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Another delay? Arrgghh... This has been going on since 2012.

Watch the commercial closely, it's in the middle somewhere in small print:

http://forward.daregreatly.com

EDIT: Freeze at 0m40s, it shows the autonomy light on the wheel, the path indicator on the left side of the instrument cluster. Note the center LCD also. The camera recorder button.
 

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Good catch. I doubt I would have caught it. Supercruise won't be available in the CT6 hybrid so I'm not concerned about the wait, one way or the other. There are a ton of highways to map, so I'm not terribly surprised it won't be released until late 2016. I'm more interested in the infrared display.
 

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And I'm just more interested in general availability in IL. Again California, Arizona, and Texas are the only states who get the CT6 PHEV love. How fair is that?
 

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Good catch. I doubt I would have caught it. Supercruise won't be available in the CT6 hybrid so I'm not concerned about the wait, one way or the other. There are a ton of highways to map, so I'm not terribly surprised it won't be released until late 2016. I'm more interested in the infrared display.
I don't think Cadillac wants immediate buyers to catch it, it will harm CT6 sales. When Super Cruise is released, it should cause a shock in CT6 sales that are so equipped, or other models.

Why didn't a Bolt have ACC? I've always contended that since it has the mirror and surround vision, a form of Super Cruise was supposed to be installed in it, but it was late. I was hoping for Spring and a 2017.5 Bolt, but it appears if SC is going to happen it will be 2018
 

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And I'm just more interested in general availability in IL. Again California, Arizona, and Texas are the only states who get the CT6 PHEV love. How fair is that?
The sales of the CT6 PHEV are probably going to be a train wreck. Although Texas is a puzzling choice.

I could be wrong, and significant Tesla Model S or taller Model X buyers will want the CT6 PHEV because it does not require remote charging for long trips, but has enough city range for commuting. It does have a bunch of more features, especially since AutoPilot 2.0 is stillborn.
 

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I don't think Cadillac wants immediate buyers to catch it, it will harm CT6 sales. When Super Cruise is released, it should cause a shock in CT6 sales that are so equipped, or other models.

Why didn't a Bolt have ACC? I've always contended that since it has the mirror and surround vision, a form of Super Cruise was supposed to be installed in it, but it was late. I was hoping for Spring and a 2017.5 Bolt, but it appears if SC is going to happen it will be 2018
Late, or maybe late on purpose as it would make more sense to time the release of that feature with the Model 3. You don't want to give people everything up front. Withhold a couple features to make them want to come back and upgrade, but not so much they don't buy today. If it does happen in 2018 for the Bolt EV you will be sure that GM will keep it tightly under wraps, but it would be a good response to Model 3 Autopilot.
 

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Supercruise is mainly highway only, GM calls the Bolt an "Urban" car and also Josh Tavel said when asked about why the omission of ACC something to the effect of "that would require blended brakes and we didn't want to do that"...
 

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I could be wrong, and significant Tesla Model S or taller Model X buyers will want the CT6 PHEV because it does not require remote charging for long trips, but has enough city range for commuting. It does have a bunch of more features, especially since AutoPilot 2.0 is stillborn.
What's interesting about the pricing is that if you add the options and then subtract the credit, the CT6 hybrid is less expensive than a comparably equipped CT6. (Just start with the Premium luxury and add the standard equipment on the hybrid, most of which I'd want.) Given the hybrid would be faster, cheaper, with way fewer gas station visits, no idea why anyone wouldn't want the hybrid.

I've changed on supercruise. I used to really want it. However I've found that with ACC and LKA, driving distances is not taxing. It would probably be more taxing worrying about supercruise. LOL I do like heads up displays and would love the night vision (more for fog than darkness).

Supercruise is mainly highway only, GM calls the Bolt an "Urban" car and also Josh Tavel said when asked about why the omission of ACC something to the effect of "that would require blended brakes and we didn't want to do that"...
I think supercruise is only highway. And not all highways. More interstates. It's all done with mapping and that's quite a task.

No idea what Tavel meant. Since the Bolt EV is the platform for autonomy, braking is obviously not an issue. No doubt he had something in mind. I just have no idea what that was.
 

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Supercruise is mainly highway only, GM calls the Bolt an "Urban" car and also Josh Tavel said when asked about why the omission of ACC something to the effect of "that would require blended brakes and we didn't want to do that"...
It is specifically geo-mapped to limit where it can be used. But... It is supposedly Hands-Free unlike the Tesla Autopilot which is marketed as hands-free, but the documentation says it's not supposed to be used that way.

The blended brakes thingy is strange. The Bolt does have radar. ICE cars have ACC without regen. All cars have powered digital brakes if they have Stability Control.
 
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