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General Motors revealed 97 percent of customers who purchased a 2014 or 2015 Malibu opted for the 2.5-liter, 4-cylinder base engine equipped with standard stop/start technology. This 97 percent of Malibu sold in the U.S. represents about 83,000 vehicles, added GM. It is the most aggressive rollout of stop/start technology in the U.S. by an […]

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Chevrolet announced starting this summer it will have some of the fastest vehicles on the roads, and that it has nothing to do with horsepower. Chevrolet said drivers will be enjoying high-speed data – made possible by a new OnStar 4G LTE connection in the vehicle, running on AT&T’s network. Chevrolet made the announcement at […]

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Additional Chevrolet vehicles are now available with Siri, including the Volt. Chevrolet also announced that additional vehicles with Chevrolet MyLink will be available with Siri Eyes Free Integration, Apple’s assistant. “The response to Siri Eyes Free integration in Chevy Sonic and Spark from our customers has been remarkable,” said Chris Perry, Chevrolet vice president of […]

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The 2014 Chevrolet Malibu arriving in dealerships this fall will be the first midsize sedan sold in the U.S. to offer stop/start technology standard on its 2.5L base model. The 2.5 liters 4-cylinder Malibu has an EPA-estimated rating of 25 city and 36 highway mpg – a 14 percent improvement in city fuel economy. The […]

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Chevrolet’s Malibu stop-start feature will rely on a Johnson Controls battery. Johnson Controls has been chosen by GM to provide its advanced Absorbent Glass Mat (AGM) battery technology to power the 2014 Malibu with Start Stop technology. According to GM, the technology will increase the 2014 Malibu’s fuel economy by an estimated 5 percent. In […]

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Tenneco Inc. is the company selected to supply ride performance and clean air technologies on the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu and Malibu Eco. Tenneco is a global supplier to General Motors on the new midsize vehicle platform, supporting Chevy Malibu production in North America, China and Korea, as well as the Buick Regal and LaCrosse models […]

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Timing is everything. The 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco, equipped with a mild hybrid powertrain with an EPA rating of 25/37 city/highway and 29 mpg combined, began arriving at dealers a few weeks ago, just as gasoline began edging past $4 a gallon in several regions of the U.S. The arrival of the new family sedan […]

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General Motors announced this week that its forthcoming Chevy Malibu Eco will be priced to start at $25,995―including a $760 destination charge. The Malibu Eco will be rated 37 on the highway and 25 mpg in the city, for a combined EPA rating of about 29 mpg when it hits dealerships in the first quarter […]

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General Motors announced that it will stop making mild hybrid versions of the Chevrolet Malibu and Saturn Aura in the United States, and will phase out production of the Buick LaCrosse mild hybrid in China. The elimination of its current mild hybrid technology is one more sign that the company is cutting back on programs […]

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The Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid entered the market in 2008 as direct competition to the Toyota Camry Hybrid. The Malibu Hybrid is a stylish five-door mid-size sedan—but as a mild hybrid, the fuel economy compared with the gas-powered Malibu was a very modest 2-mpg jump to 24 in the city and 32 on the highway. For […]

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