Chevy's Malibu Eco was the hands-down leader at midyear for most-disliked honors, winning near-universal criticism for its lack of interior space, poor fuel economy, and high price. With sales weak, General Motors (Fortune 500) CEO Dan Akerson has revealed to Automotive News that Malibu, too, would receive an earlier-than-scheduled facelift. No details were announced, and Akerson kept his enthusiasm about the redo in check. "I think it's a good car. It'll do OK." ,
Super-exclusive Ferraris, a Fiat 500 limo, and gas prices through the roof. A look at what the new year may or may not bring to the world of cars.