Originally Posted by Dragoneye
Well....except for the starting up part.
I hadn't thought of that...though, it wouldn't be much different from any other start from 0 in a manual. You'd press the gas to start 'er up, and lightly ease in with the clutch, right?
Here's a hot-link to GM's writeup of the Aura/Malibu/Vue Hybrid system.
Yeah it was the stop/start stuff I was thinking of. It just seems like it might be difficult to start and stop with a manual, but I guess you're right, as long as it turns back on with any gas in or clutch out, you'd be fine.