General Motors will nix a 6-cyl. engine offering from its next-generation Chevrolet Malibu, the auto maker says in a sneak peek of the midsize car earlier today. GM currently offers an optional 3.6L DOHC V-6 in addition to a standard port-injected 2.4L 4-cyl. engine. But when the new Malibu comes, widely expected in 2012 as a ’13 model, it will feature a global family of 4-cyl. engines, the auto maker says. GM’s 4-cyl. engines are becoming increasingly capable of delivering V-6 power ...

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