Chrysler to make stop-start standard on some 200s, Jeep Cherokees for 2015

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 24, 2014
Engine stop-start -- a fuel-saving technology -- will become a standard feature later this year on some 2015 Jeep Cherokee SUVs and Chrysler 200 sedans, Chrysler Group said today....
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Keys, push buttons and first responders

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 14, 2014
I have had concerns about push-button, fob and stop-start systems for some time now....
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Ford preps 'aggressive' roll out of start-stop

8:35 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 20, 2013
Ford, aiming to become a leader in fuel economy, plans to expand its start-stop feature to all of its major volume vehicle programs. Ford executives made the announcement as the automaker introduced an Edge Concept crossover equipped with the feature on Wednesday....
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Why this BMW's stop-start is a non-starter

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28, 2013
Stop-start systems have been praised as a quick way to boost fuel economy. But if the stop-start activation is balky or uncomfortable, the customer isn't going to care how much fuel it saves....
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Lag time at lights makes stop-start a nonstarter for redesigned Honda Fit

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 23, 2013
When the redesigned Honda Fit arrives in U.S. showrooms in the middle of next year, it won't have an engine stop-start system. One reason is that cars with stop-start can be a drag to drive....
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