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2013 Chevrolet Malibu ECO

Garage: Chevrolet - Electric Cars - Hybrid Cars - Luxury Cars - New York Auto Show

Chevrolet Malibu ECO has been revealed at the New York International Motor Show. As have been said by Chevy that the car is the most fuel-efficient midsize model they have ever built. With an Ecotec 2.4-liter combustion engine mated to a Hydra-Matic 6T40 six-speed automatic, Chevrolet Malibu ECO may develops 180 horsepower (134 kW) and is able to offer a fuel economy up to 26 mpg in the city and 38 mpg on the highway.

Based on the all-new 2013 Malibu sedan, Chevrolet Malibu ECO comes with eAssist system which uses a state-of-the-art lithium-ion battery and an electric motor-generator to enable regenerative braking electric assist and start-stop functionality.

Unfortunately Chevy does not mention yet about the Chevrolet Malibu ECO prices. However, they will release the pricing information for the Chevrolet Malibu ECO on summer 2011 when the model goes on sale in nearly 100 countries on six continents.

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Nissan Leaf become 2011 World Car Of The Year

Garage: Electric Cars - Hybrid Cars - New York Auto Show - Nissan

Nissan Leaf finally made it… the zero emission all electric car become the 1st winner of the 2011 World Car Of The Year awards.

Nissan Leaf achieve the 2011 World Car Of The Year awards after competing with 39 new vehicles at New York International Auto Show. The finalists for this events are the new Audi A8, 2011 BMW 5 Series, and the Nissan Leaf.

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2012 Kia Soul facelift

Garage: Kia - New York Auto Show - SUV

Kia has premiered the 2012 Kia Soul facelift at New York Auto Show this year. Powered by a new 1.6-litre gasoline direct injection (GDI) engine coupled with a six-speed manual transmission, the 2012 Kia Soul facelift may outputs 1135 horsepower and 121 pound-feet of torque. 2012 Kia Soul facelift offers a 28/34 mpg city/highway fuel consumption for the 1.6-liter model, while the 2 liter version of the 2012 Kia Soul facelift gets 27/33 mpg city/highway with 160 horsepower and 143 pound-feet of torque.

2012 Kia Soul facelift comes with two optional exotic exterior paint color, a re-styled bonnet, a redesigned hood, LED daytime running lights that are slightly bulged, new front and rear bumpers. Sits on 18-inch alloy wheels, Kia Soul facelift 2012 will be available with an Infinity premium audio system, navigation system, automatic climate control, leather seat trim, heated front seats, and also push-button start for added upscale comforts.

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