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    Report: US predicts gas will still be king in 2040
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    A new report from the Department of Energy predicts that gasoline will still be the fuel of choice for a vast majority of the auto industry over 25 years from now, although it will be slightly less dominant than it is today. The report, from the DoE's Energy Information Agency, predicts that by ...

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    Report: Ford adding stop-start to all major model lines
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    Ford has gone all-in on its efforts to offer most of its new vehicles with a fuel-efficient EcoBoost engine, but the automaker is reportedly preparing to take another big step toward improving vehicle efficiency. Automotive News is reporting that Ford will soon expand the availability of ...

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    Report: Why Honda of America won't fit 2014 Fit models with start/stop
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    One of the most recent yet notable additions to the modern vehicle's growing suite of fuel-saving technologies is the humble start-stop system. It's rather simple - when the vehicle is stopped, the engine shuts off. It then fires back up when the driver starts to take his foot off the brake or ...

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    Official: Ford prices 2013 Fusion start-stop option at $295
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    When the 2013 Ford Fusion goes on sale this fall, it will be the first mid-size family sedan in North America to be offered with start-stop technology. But since not all buyers are open to the idea of having their engines turn off at stop lights to save fuel, Ford will be offering it as optional ...

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    Ford expanding stop-start technology to non-hybrid models
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    Given the multifaceted approach to making more efficient vehicles favored by Ford, an automaker that employs everything from EcoBoost to hybrids, pure electrics to less thirsty gas models – it's not that surprising to learn that the company is announcing that it is expanding use of ...

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    2011 Mercedes-Benz S63 gets smaller but more powerful 5.5-liter biturbo V8
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    2011 Mercedes-Benz S63 showcar – Click above for image gallery
    We're here in Affalterbach, Germany this morning for a Mercedes-Benz AMG tech day ahead of the Geneva Motor Show, and while we have yet to get a tour of the facilities, we already have some news – the 2011 S63 AMG will ...

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    Start-stop, direct-injection coming to AMG models next year
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Black Series
    Mercedes-Benz' in-house tuning arm, AMG, has announced the horsepower wars are over, and the automaker is gearing up to implement a new range of technologies that will help reduce fuel consumption by 2012.According to ...

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    Porsche buyers not keen on start-stop tech
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    Porsche, like every other automaker under the sun, is under pressure to produce vehicles with improved fuel efficiency that emits less CO2. The current 911 puts out 225 g/km of CO2, but Porsche believes that it can hack another 10 g/km off that figure with the implementation of start-stop ...

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    Start-stop MINI due in September, diesel version to match CO2 emissions of Prius
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    According to suppliers quoted by Automotive News, soon after the MINI press conference concludes in Frankfurt, buyers will be able to get their iconic runabout complete with regenerative braking and start-stop features.Both gasoline- and diesel-powered models will be equipped with the new ...

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    BMW to add stop-start system in 2007
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    Autocar reports that BMW plans to launch its Automatic Engine Start/Stop System next year - one of the fuel economy and emissions reduction components of its "Efficient Dynamics" technology package, as the company aims to meet its commitment to the European Association of Automobile Manufacturers ...

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