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A mystery has been solved. What mystery? How the 2016 Chevy Malibu Hybrid gets an estimated 5 mpg better fuel economy than the 2016 Volt when running in gas-burning hybrid mode even though both use the same essential “drive unit,” or gas-electric transaxle. The 1.5-liter compact-class Volt is a 53-mile extended-range EV, but in gas […]

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General Motors has wowed electrified vehicle enthusiasts by announcing the most effective plug-in hybrid – the 2016 Volt – and one of the highest-mpg midsized sedans – the 2016 Malibu Hybrid – but a mystery surrounds these cars’ comparative efficiency. The issue is this: The 1.5-liter-based Volt’s drive unit – its electrified transmission – and […]

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Designed concurrently and borrowing powertrain hardware heavily from the 2016 Chevrolet Volt, the new Malibu Hybrid foreshadows more electrified GM vehicles to come and meanwhile no excuses need be made for this all-new hybrid. Arriving next spring with a Malibu line redesign, the replacement for the not-so-competitive Malibu eAssist mild hybrid is projected to deliver […]

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