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    Default GM cancels Malibu, Aura hybrids

    GM said Thursday it is working on the next generation of its gas-electric mild hybrid system that will be more efficient than the one it is canceling in the Malibu and Aura.

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    Now based on the numbers this seems like the only good GM cancellation lately. Bring on the Volt.
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    wasnt saturn going to be shutdown anyways?
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    Are they canceling the malibu completely or just the hybrid?

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    It's just the hybrid, the story says that it's only getting slightly better MPG than the regular 4-cyl Malibu, so people were thinking, what's the point when it's $4K more? It's not like the Tahoe Hybrid, that I drove personally and I got 24 MPG in heavy Downtown Dallas driving, which was nearly double the city driving MPG.

    They're redesigning the next generation hybrid which should see much more dramatic MPG gains.

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    Oh thats good to hear, they have a perfect design on those new mali's. They were right about making a good looking car and making it the most luxurious they could with out the expence.

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    Quote Originally Posted by iPublicEnemy47 View Post
    wasnt saturn going to be shutdown anyways?
    I work for a Saturn dealer, I guess Roger Penski is going to purchase Saturn. word is gm is going to make Saturn cars for 2010 and the 2011 MY will be by a different manufacturer all together.

    I was pretty concerned when I heard Saturn was done but for now I still have a job

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