Regen on Demand Wins 2014 Green Car Technology Award

Posted on 24. Jan, 2014 by in GM Canada

Regen on Demand Wins 2014 Green Car Technology Award

Green Car Journal praises Cadillac ELR-exclusive technology.

2014-01-23

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (Thursday, Jan 23, 2014) – Green Car Journal currently awarded the Cadillac ELR electrified oppulance coupe a 2014 Green Car Technology Award for a Regen on Demand system, that allows a motorist to use paddle shifters on a steering circle to temporarily renovate appetite and store it as electricity in a battery container for after use.

The endowment was announced Wednesday during The Washington Auto Show in Washington, D.C.

“Regen on Demand is one of a pivotal systems enabling a Cadillac ELR to combine opening with potency in a energetic new way,” pronounced Jim Vurpillat, executive of rising markets during Cadillac. “Putting regenerative braking during a driver’s fingertips supports a ELR’s 540 kilometre sum pushing operation while also adding a fun-to-drive component to a reward oppulance coupe.”

Traditional opening vehicles concede drivers to upshift and downshift a automatic delivery by steering wheel-mounted paddles. ELR’s Regen on Demand underline is singular to a automobile and builds on Cadillac’s performance-bred heritage.

“Cadillac has deftly developed a common electric-drive potency complement into an intriguing underline that adds a new dimension to a pushing experience,” pronounced Ron Cogan, editor and publisher of Green Car Journal and CarsOfChange.com.

“Ever-increasing potency is essential to a pushing future, nonetheless potency itself is not an captivate for a good many automobile buyers,” he said. “Cadillac’s Regen on Demand is an desirous instance of how record can boost potency while joining with a driver, enhancing pushing dynamics along a way.”

Beyond a disdainful Regen on Demand system, a ELR comes versed with customary modernized record facilities such as Cadillac CUE with Navigation, light-emitting diode, or LED, front and back extraneous lighting, Lane Departure Warning, Forward Collision Alert, and a Safety Alert Seat.

The ELR interior facilities domestic leather complemented by authentic timber pellet and chrome trim. Powering the ELR is a multiple of pristine electric expostulate and an efficient, range-extending 1.4L gasoline-powered electric generator. A T-shaped, 16.5 kWh lithium-ion battery container is located along a centerline of a vehicle, between a front and back wheels to make a many of weight distribution. The container reserve appetite to an modernized electric expostulate section to propel a vehicle.

Canadian sales of a 2014 Cadillac ELR will start in a entrance weeks within name markets.

About Cadillac in Canada

Cadillac has been a heading oppulance automobile code given 1902. In new years, Cadillac has engineered a ancestral rebirth led by suave engineering and modernized technology. More information on Cadillac can be found during www.cadillac.ca.

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