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  • One of the ways hybrids achieve big efficiency gains is through something called a start-stop system: When a Prius rolls to a halt, so does its engine, saving fuel and boosting miles per gallon.

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  • His combination of abilities and instincts is shocking and reminiscent of Fitzgerald — including start-stop, body control, hand-eye coordination, positioning, aggressive run after catch and some that defy description.

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  • The Greek tragedy rolls on in the direction of the first disorderly default, with a proud nation's start-stop negotiations with its creditors undermined by the pretence that the vast losses that bondholders must swallow are a purely voluntary matter.

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  • Its disjointed, start-stop opening threw me, but at least now I understand why.

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  • In the stuttering start-stop cycle of politically-driven policy changes, we broke up tooling and laid off talent and spent more money going nowhere than we ever did going somewhere.

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  • PSA Peugeot Citro ë n SA of France has begun deploying Maxwell's ultracapacitors instead of batteries in its diesel cars in Europe, where they run the car's electronics as part of a fuel-saving "start-stop" system that shuts off the engine at stop l ights.

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  • It will also incorporate engine start-stop technology to save fuel at stoplights.

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  • Recently on Offworld, we watched the network TV debut of Microsoft's motion-controller Natal, took a TV trip back even further to see the original members of The State selling Game Boy Pockets, and saw both the start-stop unveiling of ngmoco's next iPhone first person shooter and the last look at the latest from Minotaur China Shop creators Flashbang: Crane Wars, due for release on Monday.

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  • Right now there is no government standard for start-stop buttons, but federal regulators and industry groups are researching the option of adopting standard procedures.

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  •   Recently, Toyota announced that it will change how its start-stop ignition button operates to provide more intuitive operation in the event of an emergency.

    Push-button ignition: Is it safe?

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