start-stop system


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start-stop system

[′stärt ′stäp ‚sis·təm]
(communications)
A telegraph system in which each group of code elements corresponding to a character is preceded by a start signal that prepares the receiving mechanism to receive and register a character, and is followed by a stop signal that brings the receiving mechanism to rest in preparation for the reception of the next character.
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According to the German company it will be the lowest-emission, four-wheel drive model in its market sector and the first to have a start-stop system coupled with automatic transmission.
The start-stop system cuts engine power at idle when the clutch pedal is released and the gear lever is in its neutral position, and then restarts in just two-tenths of a second - more rapidly than any other comparable system - when the clutch is depressed.
The 'other systems' to which he refers include an automatic start-stop system and regenerative braking.
Before market prices are brought into the equation, a quarter (27%) of those surveyed said they would be very or extremely likely to purchase the Start-Stop System technology for their next vehicle.
General Motors is the first North American automotive original equipment manufacturer (OEM) to integrate the Continental ultracapacitor-based voltage stabilization as part of the enhanced start-stop system, which lowers fuel costs, improves performance and reduces emissions, delivering an overall superior owner-driver experience.
The vehicle features new fabric upholstery and comes with leather options, a start-stop system, steering mounted controls, Bluetooth with USB and aux-in connectivity and exteriors with a redesigned front fascia, front grille, bumper head lamps, and redesigned bonnet scoop.
The start-stop system turns off the engine of a vehicle when it is at halt and restarts it once the driver re-engages the gas pedal.
All the powerplants - two TDI diesels and a pair of TFSI petrol units - blend direct fuel injection with forced induction, and a start-stop system is standard on all versions.
All models come with a start-stop system, energy recuperation under braking and the innovative system that quickly brings coolant and oil up to operating temperature.
According to the German company it will be the lowest-emission four-wheel drive model in its market sector and the first to have a start-stop system coupled with automatic transmission.
Further standard efficiency measures include a Start-Stop system and brake energy recovery technology.
The car will feature the first engine start-stop system mated to an automatic transmission, air suspension as well as active aerodynamics with an adjustable, multi-dimensional extending rear spoiler on the Panamera