Stop-start

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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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

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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2013 L.A. AUTO SHOW

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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MARK RECHTIN

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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In '14 Malibu, eAssist value questionable

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 7, 2013
The Chevrolet Malibu Eco, which uses General Motors' eAssist mild-hybrid system to boost fuel efficiency, is about to become a tough sell....
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Special Report
Fewer bosses, Disney savvy, $2 idea lift stores

Fewer bosses, Disney savvy, $2 idea lift stores

A Chrysler Group dealership chain is stripping away layers of management to sell cars faster. A Chevrolet-Cadillac store is enchanting customers through Disney training. Mon., July 21
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