Ford to boost start-stop systems
According to TreeHugger, ” a Ford representative is saying that they are “going to be aggressive rolling [stop-start] out”. As we have seen previously, such innovation enable cars to stop automatically their engines when not moving.
Such a simple system could cut the oil consumption by ten percent for urban driving while only costing around $300 or 300€. The payback period for drivers would be a bit more than a year, making it a very profitable investment.