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New Cars And The Auto Stop/Start Feature

If you recently gone tire-kicking, taking a few new cars for a test drive, you've encountered the Auto Start/Stop feature.  Automotive manufacturers tout this as a fuel efficiency bonus with new cars with claims of 5%-to-12% fuel savings.  Industry experts have discussed the pros and cons of the Auto Stop/Start feature.  To give you scoop on this praised and problematic feature, we turned to Auto Week.  You can find their article, 'What Is Auto Stop/Start? Auto Week Explains' here.

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