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'engine start-stop'

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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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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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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

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Rolls-Royce's CEO on youth appeal and a future SUV (Q&A)

CNET sat down with Rolls-Royce CEO Torsten Mueller-Oetvoes to talk about expanding the brand's appeal to younger buyers, new models, and efficient drivetrains.

By August 14, 2014

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Bosch pushes sensor tech, green building, and automated driving at CES 2014

Bosch aims to innovate in the smart home and automated car tech.

By January 6, 2014

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Lamborghini makes Aventador more fuel efficient for 2013

Through the addition of start-stop system and cylinder deactivation technology, the new 2013 Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 is up to 20 percent more fuel efficient.

By October 3, 2012

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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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Ford CTO on New Ford Fusion

As Ford was showing off its new Fusion hybrid and gasoline only cars for 2013, CNET's Larry Magid spoke by phone Paul Mascarenas, Ford's chief technology officer and vice president of Ford Research.

By September 18, 2012

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Cooley's Logbook: 2012 BMW 335i

It's nice to see that BMW is mortal after all. The 3 Series has been about the most honored affordable car in the last couple of decades, but the one they sent us this time left us flat.

By August 23, 2012

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Trying to forecast EV sales? Good luck with that

Predicting electric-vehicle sales is as hard as guessing the future price of oil, but rosy forecasts are leading to over-inflated expectations for plug-ins.

By December 8, 2011