2014 Chevrolet Malibu Offers Hands-Free Texting
Oshawa, Ontario (October 23, 2013) – New technologies assistance a 2014 Chevrolet Malibu broach larger connectivity and efficiency, twin of a many critical considerations for business of midsize sedans.
“With today’s concerns opposite Canada about intelligent phones being a daze on a roads, Chevrolet’s new MyLink complement helps keep drivers’ hands on a circle and eyes on a road, where they should be,” pronounced Rob Assimakopoulos, ubiquitous executive of offered and communications for Chevrolet in Canada. “Combine MyLink with a new segment-first, customary stop/start record and this new Malibu is a smarter choice in a rival midsize sedan segment.”
New connectivity facilities support safer driving
The accessible Chevrolet MyLink for a 2014 Malibu delivers extended connectivity and convenience, with a new Text-to-Voice underline for smartphone users and Siri for iPhone users. Each enables voice-controlled connectivity.
Text-to-Voice translates incoming messages to speech, reads them over a audio complement speakers and allows a motorist to respond with preset messages such as, “I’m pushing and will hit we later.” Users can emanate and save their possess preset messages when a automobile is in Park. The underline requires a concordant smartphone with Bluetooth form and germane content messaging features.
Driver reserve is General Motors’ initial priority. A driver’s concentration should sojourn on pushing and texting can customarily wait. So, usually content and expostulate with this voice complement and never content regulating a handheld device while driving.
Segment-first customary stop/start technology
A new Ecotec 2.5L four-cylinder engine is a initial customary engine in a shred with stop/start technology. It helps owners preserve fuel by automatically shutting off a engine when a automobile comes to a stop, such as during stoplights, contributing to an NRCan fuel expenditure rating of 8.0 L/100km in a city and 5.3 L/100km on a highway – a 13-percent alleviation in city fuel expenditure and 7 percent larger highway efficiency.
The engine automatically restarts when a motorist takes his or her feet off a brake. It’s a industry’s many polished and simplest stop/start system, with no buttons to pull or procedures to learn, for a seamless pushing experience.
Additionally, a 196-horsepower (146 kW) twin beyond cam, or DOHC, engine facilities non-static intake valve lift control, or iVLC, that enhances fuel efficiency, while also enhancing low-rpm torque, for a larger feeling of energy during reduce speeds. It is matched with a six-speed delivery with improvements that capacitate additional fuel economy assets – and a some-more polished pushing knowledge – compared to a prior model.
The 2014 Malibu is offering in LS, LT and LTZ models, with a starting MSRP in Canada of $24,995 (same as a effusive 2013 model) incompatible a $1,600 end charge, tax, title, license, play fees and discretionary features. All models embody a two-year scheduled upkeep program, that covers 4 oil changes.
About Chevrolet in Canada
Founded in 1911 in Detroit, Chevrolet is now one of a world’s largest automobile brands, doing business in some-more than 140 countries and offered some-more than 4.5 million cars and trucks a year. Chevrolet provides business with fuel-efficient vehicles that underline energetic performance, fluent pattern and high quality. More information on Chevrolet models can be found during www.chevrolet.ca, on Facebook during http://www.facebook.com/chevroletcanada or by following @ChevroletCanada on Twitter.