The redesign of the Malibu in 2008 has changed the car’s outlook and performance drastically. It was recently ranked 10th out of 24 affordable midsize cars by a car review site. The ranking was based on performance, reliability and safety data. Chevrolet Malibu insurance is an area curious buyers would want to look at. Well, let us first know a little bit about the car. It has a distinctive two tone cabin, which gives it a very sophisticated and urban look. It looks better in fact than the Honda Accord or the Camry in this respect. It also gives an excellent fuel economy and thus is a very good, balanced family car.
The car won many awards when it was relaunched with a redesign in 2008.it grabbed the North American Car of the Year, Kiplinger Magazine’s ‘Best in Class’ among others. Those of you thinking about the Chevrolet Malibu insurance aspects will have to wait a little longer and read further down.
The Malibu has got a decent 2.4 liter four cylinder engine with 6 speed transmission giving an excellent mileage and performance.
As far as safety goes, and Chevrolet Malibu insurance enquirers should take note, it scores the maximum possible five stars in every crash test conducted by the government. The insurance institute for Highway Safety gives the 2009 car similar high scores. Read the rest of this entry »
Have you heard of the slogan “The Heartbeat of America”, or “Like a Rock”, if you have ever listened to the radio or watched television I bet you have?
They are the slogans and ads for Chevrolet.Chevrolet was invented long ago by two made that have made history from the beginning. The two men, who invented Chevrolet had caused quite a stir in the newly emerging automobile company.
In 1911 William Durant started the Chevrolet Motor Company. It is said to be that even though he had little faith in the new automobile he still started into the venture. He didn’t start with the Chevrolet though; he started out his automotive career as the head of Buick and then moved up to become management of General Motors.
General Motors let him go in 1910, they weren’t happy with him. At this point in 1911, he entered into a partnership with Louis Chevrolet and this is how Chevrolet Motors started.
Louis Chevrolet was short lived in his time as partners but as a race car driver he brought new and creative ideas to the drawing board on how to build new and exciting cars. He had his own machine shop in Detroit were he had designed a six-cylinder engine with an overhead valve. This is what he had brought into the partnership with William Durant. Read the rest of this entry »