26 Oct '14, 7pm

Cadillac to build CT6 plug-in hybrid @GMVolt #phev #hybrid

Having listened to the Reuss presentation, the big deal from a technology standpoing was the use of new lightweight materials. I’d have to agree. When discussing the weight of the CT6, the weight comparison was more with BMW than other Cadillac models. Specifically, he pointed out that the CT6 would weigh 53 pounds less than the CTS, and that the CTS carried 100 kg less mass than a BMW 5 series. That means the CT6 will carry a whole whole lot less mass than the BMW 7, not to mention the battleship Mercedes Benz S sedan. The overall point he was making was that GM’s unique ability to fasten different materials together would give it a cost and/or mass advantage against other manufacturers. He specifically mentioned that the new materials were “baked into” the next generation of trucks. The hybrid drive train is capable of going 75 MPH and accelerating 0-60 MPH in under six ...

Full article: http://gm-volt.com/2014/10/06/cadillac-to-build-ct6-plug-...

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