General Motors says it pulled ahead production of the new-for-’13 Chevrolet Malibu Eco to get a jump on the competition, and the revised schedule will keep the current model in the market at the same time. “There will be about a 6-month overlap,” says Malibu marketing chief Russ Clark. “The focus with the new (version) is to get very clear messaging and focus on the styling and technology in the car.” It is not unprecedented in the U.S. to sell a previous-generation model alongside a ...

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