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  • Old technology meets new in race to CAFE

    Old technology meets new in race to CAFE

    by Tracy Samilton Michigan Radio November 18, 2012 Automakers and their suppliers are racing to develop technologies to meet strict new CAFE standards. The rules will require companies to reach a fleet average of35 miles per gallon, roughly,by 2017, and an eye-popping 54.5 (roughly) miles per gallon, by 2025. Read more…

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  • Driving Growth in OH: Johnson Controls

    Driving Growth in OH: Johnson Controls

    Employees of a Johnson Controls battery plant in Holland, Ohio, just outside of Toledo, discuss how their new AGM (Absorbent Glass Mat) battery design is promoting fuel efficiency and creating jobs.

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  • CPT Says Higher-Tech Stop/Start System Nearing Market

    CPT Says Higher-Tech Stop/Start System Nearing Market

    by David E. Zola WardsAuto November 2, 2012 LIVONIA, MI ‚Äì Stop/start systems, popular in Europe but still struggling to secure a beachhead in the U.S., are gaining sophistication as auto makers look to squeeze out every last mile per gallon while appeasing customer demands for more seamless operation… Now, U.K.-based CPT, formed out of a 2007 management-led buyout of a Visteon operation in Essex, says its SpeedStart system will be ready for application in production vehicles in 2015, with […]

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  • Innovative “Off Cycle” Credits Give Stop-Start Systems, Other New Technologies Big Boost in Marketplace

    Innovative “Off Cycle” Credits Give Stop-Start Systems, Other New Technologies Big Boost in Marketplace

    New provisions in the recently finalized model year 2017 to 2025 carbon and fuel efficiency rules are set to give a huge boost to Innovative fuel-efficiency technologies. These new so-called “off-cycle credits” provisions — buried amidst 3,000 pages of regulatory documents — are a new addition to the federal clean car programs standards that require the equivalent of 54.5 mpg by 2025. The big winner of the new credit system is stop-start ignition systems.

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  • Start-Stop At Highway Speeds? Hella Suggests It’s Possible

    Start-Stop At Highway Speeds? Hella Suggests It’s Possible

    by Antony Ingram Green Car Reports October 31, 2012 …German technology supplier Hella is developing a stop-start system for regular gasoline and diesel vehicles which can shut off the engine below 60 mph, if it determines vehicle torque is not needed. Read more…

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  • The Future of Fuel Efficiency

    The Future of Fuel Efficiency

    In this three part series, Ars Technica looks at the latest innovations in fuel efficiency.. and what the future holds. Part One: More bang, less buck: How car engine tech does more with less by Jonathan M. Gitlin, October 1, 2012 This article covers combustion engine design and turbocharging. Part Two: The road ahead: How we’ll get to 54.5 mpg by 2025 by Jonathan M. Gitlin and Kyle Niemeyer, October 8, 2012 Part Two covers new CAFE standards, start-stop technology, […]

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