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2015 Chevrolet Impala Gets Start-Stop, But Hybrid 'Eco' Gone

2015 Chevrolet Impala Gets Start-Stop, But Hybrid 'Eco' Gone

New information on updates for 2015 to the Chevrolet Impala full-size sedan range note that a start-stop system will be fitted to the four-cylinder model as standard equipment. So the 2015 Chevy Impala LS model with the base 196-horsepower 2.5-liter four-cylinder will now switch off its engine when... read more

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2012 Chevrolet Volt

GM To Concentrate On Plug-In Electric Cars, Downplay Hybrids

General Motors has narrowed its portfolio of future technologies, and will focus on plug-in and electric vehicles over the coming years. The company will build on the success... read more November 15, 2012 by  17


 
2014 Chevrolet Impala

New 2014 Chevrolet Impala Eco Model To Join Cruze, Malibu

Buick has placed a major bet on its eAssist mild hybrid system, offering it as standard equipment on base versions of the 2012 Lacrosse and, more recently, the 2013 Regal as... read more June 25, 2012 by  0


 
2012 Buick Regal with eAssist

2013 Buick Regal Gets eAssist Mild Hybrid As Base Engine To Boost MPG

The eAssist system may have entered production less than a year ago, but General Motors is clearly making a big bet on the mild hybrid system to help its Buick brand meet... read more June 13, 2012 by  1


 
2012 Chevrolet Tru 140S Concept

Chevrolet Code 130R & Tru 140S Concept Small Cars: Detroit Auto Show

Chevrolet has continued its trend towards fuel-efficient small cars today with the unveiling of two new concept cars at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show. The two cars -- a... read more January 9, 2012 by  0


 
2012 Buick Lacrosse with eAssist, Catskill Mountains, October 2011

2012 Buick Lacrosse With eAssist: Mild Hybrid Weekend Drive

We drove the prototype, and liked it. Now we've driven the real thing. We still like it. In this case, "it" is the 2012 Buick Lacrosse with eAssist, the only four-cylinder... read more December 6, 2011 by  5


 
2013 Chevrolet Malibu ECO

2013 Chevy Malibu Eco Starts At $26,000, Rated 38 MPG Highway

Hybrid automobiles can be a tough sell to the general public, partially because of the perception that they cost significantly more than their gasoline-only counterparts... read more November 23, 2011 by  8


 
2012 Buick Verano - First Drive

Buick Verano Hybrid Coming--But Not Until 2015

Remember The Purloined Letter, the classic Edgar Allen Poe story where a letter is hidden by storing it in plain sight? General Motors may not have realized it, but the... read more October 19, 2011 by  0


 
2011 Chevrolet Equinox LTZ

High-Mileage Chevy Equinox, GMC Terrain To Get Eco eAssist System For 2014?

The mild-hybrid system that General Motors calls eAssist (on the 2012 Buick Lacrosse and Regal models) will also appear on the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco version. But now it... read more October 6, 2011 by  8


 
2012 Buick LaCrosse eAssist Live Shots

2012 Buick Lacrosse eAssist: TV Ad Sells MPGs, Avoids H-Word (Video)

The 2012 Buick Lacrosse with eAssist is now beginning to roll into dealerships across the country, and we've been curious to see how GM would market the car. On our preview... read more September 29, 2011 by  12


 
2012 Buick Regal with eAssist

2012 Buick Regal With eAssist Mild Hybrid Priced At $29,530

Buick announced today that it would offer the eAssist mild-hybrid technology on its mid-size 2012 Regal sedan as a $2,000 option over the base 2.4-liter model. That brings... read more August 4, 2011 by  0


 
2012 Buick LaCrosse eAssist Live Shots

2012 Buick Lacrosse eAssist 37-MPG Sedan Priced At $30,820 (With Destination)

Buick announced today that it would price the four-cylinder version of its 2012 Lacrosse large sedan at $29,960. That sneaks the advertised price neatly under the $30,000... read more June 8, 2011 by  0


 
2010 Honda Civic GX natural-gas vehicle, Los Angeles, November 2010

Alternative Fuels: Possibilities Far Beyond Passenger Cars

The Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) exposition rolled into Long Beach, California, last week to examine options available right now to use alternative fuels to their... read more May 9, 2011 by  0


 
2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco at New York Auto Show with High Gear Media's Joel Feder

2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco: Video Tour At New York Auto Show

First came the news that the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu would have only four-cylinder engines, following the path set by the 2011 Hyundai Sonata and other midsize entries. Then... read more April 27, 2011 by  0


 
2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco

2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco Gets 38 MPG: Live Photos, Preview

Today at the New York auto show, General Motors pulled the wraps off what it says is Chevrolet's first global mid-size sedan, the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu. And while the Malibu... read more April 20, 2011 by  0


 
Suzuki Kizashi EcoCharge Concept

Suzuki Kizashi EcoCharge Concept Hybrid: 2011 NY Auto Show

Suzuki has had a rough time of it lately, with its only new product being the well-received but still low-volume Kizashi sports sedan, halfway between a compact and a midsize... read more April 19, 2011 by  0


 
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