The low fuel prices have the Electric carPlans of General Motors fail. Group CEO Mary Barra has moved away from the target, according to "Detroit News," to bring 2017 half a million electrified vehicles on the road. By the end of 2015, the actual number was just under 200.000 cars with electric or hybrid drive. The models could not exploit their potential cost advantages over conventional motorized cars due to the cheap available gasoline.
Nevertheless, the Group continues to rely on electric and hybrid mobile; In autumn, the plug-in hybrid version of the Cadillac CT6 luxury class sedan is due to hit the market, with the electric car Chevrolet Bolt expected at the end of the year. Especially the latter model is due to provide long range and civilian prices for an electric car boom in the United States.