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    Official: Ford says 70% of its models to get stop-start by 2017
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    Ford is following up on a report we posted a few weeks back that the Blue Oval would be adding stop-start technology to its entire model range. Now, the Dearborn-based automaker has announced that the fuel-saving feature would be available on 70 percent of the company's range by 2017. Ford ...

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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: C7 Corvette Stingray could get start-stop tech to save fuel
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    Chevrolet chose not to include fuel-saving stop-start technology in the 2014 Corvette Stingray package, but future Corvettes may get it as government-mandated fuel economy requirements are raised. To explain why the launch-year model doesn't have the technology, Corvette chief engineer Tadge ...

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    Official: Lamborghini Aventador updated for 2013 with fuel-saving tech
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    Lamborghini has announced that its Aventador supercar will now feature cylinder deactivation and stop/start technology, confirming previous reports of the Italian automaker's intent to improve the fuel efficiency of its products. The centerpiece of its fuel-saving efforts is a combination of ...

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    Report: 2013 Lamborghini Aventador to get stop/start, cylinder deactivation technology
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    It doesn't matter if you produce supercars, subcompacts, or semi trucks, U.S. and European governments are clamping down on fuel economy and emissions. While hybrid powertrains becoming a popular option, even in the hypercar realm, more traditional high-performance machines are being forced to ...

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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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    REPORT: Stop-start tech saves fuel, so why can't we get it in the States? Blame the EPA
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    Are there any among us that wouldn't prefer a meaningful boost in fuel mileage from our current car or truck, all other things being equal? Sure. And the good news is that there are a couple of easy ways to achieve that laudable goal, starting with adding stop/start technology to the car's ...

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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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    REPORT: Mazda3 gets fuel-sipping start-stop tech abroad
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Mazda3 five-door hatchback
    Even brands with overtly sporty pretensions must be concerned with their fuel economy and emissions, a point that is further evidenced by Mazda's intent to launch start-stop technology in the U.K. on its newest 3, which has ...

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    Chrysler adding stop/start systems to vehicles
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    Chrysler's Frank Klegon says that we should expect to see the incorporation of stop/start systems in a number of vehicles "pretty soon," according to Automotive News. They'd be marketed as "micro hybrid" systems (showing that automakers will jump at absolutely anything to be able to apply the term ...

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