439 Results for

'engine start-stop'

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2014 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

The 2014 Volkswagen Jetta TDI offers basic transportation at a bargain and an excellent engine, but techies will want to hold off for the improved 2015 model.

June 4, 2014

3 stars Editors' rating June 4, 2014

MSRP: $24,725.00

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Ford to bring start-stop 'microhybrids' to U.S.

Already used in Europe, Ford's fuel-saving system turns off the gas engine when a car is idle to improve efficiency by up to 10 percent.

By December 27, 2010

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2014 Audi A7 TDI

The 2014 Audi A7 TDI includes some of the best connected tech available today in an automobile, and those inclined to put up with a few diesel drivetrain quirks will be rewarded with significantly higher fuel economy than from the gasoline equivalent.

December 10, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating December 10, 2013

MSRP: $66,900.00

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Stop-motion teardown of a Porsche Carrera 3.2 engine

In preparation for rebuilding a 1984 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2 with a hotrod engine, Hoing Motorsports has disassembled the original, shooting it as a stop-motion timelapse.

By July 14, 2013

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Ford's stop-start: Simpler than GM system

Automotive News reports on Ford's new idle-stop system.

By June 6, 2011

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New technology keeps car audio playing in start/stop hybrids

STMicroelectronics is pioneering a new generation of chips that allow in-car entertainment equipment to operate as the engine is turned off and restarted.

By September 21, 2010

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Stop/start system on Buick's LaCrosse boosts mpg 25 percent

Automotive News reports on a start/stop system for the Buick LaCrosse.

By December 1, 2010

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Engineered carbon gives batteries, ultracaps a boost

EnerG2 opens a plant to make an engineered carbon that will improve performance of energy storage devices and make storage for start-stop hybrid cars less expensive.

By February 13, 2012

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Expect stop-start's big start to arrive in 2010

'Automotive News' reports on the adoption of idle-stop technology in cars around the world.

By November 5, 2008

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Volvo Start/Stop system: Another cool technology we won't be getting

Stealing a move from the hybrid playbook, Volvo will present three cars at the Geneva Motor Show that improve fuel efficiency by turning the engine off when the car is at a standstill.

By February 26, 2009