Inside Chevrolet Malibu’s Environmental Backstory


Many of the products and services we use are a statement of our values – it’s a reflection of who we are. Drivers of the Chevrolet Malibu with stop/start technology know they chose an efficient ride that gets up to 36 mpg on the highway. In recognition of World Environment Day coming up on June 5, we’re sharing some of the other lesser-known aspects of this sedan that appeal to those living an environmentally conscious lifestyle.

Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid Derives Technology from Volt

GM estimates combined fuel economy ratings to exceed 45 mpg
Press Release

DETROIT, March 25, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Chevrolet’s recent production announcement of its all-electric vehicle based on the Bolt EV concept, as well as the introduction of the 2016 Chevrolet Volt, will be joined by a strong hybrid version of the next-generation Malibu.

Using technology from the 2016 Chevrolet Volt propulsion system, Malibu Hybrid will offer an estimated combined fuel economy rating exceeding 45 mpg, higher than the combined mileage ratings of the Ford Fusion, Toyota Camry and Hyundai Sonata hybrid variants.

Fox Employees Raise $124,000 for Pediatric Cancer Research

For the fifth year in a row, more than 100 Fox employees competed in the Nautica Malibu Triathlon presented by Equinox, an annual event that raises money for the pediatric cancer research center Children's Hospital Los Angeles. This was the first year that the Fox team won the Entertainment Industry Challenge, beating out triathlon teams from other media companies and raising nearly $124,000 for Children's Hospital LA.

Malibu Leads U.S. Mainstreaming of Stop/Start Technology

Fuel-saving ‘blink of an eye’ standard application combats effects of vehicle idling
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DETROIT, July 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ – In the blink of an eye, the 2014 and 2015 Chevrolet Malibu is leading the way in bringing fuel-saving standard start/stop technology to the mainstream sedan market.

2013 Chevrolet Malibu is No Drag in Aerodynamics

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Detroit, MI - August 30, 2011 - As gas prices fluctuate and consumers demand roomier, fuel-efficient passenger cars, aerodynamic design is an important contributor to saving money at the pump. Preproduction models of the all-new 2013 Malibu are achieving a drag coefficient comparable to a Corvette and nearly as efficient as the Volt electric car.

Chevrolet Malibu Engineers Break Wind in Name of Fuel Economy

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) DETROIT, MI – August 16, 2011 - John “Moose” Bednarchik and Suzanne “Suzy” Cody are not your typical automotive engineers. He’s an admitted “fitness nut” who got a second chance at life after nearly dying of a heart attack at age 33. She’s a blue-haired, Camaro-driving, roller derby-playing mom.

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