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Start-stop systems to be standard on all GM vehicles by 2020

Start-stop systems to be standard on all GM vehicles by 2020

Stephen Edelstein 200 views May 26, 2016 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback Enlarge Photo General Motors is about to commit to engine start-stop systems in a big way. Start-stop systems—which shut off the engine while a car is stationary to save fuel—are already available on numerous models from multiple manufacturers. But GM reportedly plans to offer start-stop on at least one powertrain in every model it makes by 2020. DON'T MISS: 48-volt mild hybrid systems: what they do, how they change the car The decision to add start-stop fleetwide came about because of both regulatory changes and advances in hardware, according to an Automotive News (subscription required) report. While they do improve fuel economy in real-world driving, start-stop systems are typically deactivated for EPA testing, so they don't impact ratings. However, starting with the 2017 model year, the EPA will a...

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