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New York 2011: 2013 Chevrolet Malibu and Malibu Eco get live

Yesterday, we revealed the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu to you here at the New York Auto Show, and we were pleasantly surprised by the announcement of the 38 mile-per-gallon (6.2 l/100 km) Malibu Eco model. Today, we bring you live shots of both cars now that the flashbulbs have dimmed enough to allow us a better look at both models. As stated earlier, the new Malibu now rides on General Motors' Epsilon II architecture, and in this application, it's at once shorter and wider than the departing model. It's also a good bit more handsome than the already well-sculpted outgoing car. While the... Read More

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    Video: Tarantino's stolen Chevy Malibu from Pulp Fiction recovered after 19 years [w/video]
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    Quentin Tarantino fans will likely remember Vincent Vega's cherry 1964 Chevrolet Malibu Convertible in Pulp Fiction. In a movie drenched in automotive references, the Malibu is very nearly a character in and of itself, and it serves as the subject of Vega's soliloquy about the kind of man who vandalizes another's automobile. It also happened to be ...

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    Report: GM throttles back Chevy Malibu, Buick LaCrosse production over swollen inventories
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    As inventory of the Chevrolet Malibu and Buick LaCrosse continues to pile up, General Motors will be idling its Fairfax Assembly Plant for two weeks, according to Automotive News. This move comes about a month after the plant was shut down for three weeks in late December and early January for the same reason. As of January 31, the GM had a 94-day supply ...

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    Report: Chevy Malibu emergency refresh to include roomier rear seats, Impala styling tweaks
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    The Chevrolet Malibu is failing to sell at the pace General Motors would like, prompting the automaker to make the decision to refresh the midsize sedan just one year after a complete redesign. According to a report from Newsday, the main gripes from consumers center around the car's tepid styling and lack of room in the rear seat. Naturally, styling is ...

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    Report: Chevy Malibu to get early refresh to combat slow sales, poor reviews
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    We don't have to look much further than the 2013 Ford Fusion as proof that family cars should no longer be boring to look at, and after apparently taking some heat for the redesign of the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu, Chevrolet is reportedly preparing an emergency redesign of its midsize sedan in a similar fashion that we just saw happen to the 2013 Honda Civic. ...

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    Featured: Chevy Malibu Turbo Performance Concept is hotted up for your eyes only
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    One of the greatest aspects of the SEMA show is the freedom it gives automakers and tuners to play around a little. Where other shows' bread and butter are more serious conceptual pieces or production-bound unveils, cars at SEMA are very often flights of fancy that are really only intended to bring some excitement to a model or brand. Case in point is ...

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    Report: VW outsells GM in China for first time in 8 years
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    In case you didn't know, Volkswagen is hell-bent on becoming the largest automaker in the world. The German carmaker has inched closer to that goal, having outsold General Motors in China last quarter for the first time in eight years. Volkswagen's sales in China, its largest marker, increased by 21 percent last quarter to 704,991 units. Those numbers ...

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    Official: Chevy shows off GM's fleet of custom SEMA concepts
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    Small cars are going to be well represented at the 2012 SEMA Show from numerous automakers, but Chevrolet just released eight Vegas-bound concepts that we'll be able to see next week. While the Cruze, Sonic and Spark have all helped bolster Chevy's small-car cred, the Malibu has helped the automaker compete in the family-friendly midsize class, and now ...

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    Official: Chevy and Isaac Mizrahi hope that when you think of high fashion, you think Malibu
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    Isaac Mizrahi's clothing collection "inspired by the all-new 2013 Chevrolet Malibu" will hit the LivingSocial Shop in less than a week. Pitching the Malibu to women, Chevrolet announced in August that the fashion designer would create a line with cues taken not just from the Malibu, but also from the kinds of women who "embody the persona of the new ...

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    Transport Canada Issues Recall - Chevrolet Malibu, Saturn Aura and Pontiac G6
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    Transport Canada has released a recall today that potentially affects 40,000 units. This recall affects 2008-2010 Chevrolet Malibus and Pontiac G6s as well as 2007-2010 Saturn Auras. The safety recall is associated to a potential problem in the automatic transmission. It has been warned that the 'shift cable locking tabs' may potentially break. If the ...

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    First Drive: 2013 Chevrolet Malibu 2.5
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    Hardly Transformative, But More Than Meets The Eye When we last left our hero, Malibu Man was struggling mightily. Beset by meddlesome marketers and ineffective engineers, allies who had inexplicably trapped him in the dull green glow of an Eco ray, Malibu Man was about to face off against new and stronger nemeses than ever before, foes intent on ...