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GM = Goodbye Malibu | 2 Mild Hybrids Gone

In addition to getting rid of the Hummer line and selling the Saturn brand to Penske, GM recently announced that they are also discontinuing all mild hybrids from their current line-up. In an effort to pull unsuccessful, expensive technologies that show inefficient ROI, General Motors will stop building the Chevy Malibu Hybrid and Saturn Aura hybrid for the 2010 model year.
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1Jul2009 | Jeff Carey | Hybrid Guy | 0 comments | Continued
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‘09 Hybrid Malibu Is Mildly Better

It has been a rocky 12 months for American automakers, but GM is carrying on by producing the four-door, five-passenger 2009 Chevy Malibu hybrid sedan. First brought on the scene in 2008 to compete with Toyota’s hybrid Camry, the Malibu hybrid hasn’t changed much this year (unless you count replacing 16″ wheels with 17 inch […]

4May2009 | Jeff Carey | Hybrid Guy | 1 comment | Continued
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2008 Chevy Malibu Hybrid Review | $22,790

The GM PR machine has made sure we all know about the 2008 Chevy Malibu, and with good reason.  Having gone for years without a viable midsize sedan to compete with the Camry and Accord, the newly revised Malibu has given Chevrolet a fighting chance.  In fact, the new Malibu was voted 2008 North American Car of the Year […]

30Mar2008 | Jeff Carey | Hybrid Guy | 1 comment | Continued