STMicroelectronics is pioneering a new generation of chips that allow in-car entertainment equipment to operate as the engine is turned off and restarted.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Today, it's all about your email, calls, help & how-to around the high tech device that is today's car. Car Tech guys Wayne Cunningham and Antuan Goodwin answer your questions about cabin tech on a budget, start-stop technology, and aftermarket entertainment options. Later, Antuan gets on an old man rant about loud stereos and loud exhausts and we take a look at a device that could save you a few bucks at the pump on this episode of CNET Roadside Assistance.
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.