  efficiently complimenting each other by deriving maximum power with outstanding performance and the advanced driving dynamics calibrated specially for the new ELR. The vehicle chief engineer of Cadillac, Chris Thomason, has expressed his view on ELR by saying – “It is a communicative driving experience that rewards with a great feeling of control and reassures with excellent power on demand – all reinforced with exceptional refinement.” It has many features that makes your journey comfortable and safe, these feature includes the 4 driver selectable choices like sports mode, tour mode , mountain mode and hold mode which are representing different aspects of driving on different type of situation



2014 Cadillac ELR – World Premiere at North American International Auto Show 2013 in Detroit

Cadillac is coming-up with a electric luxury coupe equipped with advanced features of Electric Vehicle Technology – the all-new 2014 Cadillac ELR, will be showcased at North American International Auto Show 2013 in DETROIT on January 2013. The Cadillac ELR is fully inspired from the Cadillac Converj Concept model and has a dynamic design. According to General Motors North America President Mark Reuss, the preparations will shortly be initiated to build new Cadillac ELR at the Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant and he claimed that the new ELR which will be powered with enhanced Electric Vehicle Technology has a class of its own segment with distinctive characteristics, signature look and true-to-concept exterior design.

The production of new Cadillac ELR will be started late in 2013. The new ELR is a production version of Cadillac’s Converj, a concept vehicle showcased at the North American International Auto Show in 2009. But the 2014 ELR will possess advance design theme of