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Stop/Start technology to become the norm by 2022, experts say

Originally developed for use in hybrid vehicles, Stop/Start technology is rapidly trickling down to every other market segment. In fact, Navigant Research is predicting that the number of vehicles equipped with Stop/Start technology around the world will jump from 8.8 million to 55.4 million by the early part of the next decade.

“The challenge for automakers is to get the biggest efficiency benefits from the smallest cost increment,” Navigant Research senior analyst David Alexander told The Detroit Bureau.

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