The Cadillac ELR electric vehicle with extended range, to be revealed January 15 at the North American International Auto Show, was photographed driving through the mountains of Southern California during development testing.
“Cadillac customers are going to enjoy the unique features ELR will bring to the market. We’re going to change the way people think about luxury and electrification,” said Chris Thomason, ELR chief engineer.
Automobile shows are usually about introducing new models. The script is changing for this year’s Los Angeles Auto Show in that some brands — Chrysler, Dodge and Lotus among them — are wiping the slate clean and introducing new lineups.
“Chrysler Brand Replacing Entire Model Lineup in ‘11,” the company announced Monday, in a news release detailing the new vehicles it would present at the show, which runs Friday through Nov. 28 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
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The ongoing 2010 Beijing Auto Show has turned the spotlight on the China’s own-brand cars，whose estimated prices, launching time and main configurations we have collected as follows for you long-time watchers’ convenience.
The BAIC B40 car is expected to go on sale in June 2010, with the estimated price of 100,000-140,000 yuan ($14,600-$20,500).
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Kia Sorento SX
Is it real? On sale since January, the 2011 Sorento crossover is the first Kia built at the Korean company’s new factory in West Point, Ga. The Sorento SX now occupies the position as the top trim level.
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Mercedes-Benz R-Class Wagon
What is it? A hurried midcycle freshening of some of the more unfortunate aspects of the Mercedes-Benz R-Class “sports tourer.” Help couldn’t come soon enough. And apparently more than a “freshening” was needed for this styling bomb.
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