DETROIT (Reuters) – The head of General Motors Co. ‘ s Cadillac luxury brand, said on Thursday that there is a majority, and possibly all, of the brand’s models would be electric vehicles by 2030.
FILE PHOTO: A Cadillac XT6 vehicle is on display at the La Fontaine Cadillac dealership in Highland, Michigan, USA-September 18, 2019 at the latest. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook)
Cadillac president Steve Carlisle said the Cadillac was on the way to a low double-digit” sales growth in China in 2019 at the latest, in spite of a decrease in the total turnover at the world’s largest market for new vehicles.
The Retail Cadillac sales in the United States of america, on the track this year for the first increase since 2013, said She.
Cadillac has already shown the transition to an electric model.
She also confirmed Cadillac would be a great electric sport-utility vehicle (SUV) is very similar to the Escalade, and that it could continue to be sold on the internal combustion models, in addition to electric vehicles, depending on the demand of the consumers.
GM expects to begin production from the large Roll of electric TRUCKS by the end of 2023, at the Detroit-Hamtramck factory as part of a planned $3 billion overhaul of the plant, the sources have previously told Reuters.
GM’s luxury brand is planning a compact electric SUV in China, in 2022, with a companion, the model is scheduled to go into production in the United States by the end of 2023, the suppliers said.
Cadillac showed a concept for a medium-sized electric sport utility vehicles (SUV earlier this year.
The department will have to make for the future of electric models away from the numbers and letters, and names such as CT6, or XT5. “Climbing is a great name,” said She.
Cadillac will replace the existing gas-powered models are still around in the next ten years or so, and then focus on the electric models, ” he said.
“None of us knows how soon this transition will take place,” an all-electric line-up, said She.
A major challenge for electric vehicles is the driving range and She said the Cadillacs need to have a range of 300 km, in order to be competitive. In the end, ” he said, “you have to be at 400 km with a charging time of just a few minutes.
Cadillac will also be an increase in the number of models equipped with GM’s Super Cruise semi-automated driving system, said in November.
GM executives have previously suggested that it is a more advanced version of the Super-Cruise was in the works.
Reporting by Joe White in Detroit; Editing by shailesh Kuber, and David Clarke