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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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Get a Syma X5 quad-copter for $53.99 shipped

A fantastic starter drone that's equally good for indoor and outdoor use. Plus: three bonus deals!

By December 18, 2014

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Get a Sony HD action cam with remote for $199.99

That's a huge savings on this popular POV camera, which features GPS, Wi-Fi and NFC.

By November 6, 2014

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With Skype Qik, Microsoft seeks mobile messaging clout

The company hopes the new video messaging app will be used more frequently than regular Skype and will give Microsoft a better showing in the mobile market.

By October 14, 2014

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Instagram's Hyperlapse app aims for smooth time-lapse video

Make hyperlapse videos at the touch of a button with Instagram's new standalone app.

By August 26, 2014

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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