The Car and Truck Fleet and Leasing Management Magazine

GM Boosts Fuel Economy Across its Brands for 2009

October 10, 2008

DETROIT– At 33 mpg highway, four-cylinder, non-hybrid versions of the 2009 Chevrolet Malibu and Saturn Aura mid-size sedans equipped with six-speed transmissions carry a higher EPA highway fuel economy.

"Fuel economy is top-of-mind for many of our customers, and we're providing great-looking, well-equipped, and fuel-efficient choices across our lineup — from subcompacts to crossovers to full-size pickups and SUVs," said Mark LaNeve, GM North America vice president, vehicle sales, service, and marketing. "We are using our technology leadership to squeeze more miles out of a gallon of gas, and we are investing our global resources to develop advanced technologies to help us diversify the energy sources for our future transportation needs."

In all, GM delivers 18 2009 models — including three hybrids — that achieve EPA-estimated 30 miles per gallon or more on the highway, more than any other automaker. Chevrolet, GM's largest brand, leads with eight — including the popular Malibu mid-size sedan — followed by Pontiac and Saturn with five each.  

Twitter Facebook Google+


Please note that comments may be moderated. 
Leave this field empty:

Fleet Incentives

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.

Sponsored by

Lexus is a luxury vehicle marque established in the early 1980s and launched in 1989. Lexus belongs to the global Toyota family.

Read more

Up Next

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher