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start-stop

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Car Tech 101: Auto-start-stop explained

Brian Cooley discusses auto-start-stop tech, what it is and why it's here to stay.

By February 8, 2016

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CNET Roadside Assistance 48: Don't get me started on start-stop tech (podcast)

When does auto start-stop tech work and when doesn't it? What's the best thrifty, techy SUV? And what are the pros and cons of adding power via ECU tuning? We answer all of these questions and a few more on this week's episode.

By March 17, 2012

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CNET Roadside Assistance 48: Don't get me started on start-stop tech

When does auto start-stop tech work and when doesn't it? What's the best a thrifty, techy SUV? And what are the pros and cons of adding power via ECU tuning? We answer all of these questions and a few more on this week's episode.

By March 15, 2012

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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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Meet the LaFerrari, CNET style (CNET On Cars, Episode 82)

LaFerrari is a supercar done our way, we deliver the bottom line on auto start-stop, and show you the 5 best cars CNET has reviewed in the last year.

By January 30, 2016

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Samsung's FlexDuo ranges get smart at CES

The addition of Wi-Fi to these Dual Door FlexDuo slide-ins means you'll be able to start, stop and monitor the oven from afar.

By January 5, 2016

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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