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    Report: BMW allowing dealers to re-program start/stop
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    The start/stop feature in the current BMW 3 Series is, by default, activated every time you get in and start the car. If you don't like it, you can deactivate the feature by pressing a button on the dash; however, the next time you turn the car off and start it again (with the key), the ...

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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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    Report: Next Maserati Quattroporte to get all-wheel drive, start-stop tech
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    Maserati Quattroporte Sport GT S – Click above for high-res image gallery
    With Ferrari spending so much time and money talking up its hybrid, KERS, lighter weight and more efficient V8 plans, it's natural to find sister company Maserati not far back in tow. But before the Trident brand goes ...

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    Report: Hyundai to introduce stop-start tech in two years
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    The Hyundai-Kia train and its full head of steam don't look likely to give out any time soon. To wit, the company has been adding style to its price and fuel frugality, and technology isn't being left out. The Sonata Hybrid is on its way for next year and will boast better mileage than the 35-mpg ...

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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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    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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    2009 Kia cee'd gets Intelligent Stop & Go
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Kia cee'd
    Stop/start technology is like a trial membership for hybrids: it lets drivers in on the fuel savings and lower carbon emissions without forcing them to become a card-carrying member of the hybrid brigade. Kia is will be offering buyers just such ...

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    All Smarts to get start-stop standard
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    The already fuel efficient Smart fortwo will soon become even more stingy with the petrol when start-stop technology is employed fleet-wide beginning in October. The start-stop technology, which is called "micro hybrid" by Smart, works by cutting off the engine during braking when the vehicle speed ...

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