Engine Stop-Start Coming to More Cars

By Larry E. Hall Pressured to meet global escalating government fuel economy and emissions standards, auto manufacturers increasingly are adding engine stop-start systems across their lineups.
At its most basic level, a stop-start system automatically shuts the engine off every time the vehicle stops, such as at a traffic signal, and restarts it instantly when the brake pedal is released and fires up to take off.
During a stop, the car’s lights, radio, heater and air conditioning continue to operate.
The engine will continue to operate if the car is stopped on a hill, the steering wheel is turned or either the air conditioning or heater are

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