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2016 Chevy Malibu Hybrid, now with 48 mpg city

Thanks to sharing some tech with the latest Chevrolet Volt, the 2016 Malibu Hybrid is estimated to get 48 mpg city and 47 mpg combined when it goes on sale next spring.

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2014 Chevy Malibu hybrid cancelled as four-banger improves fuel efficiency

D'oh! General Motors will discontinue the 2014 model-year Chevrolet Malibu Eco hybrid because of the improved fuel efficiency of the Chevy Malibu's new four-cylinder engine, Fox News says. The culprit, if you want to call it that, is the new stop-start system that shuts down the four-banger when the car is not moving. The result is

GM working on new dedicated hybrid sedan?

2008 Chevy Malibu Hybrid - Click above for high-res image gallery

GM working on dedicated hybrid sedan?

2008 Chevy Malibu Hybrid - Click above for high-res image gallery

Chevy Malibu Hybrid up for grabs in Times Square today

Chevy Malibu Hybrid - Click above for high-res image gallery

GM to discontinue mild hybrid Malibu, Vue, Aura for 2010 model year

2009 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid - Click above for high-res image gallery

GM to discontinue mild hybrid Malibu, Vue, Aura for 2010 model year

2009 Chevrolet Malibu hybrid - click above for high res image gallery

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 that both Detroit automakers have also announced that they would be ridding themselves

Nissan, GM and Ford agree to build hybrid taxis for New York City

It's time to say adios to the classic yellow Ford Crown Vic. In May 2007, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced plans to transform the city's ubiquitous yellow cab fleet from the old school Ford Crown Victorias to all hybrids. For the past couple of years, a variety of hybrid vehicles have been gradually infiltrating the fleet and generally performing well. Ford Escape hybrids have become a common site on the streets of Manhattan. Under the new rules, starting this October all new cabs comi

Doh! Battery leakage hurts GM hybrid production

As much as General Motors would like to sell more hybrids, we'd imagine it would be pretty tough to do so without having the batteries on hand. It turns out that since December of last year, GM has had to recall some nine-thousand battery packs produced by its supplier, Cobasys, which were due for installation in mild hybrid versions of the Chevrolet Malibu, Saturn Vue and Saturn Aura. The culprit w

Chevy Malibu Hybrid to launch in just 11 markets

GM is predicting that the Malibu Hybrid will be in short supply when it launches next month and has taken steps to ensure that the cars that are available get sold quickly. They're doing this by limiting its availability to just eleven markets in

Chevy Malibu hybrid spotted in Metro Detroit

Found on the roads of metro Detroit, please say hello to the 2008 Chevy Malibu hybrid. As you can see in the pictures uploaded today to the GM Source website (where there are four large images of the car), the Malibu hybrid