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    Exclusive: EcoCar2 is on the hunt for a better, cleaner Chevy Malibu [w/video]
    Winner Of Three-Year Student Competition Named Tonight In DC 1402600500

    The students spent three years transforming an ordinary Chevy Malibu into a revolutionary vehicle. Not far from the building where General Motors once invented the Chevy Volt, a dozen or so college students are standing on the blacktop alongside a test track, watching a professional driver ...

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    Official: E85 plug-in hybrid Chevy Malibu powers Penn State to second year EcoCar 2 win [w/video]

    Decked out in enough stickers to make a NASCAR driver jealous, the cars in the EcoCar 2 competition finished year two of their three-year journey last week, with Penn State declared the winner. Fifteen universities are taking part in EcoCar 2, which involves taking a 2013 Chevy Malibu and making ...

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    Report: Big Chevy closeout deals have 2013 Malibu Eco sitting on lots in favor of 2012 models

    First, the good news: The Chevrolet Malibu is selling at a great pace. Now, the bad news: It's the wrong Malibu. Dealer lots are filling up with 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco models as customers turn to the remaining 2012 models still there. After incentives are added up, the older Malibu costs ...

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    Report: Hamtramck Chevy Volt plant getting 200 new workers to make 2013 Malibu

    They're not all for the Chevrolet Volt, but 200 new jobs are coming to General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck plant in July. GM is adding the positions to the factory because the overall production rate will increase once the facility starts making the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu, sources "familiar with the ...

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    Official: Mississippi State University wins Year 1 of EcoCar 2 with plug-in hybrid Chevy Malibu

    The winner of the first year of the EcoCar 2 Challenge is the design for a series-parallel plug-in hybrid electric vehicle from Mississippi State University. EcoCar 2: Plugging In to the Future is a three-year competition where college students try to make the most efficient modifications to a ...

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    Official: IIHS crowns Prius c and Malibu Eco Top Safety Picks [w/video]

    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has crowned two eco-friendly new models as Top Safety Picks: the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco and 2012 Toyota Prius c. The redesigned 2013 Malibu joins its 2012 model-mate as a Top Pick, and the 2013 earned a good side impact rating even without its ...

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    Review: 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco

    Mild-Hybrid Malibu Proves Only Mildly Interesting

    Don't judge a book by its cover. The sentiment certainly applies to cars as well, but doubly so. Years of driving and photographing new vehicles have taught us that you can't evaluate a new model – or even judge its styling – based ...

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    First Drive: 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco

    Meeting The Next-Generation Chevrolet Mid-Size It's been a very long time since the midsize market went easy on American automakers, and recent years have conspired to make an uphill sales slog even steeper with a rash of new and redesigned models. Kia and Hyundai have taken up arms by offering ...

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    Official: 2013 Chevy Mailbu Eco will start at $25,995* and offer 38 highway mpg

    Who will want to buy a brand-new, nicely equipped 2013 Chevy Malibu Eco for $25,995? If you peruse General Motors' press release, then you may think it's people who are cross-shopping a Volkswagen Passat TDI or a Hyundai Sonata Hybrid, a Toyota Camry Hybrid or a Ford Fusion Hybrid. These are the ...

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    GM invests $129 million to boost production of eAssist transmissions

    2012 Buick LaCrosse eAssist technology – Click above for high-res image gallery
    General Motors' powertrain facilities in Toledo, OH and Bedford, IN – the ones that make transmissions for Buick and Chevrolet models equipped with fuel-saving eAssist technology – will get the ...

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    EcoCAR2 wants cleaner, greener batch of cars of from college kids

    At the 2011 SAE World Congress in Detroit, MI, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) assistant secretary for policy and international affairs, David Sandalow, announced the official launch of EcoCAR 2: Plugging into the Future. This three-year competition, established by the DOE and General Motors, ...

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    New York 2011: Chevrolet debuts 2013 Malibu, surprises with 38-mpg ECO model

    2013 Chevrolet Malibu ECO (above) and LTZ (below right) – Click for high-res image gallery
    It says something about the breakneck pace of America's mid-size sedan segment that the departing Chevrolet Malibu was beginning to feel long in the tooth. Introduced for the 2008 model year to ...

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    Four-cylinder models account for 46% of Chevy sales in 2011

    Back in 2007, models equipped with four-cylinder engines represented just 23 percent of Chevrolet's retail sales in the U.S. Back then, both V6- and V8-powered Chevy models outsold the four banger, but now we're well into 2011, and the tide has turned. So far this year, Chevy models equipped with ...

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    Chevrolet Volt dealer demos arriving soon

    For some potential buyers interested in heading down to their local dealership to test drive a plug-in Chevrolet Volt, the wait is almost over. Chevy dealerships in the Volt's initial launch markets of California, Connecticut, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Texas, Virginia and ...

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    Rumormill: GM to follow Hyundai with four-cylinder-only mid-size cars

    Hyundai made some news last fall when it launched the all-new 2011 Sonata with a four-cylinder-only engine lineup. It now looks like General Motors might be following suit for its mid-sizers. By leaving out larger V6 engines as a possibility, Hyundai was able to design a lighter structure while ...

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    REPORT: Chevrolet Malibu to join Volt in Detroit-Hamtramck plant

    2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's long been presumed that the Chevrolet Volt (and its Opel/Vauxhall Ampera twin) would not be the only car rolling out of General Motors' Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant after late 2010. After all, Volt volumes are unlikely to ...

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    Chevy Malibu Hybrid up for grabs in Times Square today

    Chevy Malibu Hybrid - Click above for high-res image gallery
    You soon won't be able to buy a new Chevy Malibu Hybrid (they're being discontinued), but if you think GM's fuel-conscious sedan is the car for you - and you happen to be in NYC today, head on down to Times Square. eBay has been running ...

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    Car and Driver hosts hybrid hoedown, hearts Ford Fusion heaps

    With 4 of the worlds top brands now boasting mid-size sedan hybrids in their line ups, the chaps over at Car and Driver decided it was time to rustle them all together and see how they stack up. If you've been torn over whether to buy a hybrid in the shape of a Toyota Camry, Ford Fusion, Nissan ...

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    Wagoner to visit Congress in Malibu Hybrid

    Following the announcement from Ford that Alan Mulally, CEO of the Ford Motor Company, would be driving to Washington from Detroit in a Ford Escape Hybrid, General Motors has today proclaimed that Rick Wagoner will make the trek in a Malibu Hybrid. Of course, they almost have to at this point, now ...

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    In the AutoblogGreen Garage: 2008 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ and Hybrid

    Click the Malibu for a high res galleryThere was a time not so many years ago when the best-selling cars in the U.S. market were mid-sized models from General Motors. Cars like the Oldsmobile Cutlass and Chevrolet Malibu outsold everything else by very healthy margin. In the middle of the 1980s, ...


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