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Byline: Mark Phelan
DETROIT _ Auto show season starts to sizzle in Los Angeles next week before coming to a full boil here Jan 7.
From the eagerly anticipated new Toyota Tundra pickup to a totally reworked Chevrolet Malibu, an all-new Honda Accord and Ford's workhorse heavy-duty F-250 pickup, here's the lowdown on some of the most exciting models expected at the shows:
NEW CHEVROLET SEDANS: The name is just about the only thing Chevrolet didn't change on the 2008 Malibu, which will be shown in Detroit. Chevrolet hopes the new Malibu's rounded shape and attractive interior will raise the midsize sedan's profile and help it compete with stalwarts like the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry.
"GM should be able to compete with Accord and Camry," said Joe Phillippi of AutoTrends …