2013 Chevrolet Malibu Turbo: The Jalopnik Review

The new Chevrolet Malibu Turbo is interesting mostly because of the "turbo" part of the name. But not for the reasons you'd think. When most of us think of "turbo" we still think of it in terms of fast and sporty, since that's what we grew up with. If a car was turbocharged in the 80s, then it was a sports car that had the … » 10/12/12 10:30am 10/12/12 10:30am

The 2013 Chevy Malibu has a really nice ass

We kinda sorta wish the shot that had leaked of the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu had been the back end instead of the front end, because the mid-size has a seriously nice Camaro-esque ass. From the C-pillar back, this car just screams Chevelle. Take a look yourself by walking through the gallery of official press photos up… » 4/18/11 8:30pm 4/18/11 8:30pm

One more new Malibu for you

Although the embargo on the 2013 Chevy Malibu doesn't lift until Monday night's Shanghai and pre-New York Auto Show web reveal, there's more shots leaking out of the General's sieve-like media site. The latest — of a blue 'bu's uninspiring smiling face — gets the Shanghai skyline in the background. Ooh, how pretty! » 4/16/11 12:50pm 4/16/11 12:50pm

The 2013 Chevrolet Malibu may actually look cool

The Chevy Malibu plays in the soft underbelly of the automotive marketplace — the boring mid-size segment. With the exception of two cars that at least look moderately attractive — the Hyundai Sonata and Kia Optima — we wouldn't give any of the segment's middling middle-of-the-road beige-boxes a second look. And an… » 3/31/11 12:00am 3/31/11 12:00am

2010 Toyota Camry Fuel Economy Increased To 33 MPG, Matches Chevy…

The newly-revealed 2010 Toyota Camry's fuel economy officially increased to 33 MPG, matching the previous high-mileage champs, the Chevy Malibu, Saturn Aura and Pontiac G6. Well, that was a fun race, wasn't it? [Kicking Tires] » 1/27/09 8:40am 1/27/09 8:40am

Mr. Wagoner Makes It To Washington, Driving Volt Mule To Morning…

There's General Motors CEO Rick Wagoner, stepping from a Chevrolet Malibu hybrid last night at his hotel in Washington to the flashing bulbs of the paparazzi after driving from Detroit to testify at Congressional hearings for an auto industry not-a-bailout. If the not-so-Big Three automakers have learned anything since … » 12/04/08 8:20am 12/04/08 8:20am

CNBC's "Saving General Motors" Is... Actually Quite Good

CNBC's gone inside GM for a one-hour documentary called "Saving General Motors," airing next Wednesday, August 6th at 9 PM and defying expectations, put together a rather compelling hour of television for the auto-obsessed. The documentary of course spends time on the bad, but also on success stories for the big 'merican … » 7/31/08 9:00am 7/31/08 9:00am

2008 Chevy Malibu Refuses to be Ignored, Tops J.D. Power Initial…

The Car You Knew America Could Build (but wish they would have about 15 years ago) has just added another trophy to its collection. The 2008 Chevy Malibu received top honors in the mid-size car category of this year's J.D. Power (and his various associates') Initial Quality Survey, beating out the fugly Mitsubishi… » 6/05/08 10:20am 6/05/08 10:20am