Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid: Volt's Sibling Without A Plug May Be First Of Several

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It''s rare that a carmaker entirely replaces a car after just three model years, but the all-new 2016 Chevrolet Malibu is remarkable in more ways than that. Chevy will offer a full-hybrid model of the new 2016 Malibu that goes head to head with hybrid mid-size sedans from Toyota, Ford, Honda, Hyundai, and Kia. Green Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid Chevy Volt Plug-In Hybrids Voltec

2016 Chevy Malibu Hybrid, VW Solid-State Batteries, Natural Gas Growth: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today we look at the powertrain of the upcoming 2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid, Volkswagen''s interest in solid-state batteries for electric cars, and why natural gas is displacing coal in electricity generation. All this and more on Green Car Reports. If you''re looking for a good laugh today, read Car and Driver''s hilarious take on why car dealers. Today in Car News

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2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid: First Drive Of Sedan Using Volt Hybrid System

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The second generation of GM’s Voltec plug-in hybrid system is now powering a car that doesn’t actually have a plug at all. The new 2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid uses essentially the same powertrain as the 2016 Chevy Volt, but with a far smaller battery pack. That makes it a new entrant in the hybrid mid-size sedan category, which. Green Chevy Volt Voltec

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2016 Chevy Malibu Hybrid, VW Lawsuit, Tesla Supercharger Congestion: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, we drive the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid, the U.S. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Justice Department sues Volkswagen over the carmaker's diesel-emissions cheating, and Tesla electric-car drivers experience congestion at the company's Supercharger DC fast-charging stations. Tesla Supercharger congestion got particularly bad at one. Today in Car News

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Buick LaCrosse Hybrid Electric Vehicle makes global debut in Shanghai; uses Malibu Hybrid powertrain

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The all-new Buick LaCrosse Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) made its global debut at the 2016 Buick Day event in Shanghai, where the award-winning Buick Avista concept was also shown for the first time in China. That includes full hybrids, plug-in hybrids and extended-range electric vehicles.

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Tesla Spy Video, Malibu Hybrid, Utilities Vs Solar Power: The Week In Reverse (Video)

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This is our video look back at the Week In Reverse--right here at Green Car Reports--for the week ending on Friday, March 27, 2015. Why did one buyer call visiting his local Chevy dealer "a trip down memory lane"? And what new vehicle launch did we guess right about, way back in January?

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Audi TDI Fix, 2016 Toyota Prius Sales, 2016 Chevy Malibu Hybrid Priced: Today's Car News

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Today, Audi's CEO says the carmaker's delinquent 3.0-liter V-6 diesels can be fixed with software tweaks, analysts say low gas prices will affect 2016 Toyota Prius sales targets, and the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid sedan is priced from $28,645. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

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Why We're Calling The 2016 Chevy Volt A Plug-In Hybrid

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Is it a range-extended electric car, as GM strongly preferred, or a plug-in hybrid as others insisted equally forcefully? Green Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid Chevy Volt Plug-In Hybrids Range-Extended Electric Vehicle plug-in cars Since the launch of the Chevrolet Volt almost five years ago, a battle has raged over what to call it. GM''s goal in calling the Volt a "range-extended electric" car was to underscore its battery range, which for several years.

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2016 Chevrolet Malibu, Aston Martin Electric Car, BMW i8 Production Boost: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

We''re on the ground at the 2015 New York Auto Show, and will bring you all of the latest green car news, starting with the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid. We''ve also got reports that Aston Martin will build an electric car, and BMW will boost production of the i8 plug-in hybrid coupe. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

GM Confirms Return Of Mild Hybrid Models In 2011

Green Car Reports

With the demise of Saturn, GM was left with only one model featuring its mild hybrid system, the 2009 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid sedan, but sadly even that green vehicle was dropped from the automaker's lineup this year. GM is planning to bring back its mild hybrid models, however, and according to the automaker's executive director of hybrid and

Is it time up for green car brands?

Green Cars News

However, as green cars become more mainstream could it mark the end for exclusive green car brands? It appears that it is no longer viable for companies to designate one of their brands as green because advanced fuel efficient technology is expected across their range. Tom Stephens, vice-chairman of GM’s global product development, moved quickly to reassure customers that the hybrid technologies would still be used albeit under a different brand.

Chevrolet and GMC expand alternative fuel fleet offerings; expanded CNG/LPG lineup

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The expanded lineup brings GM Fleet’s portfolio of alternative fuel, hybrid and EVs to more than a dozen trucks, cars and crossovers. Currently four of the top five “Green Fleets,” as identified by Bobit Media Group, operate CNG-powered vehicles. Electric Vehicles and Hybrids. Bolt EV Volt Malibu Hybrid. Chevrolet and GMC are partnering with Power Solutions International, Inc. (

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Reported US Sales of Hybrids Drop 31.2% in January; 2.3% New Vehicle Market Share

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Monthly reported sales of hybrids in the US. Reported sales of hybrids in the US in January dropped 32.2% Hybrids took a 2.34% share of the new vehicle market for the month. Monthly new vehicle market share for hybrids in the US. Camry Hybrid sold 1,141 units, a 69.6%

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More information on hybrid sales slump

Green Cars News

Yesterday we told you how hybrid sales continued their downward trend in the US. Overall, reported sales of hybrids dropped 45.5 per cent year-on-year to 21,735 even though it incorporated a full month’s sales for new vehicles such as the Honda Insight, as well as the Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan Hybrids. Meanwhile, the Ford Escape and Mariner hybrids saw sales drop by 40.5 Meanwhile, the Honda Civic Hybrid sold 3,361 units, down 22.3