Chevrolet’s redesigned ’08 Malibu will get a big sendoff this fall as General Motors Corp. tries to convince buyers it is a worthy alternative to Toyota Motor Corp.’s Camry and Honda Motor Co. Ltd.’s Accord. “We tried to go beyond the competition in the exterior, interior, ride, handling and performance,” says Bob Lutz, GM vice chairman and product development chief. “It’s the best GM can do – a maximum effort – in its price class, but it’s tough to recapture the American public so we’re ...

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