Op-Ed: a Cadillac ELR Will Help You Get the Golden Girl of Your Dreams

I’m sure a lot of you will want me to be wrong about this car. I get it. You like the car. You like that it’s a hybrid, and maybe you’ve even found a way to convince yourself that it’s really an EV. It’s a coupe, and coupes are sporty. Besides, Jay Leno likes it, and you think Jay Leno is cool. It’s the Cadillac ELR, and it’s almost here.

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GM Wants To Build 500,000 Electrified Vehicles A Year By 2017

While President Obama’s goal of getting a million electric or plug-in hybrid vehicles on the road by 2016 may fall well short, some automakers are feeling more bullish for their own prospects on a global sale. In a recent interview, a General Motors executive said that worldwide, GM hopes to sell about 500,000 electrified vehicles annually. But that quote should come with an asterisk.

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