| > They kept producing the 2003 Malibu, but it is a fleet-only car. It
| > was done in order to keep the new 2004 Malibu out of fleet service.
| I read that Chevy didn't want the new Malibu associated with banal, boring
| fleet service duties (rental car). They wanted the new Malibu to keep a
| fresh, hip appearance to a younger crowd. Doesn't make any sense to me.
| Seems a car company would want to sell as many units possible, period. I
| like the new Mailbu and would want to buy one, even if it's also in certain
| rental fleets.
Interesting...thanks all. I discovers that the person driving it is a
out-of-town contractor...so is likely a airport rental.