Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid
The EPA has now released the fuel-efficiency ratings for the 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid, and they came in 1 mpg below the combined number the company had hoped to reach. At a drive event last fall, Honda said it hoped the redesigned Accord Hybrid could manage the same fuel-efficiency ratings as last year's model: 49 mpg city, 47 highway, 48 combined—or perhaps slightly better. But in fact the hybrid 2018 Accord comes in at 47 mpg across the board, for city, highway, and combined ratings. DON'T MISS: 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid first drive review: lighter shade of green That's no longer the...
Can Malibu Hybrid volume cut costs, kickstart sales for Chevy Volt?
General Motors is trying to get as much use as possible out of the current-generation Chevrolet Volt's Voltec powertrain.Stephen Edelstein
2017 Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Hybrid: technical details revealed
The 2017 Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Hybrid borrows some components from the Chevrolet Volt.Stephen Edelstein
Chevy Cruze Hybrid Coming Soon To Join Diesel, Gasoline Models?
Sometimes a few words can make all the difference. In last week's seminars and presentations on the new 2016 Chevrolet Cruze compact sedan, GM discussed its 1.4-liter turbocharged gasoline engine and gave a few scant details on a future 1.6-liter diesel model as well. But the company also suggested...John Voelcker
How Similar Are Chevy Volt & Malibu Hybrid Powertrains? Very Much; Here's Why
In less than six months, General Motors has unveiled three separate 2016 vehicles that use its hybrid and plug-in hybrid Voltec powertrain. The Chevrolet Volt and Malibu Hybrid, and the Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Hybrid, span three different vehicle segments. One's a compact hatchback, one's a mid-size...John Voelcker
47-MPG Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid: Volt's Sibling Without A Plug May Be First Of Several: MORE UPDATES
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...John Voelcker
Since the launch of the Chevrolet Volt almost five years ago, a battle has raged over what to call it. Is it a range-extended electric car, as GM strongly preferred, or a plug-in hybrid as others insisted equally forcefully? GM's goal in calling the Volt a "range-extended electric" car was to underscore its battery range, which for several years was longer than any other car with both a battery and an engine. DON'T MISS: 2016 Chevrolet Volt Powertrain: How It Works In Electric, Hybrid Modes Equally important, though, was what that meant for the driving experience: engine-off, all-electric...