85 Results for

idle stop-start

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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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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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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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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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New lead-acid battery angles for micro hybrids

In the technology race to build energy storage systems for start stop hybrids, Axion Power is pushing an advance on the workhorse lead-acid battery.

By January 6, 2012

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Technologies that will get automakers to 54.5 mpg

CAFE standards are set to double by 2025, a fuel economy mandate which will push automakers to adopt more efficient engines, start-stop hybrids, and hybrids.

By July 29, 2011

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Audi: It's easy being green

Audi is bringing two new green technologies up to the starting line: the start-stop system and the onboard computer with efficiency program.

By May 12, 2009

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Mazda unleashes a barrage of green tech

Mazda's engineers have been hard at work developing other green tech, including an interesting spin on start-stop engine tech, a new clean diesel, and a new plastic molding technology that will make the manufacturing of the vehicles greener.

By September 9, 2008

Review

2014 Mini Cooper Hardtop

The 2014 Mini Cooper benefits from a small but powerful engine, and connected cabin tech with a bit of whimsy, but its handling feels more grown up than the previous generation's.

September 9, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating September 9, 2014