USA: New stop-start system could bring 5% fuel economy gain
Delphi is showing off a new stop-start system that could help increase urban fuel economy of smaller vehicles by more than five percent. The system, called Energen 5, uses a combined starter/alternator in the conventional generator position, allowing the engine to be automatically stopped when the vehicle idles and restarted almost instantaneously when the accelerator is pressed.
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