CPT Says Higher-Tech Stop/Start System Nearing Market

by David E. Zola
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 an even-more advanced “micro-mild” hybrid version in the works for release later in the decade.

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