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  1. Automotive Industry & GM News
    The SUVs are claiming another victim, this time it's the Malibu, which reportedly will be discontinued after the 2023 model year. GM Authority reports that the Malibu "will likely be dropped" from the model line-up. Although GM had planned to update the car in 2023 and continue production until...
  2. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Just a couple of days ago, your author's eyes were drawn to a brand-spankin' new, dark red Chevrolet Impala sitting in a parking lot - one made all the more distinctive by black five-spoke steel wheels. 'Tis the winter season, after all. The Impala's design always garnered a nod of approval...
  3. Automotive Industry & GM News
    The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) released its annual Hot Wheels report this month. The good news is that auto thefts declined in 2018, according to the FBI. The bad news? NICB is still doing a running tally of all the rides ripped away from their owners, putting the 2000 model-year...
  4. Automotive Industry & GM News
    One of the more vibrant paint choices for the 2020 Chevrolet Sonic is "Red Hot" - a name that most certainly does not accurately describe the Sonic's U.S. sales. Chevy's Michigan-built subcompact remains in the Chevy lineup for the coming model year, joined by an Impala that sees its production...
  5. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Despite its superlative fuel economy numbers, a cooling sedan market means that the Chevrolet will discontinue the Malibu Hybrid for 2020. Speaking to Green Car Reports, GM spokesperson Kevin Kelly confirmed that the model would not return next year. Sharing many components with the also...
  6. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Unlike Ford, which plans to put its sole remaining four-door passenger car underground by 2021, General Motors' Chevrolet division is not quite ready to kiss the sedan goodbye. While the automaker did cull its compact Chevrolet Cruze earlier this year (sparking a wail of grief from a certain...
  7. Automotive Industry & GM News
    It isn't looking good. There's a greater-than-likely chance we'll soon have a flexible yet unwanted assembly plant sitting vacant on the other side of the lake from Rochester, New York, joining two transmission facilities, Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly, and Lordstown Assembly on GM's Island of...
  8. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Flat new vehicle sales and an industry that's far more interested in making crossover lovers' dreams come true add up to a poor environment for a traditional new car buyer. We've already told you how high demand for a shrinking supply of off-lease sedans and hatchbacks has sent used car prices...
  9. Automotive Industry & GM News
    It's a common refrain from the automotive industry. Sedans are dying, crossovers are the new hotness. It's to the point where Ford is pulling out of the passenger car market altogether. But where Ford and other brands are pulling out, GM sees an opportunity, according to a report from...
  10. Automotive Industry & GM News
    It's easy to make fun of what amounts to an appearance package, but appearance remains a very important part of the car-buying decision. This isn't a Warsaw Pact country, circa 1980. To sweeten its midsize pot, Chevrolet crafted an RS-badged version of its Malibu sedan for the 2019 model year...
  11. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Not all of Chevrolet's cars are on the chopping block, as the company announces a refresh for three of its road-hugging models. The Malibu, Cruze, and Spark are all getting a mild update for 2019 that sees their front ends change ever so slightly and their trim levels rejigged. "The restyled...
  12. Automotive Industry & GM News
    General Motors will end production of the Chevrolet Sonic before 2019, a new report indicates. According to The Wall Street Journal, the Sonic will be killed off due to shrinking demand for passenger cars and low profit margins on smaller vehicles. American automakers would much rather divert...
  13. Global Chevrolet News
    People with cameras have caught the 2019 Chevrolet Malibu out testing wearing less camouflage and giving us a better look at its updated face.  The Malibu will go under the knife next year to keep it fresh among the fierce competition in the failing midsize sedan segment. The current car is far...
  14. Global Chevrolet News
    In September 2017, General Motors will be forced to lay off a large number of workers at its Kansas City, Kansas assembly plant where the Chevrolet Malibu is built. Only two days ago we learned General Motors would stretch the Fairfax assembly plant's summer shutdown by an additional three...
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