2013 Chevy Malibu Eco eAssist Review

The 2013 Chevy Malibu Eco is GM’s latest update to the classic D Segment family sedan.  It released first with a 2.4 liter eAssist powertrain.  A common question asked is –what is eAssist and why isn’t it branded as a hybrid?  eAssist is GM’s “mild hybrid system” where the alternator gets sized up – in this case to a 15 Kilowatt Motor/Generator so that it has enough power to start an engine from a dead stop and launch the vehicle …