8 Results for

idle stop-start


Ford's stop-start: Simpler than GM system

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

By June 6, 2011


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


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


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


Nissan aims for higher-mileage hybrid

The one-motor, two-clutch system in the Infiniti M, Nissan says, will get far better fuel economy, at a lower technical cost, than hybrid leader Toyota's system.

By July 6, 2010


VW's BlueMotion wins green award

The 2010 World Green Car of the Year award actually goes to three cars sharing a common system of technology.

By April 1, 2010


Driving diesel: BMW 123d

CNET Car Tech tests the 2007 BMW 123d, a diesel car unavailable in the U.S.

By July 24, 2009


Mazda goal: Get 30 percent better mileage in 7 years

Automotive News reports on Mazda's goals for fuel efficiency.

By July 3, 2008