“Revenge of the Electric Car”

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  1. Zythryn

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    There are a lot of dealers smack talking the Volt and ELR. Many refuse to carry it, and some of those that do will put them under a tarp and let them rot.
    The owners I have spoken to love the ELR. I haven’t spoken with any of the CT6 owners yet.
     
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    Cadillac as a brand has the ability to take charge of the EV market, their designs are works of art. It's the 1950's all over again for caddy designs.
     
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    This is not unique to Cadillac. SouthEast Toyota doesn't even carry the Prime and they are not alone.

    Bob Wilson
     
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    If you want a good read, look for The Car That Could by Michael Shnayerson. It's a book about the creation of the EV1 and all the infighting behind it and it is not a GM fluff piece. I just picked up a copy of it.

    Here's a review of the book that I found in of all places, the Tesla discussion board.
    Book Report: The Car That Could | Tesla Motors Club
     
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    cadillac will never 'take charge' of the ev market.
     
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    That's a shocking statement!
     
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    I wouldn't mind picking up an ELR.
     
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    that would make 2 sales.(y)
     
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    ELR is a pretty rare car. Only 17 sold in 2017.
     
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    yep, really making a dent.
     
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    And Cadillac is selling more plug-ins than Lexus. ;)
     
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    no argument there. even a man in the desert appreciates a drop of water.
     
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    Not sure what your point is? Lexus/Toyota were smart on sitting on the side lines. Once Toyota comes out with a true plug in, the public will want one.
     
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    ELR price must be dropping, since no one bought them to start with.
     
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    i don't care.
     
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    waiting for toyota to get off the schneid.
     
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    I think you and I are the only peps on Priuschat today! :) Happy 4th!!
     
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    same to you! too hot here for anything else.:cool:
     
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    I hear ya our heatwave is coming this weekend.
     
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