General Motors has officially given the green light to an electrically driven Cadillac called the ELR.
The ELR, which was called the Converj as a concept car, will use the same powertrain system as the Chevy Volt. The car will have a lithium ion battery pack and electric motor to propel the car. When the batteries are running low, a 4-cylinder gas engine kicks in to generate enough charge for the battery to power the motor.
GM said yesterday that development of the ELR is just under way. It will announce details on timing and price later today.