Over 8-Million US Cars to Get Stop/Start by 2017 [Video]
Also, while it may be considered am annoying nuisance by those who feel it is a bit too intrusive, its benefits are undeniable. According to the AAA, such a system will save you around $167 in fuel bills (for $3.75/gallon), if your car has done 12,000 miles (19,200 km) at 20 mpg (11.8 l/100km).
Motorists need to realize that such a beneficial and genuinely effective system should not be shunned and relegated to the last page of the options list - it should be fitted as standard on all cars which are specifically designed for city driving.
The video shows Renault's new 900cc turbocharged unit - a very modern engine which, among many other systems, features stop/start.
Story via motortrend.com