Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Could See Stop-Start Engine Technology

Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Could See Stop-Start Engine Technology
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For the most part, if you’re getting behind the wheel of a Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, the last thing on your mind is fuel efficiency. So why might the great American sports car end up with stop-start engine technology? Continue Reading...

Seven Fuel-Saving Technologies That Are Changing the Auto Industry

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Seven Fuel-Saving Technologies That Are Changing the Auto Industry
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Every car, whether it has a big V8 engine or an electric motor powering the wheels, is being equipped with fuel saving technologies. Recall variable-valve timing. Introduced on the Acura NSX, and at one time a revolutionary technology, now practically all cars have some form of VVT. Now more technologies are being introduced as innovations… Continue Reading...

Start/Stop Technology To Be Implemented In 55% Of New Vehicles By 2016

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Start/Stop Technology To Be Implemented In 55% Of New Vehicles By 2016
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Stop/Start technology will more than triple in five years as automakers worldwide seek better fuel efficiency. This function allows a car’s engine to shut off when the vehicle is at rest, for example, at a stop light, and the engine restarts when the gas pedal is pressed. With the engine turned off for short amounts… Continue Reading...

Ford Planning Start-Stop Technology for Non-Hybird Cars, Crossovers in 2012

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Ford Planning Start-Stop Technology for Non-Hybird Cars, Crossovers in 2012
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Already popular in Europe, start-stop technology is about to become more common-place in North America – especially if you drive a Ford. Common in hybrids, start-stop systems shut off the engine when the vehicle comes to a rest and immediately fires it up again the second the brakes are released so there’s no delay in… Continue Reading...