(DETROIT) -- General Motors unveiled the new Cadillac plug-in luxury coupe based on the plug-in technology of the Chevrolet Volt. The Cadillac ELR is General Motors first luxury electric plug-in in the company's automotive lineup. GM is expected to compete in the California market against the California based all-electric TeslaMotors, a luxury electric car company. The Tesla is an all electric vehicle, the ELR Cadillac has a gasoline engine that backs up its battery. The ELR can also travel 35 miles on a single charge before the gasoline engine takes over. The company did not give the price of the ELR.
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