General Motors will begin building the redesigned-for-’12 Chevrolet Malibu sedan in Bupyeong, Korea, this fall, followed within weeks by the launch of production in China and then the U.S. in 2012. The auto maker does not provide a firmer timetable other than “this fall” for Korea’s production of the Malibu, a first for the nameplate. A few weeks later, Jingjao, China, will begin building the car for the first time. Expect Korea and China to emerge as major export hubs for the car, ...

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